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The Best Luke Wilson Movies

Updated September 13, 2019 1.4k votes 172 voters 12.6k views47 items

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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.

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell

    Released2004

    Directed byAdam 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 film is...  more

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    Around the World in 80 Days

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q

    Released2004

    Directed byFrank 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 set in...  more

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    #129 of 197 The Best Adventure Movies#30 of 96 Great Period Movies Set in the 19th Century

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    Idiocracy

    Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews

    Released2006

    Directed byMike 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 people...  more

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    The Royal Tenenbaums

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin

    Released2001

    Directed byWes 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, Ben...  more

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    Old School

    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg

    Released2003

    Directed byTodd 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 was...  more

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    Blue Streak

    Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle

    Released1999

    Directed byLes 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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    Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field

    Released2003

    Directed byCharles 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, D.C. to...  more

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    My Super Ex-Girlfriend

    Uma Thurman, Anna Faris

    Released2006

    Directed byIvan 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....  more

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    Scream 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox

    Released1997

    Directed byWes 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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    Hoot

    Logan Lerman, Jimmy Buffett

    Released2006

    Directed byWil 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 was...  more
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    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

    Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore

    Released2003

    Directed byJoseph 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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    Home Fries

    Drew Barrymore, Catherine O'Hara

    Released1998

    Directed byDean Parisot

    Home Fries is a 1998 film directed by Dean Parisot, starring Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson and Jake Busey. The script was originally penned by writer Vince Gilligan for a film class at New York...  more
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    Straight A's

    Anna Paquin, Ryan Phillippe

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Cox

    Straight A's is a 2012 comedy/drama film written by David Cole and directed by James Cox....  more
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    The Third Wheel

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released2002

    Directed byJordan Brady

    The Third Wheel is a 2002 American film directed by Jordan Brady, starring Luke Wilson, Denise Richards, Jay Lacopo and Ben Affleck. The plot of the movie revolves around a first date between the...  more
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    Tenure

    Sasha Alexander, Gretchen Mol

    Released2010

    Directed byMike Million

    Tenure is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Million and starring Luke Wilson, David Koechner and Gretchen Mol. The film was produced by Paul Schiff and released by Blowtorch...  more
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    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2004

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which was also released in the same year. Directed by Adam McKay and written by...  more
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    Masked and Anonymous

    Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan

    Released2003

    Directed byLarry Charles

    Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Larry Charles. The film was written by Larry Charles and Bob Dylan, the latter under the pseudonym "Sergei Petrov". It stars Dylan...  more

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    Legally Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert 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 to...  more

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    Alex & Emma

    Kate Hudson, Sophie Marceau

    Released2003

    Directed byRob 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 in thirty...  more
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    Committed

    Heather Graham, Jon Stewart

    Released2000

    Directed byLisa Krueger

    Committed is a 2000 film directed and written by Lisa Krueger....  more
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    Henry Poole Is Here

    George Lopez, Radha Mitchell

    Released2008

    Directed byMark 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 wall...  more
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    Dog Park

    Natasha Henstridge, Janeane Garofalo

    Released1998

    Directed byBruce McCulloch

    Dog Park is a 1998 American/Canadian romantic comedy film written and directed by Bruce McCulloch....  more
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    Meeting Evil

    Samuel L. Jackson, Leslie Bibb

    Released2012

    Directed byChris Fisher

    Meeting Evil is a 2011 crime drama, mystery film directed by Chris Fisher....  more
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    The Goldfinch

    Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman

    Released2019

    Directed byJohn 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 Elgort)...  more
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    Soul Survivors

    Eliza Dushku, Casey Affleck

    Released2001

    Directed byStephen Carpenter, Steve Carpenter

    Soul Survivors is a 2001 psychological thriller film starring Melissa Sagemiller as college student Cassie, whose boyfriend Sean dies in a car accident that results from her driving after a night of...  more

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