Penelope Cruz’s 10 Hot Films That Made Her a Heart-Raving Star

Penelope Cruz is a talented actress who has been nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for her work. She was awarded the “Sexiest Woman Alive” by Esquire magazine in 2014. Here’s a list of films with Penelope Cruz that you should watch.

To Rome With Love:

To Rome With Love

She plays a native Spaniard prostitute who speaks English, Spanish, French, and Italian in this Woody Allen film. It’s a charming picture about love, pleasure, and bonds.



The film was directed by Rob Marshall. Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, and Penelope Cruz feature as the mother, muse, and mistress of a successful film director (Daniel Day-Lewis) searching for meaning in life. Cruz strip-teased, danced, and sang well in this one.

Jamón, Jamón(1992):


Although it isn’t her greatest picture, it established her as a sex symbol in Spain and introduced her to her future husband.

Broken Embraces:

Broken Embraces movie review & film summary (2009) | Roger Ebert

The film was directed by Pedro Almodóvar, a well-known Spanish director. She’s working with the same director for the fourth time. She plays a doomed actress who becomes the passion of the protagonist. The film explores topics of bereavement and what it means to be a part of a film.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona:


She plays a wounded artistic prodigy in Woody Allen’s 2007 drama. For this picture, in which she co-starred with her future husband, Javier Bardem, she was nominated for an Academy Award.


Bandidas (2006) - IMDb


It’s a ridiculous movie with a cult following. She had hot onscreen chemistry with Salma Hayek in a whirlwind voyage full of pleasure and drama.


Volver (2006) - IMDb


She plays Johnny Depp’s cocaine courier’s beautiful Colombian wife. The film is based on a real-life individual named George Jung.



She plays Johnny Depp’s cocaine courier’s attractive Colombian wife. George Jung is a fictitious character that is based on a real-life individual.

Pirates of the Caribbean-On Stranger Tides:


She looked smokin’ gorgeous with Johnny Depp in the fourth installment of the iconic franchise.

Vanilla Sky:


She found commercial success in the United States after starring with Tom Cruise in this 2007 Cameron Crowe picture, which led to a brief love affair between the two.