Idris Elba Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Avengers: Infinity War
PG-13

Avengers: Infinity War

(2018)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Danai Gurira, Karen Gillan, Idris Elba
Plot:

The intergalactic warlord from Titan, Thanos, is on a quest to collect the six Infinity Stones that will empower him to destroy half of all life in the universe. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy must come together to stop Thanos and save the world.

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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

(2017)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Heimdall
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston
Plot:

Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is a superhero movie that pits the Norse God Thor against his all-powerful sister Hela, who is freed after Odin’s death. He joins forces with the Hulk, Loki, Valkyrie and others to stop Hela and is forced to unleash Ragnarök, the destruction of Asgard, to save the rest of the universe. 

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Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation

(2015)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Cary Joji Fukunaga
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor, Andrew Adote
Plot:

In a West African village, a young boy Agu is taken in by a rebel guerilla faction called the NDF. Agu rises through the ranks as a child soldier and is forced to commit horrible atrocities under the Commandant of his battalion. When their battalion is finally captured by UN forces, Agu struggles to reintegrate into society. 

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American Gangster
R

American Gangster

(2007)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Ridley Scott
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal
Plot:

A fictionalized account of the criminal career of gangster Frank Lucas who was notorious for smuggling heroin, American Gangster is a crime film produced by Ridley Scott. A critical and commercial success, the film was nominated for 21 awards.

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The Jungle Book
PG

The Jungle Book

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Shere Khan (voice)
Director:
Jon Favreau
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba
Plot:

After the fearsome tiger Shere Khan learns about his existence, Mowgli—a young human child raised by a pack of wolves—is reluctantly convinced to leave the jungle escorted by his mentor Bagheera, a black panther, and Baloo, a high-spirited bear. Along the way, he learns about his past and meets several other animals, both benign and gruesome.

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Molly's Game
R

Molly's Game

(2017)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Jaffey
Director:
Aaron Sorkin
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Jessica Chastain, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Joe Keery
Plot:

Based on an eponymous memoir by Molly Bloom, the film goes on to chronicle how an Olympic aspirant and a world class mogul skier inadvertently becomes involved in underground poker game, eventually running the world’s most high-stakes poker game in New York. Then one night she is visited by 17 FBI agents carrying automatic weapons and arrested.  

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Avengers: Age of Ultron
PG-13

Avengers: Age of Ultron

(2015)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Joss Whedon
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson
Plot:

After the Avengers retrieve Loki's scepter from a Hydra facility, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use it to complete Stark's Ultron global defense program. However, Ultron turns against humans realizing their wrongdoings, and attacks the Avengers, eliminating Stark's A.I. J.A.R.V.I.S. The Avengers must stop a global extinction with mysterious superhuman twins, Pietro and Wanda Maximoff.

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RocknRolla
R

RocknRolla

(2008)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mumbles
Director:
Guy Ritchie
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Guy Ritchie, Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong
Plot:

Russian businessman Uri Omovich stages a real estate scam involving millions of dollars with the help of London mob boss Lenny Cole. However, Omovich's corrupt accountant Stella leaks inside information attracting the attention of every schemer within the dark London underworld who double-crosses each other to get rich quick in the ensuing chaos.

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Star Trek Beyond
PG-13

Star Trek Beyond

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Justin Lin
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, John Cho, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto
Plot:

Captain Kirk and his crew get stranded on a distant mysterious planet after the USS Enterprise is attacked by a massive swarm of small alien ships targeting the relic Abronath onboard the starship. Unable to contact the Federation or the separated crew members, they are assisted by alien scavenger Jaylah in their fight against swarm leader Krall.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
PG-13

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

(2013)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nelson Mandela
Director:
Justin Chadwick
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva
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Thor
PG-13

Thor

(2011)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård
Plot:

Crown prince Thor, son of Odin, King of Asgard, is stripped off of his powers and exiled to Earth to live amongst simple humans for a reckless attempt to punish the Frost Giants. He falls in love with scientist Jane Foster, but must prove himself worthy of his powers and save Asgard from his adoptive brother Loki.

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Prometheus
R

Prometheus

(2012)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Janek
Director:
Ridley Scott
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Charlize Theron, Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce
Plot:

When a star map is discovered among the various ancient cultures of earth, it is deduced that it is a clue to the origin of humanity. Following the map a team of explorers, aboard spaceship Prometheus, embark on a journey to a distant planet. Soon, they get involved in a dangerous battle to save the human race from extinction.

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Thor: The Dark World
PG-13

Thor: The Dark World

(2013)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Taylor
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston
Plot:

In this sequel to the 2011 movie, Thor strives to safeguard the Nine Realms along with his allies. When his girlfriend, Jane, absorbs the fluid like weapon ‘Aether’, she unintentionally awakens Malekith, the vindictive leader of an ancient race who threatens to destroy the universe. To protect the universe, Thor has to join hands with his adversary Loki.

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28 Weeks Later
R

28 Weeks Later

(2007)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Rose Byrne, Robert Carlyle, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Catherine McCormack
Plot:

A sequel to the horrifically brilliant 28 Days Later, the movie depicts the attempts being made by NATO forces to create a safe zone in London. The story also sees Don getting infected and reintroducing the rage virus in the safe zone creating catastrophic events, which endangers everyone including his children Tammy and Andy. 

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Pacific Rim
PG-13

Pacific Rim

(2013)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Stacker Pentecost
Director:
Guillermo del Toro
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Charlie Hunnam, Charlie Day, Diego Klattenhoff, Rinko Kikuchi
Plot:

This sci-fi monster film takes us to a time in the future when the Earth is at war with colossal sea monsters known as Kaiju. To combat them, humans create gigantic humanoid machines known as the Jaegers. The film revolves around the story of Raleigh Becket, former pilot, and Mako Mori, his co-pilot, in their final efforts to destroy the Kaiju. 

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Buffalo Soldiers
R

Buffalo Soldiers

(2001)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, War, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Scott Glenn, Elizabeth McGovern, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Joaquin Phoenix
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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
PG-13

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

(2019)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Brixton
Director:
David Leitch
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Jason Statham, Kevin Hart
Plot:

Diplomatic security service agent, Luke Hobbs, and ex-British military operative, now an outcast, Deckard Shaw always walked the opposite paths. But now, Brixton Lorr, a cyber-genetically enhanced soldier possessing formidable strength, has gained control over a deadly pathogen that can permanently alter humanity. Hobbs and Shaw must keep their personal animosity aside to work together as only they can bring Lorr down. 

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The Losers
PG-13

The Losers

(2010)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Roque
Director:
Sylvain White
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Action, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Columbus Short
Plot:

An elite black-ops team called the Losers, led by Clay and consisting of Roque, Pooch, Jensen, and Cougar are betrayed by their superior Max during a successful mission against a drug lord in Columbia. Presumed dead, the losers are approached by a mysterious woman named Aisha to take revenge on Max. 

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The Take
R

The Take

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Briar
Director:
James Watkins
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Kelly Reilly, José Garcia, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon
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Takers
PG-13

Takers

(2010)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Gordon Jennings
Director:
John Luessenhop
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Matt Dillon, Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen
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This Christmas
PG-13

This Christmas

(2007)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Quentin Whitfield
Director:
Preston A. Whitmore II
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Mekhi Phifer, Laz Alonso, Delroy Lindo, Loretta Devine
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1
The Gunman
R

The Gunman

(2015)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Pierre Morel
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Sean Penn, Ray Winstone, Javier Bardem, Mark Rylance, Jasmine Trinca
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The Dark Tower
PG-13

The Dark Tower

(2017)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Roland
Director:
Nikolaj Arcel
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Western, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert, Ben Gavin
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The Reaping
R

The Reaping

(2007)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Hilary Swank, Stephen Rea, AnnaSophia Robb, David Morrissey
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100 Streets

100 Streets

(2016)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Max
Director:
Jim O'Hanlon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Cullen, Gemma Arterton, Kierston Wareing, Ryan Gage
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No Good Deed
PG-13

No Good Deed

(2014)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Colin
Director:
Sam Miller
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Taraji P. Henson, Leslie Bibb, Henry Simmons, Kate del Castillo
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Daddy's Little Girls
PG-13

Daddy's Little Girls

(2007)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Monty
Director:
Tyler Perry
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Union, Tracee Ellis Ross, Louis Gossett Jr., Tasha Smith
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0
Legacy: Black Ops
R

Legacy: Black Ops

(2010)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Malcolm Gray
Director:
Thomas Eromose Ikimi
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Eamonn Walker, Clarke Peters, Richard Brake, William Hope
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The Human Contract
R

The Human Contract

(2008)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry
Director:
Jada Pinkett Smith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jada Pinkett Smith, Ted Danson, Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Idris Elba
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Obsessed
PG-13

Obsessed

(2009)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Derek
Director:
Steve Shill
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Ali Larter, Jerry O'Connell, Beyoncé, Bonnie Perlman
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The Unborn
PG-13

The Unborn

(2009)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Wyndham
Director:
David S. Goyer
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Meagan Good, Odette Annable, Cam Gigandet
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The Gospel
PG

The Gospel

(2005)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Reverend Charles Frank
Director:
Rob Hardy
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
China Anne McClain, Boris Kodjoe, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Clifton Powell
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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
PG-13

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

(2011)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Moreau
Director:
Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Genres:
Thriller, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Violante Placido, Ciarán Hinds, Johnny Whitworth
Plot:

The plot of this American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics antihero Ghost Rider, follows Johnny Blaze as he comes out of hiding to protect a young boy from the devil. This is perhaps his only chance to free himself from the curse of the devil. But Johnny is apprehensive about using the power of the Ghost Rider.

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Demons Never Die

Demons Never Die

(2011)
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0
As:
Producer
Director:
Arjun Rose
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Robert Sheehan, Ashley Walters, Tulisa, Jason Maza, Reggie Yates
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Prom Night
PG-13

Prom Night

(2008)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Nelson McCormick
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Brittany Snow, Kellan Lutz, Jana Kramer, Linden Ashby
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0
Cut from a Different Cloth

Cut from a Different Cloth

(2017)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Richard Terry
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Julian Dunkerton, James Holder
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Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

(1997)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ovronramwen
Director:
Ngozi Onwurah
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Okri, Brian Bovell, Cyril Nri
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0
One Love

One Love

(2003)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Aaron
Director:
Rick Elgood, Don Letts
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Vas Blackwood, Ky-Mani Marley, Cherine Anderson, Winston Stona
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0
The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

(2017)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Bass
Director:
Hany Abu-Assad
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Romance, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Dermot Mulroney, Beau Bridges, Lucia Walters
1
0
Mandela, My Dad and Me

Mandela, My Dad and Me

(2015)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Daniel Vernon
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Idris Elba
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Sorted
R

Sorted

(2000)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Jovy
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Sienna Guillory, Tim Curry, Mark Crowdy, Matthew Rhys, Kelly Brook
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0
Belle maman

Belle maman

(1999)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Gabriel Aghion
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Catherine Deneuve, Stéphane Audran, Vincent Lindon, Mathilde Seigner
0
0
Yardie

Yardie

(2018)
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0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Idris Elba
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Fraser James, Stephen Graham, Aml Ameen, Naomi Ackie, Mark Rhino Smith
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0
Second Coming

Second Coming

(2014)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark
Director:
Debbie Tucker Green
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Seroca Davis, Nadine Marshall, Kai Francis Lewis, Sharlene Whyte
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0
Beats of the Beautiful Game

Beats of the Beautiful Game

(2014)
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0
As:
Producer
Director:
Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Rebecca Goldman, Cameron Le Roy, Kyle Meagher, David Webster
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TV Movie(s)

Sometimes in April
TV-MA

Sometimes in April

(2005)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Augustin
Director:
Raoul Peck
Genres:
War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Debra Winger, Fraser James, Oris Erhuero, Carole Karemera
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0
Idris Elba's How Clubbing Changed the World

Idris Elba's How Clubbing Changed the World

(2012)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Sam Bridger
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Boy George, Katy B, Felix Buxton, Carl Cox
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0
World of Trouble

World of Trouble

(2005)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Vinessa Shaw, Alexander Kalugin, Mark Antony Krupa, Andrea Stefancikova
0
0
How Hip Hop Changed the World

How Hip Hop Changed the World

(2011)
0
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Sam Bridger
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Noel Clarke, M.K. Asante, Chipmunk, Coltrane Curtis, Dappy
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0
All in the Game

All in the Game

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim O'Hanlon
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Winstone, Danny Dyer, Ike Hamilton, Gerald Kyd
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0

Animation(s)

Zootopia
PG

Zootopia (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Chief Bogo (voice)
Director:
Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Genres:
Family, Crime, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ginnifer Goodwin, Tommy Chong, Jason Bateman, Jenny Slate
Plot:

Set in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic mammals, Disney’s Zootopia tells the story of a rabbit police officer who collaborates with a red fox con artist to uncover a criminal conspiracy involving the disappearance of predators. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force
TV-MA

Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis, Craig Hartin
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Seth Green, Patton Oswalt, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk
Finding Dory
PG

Finding Dory (2016)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Ed O'Neill, Willem Dafoe, Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks
Plot:

Dory, a regal blue tang suffering from short-term memory loss, regains some memory of her parents during a field trip and embarks on a journey to reach Jewel of Morro Bay, California, across the ocean. She is accompanied by her new family, clownfish Marlin and his son Nemo, and makes more friends along the way.

Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews

Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Fluke (uncredited) (voice)
Director:
Ross Stevenson
Genres:
Animation, Family, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed O'Neill, Ellen DeGeneres, Ty Burrell, Kaitlin Olson

TV Shows and Videos

The Wire
TV-MA

The Wire (2002)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kenneth Williams, David Simon, Richard Belzer
The Office
TV-PG

The Office (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Joss Whedon, Paul Feig, Randall Einhorn, Ken Kwapis, Greg Daniels
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker
Luther
TV-MA

Luther (2010)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
DCI John Luther (21 episodes, 2010-2018)
Director:
Stefan Schwartz, Sam Miller, Farren Blackburn, Brian Kirk
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dermot Crowley, Ruth Wilson, Indira Varma, Warren Brown
Jonny Zero

Jonny Zero (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Mimi Leder
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Samuel E. Wright, Krysten Ritter, Franky G, Ritchie Coster, Sean Moran
Walk Like a Panther

Walk Like a Panther (2011)

As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Furst, Stephen Graham, Warren Brown, Adam Fogerty, Tom Meighan
Absolutely Fabulous
TV-14

Absolutely Fabulous (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christine Gernon, Dewi Humphreys, Bob Spiers, Mandie Fletcher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Helena Bonham Carter, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Whoopi Goldberg, Jane Horrocks
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
TV-PG

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Family, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Oyelowo, Jill Scott, John Kani, Desmond Dube
The Big C
TV-MA

The Big C (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Poul, Michael Engler, Adam Bernstein, Tricia Brock, Jennifer Getzinger
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Oliver Platt, Liam Neeson, Gabourey Sidibe, Laura Linney, Cynthia Nixon
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege the Day Feat. Idris Elba

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege the Day Feat. Idris Elba (2015)

As:
Cast
Role:
Team Leader
Director:
Seb Edwards
Genres:
Short, Action
Star Cast:
Emil Linka, Ted Otis
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
M

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Truck (voice)
Genres:
Adventure, War, Action
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Mercer, Troy Baker, Billy Murray
Silent Witness

Silent Witness (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan, David Richards, Richard Signy, Renny Rye, Nicholas Renton
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Daisy Ridley, Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Benedict Cumberbatch
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Idris Elba: Dance Off

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Idris Elba: Dance Off (2016)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Koenig, Ryan Lewis
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Macklemore, Nasiv Sall
Law & Order
TV-14

Law & Order (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston, Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill
In the Long Run

In the Long Run (2018)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Walter (6 episodes, 2018)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Bailey, Jimmy Akingbola, Kellie Shirley, Madeline Appiah
Playhouse Presents

Playhouse Presents (2012)

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Idris Elba
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Matthew Perry, John Hurt, Cara Delevingne, Emma Thompson
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Laxton, Brian Stirner, Alrick Riley, Robert Bierman
Genres:
Mystery, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Indira Varma, Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, James McAvoy
The Governor

The Governor (1995)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Eamonn Walker, Janet McTeer, Derek Martin, Ron Donachie
Soul Food

Soul Food (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Salim Akil, Oz Scott, Ken Girotti, Kevin Hooks, Jeffrey W. Byrd
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tyra Banks, Rockmond Dunbar, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Aaron Meeks, Nicole Ari Parker
Hack

Hack (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Philip Sgriccia, Robert Singer, Fred Gerber, David Platt, Thomas Carter
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, Jane Krakowski, Andre Braugher, David Morse, Matthew Borish
Girlfriends

Girlfriends (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Sheldon Epps, Mary Lou Belli, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Salim Akil, Debbie Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tracee Ellis Ross, Cindy Williams, Golden Brooks, Persia White, Reginald C. Hayes
The Bill

The Bill (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Shill, David Yates, Peter Lydon, Jonathan Dent, Stuart Burge
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Gemma Atkinson, David Walliams
2point4 Children

2point4 Children (1991)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Olsen, Belinda Lang, Julia Hills, John Pickard
London's Burning

London's Burning (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Reardon, Gerry Mill, Keith Washington, Gerry Poulson, James Hazeldine
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood
In Defence

In Defence (2000)

As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Jeff Nuttall, Ross Kemp, Sophie Okonedo, Brigid Zengeni
Ruth Rendell Mysteries

Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mary McMurray, Sandy Johnson, Herbert Wise, Matthew Evans, Bruce MacDonald
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson
Romesh: Talking to Comedians

Romesh: Talking to Comedians (2017)

As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Dee, Romesh Ranganathan, Daisy May Cooper, Jayde Adams, Charlie Cooper
Space Precinct

Space Precinct (1994)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ted Shackelford, Nancy Paul, Rob Youngblood, Simone Bendix
Queens Supreme

Queens Supreme (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Penn, Jace Alexander, David Platt, John Patterson, Adam Bernstein
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Oliver Platt, Annabella Sciorra, Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Loggia, L. Scott Caldwell
CSI: Miami
TV-14

CSI: Miami (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Zombie, Sam Hill, Joe Chappelle, Scott Lautanen, Karen Gaviola
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn, Jonathan Togo
Dangerfield

Dangerfield (1995)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Hugh Dancy, Scott Adkins, Corin Redgrave, Colin Baker
The Peter Weyland Files: 'Prometheus' Transmission

The Peter Weyland Files: 'Prometheus' Transmission (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Janek
Director:
Johnny Hardstaff
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green
Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Director:
Stan Lathan
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, Robbie Q. Telfer
Family Affairs

Family Affairs (1997)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Young, Glynis Barber, Ebony Thomas, Nicola Duffett

Idris Elba Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Luther Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2012