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List of Javier Bardem Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. No Country for Old Men (2007)
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16
No Country for Old Men
R
75
16

When Llewelyn Moss accidentally comes across two million dollars in cash and a vehicle loaded with heroin, he decides to walk away with the money. As a ruthless hitman Anton Chigurh chases him for the money, Terrell county Sheriff Bell attempts to track both of them and control the rising violence in the otherwise peaceful Lone Star State town.

Role:
Anton Chigurh
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald, Josh Brolin
Directed By:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor
2. The Sea Inside (2004)
14
4
The Sea Inside
PG-13
14
4
Role:
Ramón Sampedro
Starring:
Belén Rueda, Lola Dueñas, Mabel Rivera, Celso Bugallo
Directed By:
Alejandro Amenábar
3. Skyfall (2012)
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Skyfall
PG-13
52
15

James Bond is presumed dead after being caught in friendly fire while trying to retrieve a list of British agents. MI6 is compromised and identities of several agents are exposed. Bond, who reveals he is alive after M is attacked at MI6 and six agents are killed, must track down a man from M's past, seeking revenge.

Role:
Silva
Directed By:
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Latino Actor
4. Collateral (2004)
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11
Collateral
R
32
11

Collateral is an action-thriller that revolves around a cab driver who picks up an assassin out to eliminate five targets in one night. Tom Cruise plays the part of the hitman hired by drug traffickers to eliminate key people involved in their trial, and Jamie Foxx is the cabbie who tries to save Cruise's final target, a lawyer, Jada Pinkett-Smith.

Directed By:
5. Mondays in the Sun (2002)
9
3
Mondays in the Sun
R
9
3
Role:
Santa
Starring:
Luis Tosar, José Ángel Egido, Nieve de Medina, Enrique Villén
Directed By:
Fernando León de Aranoa
6. Biutiful (2010)
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5
Biutiful
R
14
5

This is the story of Uxbal, a single father of two children, who earns his living by procuring work for illegal immigrants and also by acting as a psychic media to the dead. His dearly loves his children and therefore when he is diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer, he becomes anxious for their fate.  The film depicts his struggle, reconciling his fatherhood and love with crime and guilt.   

Role:
Uxbal
Starring:
Eduard Fernández, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella
Directed By:
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
7. Carne trémula (1997)
9
3
Carne trémula
R
9
3

Victor goes to meet Elena for a date; however Elena is uninterested. They soon get into an argument which eventually results in Elena accidentally shooting a policeman named David.

Role:
David de Paz
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Francesca Neri, Ángela Molina, José Sancho
Directed By:
8. El buen patrón (2021)
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6
El buen patrón
16
6
Role:
Blanco
9. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
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9
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
PG-13
22
9

Two American women on a holiday in Barcelona discover a mutual attraction for an artist who is yet hooked to his former wife. Emotions are on a picturesque roller coaster ride in this romantic comedy-drama by Woody Allen.

Starring:
Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Rebecca Hall, Penélope Cruz
Directed By:
10. Before Night Falls (2000)
9
3
Before Night Falls
R
9
3

Before Night Falls is a biographical drama film which revolves around the life and the writings of a well-known Cuban author named Reinaldo Arenas. The film spans the whole area of his life, starting from his childhood and how he embraced the Revolution and later faced persecution, to his exile and death in the United States.

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Diego Luna, Sean Penn, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido, Loló Navarro
Directed By:
Julian Schnabel
11. High Heels (1991)
8
3
High Heels
R
8
3

High Heels is a romantic comedy drama film which revolves around the fractured relationship between a famous singer, and her grown daughter whom she had abandoned as a child. Their relationship gets more complicated as the daughter, who works as a news anchor, gets married to the ex-lover of her mother.

Starring:
Victoria Abril, Miguel Bosé, Marisa Paredes, Anna Lizaran
Directed By:
12. Goya's Ghosts (2006)
8
4
Goya's Ghosts
R
8
4

Goya’s Ghosts is a historical biography drama film, which revolves around the life of the prominent Spanish painter Francisco Goya, who was arrested on account of heresy during the time of the French Revolution.

Role:
Lorenzo
Starring:
Randy Quaid, Natalie Portman, Michael Lonsdale, Stellan Skarsgård, José Luis Gómez
Directed By:
13. Everybody Knows (2018)
9
4
Everybody Knows
R
9
4

This crime drama thriller film revolves around Laura, a woman living in Buenos Aires, who comes to her home country Spain along with her husband and her two kids. However, things get ugly when her eldest daughter gets abducted.

Role:
Paco
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Eduard Fernández, Ricardo Darín, Bárbara Lennie
Directed By:
Asghar Farhadi
14. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
7
3
The Dancer Upstairs
R
7
3
Role:
Agustín Rejas
Starring:
John Malkovich, Juan Diego Botto, Laura Morante, Elvira Mínguez
Directed By:
15. Airbag (1997)
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4
Airbag
7
4
Starring:
Rossy de Palma, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Maria de Medeiros, Karra Elejalde
Directed By:
Juanma Bajo Ulloa
16. Mother! (2017)
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Mother!
R
19
9

The psychological horror follows the story of Mother, a young woman married to Him, an acclaimed writer. When random strangers start arriving at their house and behaving rudely with her, Mother gets angry and asks them to leave. Later, she becomes pregnant but Him’s followers turn up to their house with tragic consequences. 

Role:
Him
Starring:
Kristen Wiig, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Lawrence, Ed Harris
Directed By:
Darren Aronofsky
17. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
22
12
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
PG-13
22
12

Tormented by bad luck, Jack Sparrow accidentally releases his old nemesis, pirate-hunter Salazar, from the Devil's Triangle. As Salazar rallies his ghostly crew to hunt for Sparrow, he joins forces with an astronomer and young Henry Turner, who wants to search for the Trident of Poseidon to free his father Will from the curse of the Flying Dutchman.

Role:
Captain Salazar
Starring:
Orlando Bloom, Brenton Thwaites, Keira Knightley, Kaya Scodelario, Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush
Directed By:
Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
18. Being the Ricardos (2021)
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4
Being the Ricardos
UA 13+
8
4

Based on real events, Being the Ricardos is a drama film which tells the story of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, one of the most influential couples in Hollywood during the 1950s. They face personal and professional obstacles which may not just threaten their careers, but also their relationships as well as their hit TV show.

Role:
Desi Arnaz
Starring:
Nicole Kidman
19. El amor perjudica seriamente la salud (1996)
6
3
El amor perjudica seriamente la salud
6
3
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Ana Belén, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Gabino Diego, Carles Sans
Directed By:
Manuel Gómez Pereira
20. Numbered Days (1994)
6
3
Numbered Days
6
3
Role:
Lisardo
Starring:
Karra Elejalde, Carmelo Gómez, Ruth Gabriel, Candela Peña
Directed By:
Imanol Uribe
21. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
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4
Love in the Time of Cholera
R
7
4

Love in the Time of Cholera is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Florentino, who is rejected by the beautiful Fermina, with whom he was in love. This leads him to depression, and he spends a lot of time indulging in carnal affairs to heal his pain. However, when her husband passes away, he tries to win her back.   

Role:
Florentino Ariza
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Liev Schreiber, John Leguizamo, Gina Bernard Forbes, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Marcela Mar
Directed By:
Mike Newell
22. Jamón Jamón (1992)
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4
Jamón Jamón
6
4

Jose’s mother doesn’t approve of the woman whom her son loves. When he announces that he wants to marry her, his mother is quite upset. She decides to hire a model and former bullfighter named Raul to seduce the woman away from her son. The plan seems to work, but things get complicated when she falls for Raul herself.

Role:
Raul
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Anna Galiena, Stefania Sandrelli, Juan Diego
Directed By:
Bigas Luna
23. Mouth to Mouth (1995)
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3
Mouth to Mouth
R
6
3
Role:
Víctor Ventura
Starring:
Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, María Barranco, Myriam Mézières, Josep Maria Flotats
Directed By:
Manuel Gómez Pereira
24. Perdita Durango (1997)
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4
Perdita Durango
7
4

Romeo and Perdita, a criminal couple, kidnaps a geeky college student named Dwayne, and his girlfriend Estelle. Perdita rapes Dwane, while Romeo rapes Estella. They soon plan to sacrifice the two as a part of a ritual. However, the sacrifice is interrupted by a gang of men led by a former betrayed partner of Romeo.

Role:
Romeo
Starring:
Rosie Perez, James Gandolfini, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham
Directed By:
Álex de la Iglesia
25. La teta y la luna (1994)
6
3
La teta y la luna
R
6
3
Starring:
Mathilda May, Gérard Darmon, Biel Duran, Miguel Poveda
Directed By:
Bigas Luna
26. Second Skin (1999)
7
3
Second Skin
7
3
Role:
Diego
Starring:
Ariadna Gil, Cecilia Roth, Mercedes Sampietro, Jordi Mollà
Directed By:
Gerardo Vera
27. Between Your Legs (1999)
6
3
Between Your Legs
6
3
Role:
Javier
Starring:
Victoria Abril, Juan Diego, Carmelo Gómez, Sergi López
Directed By:
Manuel Gómez Pereira
28. Huevos de oro (1993)
5
3
Huevos de oro
5
3
Role:
Benito González
Starring:
Benicio Del Toro, Maribel Verdú, Maria de Medeiros, Alessandro Gassman
Directed By:
Bigas Luna
29. Eat Pray Love (2010)
9
7
Eat Pray Love
R
9
7

Elizabeth Gilbert had everything figured out—a successful career, house, and a loving husband. But after an unexpected divorce and at crossroads in her life, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery through Italy, India, and Indonesia, to figure out the true meaning of life. 

Starring:
Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, Viola Davis, James Franco, I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati, Hadi Subiyanto
Directed By:
Ryan Murphy
30. The Gunman (2015)
7
5
The Gunman
R
7
5

The Gunman is an action drama film, which tells the story of an assassin, who is forced to go into hiding after he kills the minister of mines in Congo.  Years later, when he returns to the country as a charity worker, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.  

Role:
Felix
Starring:
Idris Elba, Sean Penn, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, Jasmine Trinca
Directed By:
Pierre Morel
31. To the Wonder (2012)
6
4
To the Wonder
R
6
4

While in Paris, Neil falls in love with Ukrainian divorcee Marina and invites her with her daughter to his native Oklahoma. But as their passion cools, they drift apart; Marina befriends fellow-exile Catholic Priest Father Quintana, and later returns to France as her visa expires. Neil renews his friendship with childhood sweetheart Rachel, but is unwilling to commit. Then Marina returns to Oklahoma. 

Role:
Father Quintana
Starring:
Olga Kurylenko, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Tatiana Chiline
Directed By:
32. The Ages of Lulu (1990)
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4
The Ages of Lulu
4
4
Starring:
María Barranco, Francesca Neri, Óscar Ladoire, Fernando Guillén Cuervo
Directed By:
Bigas Luna
33. The Counselor (2013)
11
7
The Counselor
R
11
7

A greedy Texas lawyer, desirous of more money to lead a lavish lifestyle with his girlfriend, gets involved in a perilous drug-smuggling deal. Despite warnings, he is confident that he knows all the angles of the game and will succeed. However, when the deal goes horribly wrong, The Counselor and his wife-to-be are in grave danger.

Role:
Reiner
Starring:
Cameron Diaz, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Natalie Dormer, Bruno Ganz, Penelope Cruz, John Leguizamo
Directed By:
34. The Roads Not Taken (2020)
4
4
The Roads Not Taken
R
4
4
Role:
Leo
Starring:
Salma Hayek, Elle Fanning
35. The Last Face (2016)
4
4
The Last Face
R
4
4
Role:
Miguel Leon
Starring:
Jared Harris, Jean Reno, Charlize Theron, Adèle Exarchopoulos
Directed By:
36. Variaciones 1/113 (2003)
8
3
Variaciones 1/113
8
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jorge Luis Borges, Emma Cohen, José Pedro Carrión, José Manuel Cervino
Directed By:
Javier Aguirre
37. Sherman and Pacifico (2012)
7
3
Sherman and Pacifico
7
3
Role:
Pacifico
Starring:
Tara Bast, Don Haugan, Marc Sherman
Directed By:
Daniel Tarr
38. Éxtasis (1996)
6
3
Éxtasis
6
3
Role:
Rober
Starring:
Federico Luppi, Silvia Munt, Daniel Guzmán, Leyre Berrocal
Directed By:
Mariano Barroso
39. Thy Kingdom Come (2018)
7
3
Thy Kingdom Come
7
3
Role:
Father Quintana
Starring:
Callie Elred, Tasia Moore
Directed By:
Eugene Richards
40. Loving Pablo (2017)
7
4
Loving Pablo
7
4
Role:
Pablo Escobar
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard, Penélope Cruz, David Valencia, Giselle Da Silva
Directed By:
Fernando León de Aranoa
41. La madre (1996)
6
3
La madre
6
3
Role:
Hijo
Starring:
Pilar Bardem, Alicia Agut, Ramón Barea, Jesús Castejón
Directed By:
Miguel Bardem
42. Amo tu cama rica (1992)
5
3
Amo tu cama rica
5
3
Role:
Antonio
Starring:
Ariadna Gil, Lina Canalejas, Pere Ponce, Cassen
Directed By:
Emilio Martínez Lázaro
43. Mambrú (1996)
5
3
Mambrú
5
3
Role:
Cámara (as Javier Encinas)
Starring:
Javi Coll, Laura Inclán, Sayago Ayuso, Carmen Godoy
Directed By:
Pedro Pérez Jiménez
44. Scorpion in Love (2013)
5
3
Scorpion in Love
5
3
Starring:
Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Carlos Bardem, Álex González, Judith Diakhate
Directed By:
Santiago Zannou
45. Los lobos de Washington (1999)
5
3
Los lobos de Washington
R
5
3
Role:
Alberto
Starring:
Alberto San Juan, José Sancho, Eduard Fernández, Ernesto Alterio
Directed By:
Mariano Barroso
46. Más que amor, frenesí (1996)
4
4
Más que amor, frenesí
4
4
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón, Nancho Novo, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Ingrid Rubio
Directed By:
Alfonso Albacete, Miguel Bardem, David Menkes
47. Huidos (1993)
4
3
Huidos
4
3
Role:
Rafael
Starring:
Sancho Gracia, Tito Valverde, Sara Mora, Uxía Blanco
Directed By:
Sancho Gracia
48. The Detective and the Death (1994)
4
4
The Detective and the Death
4
4
Role:
Detective
Starring:
Héctor Alterio, Maria de Medeiros, Charo López, Carmelo Gómez
Directed By:
Gonzalo Suárez
49. El amante bilingüe (1993)
4
4
El amante bilingüe
4
4
Role:
Limpiabotas
Starring:
Ornella Muti, Imanol Arias, Loles León, Joan Lluís Bozzo
Directed By:
Vicente Aranda
50. Pronòstic reservat (1994)
3
3
Pronòstic reservat
3
3
Starring:
Jordi Mollà, Marc Martínez, Helena Colomé, Maife Gil
Directed By:
Antonio Mollà

TV Shows

El pícaro
15
4
El pícaro
15
4
Role:
 Alonso niño (uncredited) 1 episode, 1974
Starring:
Fernando Fernán Gómez, Emma Cohen, Juan Ribó, Manolo Codeso
Brigada central
16
6
Brigada central
16
6
Starring:
Assumpta Serna, Imanol Arias, Patxi Andión, José Manuel Cervino
Segunda enseñanza
12
4
Segunda enseñanza
12
4
Starring:
Héctor Alterio, Patxi Bisquert, Juan Diego, Ana Diosdado
El C.I.D.
11
5
El C.I.D.
11
5
Starring:
Alfred Molina, John Bird, Donald Churchill, Simón Andreu, Tony Haygarth
Tango
6
4
Tango
6
4
Starring:
Antonio Ferrandis, Sancho Gracia, Fiorella Faltoyano, Luis Brandoni
L'Agent (2013)
8
5
L'Agent
8
5
Role:
Construction Worker
Starring:
Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Irina Shayk, Arbile Elorza, Alaina Solinis
Directed By:
Nova ficció
3
4
Nova ficció
3
4
Starring:
Albert Vidal, Pep Jové, Viçens Sendra, Manel Solás

Narrator/Dubbing

Sons of the Clouds (2012)
7
3
Sons of the Clouds
7
3
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Elena Anaya, Carlos Bardem, John Bolton, Álvaro Longoria
Directed By:
Álvaro Longoria
Autómata (2014)
12
8
Autómata
R
12
8

This post-apocalyptic sci-fi action movie takes us to the future, to a time where the human race which is on the brink of extinction, is at threat again, due to self-modifying humanoid robots who pose a threat to humanity.  

Role:
Blue Robot (voice)
Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Robert Forster, Dylan McDermott, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
Directed By:
Gabe Ibáñez

Special Appearance/Cameo

Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley (1998)
15
7
Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley
15
7

This comedy crime film tells the story of a former cop, who takes the help of his nerdy friend to fight drug traffickers who are moving heroin through a Chinese restaurant.

Role:
Sultán (uncredited)
Starring:
Chus Lampreave, Santiago Segura, Javier Cámara, Neus Asensi
Directed By:
Santiago Segura
Sin noticias de Dios (2001)
9
5
Sin noticias de Dios
R
9
5

Lola is an angel who is sent to ensure that boxer Manny makes virtuous decisions, so that he can find his way to heaven. However, she finds herself competing against Carmen, an operative from hell who has been assigned to win the boxer’s soul for the sake of evil.

Role:
Tony Graco (uncredited)
Starring:
Elsa Pataky, Elena Anaya, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Victoria Abril, Jero García, Gerardo Giacinti
Directed By:
Agustín Díaz Yanes
El poderoso influjo de la luna (1981)
5
4
El poderoso influjo de la luna
5
4
Role:
Niño entre gente curiosa (uncredited)
Starring:
Adolfo Marsillach, Alfredo Landa, Concha Cuetos, Mabel Escaño
Directed By:
Antonio del Real

Javier Bardem Awards

Academy Awards
No Country for Old Men Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2008
Golden Globe Awards
No Country for Old Men Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2008
BAFTA Awards
No Country for Old Men Best Supporting Actor 2008
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Skyfall Best Latino Actor 2013