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The Best Antonio Banderas Movies

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List of the best Antonio Banderas movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Antonio Banderas's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Antonio Banderas movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Antonio Banderas movies will be at the top of the list. Antonio Banderas has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Antonio Banderas movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Antonio Banderas films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Antonio Banderas role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Antonio Banderas performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list includes Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Spy Kids and more.

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  • Philadelphia1
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    Philadelphia

    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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  • Shrek the Third2
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    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Miller, Raman Hui

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  • The Mask of Zorro3
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    The Mask of Zorro

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1998

    Directed byMartin Campbell

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  • Desperado4
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    Desperado

    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • Shrek Forever After5
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    Shrek Forever After

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2010

    Directed byMike Mitchell

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  • Four Rooms6
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    Four Rooms

    Madonna, Salma Hayek

    Released1995

    Directed byAlexandre Rockwell, Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Robert Rodriguez

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  • The Legend of Zorro7
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    The Legend of Zorro

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Antonio Banderas

    Released2005

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 swashbuckler film and sequel to The Mask of Zorro, directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Frida8
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    Frida

    Salma Hayek, Edward Norton

    Released2002

    Directed byJulie Taymor

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  • The Other Man9
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    The Other Man

    Liam Neeson, Antonio Banderas

    Released2008

    Directed byRichard Eyre

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  • The 13th Warrior10
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    The 13th Warrior

    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn McTiernan, Michael Crichton

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  • Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles11

    Released1994

    Directed byNeil Jordan

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  • Assassins12
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    Assassins

    Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore

    Released1995

    Directed byRichard Donner

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  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico13
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    Once Upon a Time in Mexico

    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek

    Released2003

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • Shrek 214
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    Shrek 2

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2004

    Directed byKelly Asbury, Andrew Adamson, Conrad Vernon

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  • Puss in Boots15
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    Puss in Boots

    Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas

    Released2011

    Directed byChris Miller

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  • Take the Lead16
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    Take the Lead

    Antonio Banderas, Jenna Dewan

    Released2006

    Directed byLiz Friedlander

    Take the Lead is a 2006 musical drama film starring Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Alfre... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Skin I Live In17
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    The Skin I Live In

    Antonio Banderas, Blanca Suárez

    Released2011

    Directed byPedro Almodóvar

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  • Women on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown18
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    Women on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown

    Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura

    Released1988

    Directed byPedro Almodóvar

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  • Evita19
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    Evita

    Madonna, Antonio Banderas

    Released1996

    Directed byAlan Parker

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  • Spy Kids20
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    Spy Kids

    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • Bordertown21
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    Bordertown

    Jennifer Lopez, Martin Sheen

    Released2006

    Directed byGregory Nava

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  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger22
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    You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

    Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2010

    Directed byWoody Allen

    You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is a 2010 English-language Spanish–American co-production... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Mambo Kings23
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    The Mambo Kings

    Antonio Banderas, Cathy Moriarty

    Released1992

    Directed byArne Glimcher

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  • Labyrinth of Passion24
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    Labyrinth of Passion

    Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodóvar

    Released1982

    Directed byPedro Almodóvar

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  • Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos25
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    Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos

    Antonio Banderas, Gilles Marini

    Released2012

    Directed byRaman Hui

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