The 24-year-old looked stunning in a strapless sparkling silver dress as she posed on the red carpet at the Arclight cinema in Hollywood.
Her co-star Nicholas Cage looked positively demure in comparison, in a casual black suit jacket, black sweatshirt and jeans.
Sparkling: Amber Heard put her more famous co-star in the shade at Tuesday night's premiere of Drive Angry
The film sees Amber play a diner waitress who helps Milton, a man who has has broken out of hell to prevent the cult that murdered his daughter from sacrificing his baby granddaughter.
However, he has to drive fast to get away from his pursuers, namely 'The Accountant' (William Fichtner), who has been sent by Satan to bring Milton back to hell.
'It will appeal to the guys I imagine,' Amber said about the film. 'It also has me in Daisy Dukes which maybe helps pull that audience in.'
But she added that women should like it too.
Hollywood glamour: Amber looked sophisticated with her hair up and a her slim fitting gown
Low key: Nicholas Cage looked casual in a black suit jacket, black sweatshirt and jeans as he posed for photographs on the red carpet
'She's a bad a**, Daisy Duke-wearing, Charger-driving, punch-throwing bat-out-of-hell - she's a strong woman.
'And I think for a woman to go into a theatre to watch a woman lead a movie like that, I think that's important. I think women will definitely get a kick out of this movie too.'
Black tie: Amber's dazzling dress put her co-star's more casual ensemble in the shade
Meanwhile, Nicholas Cage will be hoping for a hit after his last two movies The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Season of the Witch flopped at the box office.
He tonight received some support from his son Weston, 20, who bought his girlfriend along to the Hollywood screening.
Weston, Nicholas's son by former girlfriend Christina Fulton, is the lead singer in the black metal band Eyes of Noctum.
Goth: Weston Cage, the actor's 20-year-old son, arrived with his girlfriend in support of his father