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List of the best Danny Trejo movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Danny Trejo'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 Danny Trejo movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Danny Trejo movies will be at the top of the list. Danny Trejo has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Danny Trejo movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Danny Trejo films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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Danny Trejo has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Quentin Tarantino and Rob Zombie.

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Machete is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
Machete Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan, Robert De Niro Machete is a 2010 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis. This film is an expansion of a fake trailer that was included in Rodriguez's and ...more

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes Once Upon a Time in Mexico is a 2003 American action film written, produced, edited, cinematographied, scored, and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the third and final film in Rodriguez's ...more

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From Dusk till Dawn Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more

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Con Air Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi Con Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of The Rock. It stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich. The film borrows ...more

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Desperado Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi Desperado is a 1995 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez. A sequel to the 1992 film El Mariachi, it is the second installment in Robert Rodriguez's Mexico ...more

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The Devil's Rejects Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn The Devil's Rejects is a 2005 American horror film written and directed by Rob Zombie, and the sequel to his 2003 film House of 1000 Corpses. The film is centered on the run of three members of ...more

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Bad Ass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
Bad Ass Ron Perlman, Danny Trejo, Charles S. Dutton Bad Ass is a 2012 American action film written and directed by Craig Moss, the film stars Danny Trejo, Charles S. Dutton, and Ron Perlman. It is loosely based on the viral AC Transit Bus fight ...more

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Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more

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Predators Topher Grace, Laurence Fishburne, Adrien Brody Predators is a 2010 American science fiction action film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Trejo, ...more

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Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan Grindhouse is a 2007 American horror film double feature co-written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The double feature consists of two feature-length segments, ...more

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
Halloween Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name; it is a reboot of the ...more

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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Patton Oswalt A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is a 2011 3D stoner comedy Christmas film directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, written by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, and starring John Cho, Kal ...more

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Machete Kills Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara Machete Kills is a 2013 American action-comedy film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is a sequel to Machete and the third film based on Grindhouse fake trailers. Danny Trejo, ...more

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Spy Kids George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino Spy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the first installment in the Spy Kids series. Alexa Vega and Daryl ...more

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Anaconda Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Owen Wilson Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer and Jonathan Hyde. It centers on a film ...more

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The Replacement Killers Mira Sorvino, Danny Trejo, Chow Yun-Fat The Replacement Killers is a 1998 American action film directed by Antoine Fuqua in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker and Kenneth Tsang. ...more

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XXX Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Eve xXx, pronounced "Triple X", is a 2002 American action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel as Xander Cage, a thrill seeking extreme sports enthusiast, stuntman and ...more

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The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin.

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Bubble Boy Stacy Keibler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zach Galifianakis Bubble Boy is a 2001 comedy film directed by Blair Hayes and stars Jake Gyllenhaal in the title role, written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. It was inspired by the 1976 movie The Boy in the ...more

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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams is a 2002 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the second installment in the Spy Kids film ...more

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Nightstalker Roselyn Sánchez, Danny Trejo, Bret Roberts Nightstalker is a 2002 film directed by Chris Fisher about Richard Ramirez. It was nominated for two Fangoria Chainsaw Awards.

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Inferno Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jaime Pressly, Danny Trejo Inferno is a 1999 American action film directed by John G. Avildsen, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Danny Trejo and Pat Morita. Eddie Lomax is a veteran soldier sick of life, wandering the ...more

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From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo, Bruce Campbell From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money is an American horror crime action thriller Vampire film released on March 16, 1999. It's the second movie in the From Dusk Till Dawn series and is a ...more

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Recoil Stone Cold Steve Austin, Serinda Swan, Danny Trejo Recoil is a 2011 Action film written by John Sullivan and directed by Terry Miles.

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From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter Danny Trejo, Sônia Braga, Orlando Jones From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter is a 2000 American horror film that serves as a prequel to the 1996 film, From Dusk till Dawn. It was released directly to video and was nominated ...more

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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Jessica Alba, Ricky Gervais, Antonio Banderas 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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Reindeer Games Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Ashton Kutcher Reindeer Games is a 2000 action film film, directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, and Charlize Theron. It was Frankenheimer's final theatrically released film and ...more

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Spy Kids Carla Gugino, Daryl Sabara, Alan Cumming The Spy Kids series consists of four American/Mexican family action films written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The main plot follows the adventures of two Cortez children who become ...more

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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Charles Bronson, Danny Trejo, Mark Pellegrino Death Wish 4: The Crackdown is a 1987 action crime film, and the fourth installment in the Death Wish film series. The film was directed by J. Lee Thompson, and features Charles Bronson, who ...more

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Los Locos Danny Trejo, Mario Van Peebles, Rene Auberjonois Los Locos, also known as Los Locos: Posse Rides Again, is a 1997 Western film written by and starring Mario Van Peebles. It was directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and also stars Melora Walters, ...more

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The Haunted World of El Superbeasto Rosario Dawson, Paul Giamatti, Danny Trejo The Haunted World of El Superbeasto is a 2009 adult animated exploitation musical horror action comedy film based on the comic book series created by Rob Zombie. It follows the character of El ...more

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Fanboys Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed by Kyle Newman and starring Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel and Kristen Bell. It was released in the United States on February 6, ...more

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Lock Up Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Tom Sizemore Lock Up is a 1989 American prison action film directed by John Flynn. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Donald Sutherland. The film was released in the United States on August 4, 1989.

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Bulletproof Gary Busey, Danny Trejo, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Bulletproof is a 1988 movie directed by Steve Carver.

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Six Days Seven Nights Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer Six Days Seven Nights is a 1998 adventure-comedy film, directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Harrison Ford and Anne Heche. The screenplay was written by Michael Browning. It was filmed on ...more

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The Salton Sea Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo The Salton Sea is a 2002 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso, and starring Val Kilmer and Vincent D'Onofrio. Filming was done in Mecca, California and the Salton Sea.

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Delta Farce Larry the Cable Guy, Danny Trejo, Lisa Lampanelli Delta Farce is a 2007 spoof/comedy released by Lions Gate Entertainment on May 11, 2007. It is directed by C. B. Harding and stars Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, DJ Qualls and Danny Trejo. ...more

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Toxic Bai Ling, Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo Toxic is a 2010 thriller film. It was released direct-to-video on July 8, 2010. The movie is told with past and present cut up and mixed together, rather than chronologically. The story focuses ...more

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On Bloody Sunday Danny Trejo, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Ken Davitian

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Shadows in Paradise Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo, Mark Dacascos Shadows in Paradise is a 2010 American action film starring Mark Dacascos, Armand Assante, Tom Sizemore, and Sofya Skya and was directed and written by producer, director, and writer J. Stephen ...more

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Sherrybaby Maggie Gyllenhaal, Danny Trejo, Giancarlo Esposito Sherrybaby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Laurie Collyer. Screened at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2006, the film received a limited release in the United ...more

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The Crow: Wicked Prayer Emmanuelle Chriqui, Tara Reid, Edward Furlong The Crow: Wicked Prayer is a 2005 American supernatural action film directed by Lance Mungia and inspired by Norman Partridge's novel of the same title. It is the fourth and final film of The ...more

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Animal Factory Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong Animal Factory is a 2000 crime drama film about life in prison, set in San Quentin. The film was directed by Steve Buscemi, and stars Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, John Heard, ...more

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Death Race 3: Inferno Lauren Cohan, Danny Trejo, Dougray Scott Death Race 3: Inferno is a 2012 American action film sequel to Death Race 2 that was released as straight to video in the United States on January 22, 2013. Region 2 DVD released on 4 February ...more

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Lost Danny Trejo, Dean Cain, Ashley Scott Lost is a 2004 American thriller film starring Dean Cain. It was written and directed by first time filmmaker, Darren Lemke.

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Slayer Lynda Carter, Danny Trejo, Ray Park Slayer, also known as Mexferatu Mexico, is a 2006 vampire themed television movie by Sci Fi Channel, directed and written by Kevin VanHook, starring Casper Van Dien and Kevin Grevioux, about an ...more

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Smiley Face Anna Faris, Jane Lynch, John Krasinski Smiley Face is a 2007 comedy film written by Dylan Haggerty and directed and co-produced by Gregg Araki. It stars Anna Faris as a young woman who has a series of misadventures after eating a ...more

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12:01 Jeremy Piven, Danny Trejo, Helen Slater 12:01 is a 1993 science fiction television film directed by Jack Sholder, and starring Helen Slater, Jonathan Silverman, Jeremy Piven, and Martin Landau. It originally aired on the Fox Network ...more

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Valley of Angels Danny Trejo, George Katt, Caroline Macey Valley of Angels is a 2008 urban action drama film written and directed by Jon Rosten. The film is about a young West LA drug dealer who searches for a path out of his dangerous existence.