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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.

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    The Bourne Identity

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

    The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel of the same name. It stars Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, a man suffering from extreme memory loss and...  more

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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 the same name by Martin Sherman, who also wrote the screenplay....  more

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    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 Andy Bellin and Robert Festinger. It stars Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Jason Clarke, Viola Davis and...  more
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    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 her husband, writer Ernest Hemingway. It was directed by Philip Kaufman, and first aired on HBO on May 28,...  more
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    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 remake of 2008 French thriller Les liens du sang by Jacques Maillot, an adaptation of the French novel...  more
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    King Arthur

    Keira Knightley, Clive Owen

    Released2004

    Directed byAntoine Fuqua

    King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni. It stars Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot, and Keira Knightley as...  more

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    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 Greg Brenman and starring Clive Owen. Based on the book The Boys Are Back In Town by Simon Carr, the...  more
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    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 Hodges. It was the released on DVD by Alliance Atlantis in Canada and Image Entertainment in the USA. The...  more
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    Duplicity

    Julia Roberts, Clive Owen

    Released2009

    Directed byTony Gilroy

    Duplicity is a 2009 American romantic spy film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. The plot follows two corporate spies with a romantic history who...  more
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    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 Kapur and produced by Universal Pictures and Working Title Films. It stars Cate Blanchett in the title role...  more

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    Greenfingers

    Helen Mirren, Clive Owen

    Released2001

    Directed byJoel Hershman

    Greenfingers is a 2000 British comedy film directed and written by Joel Hershman. It is loosely based on a true story about the award-winning prisoners of HMP Leyhill, a minimum-security prison in...  more
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    BMW films

    Stellan Skarsgård, James Brown

    Released2001

    Directed byWong Kar-wai, Tony Scott, John Woo, Ang Lee, Alejandro González Iñárritu

    The BMW film series The Hire was a series of eight short films produced for the Internet in 2001 and 2002. A form of branded content, the shorts were directed by popular filmmakers from around the...  more
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    Intruders

    Clive Owen, Carice van Houten

    Released2011

    Directed byJuan Carlos Fresnadillo

    Intruders is a 2011 Spanish horror film directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to...  more
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    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 1997 play of the same name. The movie was produced and directed by Mike Nichols and stars Julia Roberts,...  more

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    The Hire: Hostage

    Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Woo

    Hostage is a 2002 short film directed by John Woo in which the driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by...
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    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 Gewirtz. The film centers on an elaborate bank on Wall Street over a 24-hour period. It stars Denzel...  more

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    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 at Nuevo Colon by terrorists. In a desperate effort, the United Nations sends a vehicle to get him out, a...
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    Second Sight: Hide and Seek

    Clive Owen, Tom Felton

    Released2000

    Directed byEdward Bennett

    Second Sight: Hide and Seek is a 2000 film directed by Edward Bennett....
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    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 Rickman, Clive Owen and Saskia Reeves as well as Lesley Sharp and Karl Johnson. Music was by Michael Gibbs and...  more
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    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 supergun designer Dr. Gerald Bull and his involvement in Project Babylon, Saddam Hussein's plan to build a...  more
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    Second Sight: Parasomnia

    Clive Owen

    Released2000

    Directed byMaurice Phillips

    Second Sight: Parasomnia is a 2000 film written by Paula Milne and directed by Maurice Phillips....
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    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 Cuarón. The screenplay, based on P. D. James's 1992 novel of the same name, was credited to five writers,...  more

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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 franchise, marking the tenth installment in the series. In this film, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is assigned...  more

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    The Hire: Ticker

    Clive Owen, Don Cheadle

    Released2002

    Directed byJoe Carnahan

    Ticker is a 2002 short film directed by Joe Carnahan in which the Driver finds himself in a dangerous, yet highly political situation; this time being pursued by a helicopter gunship while carrying a...
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    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 Seconds by Roslund/Hellström. Working undercover for crooked FBI handlers to infiltrate the Polish mob's...  more