Best Idris Elba movies

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Best Idris Elba movies

TOP 25:
Takers
Takers
Character: Gordon Jennings
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2010
A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "Takers" carefully plot out their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.

TOP 24:
Marine Life Interviews
Marine Life Interviews
Character: Fluke
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Interviews with the animals at the Marine Life Institute about their experiences with Dory.


TOP 23:
Buffalo Soldiers
Buffalo Soldiers
Character: Kimborough
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2001
Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for the MPs. When a soldier dies and a toxicology screen shows an alarming level of illegal narcotics, someone is sent in to investigate.

TOP 22:
Prometheus
Prometheus
Character: Janek
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction
Release: 2012
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

TOP 21:
28 Weeks Later
28 Weeks Later
Character: General Stone
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction
Release: 2007
The inhabitants of the British Isles have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to set foot on the isles, convinced the danger has come and gone. But it soon becomes all too clear that the scourge continues to live, waiting to pounce on its next victims.


TOP 20:
The Mountain Between Us
The Mountain Between Us
Character: Dr. Ben Bass
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 2017
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.

TOP 19:
Thor: The Dark World
Thor: The Dark World
Character: Heimdall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2013
Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

TOP 18:
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Character: Brixton
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2019
Ever since US Diplomatic Security Service Agent Hobbs and lawless outcast Shaw first faced off, they just have swapped smacks and bad words. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton's ruthless actions threaten the future of humanity, both join forces to defeat him. (A spin-off of “The Fate of the Furious,” focusing on Johnson's Luke Hobbs and Statham's Deckard Shaw.)


TOP 17:
Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek Beyond
Character: Krall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2016
The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

TOP 16:
Thor
Thor
Character: Heimdall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2011
Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

TOP 15:

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim
Character: Stacker Pentecost
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.


TOP 14:

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
Character: Shere Khan (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2016
A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

TOP 13:

This Christmas

This Christmas
Character: Quentin "Junior" Whitfield
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are hung, secrets are revealed and family bonds are tested. As their lives converge, they join together and help each other discover the true meaning of family.

TOP 12:

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Character: Nelson Mandela
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2013
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.

TOP 11:

RockNRolla

RockNRolla
Character: Mumbles
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2008
When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and Johnny Quid, a druggie rock-star, try to claim their slice.


TOP 10:

Daddy's Little Girls

Daddy's Little Girls
Character: Monty James
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy League-educated attorney. Monty and Julia couldn't be less alike, but a flame is ignited...touching off a firestorm of love and conflict.

TOP 9:

Finding Dory

Finding Dory
Character: Fluke (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

TOP 8:

Molly's Game

Molly's Game
Character: Charlie Jaffey
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2017
Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

TOP 7:

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron
Character: Heimdall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2015
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

TOP 6:

Sometimes in April

Sometimes in April
Character: Augustin
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2005
Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.


TOP 5:

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok
Character: Heimdall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2017
Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

TOP 4:

American Gangster

American Gangster
Character: Tango
Genre: Drama, Crime
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:

Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation
Character: Commandant
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2015
A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child fighting in the civil war of an unnamed, fictional West African country. Follows the journey of Agu as he's forced to join a group of soldiers. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination. Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, painting a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.

TOP 2:

Zootopia

Zootopia
Character: Chief Bogo (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

TOP 1:

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War
Character: Heimdall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2018
As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.