Salma Hayek is one of the most versatile actresses of all time and is one of the gems of American Cinema. The way she acts becomes the backbone of the movie no matter where she is in the movie because of her energy and the way she conveys her lines. She takes up the character she is playing so well that it is very difficult at times to distinguish between a movie character and a real individual.
One can see the same thing in her epic performance for the 2002 critical and commercial hit called Frida where she played the role of Frida Kahlo and also co-produced it. Salma got amazing recognition and different award nominations for the movie. Apart from that, she bagged in awards for this and different roles. Apart from that, she bagged in awards and honors like the Woman of the Year Award (2001) by Glamour magazine, Producers Guild of America Celebration of Diversity Award (2003), Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award (2006)
Time magazine 25 Most Influential Hispanics (2005), Franca Sozzani Award (2018) at the Venice Film Festival and many others.
You can have a lookout for some iconic Salma Hayek movies where you can see that she really enjoys her role and plays around really well with her character. One of the best things about her acts is that she knows the kind of gestures she has to give out that adds more to her roles.
You might have watched some really cool Salma Hayek movies on any of the channels offered by Spectrum Silver package channels. You can enjoy some really cool movies and shows on cable TV using this amazing package by Spectrum cable TV. The way Salma Hayek acts makes her a very adaptive actor who blends in with the character she plays.
Let’s have a look at the different Salma Hayek movies that you can have a look at.
Hitman’s Bodyguard (Sonia Kincaid)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Released In: 2017
The movie revolves around a bodyguard who gets a new client to protect and that turns out to be a hitman named Darius Kincaid. He has to be transported to Hague’s International Criminal Court from the UK to testify against the dictator of Belarus named Vladislav Dukhovich in exchange for his wife’s release who is held in prison in Amsterdam. Salma Hayek played the badass, loud and foul-mouthed wife of Darius in the movie. The sequel of the movie called the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard got released in the year 2021
IMDb Rating: 6.9
Frida (Frida Kahlo)
Genre: Biography, Romance, Drama
Released In: 2002
Salma Hayek played the role of Frida Kahlo who was a surrealist artist in Mexico. The movie depicts the professional and private life of Frida Kahlo and the things she went through being an artist who has a flair for painting but suffers an unfortunate accident in the year 1922 when she was 18 years old on a wooden bodied bus. A pole of metal impales her giving her injuries that became the reason for her suffering throughout her life. Apart from that she finds a husband whom she met to get his feedback on a recent artwork she was working on and the two develop a love interest which results in their marriage. But her husband Diego Rivera turns out to be unfaithful and gets involved in affairs with different women including Frida’s sister and many other mishaps related to Frida’s health. If you love to see some amazing biographies, this is one of the best.
IMDb Rating: 7.4
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Released In: 1995
The 1990s hit that stared Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas as the lead cast were one of the most amazing action-packed movies of all time. The movie was set in Mexico when El Mariachi or the Man with the Guitar Case with Guns In It and travels to a town in Mexico searching for Bucho who is a local drug lord and has almost everybody living in the small border town who circulate drugs for him. Salma Hayek played the role of Carolina, a local bookstore owner and someone who works for Bucho as well. She falls in love with El Mariachi and both of them set out to hunt down Bucho and end his reign of drugs and terror. The movie had a sequel called Once Upon A Time In Mexico got released in the year 2003 with an amazing cast including Johnny Depp, Eva Mendes, Danny Trejo and many others
IMDb Rating: 7.2
We can end this by saying that, Salma Hayek is one of the most versatile actors who are doing some amazing work for the American Cinema. She turned 55 on September 2, 2021.