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The Best Eva Mendes Movies 

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

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

A factual list, featuring films like Live! and The Disciples.

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Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Paula Patton

Released: 2005

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith ...more

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Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Singleton

2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American street racing action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. Brian O'Conner teams up with his ...more

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Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

Released: 2001

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Training Day is a 2001 American thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, written by David Ayer, and starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. The story follows two LAPD narcotics officers over ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Ghost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the character of the same name which appeared in Marvel Comics, the character's ...more

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Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2011

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the fifth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew of street racers plan ...more

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Eva Mendes, Patricia Arquette, Russell Peters

Released: 2012

Directed by: Patricia Riggen

As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's ...more
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Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling

Released: 2012

Directed by: Derek Cianfrance

The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance. In 1997, Luke Glanton (Gosling) is a motorcycle stuntman. In Schenectady, New York, Luke reunites with his ex-lover ...more
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Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan

Released: 2003

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Out of Time is a 2003 American thriller film, directed by Carl Franklin featuring Denzel Washington.

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Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall

Released: 2007

Directed by: James Gray

We Own the Night is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by James Gray and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes and Robert Duvall. It is the third film directed by ...more

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Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg

Released: 2010

Directed by: Adam McKay

The Other Guys is a 2010 action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and featuring Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer

Released: 2009

Directed by: Werner Herzog

After Katrina, police sergeant Terence McDonagh rescues a prisoner, hurts his back in the process and earns a promotion to lieutenant plus an addiction. His drug-using prostitute girlfriend, his ...more

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Eva Mendes, Ice Cube, Anthony Michael Hall

Released: 2002

Directed by: Kevin Bray

All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps as a bounty hunter and repeat offender who join forces to find a group ...more

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Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

Released: 2007

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more

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Tom Brady, Eva Mendes, Cher

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

Stuck on You is a 2003 comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as conjoined twins, whose conflicting aspirations provide both conflict and humorous ...more
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Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal, DMX

Released: 2001

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes ...more
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Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2008

Directed by: Diane English

The Women is a 2008 American comedy film written, produced and directed by Diane English. The screenplay is an updated version of the George Cukor-directed 1939 film of the same name based on a ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Judge Reinhold

Released: 1999

Directed by: Erik R. Fleming, Erik Fleming

Cathy (Scarlett Johansson) knew her brother George was a pest, but some ancient hocus-pocus has made him a real pig! Now, they're off on a madcap Mexican adventure, chased by a bacon-loving bad ...more
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The Disciples Eva Mendes
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Eva Mendes, Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris

Released: 2007

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Cleaner is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Renny Harlin, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris, Keke Palmer and Eva Mendes.
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Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

Released: 2003

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

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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Keira Knightley, Eva Mendes, Sam Worthington

Released: 2010

Directed by: Massy Tadjedin

Last Night is a 2010 drama romance film written and directed by Massy Tadjedin. It stars Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes and Guillaume Canet. The film's official trailer was ...more
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Kylie Minogue, Michel Piccoli, Denis Lavant

Released: 2012

Directed by: Leos Carax

Holy Motors is a 2012 Franco-German fantasy drama film directed by Leos Carax. Dennis Lavant stars as a man whose job is to perform various roles in the same way an actor would, only he doesn't ...more
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Eva Mendes, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Coolidge

Released: 1998

Directed by: Amy Heckerling, John Fortenberry

A Night at the Roxbury is a 1998 American comedy film based on a recurring skit on television's long-running Saturday Night Live called "The Roxbury Guys". Saturday Night Live regulars ...more
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Eva Mendes, Jennifer Morrison, Rebecca Gayheart

Released: 2000

Directed by: John Ottman

Urban Legends: Final Cut also known as Urban Legend 2 is a 2000 American slasher film and sequel to the 1998 film Urban Legend. It is the sole directorial feature of John Ottman, who also edited ...more

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Eva Mendes, Katie Cassidy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Bill Guttentag

Live! is a 2007 film directed and written by Bill Guttentag and starring Eva Mendes, David Krumholtz, and Eric Lively. It was released in April 2007 at the Tribeca Film Festival.