Idris Elba

Top movies starring Idris Elba

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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok 2017

Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

Director: Taika Waititi

Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Natalie Portman, Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Lou Ferrigno

Synopsis: Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.


Zootopia 2016

108 min - Comedy, Animation, Family, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery

Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush

Stars: J.K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer, Jason Bateman, Alan Tudyk, Bonnie Hunt, Tommy Lister

Synopsis: In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.


American Gangster 2007

157 min - Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime

Director: Ridley Scott

Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Denzel Washington, Kevin Corrigan, Armand Assante, Carla Gugino, Josh Brolin

Synopsis: In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.


The Jungle Book 2016

Fantasy, Family, Drama, Adventure

Director: Jon Favreau

Stars: Christopher Walken, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Giancarlo Esposito, Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba

Synopsis: After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.


RockNRolla 2008

114 min - Action, Thriller, Crime

Director: Guy Ritchie

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Jeremy Piven, Mark Strong, Gerard Butler, Idris Elba, Thandie Newton

Synopsis: In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged-out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million-dollar prize fall into his hands.

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond 2016

Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director: Justin Lin

Stars: Idris Elba, Anton Yelchin, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, John Cho

Synopsis: The U.S.S. Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy, who puts them, and everything the Federation stands for, to the test.

Molly's Game

Molly's Game 2017

140 min - Drama, Biography

Director: Aaron Sorkin

Stars: Kevin Costner, Graham Greene, Idris Elba, Michael Cera, Jessica Chastain, Chris O'Dowd

Synopsis: The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.


Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 2013

141 min - Drama, Biography, History

Director: Justin Chadwick

Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Terry Pheto, Jamie Bartlett, Fana Mokoena

Synopsis: A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.


Prometheus 2012

124 min - Sci-Fi, Adventure, Mystery

Director: Ridley Scott

Stars: Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Patrick Wilson, Michael Fassbender, Giannina Facio

Synopsis: Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.


Thor: The Dark World 2013

112 min - Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

Director: Alan Taylor

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Stan Lee, Natalie Portman, Chris Evans, Benicio del Toro

Synopsis: When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.


28 Weeks Later 2007

100 min - Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Stars: Idris Elba, Rose Byrne, Harold Perrineau Jr., Jeremy Renner, Imogen Poots, Robert Carlyle

Synopsis: Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.


Thor 2011

115 min - Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Stan Lee, Natalie Portman, Colm Feore

Synopsis: The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.


Pacific Rim 2013

132 min - Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Stars: Ron Perlman, Clifton Collins, Jr., Idris Elba, Brad William Henke, Robert Maillet, Rinko Kikuchi

Synopsis: As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a mingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.


Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC 2011


Director: Arlen Figgis, Maximillion Cooper

Stars: Idris Elba, Xzibit, Eve, Ricky Schroder, Bun B, Mike Escamilla

Synopsis: Celebrities including Eve, Tony Hawk, Xzibit, Bun B and Idris Elba take on the challenge of the famous Gumball 3000 Rally, driving 3000 miles in just 7 days with an incredible route from London to New York.


The leading information resource for the entertainment industry 2003

100 min - Music, Drama, Romance

Director: Don Letts, Rick Elgood

Stars: Idris Elba, Carl Bradshaw, Vas Blackwood, Winston Stona, Ky-Mani Marley, Winston 'Bello' Bell

Synopsis: A rasta musician meets a gospel singer when they both enter a music contest in Kingston Jamaic. They fall for each other but are kept apart by the Girl's father the Pastor, who wants her to marry into the church.


Legacy 2010

93 min - Thriller

Director: Thomas Eromose Ikimi, Thomas Ikimi

Stars: Idris Elba, William Hope, Richard Brake, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Lara Pulver

Synopsis: An AWOL Black Ops soldier mentally unravels when holed up in a Brooklyn motel room.

The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us 2017

103 min - Drama, Romance, Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director: Hany Abu-Assad

Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Beau Bridges, Kate Winslet, Idris Elba, Marci T. House, Waleed Zuaiter

Synopsis: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.


The Human Contract 2008

103 min - Drama

Director: Jada Pinkett Smith

Stars: Ted Danson, Idris Elba, Joanna Cassidy, Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Titus Welliver

Synopsis: A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.


This Christmas 2007

117 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Preston A. Whitmore II

Stars: Delroy Lindo, Loretta Devine, Idris Elba, Regina King, Laz Alonso, Lauren London

Synopsis: A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.


The Losers 2010

97 min - Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Director: Sylvain White

Stars: Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jason Patric, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Holt McCallany

Synopsis: A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.


The leading information resource for the entertainment industry 2005

105 min - Music, Drama

Director: Rob Hardy

Stars: Clifton Powell, Idris Elba, Boris Kodjoe, Nona Gaye, Aloma Wright, Omar Gooding

Synopsis: This is a story about a successful young R&B singer that has an unlikely homecoming when his father, the bishop, becomes ill.


Takers 2010

107 min - Action, Thriller, Crime

Director: John Luessenhop

Stars: Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Johnathon Schaech, Jay Hernandez

Synopsis: A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.


Daddy's Little Girls 2007

100 min - Drama, Romance

Director: Tyler Perry

Stars: Louis Gossett, Jr., Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Craig Robinson, Malinda Williams, Terri J. Vaughn

Synopsis: A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest...


No Good Deed 2014

84 min - Horror, Thriller, Crime

Director: Sam Miller

Stars: Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Henry Simmons, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Frank Brennan, Kenny Alfonso

Synopsis: An unstable escaped convict terrorizes a woman who is alone with her two children.


The Reaping 2007

99 min - Horror, Thriller

Director: Stephen Hopkins

Stars: Stephen Rea, Idris Elba, Hilary Swank, David Jensen, David Morrissey, AnnaSophia Robb

Synopsis: A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which ms to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues.


The Dark Tower 2017

Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Western

Director: Nikolaj Arcel

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Jackie Earle Haley, Katheryn Winnick, Fran Kranz, José Zúñiga

Synopsis: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.


Obsessed 2009

108 min - Drama, Romance, Thriller

Director: Steve Shill

Stars: Bruce McGill, Idris Elba, Jerry O'Connell, Ali Larter, Christine Lahti, Scout Taylor-Compton

Synopsis: A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.


The Unborn 2009

88 min - Fantasy, Horror, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Director: David S. Goyer

Stars: Gary Oldman, James Remar, Carla Gugino, Meagan Good, Idris Elba, Cam Gigandet

Synopsis: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.


Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 2011

96 min - Fantasy, Action, Thriller

Director: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, Christopher Lambert, Vincent Regan, Anthony Stewart Head

Synopsis: As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.