Michelle Rodriguez

Mayte Michelle Rodríguez (born July 12, 1978), known professionally as Michelle Rodriguez, is an American actress, screenwriter, and DJ. She got her breakout role as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000), which was met with critical acclaim and earned her several awards, including the Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award for Best Debut Performance. The following year, she starred as Letty Ortiz in the blockbuster film The Fast and the Furious (2001), reprising her role in its sequels Fast & Furious (2009), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), and Furious 7 (2015). During her career, Rodriguez has played tough, independent women in a number of successful action films, such as Blue Crush, S.W.A.T., Battle: Los Angeles, and Avatar. She is also known for her roles as Shé in the action comedy films Machete and Machete Kills, and Rain Ocampo in the science fiction films Resident Evil and Resident Evil: Retribution. Rodriguez also branched into television, playing Ana Lucia Cortez in the second season of the series Lost as part of the main cast, before making numerous guest appearances before the series ended. She has also done voice work in video games such as Call of Duty and Halo, and lent her voice for the 3D animated film Turbo and the television series IGPX. With her films grossing over $5 billion collectively, a 2013 Entertainment Weekly article described Rodriguez as "arguably the most iconic actress in the action genre, as well as one of the most ...

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Avatar (2009)

BeautifulAction-packedFantasticalFuturistic

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Stephen Lang

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Stephen Lang

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Fast pacedIntenseAction-packedThrilling

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jordana Brewster

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jordana Brewster

BloodRayne (2005)

In 18th-century Romania, after spending much of her life in a traveling circus, human-vampire hybrid Rayne escapes and plots to take down her father, Kagan, the evil vampire king. When she's discovered by three vampire hunters, she manages to convince them to spare ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Kristanna Loken  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Michael Madsen

In 18th-century Romania, after spending much of her life in a traveling circus, human-vampire hybrid Rayne escapes and plots to take down her father, Kagan, the evil vampire king. When she's discovered by three vampire hunters, she manages to convince them to spare ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Kristanna Loken  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Michael Madsen

Blue Crush (2002)

Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Kate Bosworth  •  Matthew Davis  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Sanoe Lake

Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Kate Bosworth  •  Matthew Davis  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Sanoe Lake

Girlfight (2000)

Thought provokingOriginalDramaticDepressing

Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karyn Kusama
CAST:  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Jaime Tirelli  •  Paul Calderon  •  Santiago Douglas

Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karyn Kusama
CAST:  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Jaime Tirelli  •  Paul Calderon  •  Santiago Douglas

Resident Evil (2002)

When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Eric Mabius  •  Ryan McCluskey

When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Eric Mabius  •  Ryan McCluskey

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

ViolentMysterious

As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice finds out that the people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies. She then joins a small band of elite soldiers, who are enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Witt
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Oded Fehr  •  Thomas Kretschmann

As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice finds out that the people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies. She then joins a small band of elite soldiers, who are enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Witt
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Oded Fehr  •  Thomas Kretschmann

S.W.A.T. (2003)

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Johnson
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Colin Farrell  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  LL Cool J

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Johnson
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Colin Farrell  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  LL Cool J

The Breed (2006)

Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after arriving, the group is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Mastandrea
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Hill Harper  •  Oliver Hudson  •  Nick Boraine

Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after arriving, the group is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Mastandrea
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Hill Harper  •  Oliver Hudson  •  Nick Boraine

Teenage Paparazzo (2010)

A documentary that examines the relationship between celebrity and society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Grenier
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Austin Visschedyk  •  Matt Damon  •  Lindsay Lohan

A documentary that examines the relationship between celebrity and society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Grenier
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Austin Visschedyk  •  Matt Damon  •  Lindsay Lohan

Blacktino (2011)

Always treacherous to navigate, the high school social scene is made even more so if you don't look like everyone else. Such is the case for half-black/half-Latino big boy Stefan Daily. Luckily for him, he's not the only outcast in this dark comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Burns
CAST:  Austin Marshall  •  Devyn Ray  •  Tiger Sheu  •  Michelle Rodriguez

Always treacherous to navigate, the high school social scene is made even more so if you don't look like everyone else. Such is the case for half-black/half-Latino big boy Stefan Daily. Luckily for him, he's not the only outcast in this dark comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Burns
CAST:  Austin Marshall  •  Devyn Ray  •  Tiger Sheu  •  Michelle Rodriguez

Turbo (2013)

Action-packedCleverEnjoyable

The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Soren
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Michael Peña  •  Samuel L. Jackson

The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Soren
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Michael Peña  •  Samuel L. Jackson

InAPPropriate Comedy (2013)

A no-nonsense cop has a flair for fashion and a celebrity takes revenge on the paparazzi in a collection of comedic sketches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vince Offer
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Adrien Brody  •  Lindsay Lohan

A no-nonsense cop has a flair for fashion and a celebrity takes revenge on the paparazzi in a collection of comedic sketches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vince Offer
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Adrien Brody  •  Lindsay Lohan

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Rosa Salazar  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Ed Skrein

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Rosa Salazar  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Ed Skrein

Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Demi Lovato  •  Rainn Wilson  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Jack McBrayer

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Demi Lovato  •  Rainn Wilson  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Jack McBrayer

Furious 7 (2015)

Action-packedFast pacedGrippingThought provoking

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Lucas Black  •  Vin Diesel

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Lucas Black  •  Vin Diesel

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

Los Bandoleros (2009)

The film tells the back story about the characters and events leading up to the explosive oil truck heist in Fast & Furious.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vin Diesel
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Sung Kang  •  Don Omar

The film tells the back story about the characters and events leading up to the explosive oil truck heist in Fast & Furious.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vin Diesel
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Sung Kang  •  Don Omar

Capturing Avatar (2010)

Capturing Avatar is a feature length behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Avatar. It uses footage from the film's development, as well as stock footage from as far back as the production of Titanic in 1995. Also included are numerous interviews with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  James Cameron  •  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jon Landau

Capturing Avatar is a feature length behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Avatar. It uses footage from the film's development, as well as stock footage from as far back as the production of Titanic in 1995. Also included are numerous interviews with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  James Cameron  •  Sam Worthington  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jon Landau

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Kevin Durand

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Kevin Durand
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