Antonio Banderas

Biography: Antonio was born in Málaga, Spain on August 10th, 1960. He studied drama and performed in plays in Madrid such as Historia de los Tarantos and La hija del aire. After meeting Pedro Almoóvar, he was given a small part in the film Laberinto de pasiones (1982) and from then on he worked exclusively with Almodóvar in such films as Matador (1985) and La ley del deseo (1986).
In the early 1990s Antonio began his film career in Hollywood, with starring roles in Philadelphia with Tom Hanks (1993), Never Talk to Strangers (1994), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Evita (1996), Frida (2002), and The Legend of Zorro (2005). Antonio has also found success with using only his deep, distinctive voice and won new fans as Puss in Boots in the films Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek The Third (2007) and Shrek The Halls.

Antonio is married to actress Melanie Griffith and the couple have one daughter, Stella.

Antonio Banderas' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 85 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Lowest Metascore: 19 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 34
  2. Negative: 9 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
85 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Nov 11, 1988 Carlos 8.6
75 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Puss In Boots 8.1
71 Spy Kids Mar 30, 2001 Gregorio Cortez 8.1
70 The Skin I Live In Oct 14, 2011 Ledgard 8.0
67 Haywire Jan 20, 2012 Cast 5.5
67 Ruby Sparks Jul 25, 2012 Cast / Principal Cast / Mort 8.1
66 Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams Aug 7, 2002 Gregorio Cortez 7.0
65 Puss in Boots Oct 28, 2011 Puss In Boots 7.3
63 The Mask of Zorro Jul 17, 1998 Alejandro Murrieta/Zorro 7.4
61 Frida Oct 25, 2002 David Alfaro Siqueiros 7.6
59 Femme Fatale Nov 6, 2002 Nicolas Bardo 6.1
58 Shrek Forever After May 21, 2010 Puss In Boots 6.3
58 Shrek the Third May 18, 2007 Puss In Boots 5.8
57 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Jul 25, 2003 Gregorio Cortez 5.4
tbd Bordertown Sep 28, 2007 Alfonso Diaz 8.8
56 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Sep 12, 2003 El Mariachi 6.5
55 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! May 4, 1990 Ricky 8.2
55 Desperado Aug 25, 1995 El Mariachi 7.4
55 I'm So Excited Jun 28, 2013 Le 5.2
55 Take the Lead Apr 7, 2006 Pierre Dulaine 6.6
51 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Sep 22, 2010 Greg 6.5
47 The Legend of Zorro Oct 28, 2005 Don Alejandro De La Vega/Zorro 4.5
46 Crazy in Alabama Oct 22, 1999 Director 7.8
45 Evita Dec 25, 1996 Ché 7.5
42 The 13th Warrior Aug 27, 1999 Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan 7.4
41 Machete Kills Oct 11, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / El Camale / El Camele / Gregorio Cortez 6.0
37 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Aug 19, 2011 Gregorio Cortez 2.6
35 The Expendables 3 Aug 15, 2014 Cast / Galgo / Matador / Rapido / Galgo 5.7
33 Original Sin Aug 3, 2001 Luis Antonio Vargas 7.7
32 Play It to the Bone Dec 25, 1999 Cesar Dominguez 5.0