One of the sexiest American actresses, naked Eva Mendes, appeared on the movie "Training Day" (2001) as Sarah Harris. This role brought the actress an unprecedented popularity, after which she was invited to more serious pictures with a strong star composition. She starred in such popular films as "The Fast and the Furious" (2003), "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" (2003), "Out of Time" (2003), "Stuck in You" (2003), "The Rules of Detachment: The Hitch Method" (2005). Maxim magazine ranked it in the "Hot 100" rating in 27th place in 2006. In 2007, the star starred nude for Maxim magazine in the November issue, and in May 2008 she posed for a candid photo shoot for Vogue Italia in retro lingerie.