Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, with her screen name “Zendaya” is an American actress, singer, and dancer who has appeared in over a decade of films. Zendaya made her name as a backup dancer and kid model. With over 127 million followers in Instagram, she had proved so much of her passion in the industry of TV shows and movies. In this article, we list down ten of the best movies of Zendaya.
Here are the top 10 movies with Zendaya in them.
- Super Buddies (2013)
On August 27, 2013, Super Buddies was released on DVD, Blu-ray, and as a film download. It was directed by Robert Vince and written by Anna McRoberts. Buddies discover five magical rings from the planet Inspiron, which begins the story’s narrative. They each have their own set of superpowers. Budderball is granted super strength, Buddha is granted mind control, RoseBud is granted super speed, B-Dawg is granted superelasticity, and MudBud is granted invisibility. With the help of Megasis/Captain Canine, the Buddies must utilize the rings appropriately in order to thwart Commander Drex, a power-hungry intergalactic warlord who wants to seize the rings for himself and rule Inspiron completely. The Buddies quickly discover that they don’t need superpowers to be superheroes. Lollipop’s voice is portrayed by Zendaya Coleman in Super Buddies.
- Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
In Space Jam: A New Legacy, the Emmy-winning Euphoria actress plays the “badass” Lola Bunny, who is drawn into the Warner Bros. “Server-verse” by Don Cheadle’s rogue A.I., Al G Rhythm. LeBron must assemble the Tunes for a basketball game against the fearsome Goon Squad in order to save himself and his computer-obsessed son Dom (Cedric Joe). Lola is the most adamant about rejoining the Tune Squad, having broken away and joined the Amazons on her own, with Wonder Woman acting as one of the film’s uses of the WB repertoire. Director Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip) initially sought to “rework” Lola after accepting the New Legacy job, believing she was over-sexualized in the adored 1996 original. What he didn’t expect was for EW’s first look cover for New Legacy to stir a “very strange” discussion regarding Lola’s new look.
- Zapped (2014)
Zapped is a Disney Channel television film starring Zendaya, Chanelle Peloso, Emilia McCarthy, and Spencer Boldman. Zendaya plays Zoey Stevens, the main character. Zoey uncovers an app that lets her control the actions of all the boys in her life in this Disney Channel original film. Despite the fact that Zendaya was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her role as Zoey, audience members criticized the film for using gender stereotypes as a source of entertainment.
- Small Foot (2018)
The film “Smallfoot” portrays the narrative of Migo (Channing Tatum), a yeti who learns the existence of humans by accident. Migo must next persuade his community that life exists outside of their restricted environment after making this discovery. Meechee, a purple-haired teen yeti who leads a unique club, is Migo’s love interest in the film, and Zendaya plays her. Common, James Corden, Danny Devito, and Gina Rodriguez are among the film’s star-studded ensemble cast. The film received a mixed response from critics. Because of its catchy melodies and endearing characters, some viewers rated the film as “fun.” Others praised the story for sending a great message about tolerance to its young audience.
- Dune (2021)
Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 epic science fiction film Dune (titled onscreen as Dune: Part One) is directed by Villeneuve and scripted by Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts, and Eric Roth. It is the first of a two-part adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel, focusing on the first half of the book. It follows Paul Atreides as his noble House Atreides is dragged into a conflict for the deadly and inhospitable desert planet Arrakis in the far future. Chani, a fascinating young Fremen woman who emerges in Paul’s dreams, is played by Zendaya.
- Malcolm and Marie (2021)
Sam Levinson wrote, produced, and directed Malcolm & Marie, a black-and-white romantic drama film released in 2021. The film stars Zendaya and John David Washington (both of whom also acted as producers) and follows a writer-director and his girlfriend whose relationship is put to the test on the night of the premiere of his new film when personal discoveries surface. Filming took place in secret in June and July 2020, making it the first Hollywood feature to be totally written, financed, and produced during the COVID-19 epidemic.
- The Greatest Showman (2017)
Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, and Keala Settle star in The Greatest Showman, a 2017 American musical drama film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut. It was written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, and Keala Settle. The film was inspired by the narrative of P. and has nine original songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Barnum’s American Museum and the lives of its star attractions were founded by T. Barnum. Anne Wheeler, an acrobat and trapeze artist who is W.D.’s younger sister and Phillip’s love interest, is played by Zendaya. Anne possesses a number of noteworthy athletic abilities. She can fly over the stage on trapeze at incredible speeds with ease and talent, as demonstrated in the musical act ‘The Greatest Show,’ when she sings while flying across the stage. Despite her frail appearance, Anne appears to be a formidable opponent. She can perform aerial moves on a rope while holding on with one hand in the musical number “Rewrite the Stars.”
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero movie co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It is the 16th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the second reboot of Spider-Man (MCU). Jon Watts directed the picture, which was based on a script by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, Jon Watts and Christopher Ford, and Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers. Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Bokeem Woodbine, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. feature opposite Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man. Parker’s classmate goes by the moniker “MJ.” Zendaya described her as “awkward but smart,” adding that because of her knowledge, “she simply feels like she doesn’t have to talk to people.” Watts compared Michelle to Ally Sheedy’s Allison Reynolds from The Breakfast Club (1985) or Linda Cardellini’s Lindsay Weir from Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000), saying that “a lot of young people—especially young women—can identify to it.” The character was given the initials “MJ” to “remind you of that dynamic,” with the authors “planting the seeds in this movie” for comparisons to Mary Jane Watson while still making her “wholly distinct.” Michelle is “not obsessed with” Parker, as Watson is in the comics, according to Feige, “she’s simply observant.” In the sequel Spider-Man: No Way Home, her entire name, Michelle Jones-Watson, was discovered (2021).
- Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It is the 23rd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). (MCU). Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker / Spider-Man opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J. B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei, and Jake Gyllenhaal in the picture directed by Jon Watts and written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers. While on a school vacation to Europe, Parker is recruited by Nick Fury (Jackson) and Mysterio (Gyllenhaal) to confront the Elementals. Parker’s classmate and love interest is played by Zendaya as Michelle “MJ” Jones-Watson. In the sequel Spider-Man: No Way Home, her entire name, Michelle Jones-Watson, is revealed (2021).
- Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Spider-Man: No Way Home is a 2021 American superhero film co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It is the 27th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). (MCU). Jon Watts directed the picture, which was written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers. Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, Jamie Foxx, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina, Benedict Wong, Tony Revolori, Marisa Tomei, Andrew Garfield, and Tobey Maguire star opposite Tom Holland as Peter Parker or Spider-Man. Following the public reveal of his Spider-Man identity at the end of Far From Home, Parker asks Dr. Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch) to utilize magic to keep his Spider-Man identity a secret once more. The multiverse is split open when the magic goes wrong, allowing guests from other worlds to enter Parker’s universe. Parker’s classmate and sweetheart Michelle “MJ” Jones-Watson is played by Zendaya. The character’s entire name is unveiled in the film, after previously just being known as Michelle Jones, putting her closer to Mary Jane Watson’s comic book counterpart.
Apart from her note-worthy movies, her TV series and music productions showed her boundless talents in both acting and music. She has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award, and a Saturn Award, among other honors. Several TV series such as the ongoing HBO-Euphoria, in which she is the main cast will display more shoots on her follower counts.