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The Best Owen Wilson Movies

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

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

List films range from Starsky & Hutch to I Spy.

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


  • 1

    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn
    Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Dobkin. John Beckwith (Owen...  more

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  • 2

    Marley & Me

    Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston
    Marley & Me is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel, based on the...  more

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  • 3

    Midnight in Paris

    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard
    Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by...  more

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  • 4

    Shanghai Noon

    Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan
    Shanghai Noon is a 2000 American-Hong Kong action comedy western film starring Jackie Chan and...  more

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  • 5

    Meet the Parents

    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller
    Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker...  more

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  • 6

    Behind Enemy Lines

    Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman
    Behind Enemy Lines is a 2001 action film directed by John Moore in his directorial debut, and...  more

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  • 7

    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller
    Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993...  more

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  • 8

    Starsky & Hutch

    Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra
    Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film...  more

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  • 9


    Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton
    Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and...  more

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  • 10

    Shanghai Knights

    Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson
    Shanghai Knights is a 2003 action-comedy film. It is the sequel to Shanghai Noon. It was...  more

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  • 11

    You, Me and Dupree

    Kate Hudson, Seth Rogen
    You, Me and Dupree is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Anthony Russo and Joe...  more
  • 12

    Hall Pass

    Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate
    Hall Pass is a 2011 comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written...  more

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  • 13

    Drillbit Taylor

    Owen Wilson, Kevin Hart
    Drillbit Taylor is a 2008 comedy film starring Owen Wilson as the eponymous character and...  more
  • 14


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis
    Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film, directed by Michael Bay,...  more

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  • 15

    Permanent Midnight

    Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller
    Permanent Midnight is a 1998 independent drama film directed by David Veloz and starring Ben...  more

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  • 16

    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray
    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed, co-written,...  more

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  • 18

    The Internship

    Will Ferrell, Rose Byrne
    The Internship is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, written by Vince Vaughn...  more

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  • 19

    The Big Year

    Rashida Jones, Steve Martin
    The Big Year is an upcoming comedy film directed by David Frankel....  more
  • 20

    The Minus Man

    Sheryl Crow, Owen Wilson
    The Minus Man is a 1999 film starring Owen Wilson and Janeane Garofalo, based on the novel by...  more
  • 21


    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal
    Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar...  more

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    Meet the Fockers

    Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand
    Meet the Fockers is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach and the sequel to Meet...  more

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  • 23

    Around the World in 80 Days

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q
    Around the World in 80 Days is a 2004 American adventure comedy film based on Jules Verne's...  more

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  • 24

    Breakfast of Champions

    Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte
    Breakfast of Champions is a 1999 American comedy film adapted and directed by Alan Rudolph...  more
  • 25

    The King of Luck

    Willie Nelson, Owen Wilson