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Starring:
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • First Movie - Amistad (1998)
  • Last Movie - Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
  • Total Movies - 40
  • Highest Grossing Movies*
    • UK: The Lion King (2019) - £76,023,435
    • US: The Lion King (2019) - $543,634,365
    • World: The Lion King (2019) - $1,662,899,439
  • Combined grosses
    • UK - £308.8 Million
    • US - $2.4 Billion
    • Global - $6.6 Billion
  • Highest Rated Movie - Inside Man (2006) - 100%
  • Lowest rated movie - Sherlock Gnomes (2018) - 2%

    *Based on movies as a main actor

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Baron Mordo)

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen
2022
2.

Locked Down

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Paxton)

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2021
3.

Infinite

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Bathurst 2020)

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Mark Wahlberg and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2021
4.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Conall)

Directed by: Joachim Rønning

Starring: Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning
2019
5.

The Lion King

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Scar)

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Donald Glover and Seth Rogen
2019
6.

Sherlock Gnomes

Directed by: John Stevenson

Starring: Kelly Asbury and Mary J. Blige
2018
7.

Mary Magdalene

Directed by: Garth Davis

Starring: Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix

2018
8.

Come Sunday

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Carlton Pearson)

Directed by: Joshua Marston

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gerard Catus

2018
9.

Doctor Strange

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor
2016
10.

Secret In Their Eyes

Directed by: Billy Ray

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Nicole Kidman

2016
11.

Triple 9

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Michael Atwood)

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Casey Affleck

2016
12.

The Martian

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain

2015
13.

Everyman: NT Live 2015

Directed by: Rufus Norris

Starring: Philip Martin Brown and Paul Bullion

2015
14.

Z For Zachariah

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays John Loomis)

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Margot Robbie

2015
15.

Half of a Yellow Sun

Directed by: Biyi Bandele

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandiwe Newton

2014
16.

12 Years a Slave

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Dwight Henry
2014
17.

Savannah

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Christmas Moultrie)

Directed by: Annette Haywood-Carter

Starring: Jim Caviezel and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2014
18.

Phil Spector

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Mock Prosecutor)

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Al Pacino and Helen Mirren

2013
19.

Salt

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Angelina Jolie and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2010
20.

2012

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: John Cusack and Amanda Peet
2009
21.

Endgame

Directed by: Pete Travis

Starring: William Hurt and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2009
22.

Redbelt

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Mike Terry)

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Max Martini and Matt Cable

2008
23.

Talk to Me

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

Starring: Don Cheadle and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2007
24.

American Gangster

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe
2007
25.

Children of Men

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Clive Owen and Juan Gabriel Yacuzzi

2006
26.

Inside Man

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington and Clive Owen
2006
27.

Serenity

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion and Gina Torres

2005
28.

Kinky Boots

Directed by: Julian Jarrold

Starring: Joel Edgerton and Chiwetel Ejiofor

2005
29.

Four Brothers

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg and Tyrese Gibson

2005
30.

Melinda and Melinda

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Will Ferrell

2005
31.

Slow Burn

Directed by: Wayne Beach

Starring: Ray Liotta and LL Cool J

2005
32.

Red Dust

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Alex Mpondo)

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Starring: Jamie Bartlett and Hilary Swank

2004
33.

She Hate Me

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington

2004
34.

LoveActually

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Peter)

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Starring: Hugh Grant and Liam Neeson
2003
35.

3 Blind Mice

Directed by: Mathias Ledoux

Starring: Edward Furlong and Emilia Fox

2003
36.

Dirty Pretty Things

(Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Okwe)

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kriss Dosanjh

2002
37.

My Friend Soweto

Directed by: Jann Turner

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Darvina Plante

2001
38.

It Was An Accident

Directed by: Metin Hseyin

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Max Beesley

2000
39.

G:MT Greenwich Mean Time

Directed by: John Strickland

Starring: Steve John Shepherd and Ben Waters

1999
40.

Amistad

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Morgan Freeman and Nigel Hawthorne

1998