The Best Zoe Saldana Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 1.7k votes 440 voters 72.9k views 31 items

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

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

List features films like Burning Palms, Out of the Furnace and more!

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

Steven Spielberg and James Cameron have both worked with Zoe Saldana over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Zoe Saldana have also been known to enjoy films starring Eva Longoria and Constance Marie.

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Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Graham McTavish

Released: 2011

Directed by: Olivier Megaton

Colombiana is a 2011 American action film, co-written and produced by Luc Besson and directed by Olivier Megaton. The film stars Zoe Saldana in the lead role with supporting roles performed by ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Released: 2009

Directed by: James Cameron

Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more

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Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2003

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film based on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. It was directed by Gore ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

Released: 2009

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced by Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. It is the eleventh film based on the ...more

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Star Trek Into Darkness ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Zoe Saldana Movies
Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

Released: 2013

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action film. It is the twelfth installment in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to 2009's Star Trek. J. J. Abrams directed a ...more

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Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

Released: 2017

Directed by: James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Nick Cannon, Orlando Jones

Released: 2002

Directed by: Charles Stone III

Drumline is a 2002 American drama film directed by Charles Stone III. The screenplay, a fictional story about a historically black college and university marching band, was written by Tina ...more

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Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang

Released: 2021

Directed by: James Cameron

Avatar 2 is a 2020 American epic science fiction film directed by James Cameron, and the sequel to the 2009 film.
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Zoe Saldana, Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac

Released: 2005

Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Guess Who is a 2005 American comedy film about race relations directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. It is a loose remake of the 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, in the form of a romantic ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Idris Elba

Released: 2010

Directed by: John Luessenhop

Takers is a 2010 American crime action thriller film directed by John Luessenhop from a story and screenplay written by Luessenhop, Gabriel Casseus, Peter Allen, John Rogers, and Avery Duff. It ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Chris Evans

Released: 2010

Directed by: Sylvain White

The Losers is a 2010 action-adventure film written by Peter Berg, Andy Diggle and James Vanderbilt and directed by Sylvain White.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2004

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

The Terminal is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones. It is about a man who becomes trapped in New York City's JFK ...more

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Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Released: 2007

Directed by: Eric Amadio

After Sex is an American 2007 comedy-drama film about several couples having conversations after sex. It looks at the complexity of modern day relationships told through eight separate couples. ...more
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Zoe Saldana, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

Released: 2013

Directed by: Scott Cooper

Out of the Furnace is a 2013 American thriller film, directed by Scott Cooper, from a screenplay written by Cooper and Brad Ingelsby. Produced by Ridley Scott and Leonardo DiCaprio, the film ...more
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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid

Released: 2008

Directed by: Pete Travis

Vantage Point is a 2008 thriller film. It is directed by Pete Travis and stars Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver. The release date is set at February ...more
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Zoe Saldana, Amanda Schull, Donna Murphy

Released: 2000

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

Center Stage is a 2000 American teen drama film, directed by Nicholas Hytner, about a group of young dancers from various backgrounds who enroll at the fictitious American Ballet Academy in New ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage

Released: 2010

Directed by: Neil LaBute

This film is a 2010 comedy film written by Aeysha Carr and Chris Rock and directed by Neil LaBute.

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Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, SofĂ­a Vergara

Released: 2013

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

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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Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper

Released: 2012

Directed by: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal

The Words is a 2012 mystery romantic drama film, written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal in their directorial debut. It stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Lacey Chabert, Milo Ventimiglia

Released: 2005

Directed by: David Kendall

Dirty Deeds is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Kendall, produced by Bill Civitella and Dan Kaplow; written by Jon Land and Jonathan Thies. It was released on August 25, 2005 in the ...more
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Mila Kunis, Kirsten Dunst, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tommy O'Haver

Get Over It is a 2001 American teen comedy loosely based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream about a high school senior who desperately tries to win back his ex-girlfriend by ...more

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Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 2002

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Crossroads is a 2002 American comedy-drama road film set in Georgia. Directed by Tamra Davis and written by Shonda Rhimes, the film stars Britney Spears, Anson Mount, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning, ...more

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Snipes Zoe Saldana, Nelly, Frank Vincent

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rich Murray

Snipes is a 2001 music action drama mystery thriller film written by Rob Wiser and Rich Murray and directed by Rich Murray.
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Blackout Zoe Saldana, Michael B. Jordan, Jeffrey Wright

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jerry Lamothe

Blackout is a 2007 American television film that takes place in New York City during the Northeast Blackout of 2003. Written and directed by Jerry LaMothe, it stars Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Saldana, ...more
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Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Shannen Doherty

Released: 2010

Directed by: Christopher B. Landon

Burning Palms is a 2010 satirical thriller film based on Los Angeles stereotypes told through five intertwining storylines. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Christopher B.