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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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Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe Inside Man is a 2006 American crime thriller film directed by Spike Lee, and written by Russell Gewirtz. The film centers on an elaborate bank heist on Wall Street over a 24-hour period. It ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Eddie Redmayne 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 ...more

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Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone 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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Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ian McKellen 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. It revolves around the persecution ...more

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Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine 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 ...more

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Clive Owen, Viola Davis, Catherine Keener 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 ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Clive Owen, Melissa George Derailed is a 2005 British-American thriller film based on the novel of the same name by James Siegel. The film is directed by Mikael Håfström and stars Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Clive Owen 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 ...more

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Monica Bellucci, Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti Shoot 'Em Up is a 2007 action/black comedy film, starring Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, and Monica Bellucci. The film was written and directed by Michael Davis and produced by Susan Montford, Don ...more

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Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, Ben Whishaw The International is a 2009 German–American action thriller film directed by Tom Tykwer. The film follows an Interpol agent and an American district attorney who investigate corruption within ...more

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Clive Owen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malcolm McDowell I'll Sleep When I'm Dead is a 2003 British crime film directed by Mike Hodges, from a screenplay by Philip Korf. The film bears many striking similarities to Hodges' directorial debut, the ...more

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Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Jude Law 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 ...more

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Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard 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 ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Teri Polo Beyond Borders is a 2003 romantic-drama film about aid workers, directed by Martin Campbell and starring Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen. The original music score was composed by James Horner. ...more

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Clive Owen, Laura Fraser, Emma Booth 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, ...more

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Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, ...more

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Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles 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 ...more

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Clive Owen, Rhona Mitra, Alex Kingston 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. ...more

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir crime thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. ...more

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Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Lucy Punch 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 ...more

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Gillian Anderson, Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough Shadow Dancer is a 2012 thriller film written by Tom Bradby and directed by James Marsh.

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Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti 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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Robert De Niro, Yvonne Strahovski, Jason Statham Killer Elite is a 2011 British-Australian action thriller film starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro. The film is based on the 1991 novel The Feather Men by Sir Ranulph Fiennes ...more

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Stellan Skarsgård, James Brown, Kathryn Morris 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 ...more

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Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl Intruders is a 2011 Spanish film directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo and written by the Spanish duo Nicolás Casariego and Jaime Marques.

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The Hire: Hostage Clive Owen 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 ...more

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Clive Owen, Alan Rickman, Lesley Sharp 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 ...more

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Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham 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 ...more

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Kevin Spacey, Clive Owen, Alan Arkin 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 ...more

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Second Sight: Hide and Seek is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
Second Sight: Hide and Seek Clive Owen, Tom Felton Second Sight: Hide and Seek is a 2000 film directed by Edward Bennett.

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Halle Berry, Clive Owen, Christopher McDonald The Rich Man's Wife is a 1996 American thriller film written and directed by Amy Holden Jones, and starring Halle Berry. The title character becomes a suspect when her husband is murdered and ...more

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Madonna, Clive Owen Star is a 2001 short film directed by Guy Ritchie in which the Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city. Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away ...more

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The Hire: Ticker Clive Owen, Don Cheadle, Ray Liotta 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 ...more

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The Hire: Powder Keg is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
The Hire: Powder Keg Clive Owen 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 ...more

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Clive Owen, Sean Bean, Polly Walker Lorna Doone is a 1990 British drama television film directed by Andrew Grieve and starring Polly Walker, Sean Bean and Clive Owen. It is based on the novel Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore set in ...more

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Second Sight: Parasomnia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
Second Sight: Parasomnia Clive Owen Second Sight: Parasomnia is a 2000 film written by Paula Milne and directed by Maurice Phillips.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Clive Owen, Ray Stevenson The Return of the Native is a 1994 film directed by Jack Gold.

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Lena Headey, Clive Owen, Mark Strong Century is a 1993 British film, written and directed by playwright Stephen Poliakoff. Clive Owen stars as a 19th-century Jewish doctor who, while studying at a research institute, discovers that ...more

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The Hire: Ambush Clive Owen Ambush is a 2001 short film, directed by John Frankenheimer, in which a mysterious BMW driver must protect an eccentric old foreigner from criminals.

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Second Sight: Kingdom of the Blind Second Sight: Kingdom of the Blind is a 2000 film written by Niall Leonard and Paula Milne, directed by Jonas Grimås.

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Class of '61 Clive Owen, Laura Linney, Josh Lucas Class of '61 is a 1993 television film produced by Steven Spielberg as a projected television series about the American Civil War. The film was filmed in Charleston, South Carolina and Atlanta ...more

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The Turnaround Clive Owen, Bill Paterson, Matthew Marsh The Turnaround is a 1995 film written by Tony Hoare and directed by Suri Krishnamma.

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The Hire: Beat the Devil Clive Owen

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The Hire: The Follow Adriana Lima, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen The Hire: The Follow is the fourth installment in The Hire series by BMW films, written by Andrew Kevin Walker and directed by Wong Kar-wai. It stars Clive Owen, Forest Whitaker, Adriana Lima ...more

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Clive Owen Second Sight is a 1999 film written by Paula Milne and directed by Charles Beeson.

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The Hire: Chosen Clive Owen Chosen is a 2001 short action film directed by Ang Lee in which tthe Driver is carrying an Asian child who has been chosen for a strange ritual. He must drive him through a dark night in the ...more

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Cities Clive Owen, Anil Kapoor Cities is a 2012 thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson.

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The Magician Clive Owen, Jay Acovone, Jeremy Kemp