Jeffrey Wright

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"American Fiction" movie soundtrack, 2023.
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"American Fiction" movie poster, 2023.
L to R: Sterling K. Brown, Tracie Ellis Ross, Jeffrey Wright, Issa Rae, Erika Alexander.
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"American Fiction" movie still, 2023. L to R: Erika Alexander, Jeffrey Wright.
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"American Fiction" movie still, 2023. L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Leslie Uggams, Tracie Ellis Ross.
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"American Fiction" movie still, 2023. Jeffrey Wright as Thelonious "Monk" Ellison.
PLOT: A novelist (Wright) who's fed up with the establishment profiting from "Black" entertainment uses a pen name to write a book that becomes a surprise best seller. This thrusts him into the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain. Written/directed by Cord Jefferson. Wright would earn his very first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for this performance.
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"Rustin" Netflix promotional still, 2023. Jeffrey Wright as Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr..
PLOT: Activist Bayard Rustin (Colman Domingo) faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington. Domingo was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his performance in this movie.
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"Asteroid City" movie soundtrack, 2023.
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"Asteroid City" lobby card, 2023. Jeffrey Wright as General Grip Gibson.
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"Asteroid City" movie still, 2023.
L to R: Michael Maggart, Fisher Stevens, Jeffrey Wright, Tony Revolori, Bob Balaban.
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"Asteroid City" movie still, 2023. Jeffrey Wright as General Grip Gibson.
PLOT: A writer presents a play about a grieving father who takes his tech-obsessed family to small rural Asteroid City to compete in a junior stargazing event in the 1950s. Written/directed by Wes Anderson.
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"The Batman" movie soundtrack, 2022.
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"The Batman" movie still, 2022. L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Robert Pattinson.
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"The Batman" movie still, 2022. L to R: Robert Pattinson, Jeffrey Wright.
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"The Batman" movie still, 2022. L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Robert Pattinson.
PLOT: When a sadistic serial killer begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption (with the help of police commissioner Gordon) and takes a harder look at his family's involvement.
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"No Time To Die" movie soundtrack, 2021.
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"No Time To Die" movie still, 2021. L to R: Daniel Craig, Jeffrey Wright.
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"No Time To Die" movie still, 2021. L to R: Billy Magnussen, Daniel Craig, Jeffrey Wright.
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"No Time To Die" movie still, 2021. Jeffrey Wright as CIA Agent Felix Leiter.
PLOT: Retired secret agent James Bond (Daniel Craig) is asked by Leiter for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
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"The French Dispatch" movie still, 2021. L to R: Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine". Written/directed by Wes Anderson.
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"All Day and a Night" Netflix promotional still, 2020. L to R: Ashton Sanders, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: An aspiring rapper (Sanders) arrives in prison to serve a life sentence for murder. He looks back on the days preceding his arrest and his relationship with his father (Wright) to find clues to his way forward in life and his survival.
PLOT:  When a terrorist attack occurs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, a mother (Nicole Kidman) is killed and as her son (Fegley) escapes, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.

Wright plays an antiques dealer who helps the boy explain what he has. Ansel Elgort, Hits Movie, Hd Movies, Behind The Scenes, Film Adaptations, Scenes
"The Goldfinch" movie still, 2019. L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Oakes Fegley.
PLOT: When a terrorist attack occurs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, a mother (Nicole Kidman) is killed and as her son (Fegley) escapes, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime. Wright plays an antiques dealer who helps the boy explain what he has.
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"The Laundromat" Netflix promotional poster, 2019.
Clockwise from top left: Meryl Streep, Jeffrey Wright, Antonio Banderas, Gary Oldman, David Schwimmer.
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"The Laundromat" Netflix promotional still, 2019. L to R: Meryl Streep, Jeffrey Wright.
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"The Laundromat" Netflix promotional still, 2019. Jeffrey Wright as Malchus Irvin Boncamper.
PLOT: A widow (Meryl Streep) investigates an insurance fraud, taking her to the Caribbean and an accountant (Wright) who fronts for a pair of Panama City law partners exploiting the world's financial system. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
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"Hold the Dark" movie still, 2018. L to R: Riley Keough, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: After the deaths of three children suspected to be killed by wolves, a mother (Keough) of a missing six-year-old boy hires a hunter/tracker (Wright) to track down and locate the wolves and/or boy in the Alaskan wilderness.
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"O.G." HBO-TV movie poster, 2018. Jeffrey Wright as Louis.
PLOT: An veteran inmate (Wright) awaits release from prison after nearly 24 years when a new prisoner is incarcerated. He is forced to choose his freedom or protecting this new inmate. This movie was entirely filmed in Pendleton Correctional Facility, a Level Four maximum security prison outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. Many of the prison's inmates and guards were used as actors and extras. Inmates were selected based on behavior; those with disciplinary actions against them were not eligible.
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"Game Night" DVD screen capture, 2018. L to R: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: A group of friends (including Bateman & McAdams) who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters. Wright has an uncredited cameo as a FBI agent trying to figure out the situation.
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"The Public" movie still, 2018.
L to R: Writer/co-producer/director/co-star Emilio Estevez, Jeffrey Wright. PLOT: An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold. Estevez and Wright play librarians who are caught in the middle.
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"Monster" movie still, 2018. L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Hudson.
PLOT: A smart, likeable, 17-year-old film student from Harlem sees his world turned upside down when he's charged with a murder and faces prison time. Wright and Hudson play his parents, fighting for his innocence.
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"Confirmation" HBO-TV promotional still, 2016. Center (L to R): Jeffrey Wright, Kerry Washington.
PLOT: The nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when a former colleague Anita Hill (Washington) testifies that he sexually harassed her. Wright plays her lawyer.
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"Westworld" HBO-TV season one promotional still, 2016.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, Jason Marsden, Thandiwe Newton, Sir Anthony Hopkins. The first year of this show remains the most-watched first season of any HBO original series. It would run for a total of four seasons and 36 episodes.
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"Westworld" / "The Original" HBO-TV promotional still - October 2, 2016.
L to R: Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright. PLOT: A giant corporation opens a technologically advanced Wild-West-themed amusement park populated by android "hosts". Hopkins plays the co-founder and park director and Wright plays the head of the Programming Division (Behavior) and programmer of the android hosts' software. Based on the 1973 sci-fi movie of the same name written/directed by Michael Crichton.
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"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" movie still, 2015. Jeffrey Wright as Beetee.
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"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" movie still, 2014.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Julianne Moore, Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" movie soundtrack, 2013.
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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" character movie poster, 2013. Jeffrey Wright as Beetee.
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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" movie still, 2013.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Jena Malone.
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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" movie still, 2013. L to R: Stanley Tucci, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: After their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem, Katniss and Peeta become targets of the Capitol and are back for the 75th version. Wright plays a former victor who is forced to participate and competes with Team Katniss.
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"Only Lovers Left Alive" movie still, 2013. Jeffrey Wright as Dr. Watson.
PLOT: The love story of two vampires (Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston) which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister (Mia Wasikowska). Wright plays a blood bank doctor who has helped keep the vampires alive. Co-written/directed by Jim Jarmusch.
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"Boardwalk Empire" / "Resignation" HBO-TV promotional still - September 15, 2013.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Jo Armeniox. PLOT: An Atlantic City politician (Steve Buscemi) plays both sides of the law by conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. Starting with season four, Wright joined the series playing Dr. Valentin Narcisse, a Harlem-based philanthropist and doctor of divinity who plans to take over the heroin trade in Atlantic City.
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"A Single Shot" movie still, 2013. Jeffrey Wright as Simon.
PLOT: A soon-to-be West Virginia divorcee (Sam Rockwell) accidentally kills a woman while hunting. This starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between the man and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood. Wright plays a friend of the man who helps cover up the crime.
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"The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete" movie still, 2013.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon. PLOT: A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. Wright plays a homeless veteran who offers the pair sage counsel.
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"Broken City" movie still, 2013. L to R: Russell Crowe, Jeffrey Wright, Mark Wahlberg.
PLOT: An ex-cop (Wahlberg) seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed by the corrupt mayor (Crowe) of a once proud city rife of problems. Wright plays the chief of police (later police commissioner) who holds many keys.
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"House, M.D." / "Nobody's Fault" FOX-TV promotional still - February 6, 2012.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, executive producer/star Hugh Laurie. PLOT: After a serious medical incident with Dr. House and his team, they are placed under review by Dr. Walter Cofield (Wright), Foreman's former mentor and current Chief of Neurology.
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"Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" movie still, 2011. Jeffrey Wright as William Black.
PLOT: A nine-year-old boy (Thomas Horn) searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Wright plays a key minor role (pun intended) in this drama.
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"The Ides of March" movie soundtrack, 2011.
L to R: Co-writer/director/co-star George Clooney, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Ehle, Talia Akiva.
"The Ides of March" movie still, 2011.
L to R: Co-writer/director/co-star George Clooney, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Ehle, Talia Akiva.
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"The Ides of March" DVD screen capture, 2011. L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
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"The Ides of March" DVD screen capture, 2011. Jeffrey Wright as Senator Thompson.
PLOT: An idealistic staffer (Ryan Gosling) for a new presidential candidate (co-writer/director/co-star George Clooney) gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Wright plays a senator who could tip the balance of the primary election to any candidate he wants.
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"Source Code" movie still, 2011. L to R: Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: A soldier (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program (aided by Farmiga & Wright) to find the bomber of a commuter train within 8 minutes.
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Theatrical promotional still of the John Guare play "A Free Man of Color", 2010.
L to R: Rosal Colon, Veanne Cox, Jeffrey Wright. Wright chose this project over any movies beginning in 2009. He would not appear in a movie for two years.
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Jeffrey Wright and Carmen Ejogo at the premiere of "Cadillac Records" - November 24, 2008.
Despite early good reviews, Sony devoted its resources to its other big holiday release "Quantum of Solace". The Bond movie opened at over 3,000 theaters - this biopic had just around 700 and barely broke even at the box office.
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"Cadillac Records" movie soundtrack, 2008.
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"Cadillac Records" movie still, 2008. L to R: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright.
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"Cadillac Records" movie still, 2008. Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters.
PLOT: A look at the life of Leonard Chess and his Chicago-based Chess Records label.
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On the set of "Cadillac Records", 2008.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, writer/director Darnell Martin, Adrien Brody, Beyoncé Knowles.
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"Quantum of Solace" movie still, 2008. L to R: Daniel Craig, Jeffrey Wright.
PLOT: James Bond (Craig) and Felix Leiter (Wright) try to stop a mysterious organization from staging a coup d'état in Bolivia to access the country's natural reserves.
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"W." movie still, 2008.
L to R: Jeffrey Wright, Toby Jones (background), Richard Dreyfuss, Josh Brolin. PLOT: A chronicle of the life and Presidency of George W. Bush (Brolin). Wright played Colin Powell, and Dreyfuss portrayed Dick Cheney. Directed by Oliver Stone.
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"The Invasion" movie still, 2007. Jeffrey Wright as Dr. Stephen Galeano.
PLOT: A Washington, D.C. psychiatrist (Nicole Kidman) and two doctors (Daniel Craig, Wright) discovers evidence of an alien epidemic. This leads to a revelation that the psychiatrist's son may hold the key to stopped the advance. This was the fourth adaptation of "The Body Snatchers" by Jack Kinney and the worst rated according Rotten Tomatoes (20%).
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At the Royal Premiere of the movie "Casino Royale" in London, England - November 14, 2006.
L to R: HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Jeffrey Wright, Dame Judi Dench, Carmen Ejogo.