Hey there, movie buffs! If you’re a fan of Idris Elba’s incredible acting chops and you’re looking to unwind with some fantastic films, you’re in for a treat.
We’ve put together a list of 35 must-watch Idris Elba movies on Netflix that are bound to keep you glued to your screens. So grab your popcorn, get comfy, and let’s dive into the world of gripping stories and exceptional performances!
|SN||Movie Title||Release Year||Genre|
|1||Luther: The Fallen Sun||2023||Crime, Thriller|
|3||The Harder They Fall||2021||Western|
|5||Turn Up Charlie||2019||Comedy, Drama|
|6||Molly’s Game||2017||Drama, Crime|
|7||The Take||2016||Action, Thriller|
|8||The Gunman||2015||Action, Thriller|
|9||Beasts of No Nation||2015||War, Drama|
|10||Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom||2013||Biography, Drama|
|11||Daddy’s Little Girls||2007||Comedy, Romance|
|12||The Dark Tower||2017||Fantasy, Adventure|
|13||Takers||2010||Action, Crime, Drama|
|14||Star Trek Beyond||2016||Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi|
|15||Sonic the Hedgehog 2||2022||Action, Adventure, Comedy|
|16||RocknRolla||2008||Action, Crime, Thriller|
|17||Prometheus||2012||Sci-Fi, Adventure, Mystery|
|18||Prom Night||2008||Horror, Mystery|
|19||Pacific Rim||2013||Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi|
|21||No Good Deed||2014||Crime, Drama, Horror|
|22||Molly’s Game||2017||Biography, Crime, Drama|
|23||Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance||2011||Action, Fantasy|
|24||Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw||2019||Action|
|25||American Gangster||2007||Biography, Crime, Drama|
|26||The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency||2008||Comedy, Crime, Drama|
|27||The Losers||2010||Action, Adventure, Crime|
|28||Thor: The Dark World||2013||Action, Adventure, Fantasy|
|29||Avengers: Age of Ultron||2015||Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi|
|30||The Jungle Book||2016||Adventure, Drama, Family|
|31||The Mountain Between Us||2017||Action, Adventure, Drama|
|32||Thor: Ragnarok||2017||Action, Adventure, Comedy|
|33||The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)||2019||Animation, Adventure, Drama|
|34||Cats||2019||Comedy, Drama, Fantasy|
|35||The Suicide Squad||2021||Action, Adventure, Comedy|
1. Luther: The Fallen Sun
Starting our list is the gripping psychological crime drama series, “Luther: The Fallen Sun.” Idris Elba’s portrayal of the brilliant yet troubled detective John Luther will have you at the edge of your seat. You can watch this movie on Netflix and get ready to unravel complex cases and navigate the intriguing depths of the human psyche.
2. Human Playground
Next up, we have “Human Playground.” In this thought-provoking documentary, Idris Elba takes us on a journey to explore the marvels and mysteries of our world. Here you will find the breathtaking landscapes to the resilience of the human spirit, this film will leave you in awe of the wonders around us.
3. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Elba’s talents extend to the realm of superheroes, and in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” he brings the enigmatic Heimdall to life. With this amazing feature, you’ll be transported to the action-packed Marvel universe where heroes unite to save the day.
4. The Jungle Book
Prepare to be enchanted by Elba’s vocal talents in “The Jungle Book.” His portrayal of Shere Khan, the fearsome tiger, adds depth to this beloved classic. Get ready to relive the jungle adventure with stunning visuals and heartwarming moments.
5. Turn Up Charlie
In “Turn Up Charlie,” Elba showcases his versatility by playing a struggling DJ turned manny. This series serves up a blend of comedy and heart, making it a perfect choice for a laid-back binge-watching session.
6. Molly’s Game
Elba’s charisma shines in “Molly’s Game.” His portrayal of a high-powered attorney adds depth to this true story of a woman who ran exclusive underground poker games. Get ready for a rollercoaster of legal drama and intrigue.
7. The Take
If action-packed thrillers are your jam, “The Take” is a must-watch. Elba stars as a rogue CIA agent, and the movie delivers non-stop excitement, heart-pounding chase scenes, and unexpected twists.
Idris Elba takes us on an emotional rollercoaster in “Obsessed.” This intense thriller explores the consequences of an office flirtation gone wrong. Get ready for a suspenseful ride that will have you questioning every move.
9. No Good Deed
Prepare for a nail-biting experience with “No Good Deed.” Elba’s performance as a devoted family man caught in a dangerous game will leave you breathless. This movie is a reminder that things are not always what they seem.
10. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Elba’s transformative portrayal of Nelson Mandela in “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” is nothing short of remarkable. Experience the journey of an icon as you witness pivotal moments in South Africa’s history.
Stay tuned for the second part of this exciting movie list! We’ll continue exploring more of Idris Elba’s captivating performances and the amazing films he’s brought to life. So, don’t touch that remote—there’s plenty more cinematic goodness coming your way.