Best Movies of Penélope Cruz

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 178 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $241.06M

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

Volver (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $12.90M

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

Los abrazos rotos (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $5.01M

Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

Blow (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $52.94M

The story of George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

Todos lo saben (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: null

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $102.74M

When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

Elegy (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $3.58M

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.

Non ti muovere (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: null

A destitute woman (Cruz) becomes involved with an upper-crust physician (Castellitto).

Vanilla Sky (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $100.61M

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.

To Rome with Love (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $16.68M

The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $15.53M

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

The Counselor (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 111 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $16.97M

A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

Nine (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 111 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $19.67M

Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

Venuto al mondo (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $0.01M

A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.

The Good Night (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $0.02M

A former pop star who now writes commercial jingles for a living experiences a mid-life crisis.

Sahara (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $68.64M

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Wasp Network (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: null

The story of five Cuban political prisoners who had been imprisoned by the United States since the late 1990s on charges of espionage and murder.

Head in the Clouds (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $0.40M

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee ...

Gothika (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 38 | Earnings: $59.59M

A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.

Loving Pablo (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 102 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: null

A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.