In 2007, Cabezas wrote and directed Spanish language horror film The Appeared, following that, in 2008, he wrote the screenplay for the Spanish horror comedy film Sexykiller. In 2009, he wrote the script for the comedy film Spanish Movie' '. In 2010, he wrote the script for the romantic drama Bon Appétit and also wrote and directed action comedy film Neon Flesh.
In 2014, Cabezas directed and wrote I Premios Feroz, the first award ceremony of Premios Feroz. He also directed action-crime film Rage starring Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols, Peter Stormare, and Danny Glover. Scripted by Jim Agnew and Sean Keller, the film was released on May 9, 2014 by Image Entertainment, and it was Cabezas' American debut film.
In 2015, Cabezas directed an action-comedy romance film Mr. Right based on the script by Max Landis. The film starred Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Tim Roth, James Ransone, Anson Mount, Michael Eklund and Rza. The film will get a closing night premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. 
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