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The Best Danny Trejo Movies  

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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.

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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
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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Con Air is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Desperado is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Heat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Machete Kills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, SofĂ­a Vergara
This film 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, Michelle ...more
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Bad Ass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Predators is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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XXX is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Spy Kids is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Chris... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Recoil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Inferno is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez
The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin.
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Lock Up is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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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Bulletproof is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
Gary Busey, Danny Trejo, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Bulletproof is a 1988 movie directed by Steve Carver.
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Spy Kids: All the Time in the ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Danny Trejo Movies
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