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

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

List is made up of many different films, including This Revolution and Light It Up.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Rosario Dawson movies?" and "What are the greatest Rosario Dawson roles of all time?"

Quentin Tarantino and Tony Scott are among those who have directed Rosario Dawson at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Rosario Dawson have also been known to enjoy films starring Michelle Rodriguez and Roselyn S

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

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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Trance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rosario Dawson, James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel

Released: 2013

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Trance is a 2013 British psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge from a story by Ahearne. The film stars James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, ...more
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Seven Pounds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Seven Pounds is a 2008 American fantasy drama film, directed by Gabriele Muccino, in which Will Smith stars as a man who sets out to change the lives of seven people. Rosario Dawson, Woody ...more

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Clerks II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Ben Affleck, Rosario Dawson, Wanda Sykes

Released: 2006

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Clerks II is a 2006 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, sequel to his 1994 film Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. The film stars Brian ...more

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Unstoppable is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tony Scott

Unstoppable is a 2010 American action thriller film directed by Tony Scott, written by Mark Bomback, and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. The film, loosely based on the real-life CSX ...more

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Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Edgar Wright, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie, + more

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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Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, ...more

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The Rundown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dwayne Johnson, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Berg

The Rundown is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as a bounty hunter who must head for Brazil to retrieve his employer's renegade son, Sean William ...more

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Zookeeper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler

Released: 2011

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. ...more

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Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell

Released: 2007

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

This film is a 2007 American action-exploitation film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film centers on a psychopathic stunt man, Stuntman Mike played by Kurt Russell, who stalks ...more

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25th Hour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper

Released: 2002

Directed by: Spike Lee

25th Hour is a 2002 American drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the novel by David Benioff. Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan (Edward Norton) ...more

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Rent is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel

Released: 2005

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Rent is a 2005 American musical drama film directed by Chris Columbus. It is an adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name, in turn based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. ...more

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Percy Jackson & the ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2010

Directed by: Chris Columbus

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He Got Game is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

Released: 1998

Directed by: Spike Lee

He Got Game is a 1998 American sports-drama film written and directed by Spike Lee. It stars Denzel Washington as Jake Shuttlesworth, a prison inmate convicted for an act against his wife. He is ...more

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Alexander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Oliver Stone, Wilhelm Sasnal, Anka Sasnal

Alexander is a 2004 action adventure biography film written by Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle and Laeta Kalogridis and directed by Oliver Stone.

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Eagle Eye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2008

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

Eagle Eye is a 2008 American science fictional technology action thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan and Billy Bob Thornton. LaBeouf and Monaghan ...more

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Kids is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rosario Dawson, Chloƫ Sevigny, Harmony Korine

Released: 1995

Directed by: Larry Clark

Kids is a 1995 American drama film written by Harmony Korine and directed by Larry Clark. It features Chloë Sevigny, Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, and Rosario Dawson, all in their film ...more

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Josie and the Pussycats ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rosario Dawson, Tara Reid, Alan Cumming

Released: 2001

Directed by: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont

Josie and the Pussycats is a 2001 American musical comedy film released by Universal Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed and co-written by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan, the film is ...more

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The Adventures of Pluto ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Ron Underwood

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Killshot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Madden

Killshot is a 2008 American thriller film directed by John Madden and starring Diane Lane, Thomas Jane, Mickey Rourke and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It is based on Elmore Leonard's 1989 novel of the ...more
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Light It Up is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rosario Dawson, Usher, Judd Nelson

Released: 1999

Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams. The ...more
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Descent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

Released: 2007

Directed by: Talia Lugacy

Descent is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Talia Lugacy and produced by and starring Rosario Dawson.
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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Rosario Dawson, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion

Released: 2009

Directed by: Lauren Montgomery

Wonder Woman is a 2009 direct-to-DVD animated superhero film focusing on the superheroine of the same name. The plot of the film is loosely based on George Pérez's reboot of the ...more

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Chelsea Walls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Uma Thurman, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Hawke

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ethan Hawke

Chelsea Walls is a 2001 independent film directed by Ethan Hawke and released by Lions Gate Entertainment. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Uma Thurman, Rosario Dawson, and Robert Sean Leonard among ...more
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Gimme Shelter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rosario Dawson Movies
Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser

Released: 2013

Directed by: Ron Krauss

Gimme Shelter is a 2013 American independent drama film written and directed by Ronald Krause based on a true story about a pregnant teenager, Apple, who runs away from her abusive, ...more