The Best Danny Trejo Movies and Shows Ranked And Where to Watch them

If you're looking for the best shows or movies starring Danny Trejo then here is a definitive list. We’ve ranked every movie and show starring Danny Trejo based on their popularity score from IMDB from best to worst. Click on the ‘see more’ button to find out where to watch them in Australia covering all streaming services. List updated in September 2021.

List of the Best Movies and Shows Starring Danny Trejo In Order of Popularity

  1. Man at Arms: Art of War
  2. Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo
  3. Wish Man
  4. In the Shadow
  5. Machete
  6. Animal Factory
  7. The Killing Jar
  8. In the Blood
  9. Bubble Boy
  10. Machete Kills
  11. Bad Ass
  12. Bad Asses on the Bayou
  13. Alcatraz Prison Escape: Deathbed Confession
  14. Recoil
  15. VANish
  16. #Roxy
  17. Grand-Daddy Day Care
  18. Amelia's 25th
  19. Range 15
  20. The Last Exorcist
  21. Strike One
  22. Boost
  23. Force of Execution
  24. American Nightmares
  25. 4Got10
  26. The Night Crew
  27. Cyborg X
  28. Rise of the Zombies
  29. Living the Dream
  30. The Margarita Man

The top 30 Movies and Shows starring Danny Trejo

1. Man at Arms: Art of War

Seasons: 2

Rated: N/A

8.0/10

On this epic show, master forgers recreate the most popular weapons from Movies, TV Shows, & Video Games.

2. Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo

Rated: Not Rated

7.8/10

71 years in the making, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is the feature documentary experience revealing the extraordinary life journey of Hollywood's most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo. From an early life of drugs, armed robbery and hard prison time, to the red carpets of Hollywood blockbusters and helping troubled addicts. Danny gives a first hand account of one of the greatest transformations of human character ever put to film. To this day, Danny continues to council recovering addicts and speak at state prisons. After 46 years of sobriety, he never forgets his roots and pays forward that which has been bestowed on him. Having spent 71 years starring in a personal expedition that outshines any Hollywood fiction, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, is the shocking story of one mans capacity to overcome his demons, only to discover redemption through the most unlikely of journeys. Through the exploration of his old stomping ground and the supporting cast of family, friends and some of the worlds biggest stars, join Danny Trejo as he delivers a raw and sobering account of his transformation from a hardened criminal, to celebrated Hollywood icon and beloved friend of all who cross his path.

3. Wish Man

Rated: Not Rated

7.0/10

One boy's wish changed a man. One man's wish changed the world.

4. In the Shadow

Rated: Not Rated

6.9/10

Exhausted from the demands of his abilities as a healer, Diego lives in isolation on a small island in his native Puerto Rico. However, his quiet life is disrupted when Hilary, an American documentarian, arrives to continue her project on migration and identity. Attracted to Diego's mystery and the local gossip about him, she becomes close to him, but discovers his "talent" has a violent edge, one that brings painful consequences to both of them.

5. Machete

Rated: R

6.6/10

The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he's about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he's been set up. He barely survives the sniper's bullet, and is soon out for revenge on his former employers, with the reluctant assistance of his brother Cheech Marin, who has become a priest and taken a vow of nonviolence. If you hire him to take out the bad guys, make sure the bad guys aren't you!

6. Animal Factory

Rated: R

6.6/10

Ron, who's young, slight, and privileged, is sentenced to prison on marijuana charges. For whatever reason, he brings out paternal feelings in an 18-year prison veteran, Earl Copan, who takes Ron under his wing. The film explores the nature of that relationship, Ron's part in Earl's gang, and the way Ron deals with aggressive cons intent on assault and rape. There's casual racism, too, in the prisoners and the guards, a strike called by Black prisoners, and the nearly omnipresence of hard drugs. Ron's lawyer is working on getting Ron out quickly, Earl has a shot at parole, and death seems to be waiting in the next cell. Will prison turn Ron into an animal?

7. The Killing Jar

Rated: R

5.8/10

A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.

8. In the Blood

Rated: R

5.7/10

When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.

9. Bubble Boy

Rated: PG-13

5.6/10

A young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom finds out that the woman he has loved since childhood is about to be married at Niagara Falls, so he builds a portable bubble suit and ventures into the outside world to win her affections.

10. Machete Kills

Rated: R

5.6/10

During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals.

11. Bad Ass

Rated: R

5.5/10

Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it.

12. Bad Asses on the Bayou

Rated: R

5.3/10

Frank Vega and Bernie Pope return, this time to Louisiana in an attempt to find a kidnapped friend.

13. Alcatraz Prison Escape: Deathbed Confession

Rated: N/A

5.2/10

The true story, based on a Deathbed Confession, about what really happened to Frank Morris and the Anglin brothers who escaped from Alcatraz Prison in 1962. They made it- but what happened next is shocking. Investigated by the US Marshals.

14. Recoil

Rated: R

5.2/10

A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.

15. VANish

Rated: N/A

5.1/10

A kidnapped young woman is forced on a road trip full of murder and mayhem that takes place entirely in her captor's getaway van.

16. #Roxy

Rated: N/A

5.1/10

Cyrus Nolan is a teenage computer genius and legendary joker with a "nose for trouble" at Bergerac High. He's smart, sensitive, funny, and madly in love with his friend Roxy, but painfully shy because of his large nose. Unfortunately Roxy tells Cyrus that she's interested in the new kid in Cyrus' Biology class, Chris Newville. Chris is nervous about speaking to Roxy, so Cyrus sends a few charming witty texts to get him started. But Cyrus gets more and more involved, living vicariously through Chris, revealing in this chance to tell Roxy how he feels without fear of rejection. Things spiral out of control, and Cyrus has to keep the illusion alive by taking over all of Chris's social networking, to make him seem smarter and deeper than he is. In no time at all, Roxy is head over heels with someone who technically doesn't exist, and the two have to scramble to keep from getting caught. Cyrus Nolan is Cyrano de Bergerac for the cyber age, a fast, fun adaptation of a classic is the vein of Clueless and 10 Things I Hate About You.

17. Grand-Daddy Day Care

Rated: PG-13

4.9/10

A family man turns his house into a 'day care' center for senior citizens.

18. Amelia's 25th

Rated: Not Rated

4.7/10

In Los Angeles, a struggling actress considers her next steps as her 25th birthday approaches.

19. Range 15

Rated: TV-MA

4.7/10

A group of veterans wake up after a night of partying to find out that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the United States. Together, they must fight their way across the country in order to find a cure for the outbreak and restore freedom before it's too late.

20. The Last Exorcist

Rated: N/A

4.6/10

Two sisters are haunted by the demons of their past.

21. Strike One

Rated: N/A

4.5/10

Juan Garcia is a boy on the threshold of manhood living in a gang-controlled neighborhood. His role models could not be further apart: his older sister Angie, a single mom, struggling to gain a foothold in the white corporate world and his uncle Manny, an ex-gang member, who has fallen into an acting career playing gang bangers since his release from prison. With the future on his doorstep, Juan, like most boys, can only think of girls and is unaware of the judicial system's hard line stance against gang affiliation.

22. Boost

Rated: Not Rated

4.5/10

When Jimmy finds a mysterious package in the trunk of his latest boost, he is thrust into a violent underworld of criminals, and a race against the clock to save a little girl's life.

23. Force of Execution

Rated: R

4.4/10

"Force of Execution" is the story about a crime lord torn between his legacy and his desire to get out of the life of crime that has built his empire, when a new player to the scene tries to use the town anti-hero's network to climb to power. The only friend the crime lord has is his assassin protégé who has troubles of his own. An epic battle of under bosses and crime lords. Only one will come out alive or will they?

24. American Nightmares

Rated: Not Rated

4.2/10

Mr. Malevolent hacks into two millennials' computers and forces them to watch horror tales.

25. 4Got10

Rated: Not Rated

4.1/10

Brian Barnes (Johnny Messner) wakes up in the desert wounded and with no memory and no idea why he's surrounded by eight bodies, a van with four million in cash and a van full of cocaine. Brian is pursued by not only notorious drug lord Danny Perez (Danny Trejo) who desperately want his money back, and DEA Agent Rooker (Dolph Lundgren), but also a by the corrupt Sheriff Olson (Michael Pare) who will stop at nothing to get his hand on the new found fortune. On the run, Brian discovers the more he remembers the less he wants to know about who he really is.

26. The Night Crew

Rated: Not Rated

4.1/10

THE NIGHT CREW centers on a group of hard up bounty hunters who must survive the night in a desert motel against a horde of savage border runners. They soon realize that their fugitive, a mysterious Chinese woman, is much more than she lets on.

27. Cyborg X

Rated: N/A

3.9/10

After X-Corp, a radical weapons manufacturer, is taken over by a Cyber Virus, a group of survivors must fight to save humanity from the army of Machines the Virus now controls.

28. Rise of the Zombies

Rated: TV-14

3.8/10

During a zombie apocalypse ,a group of survivors hide on Alcatraz Island to escape from rising zombie hordes. When their refuge is overrun, and upon hearing that a scientist may have discovered a cure, they leave the island to seek him out.

29. Living the Dream

Rated: N/A

3.7/10

Living the Dream" is a docudrama about two friends who after being bullied as children become corrupt when growing up because they have been conditioned to believe that they need to achieve materialistic success to be 'accepted' and liked by others, in a society where the end justifies the means.

30. The Margarita Man

Rated: N/A

3.6/10

A young man, who fears he will grow up to be like his working class father, goes to college where his love for the party gets him cut off financially and forces him to sell margaritas in order to stay in school.