The Best Idris Elba Movies

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Over 500 movie fans have come together to cast their votes for the best Idris Elba movies. From his breakout role on HBO's The Wire to playing Heimdall in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Idris Elba has been a fan favorite for years. His roles have ranged from comedic to dramatic and he always gives an electrifying performance that keeps audiences coming back for more.

Elba's early career saw him take on a range of small parts before eventually landing leading roles in films like Daddy's Little Girls and The Dark Tower. In recent years, he's become known as much for his action-packed blockbusters as his more thoughtful dramas such as Beasts of No Nation or Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

The list below has been carefully curated by over 500 movie fans who voted on their favorite Idris Elba films - from thrillers like Pacific Rim and Takers to intimate character pieces like Concrete Cowboy and Luther: The Fallen Sun. These are some of the most critically acclaimed titles featuring this iconic actor, so why not check it out? Vote up your favorites.

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