Mamoudou Athie

Mamoudou Athie is a Mauritanian-American actor and producer. He is best known for his roles in the films The Circle (2017), The Front Runner (2018), Unicorn Store (2017), Underwater (2020), and Uncorked (2020), as well as the television series The Get Down (2016–2017) and Sorry for Your Loss (2018–2019). Athie was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for his performance in Cake.

Jean of the Joneses (2016)

Chaos ensues after the estranged patriarch of the Jones family dies on their doorstep. When the paramedic who answers their 911 call tries to win over acerbic Jean Jones, his attempts are disrupted by old conflicts that come to a boil at the funeral.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stella Meghie
CAST:  Taylour Paige  •  Gloria Reuben  •  François Arnaud  •  Sherri Shepherd

Chaos ensues after the estranged patriarch of the Jones family dies on their doorstep. When the paramedic who answers their 911 call tries to win over acerbic Jean Jones, his attempts are disrupted by old conflicts that come to a boil at the funeral.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stella Meghie
CAST:  Taylour Paige  •  Gloria Reuben  •  François Arnaud  •  Sherri Shepherd

Experimenter (2015)

Thought provoking

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Winona Ryder  •  Edoardo Ballerini  •  Jim Gaffigan

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Winona Ryder  •  Edoardo Ballerini  •  Jim Gaffigan

Unicorn Store (2017)

A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brie Larson
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Joan Cusack  •  Emily Robinson

A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brie Larson
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Joan Cusack  •  Emily Robinson

Patti Cake$ (2017)

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geremy Jasper
CAST:  Danielle Macdonald  •  Bridget Everett  •  Siddharth Dhananjay  •  Mamoudou Athie

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geremy Jasper
CAST:  Danielle Macdonald  •  Bridget Everett  •  Siddharth Dhananjay  •  Mamoudou Athie

The Circle (2017)

A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ponsoldt
CAST:  Emma Watson  •  Tom Hanks  •  John Boyega  •  Karen Gillan

A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ponsoldt
CAST:  Emma Watson  •  Tom Hanks  •  John Boyega  •  Karen Gillan

One Percent More Humid (2017)

A pair of childhood friends reunite during their summer break from college and deal with a traumatizing experience from their past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liz W. Garcia
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Maggie Siff  •  Julia Garner  •  Alessandro Nivola

A pair of childhood friends reunite during their summer break from college and deal with a traumatizing experience from their past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liz W. Garcia
CAST:  Juno Temple  •  Maggie Siff  •  Julia Garner  •  Alessandro Nivola

The Front Runner (2018)

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Vera Farmiga  •  J.K. Simmons  •  Alfred Molina

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Vera Farmiga  •  J.K. Simmons  •  Alfred Molina

Underwater (2020)

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Mamoudou Athie  •  T.J. Miller

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Mamoudou Athie  •  T.J. Miller

Watch Room (2019)

Lifelong friends and scientists Nate, Chloe and Bernard believe they are safely creating A.I. within virtual reality, until their creation, Kate, learns it's at risk of being shut down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Wagner
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Jacob Batalon  •  Natalie Paul  •  Alice Kremelberg

Lifelong friends and scientists Nate, Chloe and Bernard believe they are safely creating A.I. within virtual reality, until their creation, Kate, learns it's at risk of being shut down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Wagner
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Jacob Batalon  •  Natalie Paul  •  Alice Kremelberg

Uncorked (2020)

Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations that he carry on the family's Memphis BBQ joint.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Prentice Penny
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Niecy Nash-Betts  •  Hélène Cardona

Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations that he carry on the family's Memphis BBQ joint.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Prentice Penny
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Courtney B. Vance  •  Niecy Nash-Betts  •  Hélène Cardona

Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

Four years after Isla Nublar was destroyed, dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators ona planet they now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Trevorrow
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Isabella Sermon  •  Caleb Hearon

Four years after Isla Nublar was destroyed, dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators ona planet they now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Trevorrow
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Isabella Sermon  •  Caleb Hearon

Black Box (2020)

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr.
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Amanda Christine  •  Tosin Morohunfola

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr.
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Phylicia Rashād  •  Amanda Christine  •  Tosin Morohunfola

The Burial

A lawyer helps a funeral home owner save his family business from a corporate behemoth. In a move to bring resonance to a dry case, the lawyer digs up a complex web of race, power, and oppression that forces everyone to examine prejudices.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Margaret Betts
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Jurnee Smollett  •  Mamoudou Athie

A lawyer helps a funeral home owner save his family business from a corporate behemoth. In a move to bring resonance to a dry case, the lawyer digs up a complex web of race, power, and oppression that forces everyone to examine prejudices.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Margaret Betts
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Jurnee Smollett  •  Mamoudou Athie

Oh Jerome, No (2016)

A guy takes surreal measures to conceal his true emotions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Karpovsky  •  Teddy Blanks
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Natalie Prass  •  Debra Winger  •  Arturo Castro

A guy takes surreal measures to conceal his true emotions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Karpovsky  •  Teddy Blanks
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Natalie Prass  •  Debra Winger  •  Arturo Castro

Elemental (2023)

EnjoyableFantasticalFun

In a city where fire, water, land and air residents live together, a fiery young woman and a go-with-the-flow guy will discover something elemental: how much they have in common.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sohn
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Leah Lewis  •  Ronnie del Carmen  •  Shila Ommi

In a city where fire, water, land and air residents live together, a fiery young woman and a go-with-the-flow guy will discover something elemental: how much they have in common.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sohn
CAST:  Mamoudou Athie  •  Leah Lewis  •  Ronnie del Carmen  •  Shila Ommi

Jurassic Greatest Moments: Jurassic Park to Jurassic World (2022)

Join the cast of "Jurassic World Dominion" as they relive their favorite unforgettable, action-packed and epic moments from the "Jurassic World" franchise.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Laura Dern  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Join the cast of "Jurassic World Dominion" as they relive their favorite unforgettable, action-packed and epic moments from the "Jurassic World" franchise.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Laura Dern  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Kinds of Kindness (2024)

A triptych fable following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yorgos Lanthimos
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Jesse Plemons  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Margaret Qualley

A triptych fable following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yorgos Lanthimos
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Jesse Plemons  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Margaret Qualley

Puddysticks (2022)

Burned-out video game designer Liz joins a society of traumatized adults that meet in secret and play like they are little kids. Led by the alluring Sylvester Cromwell, each member has a dark past, a deep-rooted shame that drew them to the group, and when they feel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megan Seely
CAST:  Dan Bakkedahl  •  Mamoudou Athie  •  Danny Deferrari  •  Benjamin Norris

Burned-out video game designer Liz joins a society of traumatized adults that meet in secret and play like they are little kids. Led by the alluring Sylvester Cromwell, each member has a dark past, a deep-rooted shame that drew them to the group, and when they feel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megan Seely
CAST:  Dan Bakkedahl  •  Mamoudou Athie  •  Danny Deferrari  •  Benjamin Norris