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The Best Clive Owen Movies

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List of the best Clive Owen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Clive Owen's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Clive Owen movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Clive Owen movies will be at the top of the list. Clive Owen has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Clive Owen movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Clive Owen films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Clive Owen role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Clive Owen performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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  • 1
    Bent
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    Bent

    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law

    Released1997

    Directed bySean Mathias

    Bent is a 1997 British/Japanese drama film directed by Sean Mathias, based on the 1979 play of... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Trust
    127
    17

    Trust

    Clive Owen, Viola Davis

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Schwimmer

    Trust is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Schwimmer and based on a screenplay by... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Hemingway & Gellhorn
    127
    19

    Hemingway & Gellhorn

    Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

    Released2012

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

    Hemingway & Gellhorn is an HBO biopic film about the lives of journalist Martha Gellhorn and... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Gosford Park
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    21

    Gosford Park

    Helen Mirren, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Gosford Park is a 2002 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
    92
    11

    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

    Clive Owen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Hodges

    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead is a 2003 British crime film directed by Mike Hodges, from a... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Blood Ties
    81
    9

    Blood Ties

    Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana

    Released2013

    Directed byGuillaume Canet

    Blood Ties is a 2013 French–American crime thriller film directed by Guillaume Canet. It is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Duplicity
    87
    15

    Duplicity

    Julia Roberts, Clive Owen

    Released2009

    Directed byTony Gilroy

    Duplicity is a 2009 American romantic spy film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Inside Man
    102
    28

    Inside Man

    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington

    Released2006

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Inside Man is a 2006 American thriller film directed by Spike Lee, and written by Russell... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    The Boys Are Back
    76
    11

    The Boys Are Back

    Clive Owen, Laura Fraser

    Released2009

    Directed byScott Hicks

    The Boys Are Back is a 2009 Australian/British drama film directed by Scott Hicks, produced by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Children of Men
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    49

    Children of Men

    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen

    Released2006

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Shadow Dancer
    59
    10

    Shadow Dancer

    Gillian Anderson, Clive Owen

    Released2012

    Directed byJames Marsh

    Shadow Dancer is a 2012 thriller film written by Tom Bradby and directed by James Marsh.
  • 12
    Shoot 'Em Up
    76
    29

    Shoot 'Em Up

    Monica Bellucci, Clive Owen

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Davis

    Shoot 'Em Up is a 2007 action/black comedy film, starring Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Intruders
    50
    8

    Intruders

    Clive Owen, Carice van Houten

    Released2011

    Directed byJuan Carlos Fresnadillo

    Intruders is a 2011 Spanish film directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo and written by the... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Elizabeth: The Golden Age
    64
    23

    Elizabeth: The Golden Age

    Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen

    Released2007

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Derailed
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    23

    Derailed

    Jennifer Aniston, Clive Owen

    Released2005

    Directed byMikael Håfström

    Derailed is a 2005 British-American thriller film based on the novel of the same name by James... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Close My Eyes
    37
    8

    Close My Eyes

    Clive Owen, Alan Rickman

    Released1992

    Directed byStephen Poliakoff

    Close My Eyes is a 1991 film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff and starring Alan... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Closer
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    38

    Closer

    Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    The International
    42
    17

    The International

    Naomi Watts, Clive Owen

    Released2009

    Directed byTom Tykwer

    The International is a 2009 German–American action thriller film directed by Tom Tykwer. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Beyond Borders
    38
    16

    Beyond Borders

    Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen

    Released2003

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    Beyond Borders is a 2003 romantic-drama film about aid workers, directed by Martin Campbell... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Croupier
    40
    22

    Croupier

    Clive Owen, Rhona Mitra

    Released1998

    Directed byMike Hodges

    Croupier is a 1998 British film starring Clive Owen as a croupier, and was directed by Mike... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    The Hire: Powder Keg
    28
    11

    The Hire: Powder Keg

    Clive Owen

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro González Iñárritu

    January 13, 2001. Times war photographer Harvey Jacobs is wounded while witnessing a massacre...
  • 22
    Doomsday Gun
    34
    21

    Doomsday Gun

    Kevin Spacey, Clive Owen

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Young

    Doomsday Gun is a 1994 television film produced by HBO, dramatizing the life of Canadian... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Greenfingers
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    9

    Greenfingers

    Helen Mirren, Clive Owen

    Released2001

    Directed byJoel Hershman

    Greenfingers is a 2000 British comedy film directed and written by Joel Hershman. It is... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    The Pink Panther
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    The Pink Panther

    Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    The Informer
    4
    0

    The Informer

    Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike

    Released2020

    Directed byAndrea Di Stefano

    The Informer is a 2020 British film directed by Andrea Di Stefano, based on the novel Three... more on Wikipedia