Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974, height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress, model, singer, and homeware and fashion designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), she broke into the Hollywood mainstream with an appearance in Training Day (2001). She has since starred in many films including All About The Benjamins (2002); 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Out of Time and Stuck on You (2003); Hitch (2005); Ghost Rider and We Own the Night (both 2007); The Spirit (2008); The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009); The Other Guys and Last Night (both 2010), Girl in Progress (2012). Mendes has worked as a spokesmodel for Cocio chocolate milk, Magnum ice cream, Revlon make-up, Calvin Klein underwear and perfume, Cartier jewellery, Thierry Mugler perfume, Reebok trainers, Campari apéritif, Pantene shampoo, Morgan clothes and Peek & Cloppenburg clothes. Mendes is the creator of a home decor line, Vida, sold exclusively at Macy's. She launched a bedding collection in 2008 and a dinnerware collection in 2010. Mendes is a singer: she has recorded a version of The Windmills of Your Mind and has collaborated with Cee Lo Green on a song entitled Pimps Don't Cry. She lives in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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Training Day (2001)

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On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Scott Glenn  •  Tom Berenger

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Scott Glenn  •  Tom Berenger

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are actually working with undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  Eva Mendes  •  Cole Hauser

It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are actually working with undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Singleton
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Tyrese Gibson  •  Eva Mendes  •  Cole Hauser

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Chris Kattan  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Chris Kattan  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

All About the Benjamins (2002)

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Bray
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Mike Epps  •  Tommy Flanagan  •  Carmen Chaplin

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Bray
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Mike Epps  •  Tommy Flanagan  •  Carmen Chaplin

Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces. Yet even as bodies begin cropping up all around ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ethan Wiley
CAST:  Stacy Galina  •  Alexis Arquette  •  Eva Mendes  •  Greg Vaughan

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces. Yet even as bodies begin cropping up all around ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ethan Wiley
CAST:  Stacy Galina  •  Alexis Arquette  •  Eva Mendes  •  Greg Vaughan

Exit Wounds (2001)

Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives secretly operating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Bartkowiak
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  DMX  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Anthony Anderson

Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives secretly operating ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Bartkowiak
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  DMX  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Anthony Anderson

Ghost Rider (2007)

In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a go-getting reporter, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wes Bentley  •  Donal Logue

In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a go-getting reporter, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Steven Johnson
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wes Bentley  •  Donal Logue

Hitch (2005)

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Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Eva Mendes  •  Amber Valletta  •  Julie Ann Emery

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Eva Mendes  •  Amber Valletta  •  Julie Ann Emery

Knocked Up (2007)

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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

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

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Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Salma Hayek  •  Johnny Depp  •  Eva Mendes

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Salma Hayek  •  Johnny Depp  •  Eva Mendes

Out of Time (2003)

Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in order to find out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Eva Mendes  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  John Billingsley

Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in order to find out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Franklin
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Eva Mendes  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  John Billingsley

Stuck on You (2003)

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

The Spirit (2008)

Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller
CAST:  Gabriel Macht  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Eva Mendes

Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller
CAST:  Gabriel Macht  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Eva Mendes

The Wendell Baker Story (2005)

Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Wilson  •  Andrew Wilson
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Eva Mendes  •  Jacob Vargas  •  Owen Wilson

Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Wilson  •  Andrew Wilson
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Eva Mendes  •  Jacob Vargas  •  Owen Wilson

Trust the Man (2005)

Overachieving actress Rebecca must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad Tom. While Rebecca's slacker brother Tobey can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, Elaine. As both relationships spin out of control, the two couples ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Julianne Moore  •  Billy Crudup  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Overachieving actress Rebecca must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad Tom. While Rebecca's slacker brother Tobey can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, Elaine. As both relationships spin out of control, the two couples ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Julianne Moore  •  Billy Crudup  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)

The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country. At Alpine University, someone is determined to win the best film award at any cost - even if it means eliminating the competition. No one is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ottman
CAST:  Jennifer Morrison  •  Matthew Davis  •  Loretta Devine  •  Hart Bochner

The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country. At Alpine University, someone is determined to win the best film award at any cost - even if it means eliminating the competition. No one is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ottman
CAST:  Jennifer Morrison  •  Matthew Davis  •  Loretta Devine  •  Hart Bochner

Fast Five (2011)

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Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one ...  (more)

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

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one ...  (more)

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

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2012)

PBS series documentary based on a book of the same name that argues the oppression of women worldwide is the "paramount moral challenge" of our time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maro Chermayeff
CAST:  Eva Mendes  •  Nicholas Kristof  •  Dipti Mehta  •  Meg Ryan

PBS series documentary based on a book of the same name that argues the oppression of women worldwide is the "paramount moral challenge" of our time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maro Chermayeff
CAST:  Eva Mendes  •  Nicholas Kristof  •  Dipti Mehta  •  Meg Ryan

George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You (2012)

Comedy superstar George Lopez performs live in front of a packed house at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. in this stand-up special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Troy Miller
CAST:  George Lopez  •  Tommy Chong  •  Cheech Marin  •  Eva Mendes

Comedy superstar George Lopez performs live in front of a packed house at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. in this stand-up special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Troy Miller
CAST:  George Lopez  •  Tommy Chong  •  Cheech Marin  •  Eva Mendes

Lost River (2015)

A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Gosling
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Eva Mendes  •  Saoirse Ronan  •  Matt Smith

A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Gosling
CAST:  Christina Hendricks  •  Eva Mendes  •  Saoirse Ronan  •  Matt Smith
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