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List of Zoe Saldana Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
43
9
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
PG-13
43
9

The cursed undead crew of the Black Pearl attacks Port Royal, Jamaica, and abducts the Governor's daughter Elizabeth, who possesses a gold piece needed to lift the curse. Gallant blacksmith Will Turner frees eccentric pirate Jack Sparrow from imprisonment and convinces him to assist in his heroic mission to rescue Elizabeth from the pirates.

Directed By:
Gore Verbinski
3. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
40
9
Guardians of the Galaxy
PG-13
40
9

The 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the movie sees Peter Quill, a superhero, along with a group of extra-terrestrial criminals, together known as the Guardians of the Galaxy, being chased by the villain Ronan the Accuser after the former steals a mysterious orb desired by the latter. 

Role:
Gamora
Directed By:
James Gunn
4. Star Trek (2009)
28
7
Star Trek
PG-13
28
7

The eleventh film in the Star Trek film franchise, it follows the rebellious James T. Kirk and Spock on board the newly commissioned USS Enterprise, as they attempt to prevent a Romulan—Nero—from future from creating black holes and destroying the United Federation of Planets.

Directed By:
J.J. Abrams
5. Avatar (2009)
43
11
Avatar
PG-13
43
11

After the sudden death of his twin brother, paraplegic former Marine Jake Sully replaces him on a mission to lush alien moon Pandora, inhabited by the Na'vi, and experiences newfound freedom assuming his Na'vi-human hybrid 'Avatar'. He falls in love with Neytiri, a female Na'vi, and helps her save the planet from the malicious plans of Colonel Miles Quaritch.

Role:
Neytiri
Directed By:
6. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
24
6
Star Trek Into Darkness
PG-13
24
6

When a secret installation in London is bombed and Admiral Pike is killed, Kirk is sent to Kronos, Klingon homeworld, to capture and kill Starfleet member-turned terrorist John Harrison without provoking a war with the Klingon Empire itself. However, Kirk and his crew soon learn that there is much more about the agent and his mission than what they already know.

Role:
Uhura
Directed By:
J.J. Abrams
7. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
28
7
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
PG-13
28
7

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 finds Peter Quill and his gang of misfits Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Baby Groot going on a journey across the cosmos to learn more about Quill’s father Ego. Quill eventually defeats Ego, the main antagonist of the movie and is saved by Yondu Udonta who sacrifices his own life in doing so. 

Role:
Gamora
Directed By:
James Gunn
8. The Terminal (2004)
20
7
The Terminal
PG-13
20
7

Partially inspired by a true story, The Terminal follows the predicament of an Eastern European man who gets stuck in New York's John F. Kennedy Airport terminal due to unusual circumstances. It received mixed reviews but was a commercial success. 

Directed By:
9. Star Trek Beyond (2016)
15
5
Star Trek Beyond
PG-13
15
5

Captain Kirk and his crew get stranded on a distant mysterious planet after the USS Enterprise is attacked by a massive swarm of small alien ships targeting the relic Abronath onboard the starship. Unable to contact the Federation or the separated crew members, they are assisted by alien scavenger Jaylah in their fight against swarm leader Krall.

Role:
Lieutenant Uhura
Directed By:
Justin Lin
10. The Words (2012)
12
4
The Words
PG-13
12
4

The film begins with famous author, Clayton Hammond, reading his new book, The Word, whose protagonist, Rory Jansen, is an aspiring writer, who works are being constantly rejected by publishers. Then he comes across a manuscript in a secondhand briefcase and takes it to the publisher. It eventually becomes hit. At this point Clayton takes a break. 

Role:
Dora Jansen
Directed By:
Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
11. Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
8
3
Infinitely Polar Bear
R
8
3

Cameron is a man suffering from bipolar disorder. When he has a psychotic break, he is fired from his job and is sent to the hospital. To be able to take care of the children, his wife Maggie starts looking for work. When she manages to get a scholarship to attend Columbia University, she asks Cameron to take care of the children for eighteen months.

Role:
Maggie Stuart
Starring:
Mark Ruffalo, Ashley Aufderheide, Imogene Wolodarsky, Nekhebet Kum Juch
Directed By:
Maya Forbes
12. The Adam Project (2022)
13
5
The Adam Project
13
13
5

The Adam Project is a science fiction action adventure comedy film which tells the story of Adam, a time-traveling fighter pilot Adam Reed who crash-lands in 2022. He meets his 12 year old self, and teams up with him to save the future.

Role:
Laura
Starring:
Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Reynolds
13. Out of the Furnace (2013)
10
4
Out of the Furnace
R
10
4

As he resumes working at a steel mill after release from jail, Russell Baze finds his brother Rodney, an Iraq war veteran who incurred a huge debt gambling, missing following an illegal bare-knuckle prizefight with sociopathic drug dealer Harlan DeGroat. When the police refuse to go after the culprit, he takes it upon himself to attain justice.

Starring:
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, Sam Shepard, Boyd Holbrook, Willem Dafoe
Directed By:
Scott Cooper
14. Vivo (2021)
10
5
Vivo
7
10
5
Role:
Rosa
15. Vantage Point (2008)
10
5
Vantage Point
PG-13
10
5

The movie employs storytelling from multiple perspectives where the different viewpoints of witnesses are used to unravel a plot on U.S. President Henry Ashton’s life. Secret Service agent Thomas Barnes must not only uncover the plot but get the President back after he ends up being kidnapped. 

Starring:
Ayelet Zurer, Forest Whitaker, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Bruce McGill
Directed By:
Pete Travis
16. Center Stage (2000)
9
3
Center Stage
PG-13
9
3
Starring:
Amanda Schull, Christine Dunham, Stephen Stout, Maryann Plunkett
Directed By:
Nicholas Hytner
17. Colombiana (2011)
14
4
Colombiana
PG-13
14
4

A ten year old Cataleya sees the Colombian drug lord murdering her parents and grows up—with her gangster uncle in Chicago—seeking revenge from the culprits. She trains and becomes a ruthless professional assassin, but is constantly looking out for her ultimate targets. But Special Agent Ross is right after her.

Role:
Cataleya
Starring:
Michael Vartan, Jordi Mollà, Lennie James, Amandla Stenberg
Directed By:
Olivier Megaton
18. Live by Night (2016)
8
4
Live by Night
R
8
4

Live by Night is a crime drama film which tells the story of a group of gangsters who set up a shop that becomes a competition for the Ku Klux Klan. They eventually have a face-off with their competitors in order to prove their dominance. 

Starring:
Ben Affleck, Anthony Michael Hall, Sienna Rose Miller, Brendan Gleeson, Elle Fanning, Chris Cooper, Remo Girone
Directed By:
19. Blood Ties (2013)
7
4
Blood Ties
R
7
4

An ex-convict tries to live an honest life after being released from prison. However, he is forced to return to his criminals ways due to which he is put in conflict with his brother Frank who is a cop in New York City. However, their sister tries to mend their relationship so that both brothers can get along with each other.

Role:
Vanessa
Starring:
Matthias Schoenaerts, Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard, Billy Crudup, Mila Kunis
Directed By:
20. The Losers (2010)
10
5
The Losers
PG-13
10
5

An elite black-ops team called the Losers, led by Clay and consisting of Roque, Pooch, Jensen, and Cougar are betrayed by their superior Max during a successful mission against a drug lord in Columbia. Presumed dead, the losers are approached by a mysterious woman named Aisha to take revenge on Max. 

Role:
Aisha
Starring:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Idris Elba, Chris Evans, Columbus Short
Directed By:
Sylvain White
21. Takers (2010)
8
4
Takers
PG-13
8
4

Takers is a 2010 action thriller film which tells the story of a group of skilled and successful bank robbers who are now planning their biggest heist. However, they must also face a Los Angeles detective who is willing to risk his life to see them behind bars. 

Starring:
Paul Walker, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Idris Elba, Chris Brown
Directed By:
John Luessenhop
22. I Kill Giants (2017)
7
4
I Kill Giants
7
4

I Kill Giants is a fantasy thriller drama film which tells the story of Barbara, an eccentric teenage girl, who in order to avoid her troubled life, escapes into a world of monsters and magic. She soon comes to the realization that she must face reality sooner or later.  

Role:
Mrs. Mollé
Starring:
Imogen Poots, Noel Clarke, Madison Wolfe, Sydney Wade
Directed By:
Anders Walter
23. Guess Who (2005)
8
4
Guess Who
PG-13
8
4

Theresa, daughter of proud African-American, Percy Jones, brings her boyfriend, Simon Green, home on her parents’ 25th anniversary, with intensions of announcing their engagement. Simon being a Caucasian, Percy’s mistrust of any boyfriend is amplified, so he gets Simon investigated. When he discovers that Simon has recently lost his job, but not informed Theresa, it leads to amusing consequences.

Role:
Theresa Jones
Starring:
Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac, Mike Epps, Judith Scott, Hal Williams
Directed By:
Kevin Rodney Sullivan
24. Drumline (2002)
9
4
Drumline
PG-13
9
4
Role:
Laila
Starring:
Nick Cannon, Orlando Jones, GQ, Leonard Roberts
Directed By:
Charles Stone III
25. Get Over It (2001)
6
4
Get Over It
PG-13
6
4

Based on William Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream,' the movie revolves around Berke Landers, a high school student who is going through a streak of hard luck. Surviving in a world where his ex-girlfriend is making his life bitter by dating a new hot guy in school, Berke decides to get her back. But the road to true love is never easy. Is it?

Starring:
Kirsten Dunst, Carmen Electra, Ben Foster, Swoosie Kurtz, Ed Begley Jr., Martin Short, Mila Kunis
Directed By:
Tommy O'Haver
26. Dirty Deeds (2005)
6
4
Dirty Deeds
PG-13
6
4

In order to get the respect of the student body, and get noticed by his crush Meg, a high-school senior named Zach decides to complete the ‘Dirty Deeds’ a daunting list of dares which is nearly impossible to complete. This sets him on a wild journey, although the school’s bullies try to thwart him at every turn.

Starring:
Arielle Kebbel, Charles Durning, Milo Ventimiglia, Lacey Chabert, Mark Derwin, Tom Amandes
Directed By:
David Kendall
27. Haven (2004)
5
4
Haven
R
5
4

A greedy and corrupt businessman is on the run from the government along with his eighteen year old daughter Pippa, from their comfortable life in Miami to the Cayman Islands. At the islands, things get more complicated when he sees that the banks are closing, but he is in need of a place to keep all his stolen money.

Starring:
Anthony Mackie, Bobby Cannavale, Bill Paxton, Orlando Bloom, Joy Bryant, Orlando Bloom
Directed By:
Frank E. Flowers
28. Death at a Funeral (2010)
7
4
Death at a Funeral
R
7
4

A funeral service is held for Aaron’s father after he passes away. However, the ceremony turns into a disaster due to family secrets getting exposed and misplaced bodies. 

Starring:
Martin Lawrence, Kevin Hart, James Marsden, Regina Hall, Peter Dinklage, Luke Wilson, Keith David
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
29. Vampires vs. the Bronx (2020)
5
4
Vampires vs. the Bronx
PG-13
5
4

Vampires vs The Bronx is a comedy horror film which tells the story of a group of friends, who uncover a sinister plot by vampires to destroy their neighborhood. Therefore, they all decide to team up, hoping that they can save their town.

Role:
Becky
Starring:
Sarah Gadon
30. The Skeptic (2009)
5
4
The Skeptic
5
4
Role:
Cassie
Starring:
Tom Arnold, Tim Daly, Edward Herrmann, Andrea Roth
Directed By:
Tennyson Bardwell
31. After Sex (2007)
5
4
After Sex
5
4

After Sex is an American romantic comedy drama film which revolves around eight different couples who experience and come to know about the joys and hardships of relationships, after having after-sex conversations. The film takes us to the beginning of each of the relationships to its aftermath.

Starring:
Noel Fisher, Jane Seymour, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Dave Franco, Mila Kunis, Marc Blucas, Jose Pablo Cantillo
Directed By:
Eric Amadio
32. Nina (2016)
4
4
Nina
4
4
Role:
Nina Simone
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Mike Epps, Keith David, Ronald Guttman
Directed By:
Cynthia Mort
33. Burning Palms (2010)
4
4
Burning Palms
R
4
4
Role:
Sarah Cotton
Starring:
Shannen Doherty, Rosamund Pike, Paz Vega, Dylan McDermott, Jamie Chung
Directed By:
Christopher Landon
34. Crossroads (2002)
2
4
Crossroads
PG-13
2
4

Three childhood friends reunite on their graduation and decide to take a road trip across the country, even though they hardly have any money. Things take an interesting turn when a guy joins them on the trip, and it eventually gives them an experience that changes their lives. 

Role:
Kit
Starring:
Dan Aykroyd, Kim Cattrall, Justin Long, Jamie Lynn Spears
Directed By:
Tamra Davis
35. Quantum Is Calling (2016)
6
3
Quantum Is Calling
6
3
Role:
Zoe Saldana
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Paul Rudd, Simon Pegg, John Cho
Directed By:
Alex Winter
36. Blackout (2007)
5
4
Blackout
5
4
Role:
Claudine
Starring:
Michael B. Jordan, Melvin Van Peebles, Jeffrey Wright, LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Directed By:
Jerry LaMothe
37. Snipes (2001)
6
4
Snipes
R
6
4
Role:
Cheryl
Starring:
Nelly, Dean Winters, Rashaan Nall, Sam Jones III
Directed By:
Rich Murray
38. Premium (2006)
4
4
Premium
R
4
4
Role:
Charli
Starring:
Frankie Faison, William Sadler, Hill Harper, Dorian Missick
Directed By:
Pete Chatmon
39. Temptation (2004)
4
4
Temptation
4
4
Role:
Annie
Starring:
Adam Pascal, Michael Cerveris, Deven May, Alice Ripley
Directed By:
Mark Tarlov
40. Constellation (2005)
3
4
Constellation
PG-13
3
4
Starring:
Rae Dawn Chong, Lesley Ann Warren, David Clennon, Melissa De Sousa, Hill Harper
Directed By:
Jordan Walker-Pearlman
41. Ways of the Flesh (2006)
3
4
Ways of the Flesh
R
3
4
Role:
Donna
Starring:
Wood Harris, Ed Asner, Brian White, Scott Paulin, Mya
Directed By:
Dennis Cooper
42. La maldición del padre Cardona (2005)
2
3
La maldición del padre Cardona
2
3
Starring:
Anthony Alvarez, Pedro Abreu, Lidia Ariza, Freddy Beras Goico
Directed By:
Félix Germán

Animation Movies

The Book of Life (2014)
16
6
The Book of Life
PG
16
6

Manolo wants to be a musician while his family wants him to be a bullfighter. As Manolo and town’s hero Joaquin love Maria, and both wish to marry her, the ruling deities of the underworld place their bets about trios’ future. Thus, on the Day of the Dead, Manolo has to deal with his extreme dreads as he travels through three worlds.

Role:
Maria (voice)
Starring:
Channing Tatum, Guillermo del Toro, Christina Applegate, Gabriel Iglesias, Kate del Castillo, Danny Trejo, Ana de la Reguera
Directed By:
Jorge R. Gutiérrez
Missing Link (2019)
9
5
Missing Link
PG
9
5
Role:
Adelina Fortnight (voice)
Starring:
Hugh Jackman, Emma Thompson, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Stephen Fry
Directed By:
Chris Butler
My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
6
4
My Little Pony: The Movie
PG
6
4
Role:
Captain Celaeno (voice)
Starring:
Kristin Chenoweth, Tara Strong, Liev Schreiber, Emily Blunt, Taye Diggs
Directed By:
Jayson Thiessen

TV Shows

Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy, Mission Breakout! (2017)
9
2
Disneyland Resort: Guardians of the Galaxy, Mission Breakout!
9
2
Starring:
Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Benicio Del Toro, Dave Bautista
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
32
7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
32
7
Starring:
Amanda Seyfried, Tom Skerritt, Alec Baldwin, Alfred Molina, Maria Bello, Jake T. Austin, Richard Lewis
Directed By:
Law & Order
16
4
Law & Order
TV-14
16
4
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, Lynda Carter, Paul Sorvino, Chevy Chase, Jena Malone, Sarah Paulson, Jennifer Esposito
Directed By:
Six Degrees
7
2
Six Degrees
7
2
Starring:
Bridget Moynahan, Marlon Wayans, Michael K. Williams, Jay Hernandez, Erika Christensen, Dorian Missick
Directed By:
The Ropes
7
2
The Ropes
7
2
Starring:
Gonzalo Menendez, Michael B. Silver
Directed By:
Idiots (2010)
5
3
Idiots
5
3
Role:
Kaye
Starring:
Janeane Garofalo, Kate Bosworth, Greg Grunberg, Bruce Robert Cole
Directed By:
Kat Coiro
Rosemary's Baby
6
4
Rosemary's Baby
TV-14
6
4
Role:
Rosemary Woodhouse
Starring:
Patrick J. Adams, Carole Bouquet, Jason Isaacs, Christina Cole
Directed By:
Agnieszka Holland