Best Movies of Djimon Hounsou

Blood Diamond (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 189 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $57.37M

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.


In America (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $15.54M

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.


The Island (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $35.80M

A man living in a futuristic sterile colony begins to question his circumscribed existence when his friend is chosen to go to the Island, the last uncontaminated place on earth.


Amistad (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $44.18M

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.


Constantine (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $75.50M

Supernatural detective John Constantine helps a policewoman prove her sister's death was not a suicide, but something more.


King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $39.18M

Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.


Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $6.42M

International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.


Never Back Down (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: $24.85M

A frustrated and conflicted teenager arrives at a new high school to discover an underground fight club and meet a classmate who begins to coerce him into fighting.


Beauty Shop (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $36.31M

A determined hairstylist (Queen Latifah) competes with her former boss (Kevin Bacon) after opening her own business in Atlanta.


Forces spéciales (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 104 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $0.01M

A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban.


The Tempest (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 97 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $0.26M

Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.


The Vatican Tapes (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 91 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 38 | Earnings: $1.71M

A priest and two Vatican exorcists must do battle with an ancient satanic force to save the soul of a young woman.


Air (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 33 | Earnings: null

In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent and two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own lives while administering to their vital task at hand.


Baggage Claim (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $21.56M

Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.


Biker Boyz (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 83 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $21.70M

A son of the leader of a legendary group of an urban biker gang tries to retain his championship title.


Passage du milieu (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Lead Role: Djimon Hounsou, Maka Kotto, | Director: Guy Deslauriers,

A realistic look at the horrors of the slave trade, told entirely through the voice of a dead African slave whose spirit haunts the ocean route.


Le boulet (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

It is the story of two types: Moltes a criminal in prison and Reggio one of the guards. Crazy adventures happen when following a winner ticket to Africa, they competes in a rally and are chased by the Turk, a sworn enemy of Moltes.


Elephant White (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 53 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An assassin is hired by a businessman to avenge the murder of his daughter by white slave traders in Thailand.


Ill Gotten Gains (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 50 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.