Finally she made her debut in the movie "The Boss of ingots (Boss of Bullion City (1940). Shortly after the film's release, its Latin beauty make her the main character of all costumed adventure films of those years: "Arabian Nights (Arabian Nights (1942), "White savage (White Savage (1943), "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944), "Cobra Woman (Cobra Woman (1944), "Wild Cat (Gypsy Wildcat (1944) "Sudan (Sudan (1945), in which she plays in tandem with the already known John Hall. Maria becomes a real idol, not only in America but also in Europe. On the set of the "Sudanese" she meets with French actor Jean-Pierre Omontom , which in speed and becomes her husband, and after a few days after the wedding, he would be called into the ranks of the French army. Only after the war, when was born the daughter of Maria Cristina, a Hollywood star agrees to move in Paris. There, Maria starred in several films and starred in a play written by her husband. She has also written three books, two of which were published.
Maria Montez died at the age of 39y.o. at his home in Paris of a heart attack which has overtaken her in the bathroom, that was the reason that she drowned. Mary was buried in Paris at the cemetery Cimetiere du Montparnasse, where the tombstone was her stage-1918god year of birth. Soon after her death, a street in Barahona, where She was born and raised, was renamed in her honor, and 1996godu in Pedernales (near Barahona) opened Airport Aeropuerto Internacional Maria Montez.