Jessica Alba

Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981) is an American television and film actress. She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). Alba rose to prominence as the lead actress in the television series Dark Angel (2000–2002). Alba later appeared in various films including Honey (2003), Sin City (2005), Fantastic Four (2005), Into the Blue (2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck both in 2007. Alba is considered a sex symbol and often generates media attention for her looks. She appears on the "Hot 100" section of Maxim and was voted number one on AskMen.com's list of "99 Most Desirable Women" in 2006, as well as "Sexiest Woman in the World" by FHM in 2007. The use of her image on the cover of the March 2006 Playboy sparked a lawsuit by her, which was later dropped. She has also won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.

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Awake (2007)

While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joby Harold
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Jessica Alba  •  Terrence Howard  •  Lena Olin

While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joby Harold
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Jessica Alba  •  Terrence Howard  •  Lena Olin

Meet Bill (2007)

A mild-mannered bank executive (Aaron Eckhart) mentors a teenage con artist and tries to make a career change as a doughnut merchant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernie Goldmann  •  Melisa Wallack
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jessica Alba  •  Elizabeth Banks

A mild-mannered bank executive (Aaron Eckhart) mentors a teenage con artist and tries to make a career change as a doughnut merchant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernie Goldmann  •  Melisa Wallack
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jessica Alba  •  Elizabeth Banks

Camp Nowhere (1994)

Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Prince
CAST:  Jonathan Jackson  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Melody Kay  •  Andrew Keegan

Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Prince
CAST:  Jonathan Jackson  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Melody Kay  •  Andrew Keegan

Fantastic Four (2005)

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Jessica Alba  •  Chris Evans  •  Michael Chiklis

Good Luck Chuck (2007)

Romantic

Cursed since childhood, dentist Charlie Logan cannot find the right woman. Even worse, he learns that each of his ex-girlfriends finds true love with the man she meets after her relationship with him ends. Hearing of Charlie's reputation as a good-luck charm, women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Helfrich
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Dane Cook  •  Dan Fogler  •  Lonny Ross

Cursed since childhood, dentist Charlie Logan cannot find the right woman. Even worse, he learns that each of his ex-girlfriends finds true love with the man she meets after her relationship with him ends. Hearing of Charlie's reputation as a good-luck charm, women ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Helfrich
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Dane Cook  •  Dan Fogler  •  Lonny Ross

Honey (2003)

Honey Daniels dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep kids off the streets. Honey thinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Joy Bryant  •  Romeo Miller

Honey Daniels dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep kids off the streets. Honey thinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mekhi Phifer  •  Joy Bryant  •  Romeo Miller

Idle Hands (1999)

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodman Flender
CAST:  Devon Sawa  •  Seth Green  •  Jessica Alba  •  Vivica A. Fox

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodman Flender
CAST:  Devon Sawa  •  Seth Green  •  Jessica Alba  •  Vivica A. Fox

Into the Blue (2005)

When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Jessica Alba  •  Scott Caan  •  Ashley Scott

When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Jessica Alba  •  Scott Caan  •  Ashley Scott

Knocked Up (2007)

FunnyCrudeMindlessInspiring

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Leslie Mann  •  Paul Rudd

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Leslie Mann  •  Paul Rudd

P.U.N.K.S (1999)

Drew Utley, Miles Kitchen, Lanny Nygren and Jonny P. comprise a club called 'P.U.N.K.S.'. Their mission is to protect and serve peace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Patrick Renna  •  Brandon Baker  •  Tim Redwine

Drew Utley, Miles Kitchen, Lanny Nygren and Jonny P. comprise a club called 'P.U.N.K.S.'. Their mission is to protect and serve peace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Patrick Renna  •  Brandon Baker  •  Tim Redwine

Sin City (2005)

Action-packedViolentSuspensefulDark

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Clive Owen  •  Jessica Alba

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Clive Owen  •  Jessica Alba

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

Action-packedViolentSuspensefulDark

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Jaime King  •  Rosario Dawson

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller  •  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Jaime King  •  Rosario Dawson

The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)

A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting object of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Jenkin
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Christopher Ling Lee Ian

A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting object of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Jenkin
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Christopher Ling Lee Ian

Never Been Kissed (1999)

Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  David Arquette  •  Michael Vartan  •  Molly Shannon

Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  David Arquette  •  Michael Vartan  •  Molly Shannon

Some Kind of Beautiful (2015)

By day, Richard Haig is a successful and well-respected English professor at renowned Trinity College in Cambridge. By night, Richard indulges his own romantic fantasies with a steady stream of beautiful undergraduates. But Richard has grown tired of the game ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Salma Hayek

By day, Richard Haig is a successful and well-respected English professor at renowned Trinity College in Cambridge. By night, Richard indulges his own romantic fantasies with a steady stream of beautiful undergraduates. But Richard has grown tired of the game ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Salma Hayek

Stretch (2014)

A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Jessica Alba  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Norman Reedus

A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Jessica Alba  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Norman Reedus

Entourage (2015)

Brilliant

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Ellin
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Jerry Ferrara  •  Kevin Connolly

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Ellin
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Jerry Ferrara  •  Kevin Connolly

Dear Eleanor (2016)

Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connolly
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Isabelle Fuhrman  •  Liana Liberato  •  Josh Lucas

Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connolly
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Isabelle Fuhrman  •  Liana Liberato  •  Josh Lucas

Machete Kills (2013)

Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Danny Trejo  •  Mel Gibson  •  Amber Heard  •  Michelle Rodriguez

Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Danny Trejo  •  Mel Gibson  •  Amber Heard  •  Michelle Rodriguez
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