Djimon Hounsou – American Film Institute
GLADIATOR film still

GLADIATOR (2000) – AFI Movie Club

In addition to star Russell Crowe’s General Maximus Decimus Meridus being named by the American Film Institute’s greatest screen heroes of all time, GLADIATOR (2000) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD in 2000, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “GLADIATOR...
AMISTAD film still of Djimon Hounsou

AMISTAD (1997) – AFI Movie Club

Chronicling a touchstone true legal case sometimes referred to as a turning point in the American perspective on slavery, AMISTAD (1997) is brought to the screen by a stellar ensemble cast led by Djimon Hounsou, Anthony Hopkins, Matthew McConaughey and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Morgan Freeman – one of three honorees responsible for shining...