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The Best Salma Hayek Movies  

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Here is a list of the best Salma Hayek movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Selma Hayek made her first appearance in an American film in Robert Rodriguez's 1995 film Desperado and the two have continued to collaborate every since. Salma Hayek's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Salma Hayek movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only highly her most rated movies will be at the top. Salma Hayek has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what her greatest movie of all time is.... so if you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Salma Hayek films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list includes From Dusk till Dawn, Frida, and more and answers the questions, "What are the best Salma Hayek movies?" and "What are the greatest Salma Hayek roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Hayek's work with Robert Rodriguez, you might also enjoy our list of best Antonio Banderas movies and best Jessica Alba movies.

 

Salma Hayek is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Brett Ratner, Steven Soderbergh and Dennis Dugan. If you're a fan of Salma Hayek, then check out our lists of the best Eva Longoria and Raquel Welch movies as well.

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Desperado is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Salma Hayek 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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Frida is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd
Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biopic which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award-nominated ...more
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Bandidas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Penélope Cruz, Sam Shepard
Bandidas is a 2006 French/Mexican/American Western action comedy starring Salma Hayek and Penélope Cruz directed by Norwegian directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg and ...more
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From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Salma Hayek 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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Fools Rush In is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry, Jill Clayburgh
Fools Rush In is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek star.
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Lonely Hearts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Jared Leto
Lonely Hearts is a 2006 American film directed and written by Todd Robinson. It is based on the true story of the notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers" of the 1940s, Martha Beck and ...more
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Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock
Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more
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Ask the Dust is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Colin Farrell, Idina Menzel
Ask the Dust is a 2006 American film based on the book Ask the Dust by John Fante. The film was written and directed by Robert Towne. Tom Cruise served as one of the film's producers. The film ...more
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Hotel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Lucy Liu, John Malkovich
Hotel is a 2001 experimental thriller film directed by Mike Figgis.
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Living It Up is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Elton John, Inés Sainz
Living It Up is a 2000 comedy film written by Carlos Asorey, Fernando León de Aranoa and directed by Antonio Cuadri.
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Once Upon a Time in Mexico is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Salma Hayek 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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Timecode is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Holly Hunter, Leslie Mann
Timecode is a 2000 American experimental film written and directed by Mike Figgis and featuring a large ensemble cast, including Salma Hayek, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Suzy ...more
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Savages is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta
Savages is a 2012 American thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow. The screenplay was written by Shane Salerno, Winslow and Stone. The ...more
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Dogma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock
Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more
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Four Rooms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
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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Puss in Boots is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Billy Bob Thornton
Puss in Boots is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, directed by Chris Miller, executive produced by Guillermo del Toro, and written by Brian ...more
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After the Sunset is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Pierce Brosnan
After the Sunset is a 2004 action comedy film starring Pierce Brosnan as Max Burdett, a master thief caught in a cat-and-mouse game with FBI agent Stan Lloyd, played by Woody Harrelson. The film ...more
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Traffic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas
Traffic is a 2000 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a politician and a ...more
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Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline
Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A big-screen adaptation of the 1965–1969 TV series The Wild Wild West, it stars Will Smith, ...more
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54 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Heidi Klum, Donald Trump
54 is a 1998 American drama film written and directed by Mark Christopher, about Studio 54, a world-famous New York City disco club, the main setting of the film. It stars Ryan Phillippe, Salma ...more
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In the Time of the Butterflies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Marc Anthony, Edward James Olmos
In the Time of the Butterflies is a 2001 feature film, produced for the Showtime television network, directed by Mariano Barroso based on the Julia Álvarez book of the same name. The ...more
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Here Comes the Boom is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Arianny Celeste, Kevin James
Here Comes the Boom is a 2012 Action Comedy film written by Kevin James, Allan Loeb, Rock Reuben and directed by Frank Coraci.
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The Faculty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
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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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutchersonm
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant is a 2009 American film adaptation of the Vampire Blood trilogy of the book series The Saga of Darren Shan by author Darren Shan.
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Fled is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Salma Hayek, Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin
Fled is a 1996 action film directed by Kevin Hooks. It stars Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin as two prisoners chained together who flee during an escape attempt gone bad.