Best Chiwetel Ejiofor movies

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Best Chiwetel Ejiofor movies
We present our ranking of the best Chiwetel Ejiofor movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Chiwetel Ejiofor.

TOP 25:
Come Sunday
Come Sunday
Character: Carlton Pearson
Genre: Drama
Release: 2018
Evangelist Carlton Pearson is ostracized by his church for preaching that there is no Hell.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lakeith Stanfield movies?

TOP 24:
Phil Spector
Phil Spector
Character: Mock Prosecutor
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.


TOP 23:
Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene
Character: Peter
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2018
In the first century, free-spirited Mary Magdalene flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by the charismatic, rabble-rousing preacher named Jesus.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rooney Mara movies?

TOP 22:
Endgame
Endgame
Character: President Thabo Mbeki
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2009
The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward insurrection. A British mining concern is convinced that their interests would be better served in a stable South Africa and they quietly dispatch Michael Young, their head of public affairs, to open an unofficial dialogue between the bitter rivals. Assembling a reluctant yet brilliant team to pave the way to reconciliation by confronting obstacles that initially seem insurmountable, Young places his trust in ANC leader Thabo Mbeki and Afrikaner philosophy professor Willie Esterhuyse. It is their empathy that will ultimately serve as the catalyst for change by proving more powerful than the terrorist bombs that threaten to disrupt the peaceful dialogue.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Meghan Ory movies?

TOP 21:
Redbelt
Redbelt
Character: Mike Terry
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes Mike's car and then, after an odd sequence of events, shoots out the studio's window. Later that evening, Mike rescues an action movie star in a fistfight at a bar. In return, the actor befriends Mike, gives him a gift, offers him work on his newest film, and introduces Mike's wife to his own - the women initiate business dealings. Then, things go sour all at once, Mike's debts mount, and going into the ring may be his only option.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jake Johnson movies?


TOP 20:
Melinda and Melinda
Melinda and Melinda
Character: Ellis Moonsong
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of affairs leans toward levity, while the other is full of anguish. Each story involves Melinda coping with a recent divorce through substance abuse while beginning a romantic relationship with a close friend's husband.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Will Ferrell movies?

TOP 19:
Salt
Salt
Character: Darryl Peabody
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2010
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Liev Schreiber movies?

TOP 18:
Secret in Their Eyes
Secret in Their Eyes
Character: Ray
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2015
A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dean Norris movies?


TOP 17:
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Character: Lola
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 2005
Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only to learn that Price & Sons Shoes is failing. While in despair at his failed attempts to save the business, Charles has a chance encounter with the flamboyant drag queen cabaret singer, Lola. Her complaints about the inadequate footwear for her work combined with one of Charles' ex-employees, Lauren, leads to a suggestion to change the product to create a desperate chance to save the business: make men's fetish footwear. Lola is convinced to be their footwear designer and the transition begins. Now this disparate lot must struggle at this unorthodox idea while dealing both the prejudice of the staff, Lola's discomfort in the small town and the selfish manipulation of Charles' greedy fiancée who cannot see the greater good in Charles' dream.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joel Edgerton movies?

TOP 16:
Four Brothers
Four Brothers
Character: Victor Sweet
Genre: Action, Crime
Release: 2005
Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best André Benjamin movies?

TOP 15:

Dirty Pretty Things

Dirty Pretty Things
Character: Okwe
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2002
An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a night porter at the hotel. The pair discover the hotel is a front for all sorts of clandestine activities. Their only wish is to avoid possible deportation. Okwe becomes more entangled in the goings on when he is called to fix a toilet in one of the rooms. He discovers the plumbing has been clogged by a human heart.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Audrey Tautou movies?


TOP 14:

Amistad

Amistad
Character: Ens. James Covey
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Release: 1997
In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tomás Milián movies?

TOP 13:

Talk to Me

Talk to Me
Character: Dewey Hughes
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cedric the Entertainer movies?

TOP 12:

The Lion King

The Lion King
Character: Scar (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Release: 2019
Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alfre Woodard movies?

TOP 11:

Love Actually

Love Actually
Character: Peter
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2003
Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.


TOP 10:

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Character: Conall
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

TOP 9:

Red Nose Day Actually

Red Nose Day Actually
Character: Peter
Genre: TV Movie, Comedy, Romance
Release: 2017
Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.

TOP 8:

Serenity

Serenity
Character: The Operative
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2005
When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

TOP 7:

Inside Man

Inside Man
Character: Detective Bill Mitchell
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2006
When an armed, masked gang enter a Manhattan bank, lock the doors and take hostages, the detective assigned to effect their release enters negotiations preoccupied with corruption charges he is facing.

TOP 6:

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange
Character: Baron Karl Mordo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2016
After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.


TOP 5:

Children of Men

Children of Men
Character: Luke
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2006
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

TOP 4:

American Gangster

American Gangster
Character: Huey Lucas
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2007
Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Partly based on a true story.

TOP 3:

The Martian

The Martian
Character: Vincent Kapoor
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2015
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

TOP 2:

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
Character: Solomon Northup
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2013
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

TOP 1:

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Character: Trywell Kamkwamba
Genre: Drama
Release: 2019
Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.



If you like the best Chiwetel Ejiofor movies, then you will also like the best Rowan Atkinson movies, where many of their films coincide.