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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 these top Salma Hayek movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Salma Hayek movies will be at the top of the list. Salma Hayek has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Salma Hayek movie of all time is. 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.

List includes From Dusk till Dawn, Frida, and more.

"This list 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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Frida is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Frida 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) 2 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Bandidas 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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Desperado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Desperado 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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From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
From Dusk till Dawn 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
Fools Rush In 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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Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Grown Ups 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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Lonely Hearts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Lonely Hearts 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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Ask the Dust is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Ask the Dust 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
Hotel 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
Living It Up 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
Once Upon a Time in Mexico 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
Timecode 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
Savages Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta Savages is a 2012 American crime 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. ...more

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Dogma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Dogma 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
Four Rooms 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
Puss in Boots 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
After the Sunset 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
Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas Traffic is a 2000 American crime drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the illegal drug trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a ...more

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54 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
54 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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Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Wild Wild West 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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Here Comes the Boom is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Here Comes the Boom 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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In the Time of the Butterflies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
In the Time of the Butterflies 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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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant 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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The Faculty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
The Faculty 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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Fled is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Fled 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.

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Chain of Fools is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Chain of Fools Salma Hayek, Elijah Wood, Jeff Goldblum Chain of Fools is a 2000 heist comedy film about a hapless barber named Kresk.

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Fair Game is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Fair Game Salma Hayek, Cindy Crawford, William Baldwin Fair Game is a 1995 action film directed by Andrew Sipes. It stars Cindy Crawford as family law attorney Kate McQuean and William Baldwin as Max Kirkpatrick, a Florida police officer. ...more

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 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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Death to Smoochy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Death to Smoochy Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Jon Stewart Death to Smoochy is a 2002 American black comedy film directed by and starring Danny DeVito, and co-starring Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener and Jon Stewart. The film received ...more

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The Hunchback is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
The Hunchback Salma Hayek, Richard Harris, Mandy Patinkin The Hunchback is a 1997 television film based on Victor Hugo's iconic novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by Peter Medak and produced by Stephane Reichel. It stars Richard Harris as ...more

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Roadracers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Roadracers 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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Beverly Hills Chihuahua is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Beverly Hills Chihuahua Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Piper Perabo Beverly Hills Chihuahua is a 2008 American adventure comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures, the first in the Beverly Hills Chihuaha series. It is directed by Raja Gosnell and was released ...more

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Breaking Up is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Breaking Up Salma Hayek, Russell Crowe, Carlo Corazon Breaking Up is a 1997 direct-to-video film starring Russell Crowe and Salma Hayek as a couple whose relationship leads to an out of the blue marriage.

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Americano is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Americano Salma Hayek, Geraldine Chaplin, Chiara Mastroianni Americano is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Mathieu Demy.

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Everly is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Everly Salma Hayek, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Laura Cepeda

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Full Tilt Boogie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Full Tilt Boogie Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis Full Tilt Boogie is a 1997 documentary directed by Sarah Kelly. It chronicles the production of the 1996 film From Dusk Till Dawn. It features extensive interviews with the cast and crew ...more

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Mi Vida Loca is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Mi Vida Loca Salma Hayek, Jacob Vargas, Seidy López Mi Vida Loca is a 1994 American drama film directed and written by Allison Anders. It centers on the plight of young Mexicanas and Chicanas growing up in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles, ...more

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Follow Me Home is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Follow Me Home Salma Hayek, Alfre Woodard, Benjamin Bratt Follow Me Home is a 1996 film directed by activist and filmmaker Peter Bratt. It explores spiritual and intercultural race relations through the lives of four artists, one African American, one ...more

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The Alley of Miracles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
The Alley of Miracles Salma Hayek, María Rojo, Margarita Sanz Midaq Alley is a 1994 Mexican film adapted from the novel by Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz, written by Vicente Leñero and directed by Jorge Fons. The film deals with complex issues such ...more

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As Luck Would Have It is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
As Luck Would Have It Salma Hayek, Carolina Bang, Santiago Segura As Luck Would Have It is a 2011 Spanish drama film directed by Álex de la Iglesia. It stars José Sánchez Mota and Salma Hayek. Mota plays an unemployed advertising executive ...more

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The Velocity of Gary is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
The Velocity of Gary Salma Hayek, Ethan Hawke, Thomas Jane The Velocity of Gary, also known as The Velocity of Gary* *, is a 1999 American dramatic comedy film directed by Dan Ireland and written by James Still, based on his homonymous play. It stars ...more

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Grown Ups 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Grown Ups 2 Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2 is a 2013 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and also produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Grown Ups. The film ...more

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The Pirates! In an Adventure w... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Hugh Grant Pirates! is a 2012 animation, adventure and family film written by Gideon Defoe and directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt.

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Searching for Debra Winger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Searching for Debra Winger Salma Hayek, Sharon Stone, Meg Ryan Searching for Debra Winger is a 2002 American documentary film conceived and directed by Rosanna Arquette. It presents a series of interviews with leading actresses who discuss the various ...more

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Who the Hell Is Juliette? is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Who the Hell Is Juliette? Salma Hayek Who the Hell is Juliette? is a Mexican 1997 documentary film written and directed by Carlos Marcovich. The film is about Yuliet Ortega, a teenage prostitute who lives in Havana, Cuba and Fabiola ...more

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No One Writes to the Colonel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
No One Writes to the Colonel Salma Hayek, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Marisa Paredes No One Writes to the Colonel is a 1999 Spanish-language film directed by Arturo Ripstein. It was an international co-production between France, Spain and Mexico. It is based on the eponymous ...more

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Stupidity is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Stupidity George W. Bush, Noam Chomsky, John Cleese Stupidity sets out to determine whether our culture is hooked on deliberate ignorance as a strategy for success. From Adam Sandler to George W. Bush, from the IQ test and TV programming to the ...more

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Muppets Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Muppets Most Wanted Lady Gaga, Tina Fey, Celine Dion Muppets Most Wanted is a 2014 American musical comedy caper film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films, and the eighth theatrical film featuring the Muppets. Directed by James ...more

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V-Day: Until the Violence Stop... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
V-Day: Until the Violence Stops Salma Hayek, Rosario Dawson, Isabella Rossellini V-Day: Until the Violence Stops is a 2003 documentary film directed by Abby Epstein. It follows events marking 2002 V-Day — a grassroots movement inspired by Eve Ensler's 1996 play The Vagina ...more

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Sausage Party is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Salma Hayek Movies
Sausage Party Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill Sausage Party is a 2016 American adult computer-animated comedy thriller film directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon and written by Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. ...more