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The Best Luke Wilson Movies 

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List of the best Luke Wilson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Luke Wilson'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 Luke Wilson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Luke Wilson movies will be at the top of the list. Luke Wilson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Luke Wilson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Luke Wilson films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Middle Men and Vacancy.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Luke Wilson movies?" and "What are the greatest Luke Wilson roles of all time?"

Luke Wilson has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Joseph McGinty Nichol and Rob Reiner. Movie fans who love Luke Wilson have also been known to enjoy films starring Owen Wilson and Ryan Reynolds.

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Idiocracy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface

Released: 2006

Directed by: Mike Judge

Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews. The film tells the story of two ...more

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Old School is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

Released: 2003

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Old School is a 2003 American comedy film released by DreamWorks Pictures and The Montecito Picture Company and directed by Todd Phillips. The story was written by Court Crandall, and the film ...more

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The Royal Tenenbaums is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray

Released: 2001

Directed by: Wes Anderson

The Royal Tenenbaums is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson and co-written with Owen Wilson. The film stars Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Bill Murray, Gwyneth Paltrow, ...more

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Legally Blonde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair

Released: 2001

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Legally Blonde is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Robert Luketic, based on the novel by Amanda Brown. Sorority girl Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) decides to enroll in Harvard Law School ...more

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Anchorman: The Legend of... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

Released: 2004

Directed by: Adam McKay

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more

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Bottle Rocket is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Owen Wilson, James Caan, Leslie Mann

Released: 1996

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Bottle Rocket is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Wes Anderson. It was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson. In addition to being Wes Anderson's directorial debut, Bottle Rocket was the ...more

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Rushmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel, Brian Cox

Released: 1998

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Rushmore is a 1998 comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer, his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume, and their mutual love for ...more

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Death at a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage

Released: 2010

Directed by: Neil LaBute

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The Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes

Released: 2005

Directed by: Thomas Bezucha

The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha. Produced by Michael London and distributed by 20th Century Fox, it stars an ensemble cast, including ...more

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Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie ...more

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Henry Poole Is Here is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
George Lopez, Radha Mitchell, Cheryl Hines

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark Pellington

Henry Poole Is Here is a 2008 American drama film directed by Mark Pellington. The screenplay by Albert Torres focuses on a dying man whose religious neighbor insists the water stain on the side ...more
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Alex & Emma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Kate Hudson, Sophie Marceau, Cloris Leachman

Released: 2003

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Alex & Emma is a 2003 American romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and starring Kate Hudson and Luke Wilson. Written by Jeremy Leven, the film is about a writer who must turn out a novel ...more
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Blades of Glory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer

Released: 2007

Directed by: Will Speck, Josh Gordon

Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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Legally Blonde 2: Red, W... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Jennifer Coolidge

Released: 2003

Directed by: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld, and the sequel to the 2001 film. Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) heads to Washington, ...more

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Blue Streak is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle, Octavia Spencer

Released: 1999

Directed by: Les Mayfield

Blue Streak is a 1999 film, directed by Les Mayfield with Martin Lawrence. The director has also directed other famous films, including the remake of Miracle on Thirty-fourth Street in 1994. In ...more

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Vacancy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Ethan Embry

Released: 2007

Directed by: Nimród Antal

Vacancy is a 2007 American horror film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson. It was distributed by Screen Gems and was released on April 20, 2007. Early ...more

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Around the World in 80 D... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

Released: 2004

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Around the World in 80 Days is a 2004 American adventure comedy film based on Jules Verne's novel of the same name. It stars Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan and Cécile de France. The film is ...more

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3:10 to Yuma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

Released: 2007

Directed by: James Mangold

3:10 to Yuma is a 2007 western film directed by James Mangold and produced by Cathy Konrad, and stars Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in the lead roles, with supporting performances by Peter ...more

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My Super Ex-Girlfriend ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Uma Thurman, Anna Faris, Wanda Sykes

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

My Super Ex-Girlfriend is a 2006 American romantic comedy superhero film, directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Rainn Wilson and Wanda Sykes.

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My Dog Skip is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Frankie Muniz

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jay Russell

My Dog Skip is a 2000 film, directed by Jay Russell. It is based on the autobiographical book My Dog Skip by Willie Morris. The movie was released March 3, 2000. The movie recounts a few ...more

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Middle Men is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Kelsey Grammer, James Caan, Terry Crews

Released: 2009

Directed by: George Gallo

Middle Men is a 2009 comedy-drama film directed by George Gallo and written by Gallo and Andy Weiss. It stars Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht and James Caan. The movie is based on ...more

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Charlie's Angels: Full T... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore, Drew Barrymore

Released: 2003

Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film. It is the sequel to 2000's Charlie's Angels. It opened in the United States on June 27, 2003, and was number one at the box ...more

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The Goldfinch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Aneurin Barnard

Released: 2019

Directed by: John Crowley

The Goldfinch is a 2019 American drama film directed by John Crowley, based on the novel by Donna Tartt. After surviving a terrorist bombing that killed his mother, Theodore Decker (Ansel ...more
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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

Released: 2000

Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol

Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more

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Hoot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Luke Wilson Movies
Logan Lerman, Jimmy Buffett, Robert Wagner

Released: 2006

Directed by: Wil Shriner

Hoot is a 2006 American family comedy film, based on Carl Hiaasen's novel of the same name. It was written and directed by Wil Shriner, and produced by New Line Cinema and Walden Media. The film ...more

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