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Tessa Thompson

Born: October 3, 1983, Los Angeles, California - USA

Tessa Lynn Thompson is an American actress.

Her breakout film role came in Tina Mabry's 2009 indie film “Mississippi Damned”. In film, she starred as Nyla Adrose in the drama “For Colored Girls” (2010), civil rights activist Diane Nash in the historical drama “Selma” (2014), Bianca in the sports drama “Creed” (2015), and as Valkyrie in the superhero film “Thor: Ragnarok” (2017) and in “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018).

On television, Thompson starred as Jackie Cook in the mystery drama “Veronica Mars” (2005–2006), Sara Freeman in the period crime drama “Copper” (2012–2013), and Charlotte Hale in the HBO science-fiction thriller series “Westworld” (2016–present).

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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| 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.

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Annihilation (2018)

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| 115 Min

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don't apply.

72 2018 115
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Sorry to Bother You (2018)

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| 110 Min

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

59 2018 110
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Little Woods (2018)

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For years, Ollie has illicitly helped the struggling residents of her North Dakota oil boomtown access Canadian health care and medication. When the authorities catch on, she plans to abandon her crusade, only to be dragged in even deeper after a desperate plea for help from her sister.

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Furlough (2018)

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| 83 Min

When an inmate is granted one weekend out of prison to see her dying mother, a rookie correction officer struggles to keep her under control.

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Dirty Computer (2018)

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| 44 Min

The story of a young woman named Jane 57821 (Janelle Monae), who is living in a totalitarian near-future society where citizens are referred to as ‘computers.’ ‘Dirty Computer’ explores humanity and what truly happens to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness when mind and machines merge, and when the government chooses fear over freedom.

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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

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| 130 Min

Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.

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War on Everyone (2017)

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| 98 Min

Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he?

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Creed (2015)

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| 132 Min

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

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Selma (2014)

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| 127 Min

\Selma,\ as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

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Dear White People (2014)

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| 108 Min

Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America while weaving a story about forging one's unique path in the world.

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For Colored Girls (2010)

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| 134 Min

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

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Make It Happen (2008)

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| 90 Min

Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.

55 2008 90



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