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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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Quentin Tarantino and Robert Altman have both worked with Clive Owen over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Clive Owen your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Vittorio Gassman and Eric Bana films lists too.

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Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe
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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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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Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Bent 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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beyond Borders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
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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Blood Ties 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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Closer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Clive Owen Movies
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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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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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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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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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 thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...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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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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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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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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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