The Best Top 10 Cameron Diaz movies
Prior to becoming an established actress, Cameron Diaz worked as a fashion model. Diaz is popularly known for her roles in the dark fantasy movie the Mask as well as in the action comedy film, Charlie’s Angels. Other notable films that Diaz participated in, include Shrek, The Green Hornet, The Sweetest Thing, The Holiday and in Her Shoes. Due to her outstanding acting performance, Diaz is the recipient of 4 Golden Globe nominations and 3 Screen Guild Awards. In the year 2015, Cameron Diaz became the 3rd highest grossing actor in the United States after Emma Watson and Scarlett Johansson.
10. Knight and Day
Knight and Day is an action-packed film, which features two of the biggest names in Hollywood, Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. Directed by the award-winning American director, James Mangold, Knight and Day is the second film, in which Cameron Diaz plays alongside Tom Cruise. Cameron Diaz assumes the role of a classic car restorer, who accidentally gets caught up with a secret agent, Tom Cruise, who is running away from the CIA. As it is the case with many of Tom Cruise movies, filming of Knight and Day was done on a number of locations, including Austria, Spain and the US.
9. Charlie’s Angels
Released in the year 2010, Charlie’s Angels is an action comedy film, based on a television series going by the same name. Unlike the television series which had lots of dramatic elements, this feature film focuses more on comical elements. The main characters in this film include Lucy Lui, Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore.
8. Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
Full Throttle is the sequel of Charlie’s Angel, directed by McG a renowned American producer and director. Just like the first film, Charlie’s Angels-Full Throttle features the three main characters, who played the lead roles in the first Charlie’s Angel film. However, unlike the first film which had only three renowned actors, Full Throttle features several other big names in Hollywood including Bruce Willis, Shia LaBeouf, Luke Wilson, Carrie Fisher and Robert Patrick. Charlie’s Angel: Full Throttle opened in June 2003, in the United States, and instantly took the pole position on the Box Office.
7. The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet is an American, superhero film based on a character created by Fan Striker and George Trendle. Written by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, the Green Hornet features Rogen, Christoph Waltz, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz and Tom Wilkinson. The Green Hornet premiered on Jan 14 2011, in North America. The film grossed approximately $227 .8 million. The primary location for the film was Los Angeles.
6. Gangs of New York
Set in the 19th Century, Gangs of New York is a 2002, epic drama film, which features Leonardo Dicaprio, Cameron Diaz and Daniel Day-Lewis. This feature film was inspired by a book published in the year 1982, which goes by the same name as the film. Due to the outstanding performance of the actors, director and the technical staff, Gangs of New York was nominated for various awards including 9 Oscars nominations and an Academy Award.
5. The Counsellor
The Counsellor is a highly rated crime thriller film, released in the year 2003. Apart from Cameron Diaz, this film also features Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz, and Javier Bardem. Because the Counsellor is a crime thriller, it deals with issues such as love, trust, crime and corruption. Released in the year 2013, the Counsellor is a dedication to Ridley Scott’s brother who passed away in the year 2012.
Directed by Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson, Shrek is an American computer-animated feature film. Some of the most notable names in this film include Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, John Lithgow and Cameron Diaz. Shrek parodies other films especially those adapted from storylines that revolve around fairy tales.
3. Shrek Forever After
Shrek Forever After is the fourth instalment in the Shrek film series. Mike Mitchell directed the film, while Darren Lemke and Josh Klausner wrote the script. Just like the first Shrek film, Shrek Forever features Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas and John Cleese. The plot of Shrek Forever After revolves around Shrek who happens to be an ogre struggling with having some privacy in his life. He is more than eager to earn back his days when everyone feared him.
2. Fear and Loathing-in Las Vegas
Directed and co-written by Terry Gilliam, Fear and Loathing-in Las Vegas features Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro. Johnny Depp plays Raoul and Benicio plays Dr Gonzo. The two main characters embark on a journey initially assigned to them. The journey which had a journalistic purpose eventually turns out to be a fun trip to Las Vegas, with the two ending up intoxicated throughout the trip.
1. There’s Something-About Mary
Named as one of the funniest movies of the 20th Century, There’s Something About Mary is a highly intoxicating comedy film which revolves around Cameron Diaz. Other main characters in this film include Ben Stiller, Chris Elliot, Matt Dillon and Lee Evans, all of who vie for Diaz’s affection. A poll conducted by Total Film magazine named this film as the fourth funniest comedy of all time.