Selena Gomez made her acting debut in 2002 in the children's television series ‘Barney & Friends.’ She played the role of ‘Gianna’ and remained a part of the show until 2004. She made her first big-screen appearance as ‘Water Park Girl’ in the 2003 3D spy action comedy adventure film ‘Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over,’ directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film received mixed response from critics and was a box office success. She was next seen in the 2005 made-for-television action film ‘Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire.’
In 2007, Gomez joined the main cast of the fantasy teen sitcom ‘Wizards of Waverly Place.’ Her performance as ‘Alex Russo’ in the series earned her several awards, including 3 ‘Teen Choice Awards’ and 3 ‘Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.’ The show aired its final episode in January 2012. She returned to the big screen with the 2008 teen musical comedy film ‘Another Cinderella Story,’ directed by Damon Santostefano. She played the role of ‘Mary Santiago’ which earned her a ‘Young Artist Award.’ She next appeared in films like ‘Horton Hears a Who!’ (2008), ‘Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard’ (2009), ‘Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds’ (2010), ‘Monte Carlo’ (2011), and ‘The Muppets’ (2011).
In the 2012 animated supernatural comedy film ‘Hotel Transylvania,’ Gomez voiced ‘Mavis Dracula.’ While the film received mixed response from critics, it was a massive box office success, grossing over $358.4 million against a budget of $85 million. In 2016, she starred as ‘Madison’ in the comedy film ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,’ directed by ‘Nicholas Stoller.’ The film opened to mostly positive reviews and was a major box office success. She then starred ‘In Dubious Battle’ (2016), ‘Puppy!’ (2017), ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ (2018), ‘The Dead Don't Die’ (2019), and ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ (2019).
In 2020, she acted in the fantasy adventure film ‘Dolittle,’ directed by Stephen Gaghan. The film was panned by critics and despite being one of the highest-grossing films of the year, ‘Dolittle’ was deemed a box office failure. Gomez is all set to appear in the upcoming computer-animated monster comedy film ‘Hotel Transylvania: Transformania.’ The film will be the fourth installment of the Hotel Transylvania franchise. She will also be a part of the upcoming film ‘In the Shadow of the Mountain.’
After his son is killed in a school shootout, Sam finds himself getting addicted to drinking. However, when he accidentally learns that his son had wanted to be a musician, he finds a purpose in his own life.
The Fundamentals of Caring is a comedy-drama film which tells the story of a writer who decides to retire after a personal tragedy. He becomes a caregiver for a disabled sexually frustrated teenager. The two eventually embark on a road trip, which tests their ability to cope, and they start to understand the importance of hope and friendship.
Tex Richman, a materialistic oil tycoon, plans to take down the Muppet Theater to drill for oil. When ardent Muppet fan, Walter, his human-brother, Gary, and his girlfriend Mary learn about this, they search for the separated Muppets and help Kermit the Frog bring all Muppets together for ‘The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever’ to raise $10 million required to save their theater.
Ramona is an adventurous little girl who finds herself at trouble quite often at school as well as at home. When Robert, her father, loses his job, the family finds themselves in a troublesome situation, as they are surrounded by debt. Ramona tries to earn money but it ends up backfiring in humorous ways.
A Rainy Day in New York is a romantic comedy film which revolves around a young couple who arrives in New York planning a romantic weekend. However, their plans are soon ruined when the sunlight turns into a shower.
Monte Carlo is a comedy film, which revolves around three young women, who are vacationing in Paris, but find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo, after one of them is mistaken for a British heiress.
Mac and Kelly are expecting their second child and are thus looking forward to sell their house and move into a new more spacious one. They have a buyer, but they also have a problem. Their neighbourhood house is occupied by a group of noisy sorority girls who might just scare away their prospective buyers. To prevent this from happening, they now have to join hands with ex enemy – Teddy.
The Dead Don’t Die is a comedy horror film which takes us to a peaceful town named Centerville, where things suddenly change, when the dead start rising from their graves. Now, since the townspeople have never experienced a zombie apocalypse in their lives, they are at a loss what to do.
Three friends—Candy, Brit and Cotty—desperate for some spring holiday adventure, rob a local restaurant and along with their fourth friend—Faith—head to Florida. Their wild beach parties in Florida come to an abrupt end when cops arrest them. A drug dealer, Alien, soon comes into picture and bails them out. Barring Faith, he manages to take the three into his world of crime.
Gringo, Ariel, and Pollo are three travelers traveling through Chile. They meet three young woman, and befriend them, and they soon begin to party at a club. However things turn ugly when earthquake strikes, which kills many of the partygoers and gets some of them trapped under the debris. Meanwhile, the rest of the survivors find themselves trapped inside the nightclub.
Ex-race car driver Brent Magna’s wife, Leanne, gets abducted during Christmas season. The kidnapper instructs Magna to steal from parking-lot a customized Shelby Mustang equipped with camera and phone, to enable kidnapper to keep a check. As a teenage girl becomes part of this fast-paced race against time, they realize that to save themselves, they must find kidnapper’s intention, without his knowledge.
Rick is a teen boy who has a big crush on Nina Pennington, a pretty girl, and is determined to win her heart by hook or by crook. Eventually, he manages to form a friendship with her but things get complicated due her crazy psycho ex boyfriend Kevin. Things get even more complicated due to his best friend’s horny mother and their perverted principal.
In order to rescue his sister trapped inside, Juni Cortez decides to play a virtual reality-based game which is designed by the Toymaker.
Dolittle is a unique physician who can speak with animals. When the queen is suffering from a life threatening disease, he is asked to find a cure for her. Therefore he embarks on a journey with his animal friends searching for a healing tree.
Count Dracula is raising his only daughter Mavis in his monsters only 5-star hotel in Transylvania. Complications arise when an ordinary human Johnny Loughran accidentally reaches the hotel and falls in love with Mavis. While initially trying to keep the two separate, Dracula realizes their love for each other and brings them together.
The elephant, Horton, discovers the tiny city of Whoville and all its residents—the Whosvresiding on a speck of dust. However, he can only hear them, not see them. Horton now has to race against time and convince other jungle animals to find a more stable environment for Whoville, as none of them can actually see Whoville.
The sequel finds Johnny and Mavis married with the blessings of her vampire father Dracula, and raising their child, Dennis, in Transylvania. But when Dennis doesn’t show his vampire side, Dracula enlists the help of his friends to unleash his potential. Things get hilariously complicated when Drac’s human-hating father Vlad shows up.
Immortal Count Dracula ‘Drac’ is stressed-out running his hotel to provide everyone else vacation, so his daughter, Mavis, arranges a family voyage on luxury Monster Cruise Ship where all Drac’s family and friends join them and enjoy the fun on-board. When lonely Drac falls for the enigmatic captain of the ship, Erica, a protective Mavis is shocked to discover the dark secret about Erica.
After an experiment, Johnny turns into a monster, while everybody else becomes human. Drac and his friends try to find a way to switch themselves back before their transformations become permanent.
This animated adventure film tells the story of a seven-foot tall Maltazard, who intends to rule over the world. Meanwhile, Arthur sets out to defeat him, with the help of Selenia and Betameche, but first he needs to get back to his usual size.
Arhur is preparing to visit the world of the Minimoys after having passed a series of tests, but his parents take him back to the city. He soon receives a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is held by the nefarious Maltazard, who also plans to invade the human world by increasing his own size.
Realizing the fragile United States housing bubble, eccentric hedge fund manager Michael Burry makes a huge bet against the housing market that attracts the attention of several opportunists like banker Jared Vennett and hedge-fund specialist Mark Baum. They make a fortune as the American economy collapse in the wake of the financial crisis of 2007–2008.
Selena Gomez Awards
|Winner||Favorite Animated Movie Voice||2016|
|Winner||Favorite Breakout Artist||2011|
|Selena Gomez: Come & Get It||Best Pop Video||2013|