Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond

143 mins | Drama, Action, Thriller | Jan. 26, 2006

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.

Blood Diamond

143 mins | Drama, Action, Thriller | Jan. 26, 2006

Blood Diamond
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.
IMDb rating 8.0
Producers Warner Bros. Pictures, Bedford Falls Productions, Lonely Film Productions GmbH & Co. KG., Virtual Studios, Spring Creek Productions, Initial Entertainment Group (IEG), Liberty Pictures (II)
Original title Blood Diamond
Directors Eddie Thorne, Mathew Dunne, Brandon Lambdin, Nilo Otero, Vinca Cox, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Gary Capo, Edward Zwick
Writers C. Gaby Mitchell, Charles Leavitt

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio

as Danny Archer

Djimon Hounsou

as Solomon Vandy

Jennifer Connelly

as Maddy Bowen

Kagiso Kuypers

as Dia Vandy

Arnold Vosloo

as Colonel Coetzee

Antony Coleman

as Cordell Brown

Benu Mabhena

as Jassie Vandy

Anointing Lukola

as N'Yanda Vandy

David Harewood

as Captain Poison

Basil Wallace

as Benjamin Kapanay

Jimi Mistry

as Nabil

Michael Sheen

as Simmons

Marius Weyers

as Van De Kaap

Stephen Collins

as Ambassador Walker

Ato Essandoh

as Commander Rambo

David S. Lee

as Cockney Journalist

Percy Matsemela

as Commander Zero

Klemens Becker

as German Minister

Grant Swanby

as UNCHR Official

Adetokumboh M'Cormack

as R.U.F. Trainer

Tyrone Keogh

as SA Page

Mduduzi Mabaso

as Rebel 1

Zenzo Ngqobe

as Rebel 3

Vanessa Haywood

as Diplomat's Wife (uncredited)