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Chadwick Boseman

Born: November 29, 1976, Anderson, South Carolina - USA

Chadwick Boseman is an American actor, playwright, and screenwriter.

He graduated from Howard University and went on to study at the British American Dramatic Academy in Oxford.

He is known for portraying Jackie Robinson in “42” (2013), James Brown in “Get on Up” (2014), T'Challa/Black Panther in “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), and Thurgood Marshall in “Marshall” (2017).

He also had roles in the television series “Lincoln Heights” (2008) and “Persons Unknown” (2010), and the films “The Express” (2008), and “Draft Day” (2014).

He will reprise his role as Black Panther in “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War”, both scheduled for release in 2018.

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Poster of Avengers: Infinity War
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Movie
Superhero |
Action |
Adventure |
USA |
| 156 Min

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.

92 2018 156
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Black Panther (2018)

Movie
Superhero |
USA |
| 134 Min

After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.

78 2018 134
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Marshall (2017)

Movie
Biography |
Drama |
USA |
| 118 Min

About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

59 2017 118
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)

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Action |
Sci-Fi |
Thriller |
Superhero |
USA |
| 146 Min

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

80 2016 146
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Gods of Egypt (2016)

Movie
Fantasy |
USA |
| 127 Min

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.

55 2016 127
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Message from the King (2016)

Movie
Thriller |
USA |
United Kingdom |
| 102 Min

A mysterious outsider named Jacob King from South Africa arrives in Los Angeles to avenge his younger sister's death.

64 2016 102
Poster of Get on Up
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Get on Up (2014)

Movie
Drama |
Biography |
USA |
| 139 Min

In his follow-up to the Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster "The Help," Tate Taylor directs Chadwick Boseman ("42") as James Brown in "Get on Up." Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Boseman is joined in the drama by Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Craig Robinson, Octavia Spencer, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter and Jill Scott.

69 2014 139
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Draft Day (2014)

Movie
USA |
| 109 Min

At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

68 2014 109
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42 (2013)

Movie
Drama |
Biography |
Sport |
| 128 Min

In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking MLB’s infamous color line and forever changing history.

75 2013 128
Poster of Persons Unknown
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Persons Unknown (2010)

TV Show
USA |
| 43 Min

Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The thirteen-episode summer series premiered on June 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on NBC. On June 30, NBC moved the show to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday from its Monday time slot. It completed its run on August 28, 2010. The series was canceled shortly thereafter.

69 2010 43



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