Top four must-watch movies of Salma Hayek that you should not miss

Watch these 5 Salma Hayek movies and thank us later!



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The gorgeous Mexican actress made her debut on the big screen under Allison Anders direction, Mi Vida Loca in 1993, and since then she hasn’t looked back. Hayek received her sole Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Frida, a biopic about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. She then finished her Mexico trilogy with Once Upon a Time in Mexico, which was preceded by Desperado and El Mariachi. In 2021, the mother of one is scheduled to star in Marvel’s “The Eternals,” which means she’ll soon be able to add “superhero” to her long list of accomplishments.

Here are our top 5 movies to watch for-

1.Frida- (2000)

Hayek’s most memorable performance on screen was as Frida Kahlo, a real-life artist directed by Julie Taymor. Apart from the enormous responsibility of portraying such a legendary historical character, Salma Hayek’s natural beauty takes a backseat to her acting abilities for the first time in the film.

2.Midaq Valley (1995)

Midaq valley is one of the most obscure titles in Hayek’s robust filmography.  The movie depicts the horrific journey of a family of immigrants who are willing to go to any length to create a great livelihood in America. Hayek plays Alma, a stunning young woman whose unfortunate circumstances force her to work as a high-priced call prostitute.

3. Across The Universe (2007)

Hayek gets to show off her versatility in previously undiscovered ways as the character of Singing Nurse! Jim Sturgess and  Evan Rachel Wood also star in the musical. The classic love story between lovers on opposite sides of the tracks was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture.

4.Desperado (1995)

Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas became overnight celebrities as a result of the film. This film must be familiar to everybody who has heard of Salma Hayek. The film is frequently regarded as one of the best films of all time, combining music, action, and drama. Her portrayal of Carolina, a simple girl who falls in love with a dangerous yet intriguing guitarist, won us all over.

5.Once Upon A Time In Mexico (2003)

Regarded as one of the best gangster dramas of all time, show action and Hayek go hand in hand. It was the third and last picture in Rodriguez’s Mexican Trilogy, and it was a sequel to Salma Hayek’s iconic film Desperado. The film revolves around Antonio Banderas avenges the murder of his wife (Sala Hayek).

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