17 Ana de Armas Movies to Add to Your Watch List
Ana de Armas has appeared in numerous projects since her first onscreen role in 2006. At just 18 years old, de Armas starred in the feature film "Una rosa de Francia" and gradually rose to bigger films. After moving to Los Angeles in 2014, she landed a supporting part in 2016's "War Dogs," but her breakout role was when she starred in "Blade Runner 2049" alongside Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.
Since then, de Armas has starred in the acclaimed murder-mystery film "Knives Out;" Hulu's thriller "Deep Water" with ex Ben Affleck; and played a Bond Girl in "No Time to Die," the final installment of the James Bond film series starring Daniel Craig. Most recently, de Armas earned a nomination for best actress in a leading role at the 2023 Oscars for her performance as Marilyn Monroe in Netflix's "Blonde."
De Armas already has plenty of acting credits under her belt, but fans eagerly anticipate her upcoming role in her new Apple TV+ rom-com, "Ghosted." In honor of "Ghosted" hitting the streamer on April 21, take a look at all the other movies de Armas has been in.
De Armas teams up with Chris Evans for the third time in their action rom-com, "Ghosted," in which Evans's Cole falls head over heels for a mysterious girl named Sadie (De Armas), only to discover she's a spy. Cole and Sadie get wrapped up in an international mission to save the world before they even get a chance to lock down their second date.
De Armas is nearly unrecognizable as Marilyn Monroe in Netflix's "Blonde." The film is based on the fictionalized biography of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates and centers around Monroe's traumatic childhood and her rise to fame as one of the biggest movie stars and sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s. Though a fictionalized account of Monroe's life, "Blonde" does include notable people in her life like husbands Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller.
"Blade Runner 2049"
A sequel to the critically acclaimed 1982 film "Blade Runner," "Blade Runner 2049" features a star-studded cast that includes Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, and de Armas. In the year 2049, 30 years after the events of the original "Blade Runner," replicant K (Gosling) is an officer, aka blade runner, with the LAPD, who hunts and kills rogue replicants. When K unveils information that could allude to replicants and humans reproducing, he traces down Rick Deckard (Ford), whom he believes has ties to a surviving replicant child. In "Blade Runner 2049," de Armas plays the role of Joi, K's AI girlfriend who becomes involved in his mission.
"No Time to Die"
Five years after his retirement from M16, James Bond (Daniel Craig) is recruited by the CIA to help capture M16 scientist Valdo Obruchev, who went rogue and is plotting with Spectre to engineer a biochemical weapon. Though initially hesitant, Bond agrees and teams up with Nomi, a new 00 agent, and CIA agent Paloma (de Armas), who aids him as he works to find Obruchev while also avoiding a new adversary, Lyutsifer Safin (Rami Malek).
Directed by Eli Roth, "Knock Knock" is a campy horror film that will leave you simultaneously laughing and shaking your head at its absurdities. Family man Evan Webber (Keanu Reeves) has the house to himself when his wife and children go on a vacation for the weekend. During a rainstorm, Evan is approached by two women, Genesis (Lorenza Izzo) and Bel (de Armas), who appear to be lost and looking for a party. When Evan agrees to help them find their party, the two have other plans and terrorize him for the weekend.
The 85th celebration of mystery novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) could not have gone better — that is, until the next morning when he is discovered dead by his housemaid. When private detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is sent to investigate his mysterious death, all party attendees are considered to be suspects, including Harlan's immediate family and his nurse, Marta (de Armas). As Benoit digs deeper into the details of Harlan's party and subsequent death, he discovers a strained family dynamic that could have turned sour, but who is the culprit?
"The Gray Man"
This movie follows the CIA's best spy, known only as Six (Ryan Gosling), after he unwittingly uncovers dark secrets the agency has been hiding. In the movie, de Armas plays Six's colleague at the CIA whom he confides in about his discovery. Meanwhile, her frequent collaborator, Chris Evans, plays a psychopathic former CIA colleague who's tasked with bringing Six down.
Based on the 1957 novel of the same name, "Deep Water" follows married couple Vic (Ben Affleck) and Melinda (de Armas), who struggle to maintain any kind of intimacy in their relationship. To keep their crumbling marriage from falling apart completely, the pair have an arrangement that allows Melinda to have extramarital affairs both inside and outside their home, even in front of their closest friends. While Vic originally agreed to the arrangement, his pent up jealousy takes a dark turn and leaves the two in a worse position than before.
Formerly convicted criminal Pete Koslow (Joel Kinnaman) finally has his life together. He lives with his wife (de Armas) and his daughter and now works undercover for the FBI's New York City field office. For his next assignment, he must get arrested and go back to prison again, but this time to infiltrate the Polish mafia and extract information from its most valuable members to indict their boss, Ryszard Klimek (Eugene Lipinski).
Based on the 2011 Rolling Stone article "The Stoner Arms Dealers: How Two American Kids Became Big-Time Weapons Traders," the film centers on friends-turned-business-partners Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill) and David Packouz (Miles Teller), who use the Iraq War as a means to make a substantial profit from the US government. When the two are offered a contract of $300 million to supply guns and ammunition to the Afghan National Army, their spending sprees turn into a serious situation that could have grave impacts on the outcome of the war and leave David's pregnant girlfriend, Iz (de Armas), on her own.
Brothers Andrew (Scott Eastwood) and Garrett Foster (Freddie Thorp) get their thrills by stealing luxury cars in reckless, albeit life-threatening manners. When the two steal the car of French mob boss Jacomo Morier (Simon Abkarian), they soon find themselves in a dangerous situation that could cost them their lives. To escape death by Morier's hands, the two offer to steal a coveted vintage car that belongs to his rival. With a group of handy friends, including Andrew's girlfriend, Stephanie (de Armas), the brothers set their sights on doing the biggest heist of their lives.
"The Gray Man"
"The Gray Man" centers around Six (Ryan Gosling), a CIA operative who accidentally reveals the agency's secrets and is on the run from a rogue operative who is destined to hunt him down. Now, he must fight to survive and avoid enemies along the way so he can reveal the truth. In "The Gray Man," de Armas plays Dani Miranda, a CIA agent who works closely with Six as he is hunted by Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans) for his hard drive.
"The Night Clerk"
Bart Bromley (Tye Sheridan) works as a night clerk at a hotel. Bart has Asperger's syndrome, which affects his ability to interact with others. To help overcome his challenges with social anxiety, Bart places cameras in the hotel rooms and mimics the speech patterns and phrases of the guests, which places him at the center of an investigation when a murder takes place. During one of his shifts, he meets Andrea (de Armas), who unknowingly becomes his love interest on camera.
De Armas and Reeves team up on screen once again in this thriller. When Detective Scott Galban (Reeves) discovers that his partner, Detective Joey Cullen, has been mysteriously killed, he works to try to get to the bottom of who is behind his murder. During the investigation, however, Scott starts to go down a rabbit hole that reveals a police coverup and corruption on the end of his partner, subsequently leading him to Isabel De La Cruz (de Armas), who was swept up in his corruption.
De Armas stars alongside Moura once again in "Sergio," based on the true story of UN diplomat Sergio Viera de Mello. At the beginning of the Iraq War, humanitarian Viera de Mello goes against the wishes of his girlfriend and coworker Carolina (de Armas) and travels to Iraq to help relieve tensions between the United States and Iraq. During his time, Sergio advocates for Iraq's independence, which causes great tension between him and the United Nations.
In this Spanish indie horror flick, de Armas plays the role of Cris, one of Anabel's two roommates. Together, they are in search of another roommate to help split the rent when they eventually settle on an older man. All seems well at first, until strange and disturbing things start happening.
Based on the book "The Last Soldiers of the Cold War" by Fernando Morais, "Wasp Network" centers around a group of Cuban spies that gathered information in the United States in the 1990s. In the early 1990s, pilot René González (Edgar Ramírez) escapes to Cuba and moves to Miami. Along with other Cuban defectors, González starts a network of spies to take down anti-Cuban/Castro protestors and organizations, which have claimed responsibility for a number of recent terrorist attacks. De Armas stars as Ana Margarita Martínez in the film, the wife of spy Juan Pablo Roque (Wagner Moura).