The Best Djimon Hounsou Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 312 votes 85 voters 9.1k views

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List of the best Djimon Hounsou movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Djimon Hounsou's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Djimon Hounsou movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Djimon Hounsou movies will be at the top of the list. Djimon Hounsou has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Djimon Hounsou movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Djimon Hounsou films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Djimon Hounsou role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Djimon Hounsou performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items here include everything from Biker Boyz to Heroes.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Djimon Hounsou movies?" and "What are the greatest Djimon Hounsou roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Djimon Hounsou include names like Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay and Stephen Sommers.

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Djimon Hounsou Movies
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

Released: 2006

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Blood Diamond is a 2006 American-German political thriller film co-produced and directed by Edward Zwick, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou. The title refers to ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin

Released: 1997

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Amistad is a 1997 historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen taken and managed ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

Released: 2005

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Constantine is a 2005 American supernatural action-thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence as his feature film directorial debut, starring Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, with Rachel Weisz, ...more

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Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

Released: 1994

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Stargate is a 1994 French-American adventure science fiction film released through Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Carolco Pictures. Created by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, the film is the first ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Michael Bay

The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more

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Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Tchéky Karyo

Released: 2011

Directed by: Stéphane Rybojad

Forces spéciales is a 2011 French war adventure film directed by Stéphane Rybojad and starring Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Benoît Magimel, Mehdi Nebbou, and Tchéky ...more
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Djimon Hounsou, Samantha Morton, Paddy Constantine

Released: 2002

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

In America is a 2002 Irish-American-British drama film directed by Jim Sheridan. The semi-autobiographical screenplay by Sheridan and his daughters Naomi and Kirsten focuses on an immigrant ...more

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Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, Chris Evans

Released: 2009

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Push is a 2009 American science fiction superhero thriller film directed by Paul McGuigan. The film stars Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, Cliff Curtis, Joel Gretsch, Djimon Hounsou, ...more

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Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Kevin Bacon

Released: 2005

Directed by: Bille Woodruff

Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Bille Woodruff, and a spin-off from the Barbershop full franchise. A hairstylist (Queen Latifah) looks to prove to her former boss that she ...more

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Kid Rock, Meagan Good, Laurence Fishburne

Released: 2003

Directed by: Reggie Rock Bythewood

Biker Boyz is a 2003 film about a group of underground motorcycle drag racers. It stars Laurence Fishburne, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Luke, Meagan Good, and Larenz Tate and is written and directed ...more

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Amber Heard, Djimon Hounsou, Evan Peters

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Never Back Down is a 2008 martial arts film starring Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet, and Djimon Hounsou. It was theatrically released on March 14, 2008. The film's tagline is "Win or ...more

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Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons

Released: 2006

Directed by: Stefen Fangmeier

Eragon is a 2006 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by author Christopher Paolini. The cast includes Edward Speleers in the title role, Jeremy Irons, ...more

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Eartha Kitt, Djimon Hounsou, Reg E. Cathey

Released: 1997

Directed by: Joel Ben Marsden

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Kate Hudson, Heath Ledger, Michael Sheen

Released: 2002

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

The Four Feathers is a 2002 action drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur, starring Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Djimon Hounsou and Kate Hudson. Set during the British Army's Gordon Relief ...more
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Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn

Released: 2019

Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more

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Le Boulet Djimon Hounsou, Rossy de Palma, Bernard Frédéric

Released: 2002

Directed by: Alain Berbérian, Frédéric Forestier

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Kurt Russell, Madeleine Stowe, Ray Liotta

Released: 1992

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

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Sandra Bernhard, Djimon Hounsou, Cynthia Bailey

Released: 1990

Directed by: John S. Boskovich

Without You I'm Nothing is a 1990 film starring and written by comedian and singer Sandra Bernhard, based on material from her award-winning one-woman show of the same name. The film was shot on ...more
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Famke Janssen, Djimon Hounsou, Jason Flemyng

Released: 1998

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

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Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jan de Bont

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Bradley Cooper, Camilla Belle, Casey Affleck

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Paradise Lost was a cancelled 2012 action fantasy film written by Ryan Condal, Philip de Blasi, Stuart Hazeldine, Lawrence Kasdan, and Byron Willinger and directed by Alex Proyas.
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Heroes Djimon Hounsou

Released: 2002

Directed by: Johnathon Schaech

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The Middle Passage Djimon Hounsou, Maka Kotto

Released: 2001

Directed by: Guy Deslauriers

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Kevin Bacon, Djimon Hounsou, David Firestar

Released: 2011

Directed by: Prachya Pinkaew

Elephant White is a 2011 action-thriller film starring Djimon Hounsou and Kevin Bacon. Filming took place in Bangkok, Thailand.