List of Common Movies

Team Anfotimes 13 Feb 2024 08:37 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Common.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn, born on March 13, 1972, is a multifaceted American artist better known by his stage name Common (formerly known as Common Sense). Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, he has made significant contributions to the realms of music, acting, and activism, earning numerous accolades and widespread acclaim throughout his illustrious career. Common's journey in the music industry began with the release of his debut studio album "Can I Borrow a Dollar?" in 1992 under the independent label Relativity Records. He garnered critical acclaim with subsequent albums like "Resurrection" (1994) and "One Day It'll All Make Sense" (1997), establishing himself as a prominent figure in hip-hop. His collaboration with the black music collective, Soulquarians, further solidified his place in the industry and expanded his reach to mainstream audiences.

Throughout his career, Common has explored various themes in his music, often touching upon social and political issues affecting Black America. Albums like "Be" (2005), "Finding Forever" (2007), and "Black America Again" (2016) not only received critical praise but also sparked meaningful conversations about race, inequality, and injustice.

In addition to his musical endeavors, Common has made a successful transition into acting, with notable roles in films such as "Smokin' Aces" (2006), "American Gangster" (2007), "Wanted" (2008), and "John Wick: Chapter 2" (2017). He received widespread acclaim and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his collaboration with John Legend on "Glory" from the film "Selma" (2014), in which he also portrayed civil rights leader James Bevel.

Common's impact extends to television as well, with his portrayal of Elam Ferguson in the AMC western series "Hell on Wheels" from 2011 to 2014, earning him praise for his compelling performance. He also won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for his song "Letter to the Free" for the Netflix documentary "13th" (2017).In 2023, Common made his acting debut on Broadway with the play "Between Riverside and Crazy," showcasing his versatility and talent on the stage.

Through his music, acting, and activism, Common has emerged as a powerful voice for social change and a respected figure in both the entertainment industry and the fight for equality and justice. His contributions continue to inspire and resonate with audiences around the world, solidifying his legacy as a true Renaissance artist.



Common All Movies List

Year Title Role
2002 Brown Sugar Himself
2006 Dave Chappelle's Block Party Corant Jaman Shuka
Smokin' Aces 'Sir Ivy'
2007 American Gangster Turner Lucas
2008 Street Kings Imposter Coates
Wanted 'The Gunsmith'
2009 Terminator Salvation Barnes
2010 Date Night Detective Collins
Just Wright Scott McKnight
2011 Happy Feet Two Seymour (voice)
New Year's Eve Chino
2012 LUV Uncle Vincent
The Odd Life of Timothy Green Coach Cal
2013 Movie 43 Bob Mone
Pawn Officer Jeff Porter
Now You See Me Agent Evans
2014 X/Y Jason
Every Secret Thing Devlin Hatch
Selma James Bevel
2015 Run All Night Andrew Price
Being Charlie Travis
2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut Rashad
Suicide Squad 'Monster T'
2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 Cassian
Megan Leavey 'Gunny' Martin
A Happening of Monumental Proportions Daniel Crawford
Girls Trip Himself
Love Beats Rhymes Coltrane
2018 The Tale Martin
Hunter Killer Rear Admiral John Fisk
Here and Now Ben
All About Nina Rafe Hines
Ocean's 8 Himself
The Hate U Give Carlos Carter
Smallfoot Stonekeeper (voice)
Saint Judy Benjamin Adebayo
2019 The Kitchen FBI Agent Gary Silvers
The Informer Edward Grens
2020 Ava Michael
2022 Alice Frank
2023 Fool's Paradise The Dagger
TBA Breathe Darius


Year Title Role
1997 Crook & Chase Himself
2000 The Lyricist Lounge Show
2001 Soul Train
2003 Girlfriends Omar
2003–05 Def Poetry Jam Himself
2004 Chappelle's Show Himself/Musical Guest
Game Over Himself (voice)
One on One Darius
Scrubs Himself
2005 Black in the 80s
MTV Unplugged
Wild 'n Out
VH1 News Presents
$2 Bill
2007 Saturday Night Live
2009–10 The Electric Company
2010 American Idol
2011 Single Ladies Mayor Howard
2011–14 Hell on Wheels Elam Ferguson
2012 Bizarre Foods America Himself
Sesame Street
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood
The Mindy Project Security Guard
2015 Lip Sync Battle Himself/Competitor
Knock Knock Live Himself
David's Vlog
In Their Own Words
The Wiz Live! The Bouncer
2016 America Divided Himself
2017 American Masters
Saturday Night Live
The Simpsons Himself (voice)
2017–19 The Lion Guard Kiburi (voice)
2018–19 The Chi Rafiq
2019 Sherman's Showcase Henry
2020 Fraggle Rock: Rock On! Himself
Home Movie: The Princess Bride Westley
2021 Never Have I Ever Dr. Chris Jackson
2022 Storybots: Answer Time Mr. Wonderful (voice)
2023 Silo Robert Sims



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