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Blood Diamond (2006)

Djimon Hounsou as "Solomon Vandy"

As civil war rages through 1990s Sierra Leone, two men, a white South African mercenary (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a black Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou), become joined in a common quest to recover a rare gem that has the power to transform their lives. With the help of an American journalist (Jennifer Connelly), the men embark on a hazardous trek through rebel territory to achieve their goal.

Academy Award (2006) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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