A successful business owner, a super model and a highly revered actress with looks that make guys drool over her – the gorgeous Jessica Marie Alba is a complete package. The talented American actress is California born and started her career at a very young age of 13. She gained popularity and attention after her role in TV series Dark Angel and went on to feature in many successful movies after that. Let’s take a look at 15 best Jessica Alba movies of all time:
15. Barely Lethal (2015)
Director Kyle Newman doesn’t want you to be grossed in suspense and looking for plot twists. With this half adventure half chick-flick, he wants you to sit back and relax and let the movie roll. It is a light comedy with a simple plot – a teenage special-ops agent, trained by the veteran Samuel L. Jackson decides she wants a normal life.
Pulling one off on her trainers, she enrolls in a high school, ready for a simple life with some high school romance. But it’s never easy to bury your past as a vicious but pretty arms dealer (Jessica Alba) is on her heels.
14. The Eye (2008)
The young and hot super star, Jessica Alba, has worked in a horror movie as well. Directed by David Moreau and Xavier Palud, it is a story of a blind violinist named Sydney Wells (Jessica Alba) who gets a chance to see the colors of life again through a cornea transplant.
But here comes the plot twist, she begins to see much more than just colors. She has visions of the dead speaking to her. The movie narrates how she tries to find more about the donor and solve the mystery behind her horrid visions. Although the movie didn’t make it big at the box office, but Jessica Alba was praised for her acting in the lead role.
13. Meet Bill (2007)
What do you do when you’re stuck in a dead end banking job, courtesy of your father in law, and a wife who seems to be having an affair with a newsman. Basically, what do you do when your life sucks as much as our lead character Bill’s? The answer is exactly what Bill does in the movie.
He gets back up and tries to pursue his dream of buying a doughnut franchise, helped by a kid and a lingerie salesgirl. Jessica Alba plays the supporting role of the lingerie salesgirl in this comedy flick directed by Bernie Goldmann and Melisa Wallack.
12. Valentine’s Day (2010)
Garry Marshall, the director of this romantic comedy, has selected its cast full of super stars. There are enough big names in the cast to direct a whole half dozen romance movies. Jessica Alba, Jamie Foxx, Ashton Kutcher, Anne Hathaway and Julia Roberts are just to name a few.
Valentine’s Day is about many hopeful couples who experience speed bumps in their relationships and some singles almost losing hope of finding love. But the cupid with his magical arrows of love will not let the special day end on a bad note.
11. Venus Rising (1995)
Talk about being a jack of all. Jessica Alba, this time, features in a sci-fi movie directed by Leora Barish and Edgar Michael Bravo. Played by the super model Jessica Alba, Eve is a prisoner on an island but manages to escape to the real world along with Venus.
To their surprise, the real world is not what they imagined but a scripted show where people are controlled by drugs and virtual reality. To add to their trouble, the prison staff is looking for the duo who must now put up a fight to stay alive.
10. Idle Hands (1999)
When you make a cocktail of two genres, comedy and horror, the result is Idle Hands, a Rodman Flender’s direction. Although the idea is not new to the horror movies, it certainly is unique in its kind. One fine Halloween day, a slacker teenager’s right hand becomes possessed by a demonic presence.
Often high on drugs, he doesn’t even notice his parents have been dead for days, turned into Halloween costumes. The movie is full of gore which has been injected with humor to make it comical at the same time. It might not attract big crowds, but the movie is sure to appeal to teenagers and young folks as its surely the funniest of all Jessica Alba movies.
9. Into the Blue (2005)
Jessica Alba fans are bound to get excited with just one look at the movie posters. The hot super model in a swim suit with a dashing and all popular Paul Walker of Fast and Furious fame as the other lead in the movie, the movie is sure to attract big crowds.
This crime genre flick revolves around the adventures of a young couple and deep sea divers Jared and Sam (Paul Walker and Jessica Alba) who happen to strike gold by finding a crashed airplane and cocaine in the sea. Their luck, however, soon turns sour as the crime mafia learns of this discovery and are after the couple to get information on the treasure’s location.
8. Awake (2007)
English screenwriter and director Joby Harold’s debut venture is commendable. It is a story of a very young and rich man Clay Beresford who has a heart attack and needs a transplant. His mother wants the best doctor for the surgery while Clay insists on his friend Jack for the job.
Jessica Alba plays the gorgeous young fiancé of Clay, a secret kept from his mother. Both women stand on the sidelines with obvious tension between the two, battling their own troubles, as Clay lies on the operation theater bed, lying wide awake during the whole transplant procedure as the anesthesia fails to do its job. The movie has many surprises and plot twists and keeps the viewers’ attention till the very end.