15 Under Suspicion
Monica Bellucci stars as a suspicious wife caught in a web of lies and deceit in the suspenseful crime thriller Under Suspicion.
Monica Bellucci plays the role of Natalya in the 1997 movie Dobermann. She is the wife of the titular character, Pascal (Vincent Cassel). Natalya is a former prostitute who falls in love with Pascal and helps him get revenge on the people who wronged him.
13 Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre
Monica Bellucci appears as the Queen of Egypt in the 2002 French film, Astérix and Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre. She is the beautiful and regal ruler of Egypt who has allowed Julius Caesar to build a palace in her kingdom in exchange for building a monumental palace for her. Throughout the movie, she is seen trying to please Caesar and her people, even though she does not always agree with him.
12 Le meraviglie
Monica Bellucci stars as Angelica in the 2014 Italian film Le Meraviglie. In the film, she plays a middle-aged mother who takes her four daughters to a remote farmhouse to live off the land. The film follows the family as they try to find a way to survive in a harsh environment. Bellucci's performance earned her a nomination for Best Actress at the 2014 European Film Awards.
11 Shoot 'Em Up
Monica Bellucci starred in the 2007 action film Shoot 'Em Up as Ms. Smith. The film also starred Clive Owen and Paul Giamatti. Bellucci played a mysterious femme fatale who helps protect an innocent baby from a group of gangsters.
10 Tears of the Sun
In Tears of the Sun, Monica Bellucci plays the role of Dr. Lena Fiore Kendricks, a US Navy doctor who joins a team on a mission to rescue a group of refugees in the middle of a civil war in Nigeria. Dr. Kendricks is initially resistant to the idea of going on the mission, but is ultimately swayed by the team's leader, Lieutenant Waters (Bruce Willis). Despite the dangers of their mission, Dr. Kendricks is determined to help the refugees and is willing to risk her own life in order to do so.
9 The Matrix Revolutions
Monica Bellucci plays the character "Persephone" in The Matrix Revolutions. She is a former lover of the Merovingian, and is a key figure in the plot of the film.
Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and model who appears in the 2015 James Bond film Spectre. She plays the role of Lucia Sciarra, a widow of a notorious criminal. Bellucci was the oldest actress to ever portray a Bond girl at the age of 50. She has said that she was excited to join the cast of Spectre and that it was a “great honor” to be a part of the 007 franchise. Bellucci is best known for her roles in the Matrix Reloaded and Irreversible. She has also appeared in several other films, including The Passion of the Christ, The Brothers Grimm, and Asterix and Obelix. Bellucci is considered one of the most beautiful women in the world and is an icon in the Italian film industry.
7 Le pacte des loups
Monica Bellucci plays the role of Sylvia in the French horror film Le Pacte des loups (Brotherhood of the Wolf). The film follows a mysterious beast terrorizing a province in 18th century France and the two men charged with hunting it down. Bellucci's character is a beautiful young widow who becomes entangled in the mystery.
6 The Whistleblower
Monica Bellucci stars as Kathryn Bolkovac in the 2010 drama film The Whistleblower. She plays the role of a former Nebraska police officer who takes a job as a UN peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and discovers a sex-trafficking ring involving UN officials. Throughout the film, she fights to expose the corruption and bring the perpetrators to justice.
5 The Matrix Reloaded
Monica Bellucci plays the character of Persephone in The Matrix Reloaded. She is the wife of the Merovingian (Lambert Wilson) and the queen of the Matrix. She helps Neo (Keanu Reeves) and the other rebels by allowing them to pass through the Merovingian's territory. Her role in the movie is important because she helps the rebels in their quest to save Zion.
4 The Passion of the Christ
Monica Bellucci played Mary Magdalene in the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. She is best known for her roles in the Italian films Malèna, Irréversible and The Matrix Reloaded.
Monica Bellucci stars as Alex, the girlfriend of Marcus (Vincent Cassel) in the 2002 French drama Irréversible. The film is told in reverse chronological order and follows Marcus and his pal Pierre (Albert Dupontel) as they seek revenge for the brutal rape of Alex. Bellucci's intense and emotional performance earned her a César Award nomination for Best Actress.
In the 2000 Italian romantic drama film Malèna, Monica Bellucci portrays Malèna, a beautiful young woman in a small, impoverished Sicilian town during World War II who becomes the subject of lustful attention from the town's men. Throughout the film, Malèna struggles to maintain her dignity in the face of cruel gossip, ostracism, and sexual objectification.
Monica Bellucci starred as Lisa in the 1996 French romantic thriller film L'appartement. The film follows a young man named Max as he embarks on a journey to find his true love Lisa, who he met six months ago while on holiday. Bellucci is highly acclaimed for her performance in the film, which earned her a César Award nomination for Best Actress.