• Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Beasts of No Nation

Release Date: October 16th, 2015

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary

As civil war rages in Africa, a fierce warlord (Idris Elba) trains a young orphan (Abraham Attah) to join his group of guerrilla soldiers.

Cast: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Opeyemi Fagbohungbe, Kurt Egyiawan

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Genres: Drama , War

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Full of committed performances, particularly from Elba and the impressive young actor Abraham Attah, Beasts Of No Nation is a project of considerable integrity which makes for a consistently-engrossing, if over-long, viewing experience. show more

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The necessity of circumstances dictates everything anyone does here and you can only react with varying degrees of outrage, anger, disgust, pity, empathy and, if you're a blind optimist, hope for something better. show more

  • 85
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Beasts of No Nation is the kind of sincere, powerful filmmaking that gives socially conscious drama a good name. show more

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Awards

Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture