Former Miss Israel, Gal Gadot represented her country at Miss Universe 2004 pageant. Gadot is among the most hyped actresses in the world’s biggest film industry, Hollywood, and also named in the Times Magazine as one of the world’s influential personalities.
Behind her dazzling stardom, very few people know about her struggles as a budding star in the showbiz as she had to face the constant rejection which led her to quit acting but nobody knows what the future holds. Her inspirational journey of becoming a superstar makes her the icon of fierce feminity to all women around the world.
Gal Gadot stands out in the crowd and is the first choice of many directors for dominant and active roles as she has also served for two years in the Israeli armed forces, where she worked as a fitness instructor before shining on the silver screen.
After completing her service in the military, Gadot got enrolled in Center Herzliya College of Israel to pursue her law studies, but fate had something great in store for her future, and upon the completion of her first year, she was called for the auditions of the Bond Girl, but Olga ended up landing the role.
Soon, the same casting director approached Gal Gadot to cast her in the 2009s Fast and Furious film series in which Gadot played her first major role as Gisele Yashar alongside Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.
The dominant actress achieved worldwide fame and recognition by portraying Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice as Diana Price. Gal has undergone the six-month intense training in martial arts and a lot of physical work out to shape for her debut as a superhero actress, which paid off later. Gadot managed to steal and nailed the show with her enthralling performance and killer shape.
Unwind and make your weekends fun-filled, as we’ve brought you a collection of must-watch movies by Gal Gadot in this blog.
Knight and Day (2010)
- IMDb Rating 6.3/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 52%
Let’s go on a thrill ride with James Mangold’s action-packed and mood-lifting comedy with a perfect blend of romance Knight and Day. However, the movie is underrated, but the amazing stunts, jaw-dropping action, and the sizzling chemistry between the lead cast make the movie worth watching.
The story opens up with a meet-cute of Roy (Tom Cruise), an eccentric spy with a killer sense of humour, and a small-town tomboy girl named June (Cameron), who end up on the same plane at the Boston airport. The adventure begins when Roy uses June as a mule to carry an important device MacGuffin. Both travel from state to state and somehow, she becomes a part of his mission and fight against the mafia.
Knight and Day are one of the best movies of Gadot as she elevates the film with her charismatic appearance as Naomi, an accomplice to the criminals.
Triple 9 (2016)
- IMDb Rating 6.3/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 54%
The crime thriller Triple 9 by John Hillcoat will keep you on the edge of your seats if you are a hardcore fan of cop movies as the story is full of twists with the action-packed finale.
The film features a crew of corrupt cops led by Marcus (Anthony Mackie) plots the murder of rookie police officer Chris Allen (Casey Affleck) with a group of gangsters when forced by the mastermind of Russian mobsters Irina (Kate Winslet) to figure out a way to manufacture 999, code for ‘officer down’ in order to pull off the biggest heist across the town. Their plan fails when Chris survives the attack which triggers him to find the shreds of evidence of corruption among the cops.
However, Gal Gadot’s character as Elena, little sister of Irina is small but it was meant to be played by her.
Wonder Woman:1984 (2020)
- IMDb Rating 5.4/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 60%
Wonder Woman 1984 is a sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman. Diana Prince, a.k.a. Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), is back after saving the world in the last chapter of Wonder Woman. It’s 1984, and she works at the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, DC as a senior anthropologist and continues to fight against criminals.
Max Lord (Pedro Pascal), an oil tycoon and a former enemy of Diana, gets invited to visit the museum and observe its activities where he finds a mysterious Dreamstone which he has been searching for a long time as it has magical powers of wish-granting capabilities. While Diana and her colleague Barbara (Kristen Wiig) unknowingly use Dreamstone to fulfil their desires. Like Wonder Woman, Barbara wishes to become stronger and extremely beautiful. However, Diana uses it to revive her deceased boyfriend, Steve Trever (Chris Pine) and reawakens him in another man’s body.
Somehow Lord Maxwell steals it from Diana and becomes the embodiment of Dreamstone at the cost of his son’s life. Maxwell jeopardizes the world by fulfilling people’s wishes to take anything he wants from them in return. On the other hand, Diana learns that Dreamstone is made by the Duke of Deception, which means everything comes with a price.
Date Night (2010)
- IMDb Rating 6.3/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 66%
Shawn Levy directs a romance comedic story Date Night that follows a series of action and thrill. The story revolves around a bored middle-aged couple Phil Foster (Steve Carell) and Clarrie (Tina Fey) trying hard to rekindle the lost spark in their relationship and plans a date night to spice it up to regain the chemistry and feel reconnected with each other.
The couple decides to dine out in one of Manhattan’s chic eateries without making reservations and finds the restaurant busy. Phil gets impulsive and steals someone else’s reservation. The trick works but little do they know they are inviting trouble and trouble duly arrives with an uproarious adventure to shake them up.
The movie works well with Fey and Carell’s portrayal of a pleasant couple. However, Gal Gadot appeared briefly as Natanya in the movie.
Fast And Furious 6 (2009)
- IMDb Rating 6.6/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 70%
Fast and Furious 6 continues with the search for Dom, Mia and Brain by Luke Hobbs as he is seeking help to track down the lethally skilled team of mercenaries. Hobbs reaches out to Dom and tells him that his girlfriend, Letty is still alive and works for an international terrorist, Shaw. Hobbs asks him to reunite his crew, Han Lue (Sung Kang), Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson), Tej Parker (Ludacris), Gisele Yesher (Gal Gadot), Tego Leo (Tego Calderon) and Reco Santos (Dom Omar) in London and he makes a deal with Dom to pardon their previous mistakes in return.
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)
- IMDb Rating 6.1/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 74%
2019’s American comedy Between Two Ferns: The Movie is the directorial debut of Scott Aukerman, and it is really fun to watch as you will get to see many interesting cameos of renowned Hollywood celebs, including Gal Gadot.
The film features Zach Galifianakis as himself, a successful talk show host who roasts celebrities in high-profile celebrity interviews. Due to his expensive activities, Zach becomes short of money. On his way back to LA, Zach finds an email that leads his crew and him to again hit the road and conduct awkward interviews with high-profile celebrities to regain his reputation.
Fast Five (2011)
- IMDb Rating 7.3/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 77%
Justin Lin’s Fast Five is an adventure fiction followed by intense action sequences with a perfect blend of mystery and suspense.
Former FBI agent, Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and his girlfriend Mia Toretto (Jordana Brewster) help her brother Dom (Vin Diesel) escape from custody. The unlikely allies are framed as DAE agents’ assassins and have become America’s most wanted people.
The trio travelled border to border to elude the authorities. Finally, they bring their elite team together, including Han Lue (Sung Kang), Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson), Tej Parker (Ludacris), Gisele Yesher (Gal Gadot), Tego Leo (Tego Calderon) and Reco Santos (Dom Omar) to pull out their last mission to steal $100 million in order to gain their freedom and confront their foe, drug lord Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida).
While they are being chased by the Diplomatic Security Service Agents team led by Luke Hobbs, a tough-minded agent who never misses the target and his assistant Elena Neves.
Furious 7 (2015)
- IMDb Rating 7.1/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 81%
Furious 7 is directed by James Wan, which is a sequel to the franchise Fast and Furious. Dominick and his crew returned to their normal lives after defeating an international terrorist, Owen Shaw, in Fast and Furious 6. Now Owen Shaw’s elder brother Deckard Shaw seeks revenge on them. Meanwhile, an anonymous hacker shows up and claims to be the developer of the computer terrorism program called God’s Eye, and the situation goes uncontrollable and chaotic. Dom and his crew take up the mission to save the hacker from a Somalian terrorist named Jakarde as they are assigned a mission from Mr Nobody, a secret government agent, who helps them catch Shaw in return.
Ralph Breaks The Internet (2012)
- IMDb Rating 7.0/10
- Rotten Tomatoes Rating 88%
Walt Disney’s animated sci-fi film is filled with witty content and packed with action and adventure. Ralph, a bad guy and his misfit bud Vanellope navigate to the world wide web through a Wi-Fi router and face many challenges in order to save Vanellope’s video game, Sugar Rush. In their quest, the duo encounters many new characters online, including Shank (voiced by Gal Gadot), a tough street racer who occupies a wicked dangerous Slaughter Race, an online racing game.
Wonder Woman (2017)
- IMDb Rating 7.4/10
- Rotten Tomatoes rating 93%
Patty Jenkins brings a backstory of everybody’s favourite Wonder Woman. The story reveals how Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) becomes Wonder Woman from Princess of the Amazons. As the princess of the Amazons, Diana is trained to be indomitable and unbeatable. She is raised in an obscure Iceland and one day she meets an American Pilot Steve (Chris Pine) who tells her about the huge conflict raging outside in the world and persuades her to leave her home and fight a war against to end all wars. On her journey, she ends up unlocking her full powers and true destiny.