Directed by Phillip Noyce. With Angelina Jolie, Gaius Charles, Victor Slezak, Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 2010.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Salt
In this science-fiction thrill fest about a coming ecological cataclysm, John Cusack stars as Jackson, a limousine driver who learns about the impending doom by chance. He uses his limited resources to try to save his ex- (Amanda Peet) and his child (Morgan Lily), who have gone to live with his former wife's boyfriend (Thomas McCarthy). Inadvertently, Jackson uncovers a sinister plot by the wealthy and powerful to save themselves while the rest of humanity is killed. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in 2012
Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a Jiu-jitsu master and self-defense instructor, has shunned the professional ring in order to impart his students with the skills need to survive LA's dangerous streets. But, after being conned by a group of Hollywood insiders, including action star Chet Frank (Tim Allen), Terry is forced to fight for profit for the first time in his life in order to pay off his debts. In an unfamiliar, cut-throat world, Terry will have to rely on his pride and years of training to come out on top. Directed by David Mamet. With Alice Braga, Emily Mortimer and Rodrigo Santoro. Categories: Action, Drama. Year: 2008.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Redbelt
After the death of the top gangster in Harlem, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), the man's former driver, moves into a position of great power in the drug market. Striking a deal with a Thai general, Lucas is able to smuggle heroin in the coffins of soldiers who died in Vietnam and makes a fortune. But, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe), a NJ detective with close ties to the streets, aims to bring Lucas down after he is put in charge of a drug trafficking task force. With Roberts bearing down on him, Lucas must do everything he can to stay on top, including dealing with the Italian mafia and corrupt NYPD officers. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Armand Assante and T.I.. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in American Gangster
The true story of Ralph "Petey" Greene (Don Cheadle), a man who went from an ex-con to a popular radio talk show host and community activist in 1960s Washington, D.C. Combining soul music and outrageous social commentray, Greene made a commotion on and off the airwaves. With his fiery girlfriend (Taraji P. Henson) by his side, Greene became the voice of a community, speaking out on power and race with biting humor and poignant observations. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer and Martin Sheen. Categories: Drama, History. Year: 2007.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talk to Me
In a world where humans have lost the ability to reproduce, chaos reigns as the world comes to grips with the likelihood of its own extinction. When the first woman to successfully become pregnant in 27 years is found, a disillusioned former activist (Clive Owen) is asked to help transport her to a hidden sanctuary, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind. With Julianne Moore, Michael Caine and Claire-Hope Ashitey. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Children of Men
Detective Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington) faces off against a master bank robber (Clive Owen) who has planned the perfect heist. But, when the robbery turns into a drawn out hostage situation, Frazier begins to suspect that there is an even bigger story lurking beneath the surface. His suspicions prove to be correct when a powerful negotiator (Jodie Foster) with a hidden agenda enters the picture. Directed by Spike Lee. With Christopher Plummer and Willem Dafoe. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Inside Man
After their adoptive mother is murdered during a seemingly random grocery store hold-up, the four Mercer brothers (Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin and Garrett Hedlund) band together to bring their personal form of justice to the people responsible for her death. But, as they track down the killer, they quickly realize that there is more to the murder than they thought and they are up against a bigger battle than they ever imagined. Directed by John Singleton. With Terrence Howard and Fionnula Flanagan. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Four Brothers
After a group of Africans takes control of their slave ship, they are captured in American waters and charged with murder after reaching dry land. In a case that challenges the American legal system, Cinque (Djimon Hounsou), the man that lead the revolt, lawyer Roger Baldwin (Matthew McConaughey), abolitionist Theodore Joadson (Morgan Freeman) and ex-president John Quincy Adams (Anthony Hopkins) argue for the freedom and civil rights of the captive Africans. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Nigel Hawthorne and Stellan Skarsgård. Categories: Drama, History, Mystery. Year: 1997.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Amistad