Movies starring Djimon Hounsou

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Amistad

Here's a word analogy: Amistad is to The Lost World as Schindler's List is to Jurassic Park. In 1993, after Steven Spielberg made the monster dino hit, many critics described Schindler's List as the director's "penance" (as if there was a need for...

Run Time: 2:37
U.S. Release Date: 1997-12-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman, ...
Blood Diamond

To an extent, Blood Diamond is a victim of its own length. While the film includes a number of disturbing political and sociological insights, the adventure story is tepid and loses momentum as the storyline bogs down. The main character, played b...

Run Time: 2:23
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Edward Zwick
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, ...
Captain Marvel

With the introduction of Captain Marvel into an already crowded field, the MCU has become unbalanced. Ordinary villains might as well give up and conventional heroes can retire. For decades, Warner Brothers/DC has had trouble figuring out how ...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2019-03-08
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Cast: Brie Larson, Lee Pace, Gemma Chan, ...
Constantine

Rarely has the question "What the hell?" been more appropriate. An uneven amalgamation of the brilliant and the preposterous, Constantine left me by turns intrigued, confused, and wary. The recipe calls for some ingredients that are compelling, o...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2005-02-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LeBeouf, ...
Eragon

The creative and financial successes of two franchises - Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings - have changed the way in which fantasy is viewed by movie-goers. Once a genre pigeonholed as fit only for Dungeons & Dragons nerds, fantasy has gone m...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-15
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Stefan Fangmeier
Cast: Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Guillory, ...
Furious Seven

Furious Seven provides what viewers have come to expect from the long-running The Fast and the Furious series: a string of high-octane, physics-defying action scenes loosely connected by a narrative that occasionally makes rudimentary sense. This tim...

Run Time: 2:17
U.S. Release Date: 2015-04-03
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action
Director: James Wan
Cast: Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, ...
Gladiator

Gladiator is the kind of movie upon which Hollywood once built its reputation but rarely produces anymore: the spectacle. Filled with larger-than-life characters, gorgeous scenery, impressive set design, and epic storytelling, Gladiator is design...

Run Time: 2:35
U.S. Release Date: 2000-05-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris, ...
Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy represents Marvel's great experiment: a major motion picture based on a comic book series not featuring any "household name" superheroes. It takes place in outer space, a setting where few action/adventure movies have found...

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2014-08-01
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: James Gunn
Cast: Chris Pratt, Benicio Del Toro, Glenn Close, ...
How to Train Your Dragon 2

It's an axiom of the filmmaking industry that any time an animated movie shows a profit, it instantly becomes the foundation for a franchise. Unfortunately, when money drives creative decisions, it's like the cart pulling the horse. Take away the f...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2014-06-13
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Dean DeBlois
Cast: (voices) Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, ...
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

The most important name associated with this new telling of the tale of King Arthur is “Guy Ritchie.” More than most working directors, Ritchie comes to projects with his own specific take on them – one that inevitably rubs some viewers ...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2017-05-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Guy Ritchie
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, ...