Trini Lopez brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his career. Lopez's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Frank Sinatra comedy "Marriage on the Rocks" (1965), "The Dirty Dozen" (1967) and the comedy "The Phynx" (1970) with A Michael Miller. In addition to acting, Lopez created music for "Three Coins in the Fountain" (1969-1970) and the Kirk Douglas western "There Was a Crooked Man" (1970). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "The Reluctant Heroes" (1971-72). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Celebration: The American Spirit" (1975-76) and "Sea World's All-Star, Lone Star Celebration" (1987-88). Lopez also created music for "Big Wednesday" (1978) with Jan-Michael Vincent. Lopez had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties through the early 2000s, including "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989) starring Tom Cruise, "Social Suicide" with Bobbie Bresee (1995), "I'm Not There" (2007) and "American High School" (2009) starring Talan Torriero. Lopez also provided music for "I Miei Primi Quarant'Anni."