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List of all movies directed by Robert Rodriguez ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Robert Rodriguez are listed here and include movie posters and Robert Rodriguez movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Robert Rodriguez as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Robert Rodriguez movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Robert Rodriguez film is can be factored into this list.

From Robert Rodriguez's studio films to Robert Rodriguez's independent films, this Robert Rodriguez filmography keeps tabs on all Robert Rodriguez movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List features movies like From Dusk till Dawn and Sin City.

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All Robert Rodriguez director credits are included. This list of every movie that Robert Rodriguez has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Robert Rodriguez movie is and which actors starred in the Robert Rodriguez film.

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Johnny Depp and George Clooney have both worked on a Robert Rodriguez directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Robert Rodriguez
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke
Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more

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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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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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Carlos Gallardo, Juan García, María Castillo
El Mariachi is a 1992 American action film and the first installment in the saga that came to be known as Robert Rodriguez's Mexico Trilogy. It marked the debut of Rodriguez as writer and ...more

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Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie
Planet Terror is a 2007 American action horror science-fiction film directed by Robert Rodriguez, about a group of people attempting to survive an onslaught of zombie-like creatures as they feud ...more

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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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Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen
The Faculty is a 1998 science fiction horror film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea ...more

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Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson
This film is a 2014 American neo-noir action film directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on the book by Miller. Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few ...more

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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Robert Rodriguez
Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more

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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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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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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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Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Carlos Gallardo
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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Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía 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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Madonna, Salma Hayek, Bruce Willis
Four Rooms is a 1995 anthology comedy film directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino, each directing one segment of the film that in its entirety is ...more

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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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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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Kat Dennings, James Spader, William H. Macy
Shorts also known as Shorts: The Adventures of the Wishing Rock and Shorts: A Not-So Tall Tale is a 2009 3D American-Emirati live action and computer-animated family comedy fantasy adventure ...more

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Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney
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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Salma Hayek, David Arquette, John Hawkes
Roadracers is a 1994 made-for-television film directed by Robert Rodriguez, his second feature film following the success of his 1992 debut, El Mariachi. The film originally aired on Showtime ...more

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Taylor Lautner, Kristin Davis, David Arquette
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D is a 2005 American adventure fantasy comedy film directed by Robert Rodriguez and released in the United States June 10, 2005. The film uses the ...more

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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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Elizabeth Rodriguez, Tina Rodriguez
Bedhead is a 1991 short family-comedy-fantasy film directed and co-written by Robert Rodriguez. Made while he was a student at the University of Texas at Austin, Rodriguez shot the film with his ...more

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