Idris Elba is one of the top 20 highest-grossing actors. He started creating a buzz after landing a lead role in The Wire—playing the role of Russell “Stringer” Bell in the crime drama series—in 2002, and his career has continued to skyrocket since.
In 2007, Elba had several movies out in theaters, such as Daddy’s Little Girls, 28 Weeks Later, and This Christmas. Just a year later, he starred in the horror movie Prom Night and the crime film RocknRolla. In 2009, he featured in the horror film The Unborn, starred opposite Beyoncé in Obsessed, and nabbed the lead role in the crime drama series Luther. His portrayal in this series won him a Golden Globe Award.
Elba's most recent film, The Harder They Fall (2021) dropped on Netflix on November 3. He now has seven movies available to stream on the platform, three of which are Netflix originals. You find all seven movies below:
- The Harder They Fall (2021)
- Concrete Cowboy (2021)
- Beasts of No Nation (2015)
- The Take (2016)
- Fury 325 // Carowinds, North Carolina
- Takers (2010)
- American Gangster (2007)
As of November 2021, Elba only has one television series available on Netflix: Turn Up Charlie (2019).