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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.

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

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Brian De Palma and Terrence Malick are among those who have directed Antonio Banderas at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Antonio Banderas have also been known to enjoy films starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Hugh Grant.

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Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2014

Directed by: Gabe Ibáñez

Autómata is a 2014 science fiction action film starring Antonio Banderas. The film is directed by Spanish director Gabe Ibáñez and co-written by Ibáñez with ...more

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Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodóvar, Carmen Maura

Released: 1986

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Matador is a 1986 film by Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar about a student matador, Ángel Jiménez, who confesses to murders he did not commit. Themes include sex, death, and
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Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah

Released: 1996

Directed by: Fernando Trueba

Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same name, and is also a remake of the 1984 French comedy film Le Jumeau, which was also based on ...more
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Pain and Glory is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Antonio Banderas Movies
Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia

Released: 2019

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Pain and Glory is a 2019 Spanish drama film directed by Pedro Almodóvar. A film director past his prime, Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas) reflects on the decisions he's made throughout ...more
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Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura, Rossy de Palma

Released: 1987

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Law of Desire or La ley del deseo is a 1987 film by Pedro Almodóvar. Considered to be Almodóvar's first explicitly gay film, it focuses on a complex love triangle between three ...more
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Meg Ryan, Antonio Banderas, Selma Blair

Released: 2008

Directed by: George Gallo

My Mom's New Boyfriend is a 2008 romantic comedy film starring Colin Hanks, Antonio Banderas, Selma Blair, and Meg Ryan. It is rated PG-13 for "sexual content, language, some violence and ...more
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Antonio Banderas, Gilles Marini, Chris Miller

Released: 2012

Directed by: Raman Hui

Puss in Boots returns with the help of three kittens to rescue a precious ruby from the evil Whisperer.
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Jennifer Lopez, Martin Sheen, Antonio Banderas

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gregory Nava

Bordertown is a 2006 American drama motion picture, written and directed by Gregory Nava and executive produced by David Bergstein, Cary Epstein, Barbara Martinez-Jitner, and Tracee ...more
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Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto

Released: 2010

Directed by: Woody Allen

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is a 2010 English-language Spanish–American co-production comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It features Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, ...more
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Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney

Released: 2003

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over is a 2003 American/Mexican science fantasy adventure film directed by Robert Rodriguez and the third installment in the Spy Kids series. It was released in the United ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Antonio Banderas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Thick as Thieves is a 2009 American/German action crime/heist film directed by Mimi Leder, starring Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas, and Radha Mitchell. The film was released direct-to-DVD on ...more
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The Laundromat is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Antonio Banderas Movies
Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas

Released: 2019

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

The Laundromat is a 2019 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh, based on the book Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks ...more
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Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodóvar, Cecilia Roth

Released: 1982

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Labyrinth of Passion is a 1982 Spanish screwball comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Cecilia Roth and Imanol Arias. Antonio Banderas has a small role marking his film ...more
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Mike Tyson, Lucy Liu, Kevin Costner

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Play It to the Bone is a 1999 sports/comedy-drama film, starring Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson, written and directed by Ron Shelton. It follows the adventures of two boxers and best ...more
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Antonio Banderas, Derek Jacobi, Olivia Williams

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jonas McCord

The Body is a 2001 film based on a novel by Richard Sapir, and starring Antonio Banderas and Olivia Williams. The movie follows Father Matt Gutierrez, a Jesuit priest sent by the Vatican to ...more
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Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Channing Tatum

Released: 2011

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Haywire is a 2011 action-thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, and Michael Douglas. ...more

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La mujer de tu vida: La mujer feliz Antonio Banderas

Released: 1990

Directed by: José Miguel Ganga

La mujer de tu vida: La mujer feliz is a 1990 film directed by José Miguel Ganga.
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Jessica Alba, Ricky Gervais, Antonio Banderas

Released: 2011

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World is a 2011 Latino-American 4D family-oriented, comedy adventure film directed by Robert Rodriguez and it is the fourth and final installment in the Spy Kids ...more
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Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

The Mexico Trilogy or Mariachi Trilogy is a series of American/Mexican action films—El Mariachi, Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico—all written, produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez, ...more
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Antonio Banderas, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself is a 2003 television film for HBO in partnership with City Entertainment and starring Antonio Banderas as Pancho Villa, directed by Bruce Beresford, written ...more
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Jennifer Connelly, Antonio Banderas, Stefania Sandrelli

Released: 1994

Directed by: Betty Kaplan

Of Love and Shadows is a 1994 drama film written by Donald Freed and directed by Betty Kaplan.
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Antonio Banderas, Francesca Neri, Achero Mañas

Released: 1993

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Dispara! is a 1993 Spanish film directed by Carlos Saura, starring Francesca Neri and Antonio Banderas. The story is a revenge tragedy.
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27 Hours Antonio Banderas, Maribel Verdú, Martxelo Rubio

Released: 1986

Directed by: Montxo Armendáriz

27 Hours is a 1986 Spanish drama film written and directed by Montxo Armendáriz.
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Lucy Liu, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li

Released: 2002

Directed by: Wych Kaosayananda

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever is a 2002 American action-thriller film starring Antonio Banderas and Lucy Liu, and directed by Wych Kaosayananda. Liu and Banderas play opposing secret agents who are ...more
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Emma Thompson, Antonio Banderas, Maria Canals Barrera

Released: 2003

Directed by: Christopher Hampton

Imagining Argentina is a 2003 Spanish-British-American drama historical film written and directed by Christopher Hampton and starring Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Leticia Dolera and ...more