Hiding in China from a secret US government agency, Cassie Holmes (Dakota Fanning), Nick Gant (Chris Evans), Alyssa English (Camilla Belle) and the other members of a group of young American expats with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities must band together to fight for their freedom. Using their unique talents, the group faces off with Agent Henry Carver (Djimon Hounsou), a government official with powers of his own. Directed by Paul McGuigan. With Maggie Siff, Cliff Curtis, Joel Gretsch, Neil Jackson and Nate Mooney. Categories: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action. Year: 2009.
Djimon Hounsou in Push
After his family moves to Orlando to support his brother's tennis career, rebellious teenager Jake Tyler (Sean Faris) makes an attempt to fit in at his new high school by attending a party at the request of the flirtatious Baja Miller (Amber Heard). But, due to his reputation and his quick temper, Jake finds himself pulled into a fight with local bully Ryan McCarthy (Cam Gigandet). Although Jake is defeated and humiliated in the fight, a classmate named Max (Evan Peters) sees Jake's potential and asks if he can introduce him to his mentor, Jean Roqua (Djimon Hounsou), a master of Mixed Martial Arts. Taking Jake under his wing, Roqua hones the young man's raw ability and prepares him for battle, but it is up to Jake to find the patience, discipline and drive to become a champion. Directed by Jeff Wadlow. With Leslie Hope. Categories: Action, Drama, Sports. Year: 2008.
Djimon Hounsou in Never Back Down
The very different lives of Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio), an ex-mercenary, and Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou), a poor African fisherman, converge in the search for a rare and precious pink diamond. While in jail for smuggling, Danny learns that Solomon has hidden the precious stone. Knowing this, he convinces Solomon to trade the diamond in exchange for his assistance in locating his lost family. Aided by an idealistic American journalist, Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly), the two journey through rebel territory in war-torn Sierra Leone in search for the diamond that can dramatically alter both of their lives. Directed by Edward Zwick. With Kagiso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo, Antony Coleman and Benu Mabhena. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Djimon Hounsou in Blood Diamond
In the land of Alagaesia, orphan farm boy Eragon (Ed Speleers) discovers a mysterious blue stone that turns out to be a dragon's egg. When the dragon Saphira (voiced by Rachel Weisz) is born, Eragon learns that he is the dragon rider of ancient prophesy meant to set his people free from the evil King Galbatorix (John Malkovich). With Saphira and his wise mentor, Brom (Jeremy Irons), at his side, Eragon learns magic, swordfighting and dragon-riding in his quest to fulfill his destiny. Directed by Stefen Fangmeier. With Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
Djimon Hounsou in Eragon
John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) is a supernatural detective who travels to Hell to solve mysterious happenings in Los Angeles. Teaming up with policewoman Angela Dodson (Rachel Weisz), Constantine must contend with Angels and Devils alike in order to unravel the mysterious suicide of Angela's sister. Directed by Francis Lawrence. With Shia LaBeouf and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Djimon Hounsou in Constantine
Lincoln Six-Echo (Ewan McGregor) and Jordan Two-Delta (Scarlett Johansson) live among hundreds of fellow inhabitants in a contained, carefully controlled facility in the mid-21st century. The only way out is to be chosen by lottery to go to the Island, the last piece of paradise left on Earth. Recently, Lincoln has begun to question his reality, but he is unprepared for the truth when his curiosity leads him to discover that everything about his existence is a lie. Directed by Michael Bay. With Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi and Michael Clarke Duncan. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Djimon Hounsou in The Island
Beautiful and bold archaeologist Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) discovers a mysterious orb that will lead her to the legendary Pandora's box. When the orb falls into the hands of an evil scientist, Lara is recruited by the British secret service to get the orb back. Accompanying her is Terry Sheridan (Gerard Butler), a mercenary and Lara's one-time love interest. Directed by Jan de Bont. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Djimon Hounsou in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Aspiring Irish actor Johnny (Paddy Considine), his wife Sarah (Samantha Morton ) and their two daughters (Sarah Bolger, Emma Bolger) illegally immigrate to the United States with dreams of a better life. Once they arrive in New York City, the family moves into a run-down apartment and tries to make it their own with little money and a strong will to succeed. While they struggle to fit in their new country, the family finds an unexpected friend in their reclusive, standoffish neighbor, Mateo (Djimon Hounsou). Directed by Jim Sheridan. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2002.
Djimon Hounsou in In America
Maximus (Russell Crowe), a once highly respected Roman general, is betrayed and put into slavery by Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the son of the recently deceased emperor. Once in captivity, Maximus trains to be a gladiator and fights in battles staged at the Coliseum. The former general's fame grows as he wins battle after battle, but his true motivation is to avenge the murder of his wife and son by killing Commodus and returning the government of Rome its people. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, History. Year: 2000.
Djimon Hounsou in Gladiator
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.
Djimon Hounsou in Amistad
Years after discovering an ancient ring of stone beneath the sands of Egypt, scientists realize that the mysterious structure is an interstellar portal to a planet on the other side of the universe. When a group of US soldiers led by Col. Jack O'Neil (Kurt Russell) and Dr. Daniel Jackson (James Spader) travel through the ring, they discover a colony of enslaved humans resembling ancient Egyptians. Attempting to discover their origins, the team learns that the planet is controlled by an alien ruler with unimaginable power. As O'Neil and his soldiers fight for their lives and try to return to Earth, Jackson makes a connection with a young woman, who helps them convince the slaves to rise up against their false god. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Categories: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. Year: 1994.
Djimon Hounsou in Stargate