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The Best Rosa Salazar Movies 

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Updated July 29, 2019 2.1k votes 819 voters 1k views 11 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite Rosa Salazar movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

This list will determine the best Rosa Salazar movies. Most likely, best known for her role as Alita in Alita: Battle Angel. With that said, the best Rosa Salazar performances will not necessarily come from the greatest movies but most of the time the answer is the same. Therefore, vote up the movies where Rosa Salazar acted her best, no matter how big or small the role. Jamesy Boy is Rosa Salazar’s first feature-length movie but she has since been in much larger movies such as The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials and The Divergent Series: Insurgent.

This list of Rosa Salazar movies also includes Bird Box, Jamesy Boy and Search Party.

With so many great Rosa Salazar films to choose from, vote up the ones where you enjoyed Rosa Salazar the most to make sure it makes it to the top of the list. Her filmography consists of both dramatic and comedic roles so vote up the movies on the list below not based on how good the movie is but based on how good Rosa Salazar is in the role. Check back in for new and recent movies starring Rosa Salazar as they come out so you can vote on those as well.

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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly

Released: 2019

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

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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The Maze Runner: Scorch ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Released: 2015

Directed by: Wes Ball

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is a 2015 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film directed by Wes Ball, based on the novel by James Dashner. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow ...more
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Maze Runner: The Death C... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Released: 2017

Directed by: Wes Ball

Maze Runner: The Death Cure is a 2018 American dystopian science-fiction action thriller film directed by Wes Ball. In the conclusion to the Maze Runner trilogy, Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) leads his ...more
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Night Owls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Adam Pally, Rosa Salazar, Rob Huebel

Released: 2015

Directed by: Charles Hood

Night Owls is a 2015 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Charles Hood. Workaholic, Kevin (Adam Pally) has a one night stand with his bosses ex-mistress, Madeline (Rosa Salazar), and ...more
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Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar

Released: 2018

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel by Josh Malerman. A woman (Sandra Bullock) and a pair of children are blindfolded as they make ...more
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Insurgent is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts, Shailene Woodley

Released: 2015

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

The Divergent Series: Insurgent is a 2015 science fiction adventure film directed by Robert Schwentke, based on Insurgent, the second book in the Divergent trilogy, written by Veronica Roth. It ...more
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Submerged is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Submerged Jonathan Bennett, Talulah Riley

Released: 2016

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Submerged is a 2016 American survival thriller film directed by Steven C. Miller. A young woman and her friends must battle the elements and a group of kidnappers in order to survive.
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The Kindergarten Teacher... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak, Anna Baryshnikov

Released: 2018

Directed by: Sara Colangelo

The Kindergarten Teacher is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sara Colangelo, based on the 2014 Israeli film. A kindergarten teacher (Maggie Gyllenhaal) in New York becomes obsessed with ...more
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Jamesy Boy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Jamesy Boy James Woods, Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames

Released: 2014

Directed by: Trevor White

Jamesy Boy is a 2014 crime, family drama film written by Lane Shadgett and Trevor White and directed by Trevor White.
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Search Party is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies
Alison Brie, Krysten Ritter, Taryn Terrell

Released: 2014

Directed by: Scot Armstrong

Search Party is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Scot Armstrong in his directorial debut, and co-written with Mike Gagerman and Andrew Waller. The film stars T.J. Miller, Adam Pally and ...more
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CHiPs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rosa Salazar Movies

Directed by: Dax Shepard

CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the 1970s television series of the same name. Two middle-aged LA motorcycle cops, Officer Jon Baker ...more