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The Best Patrick Wilson Movies  

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

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

These films, like The Alamo and Insidious include images when available.

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If you're a fan of Patrick Wilson, then check out our lists of the best James Marsden and Mark Wahlberg movies as well.

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Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson
Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh Whannell, and starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey. It is the first installment ...more
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Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet, Jackie Earle Haley
Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars Kate Winslet, ...more
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Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra ...more
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Anne Hathaway, David Morse, Dianne Wiest
Passengers is 2008 American-Canadian thriller film starring Anne Hathaway and Patrick Wilson, and directed by Rodrigo García. It was released in the United States by TriStar Pictures on ...more
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Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup
Watchmen is a 2009 American neo-noir superhero film directed by Zack Snyder and starring Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick ...more
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Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons
Young Adult is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman, from a screenplay written by Diablo Cody, and starring Charlize Theron. Reitman and Cody worked together previously on ...more
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The Alamo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
Emily Deschanel, Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid
The Alamo is a 2004 American film about the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution. The film was directed by Texan John Lee Hancock, produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, and Mark ...more
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Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba
Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan ...more
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Eva Longoria, George Clooney, Rachel McAdams
Morning Glory is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Roger Michell, written by Aline Brosh McKenna and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. It stars Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and ...more
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Liv Tyler, Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard
The Ledge is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Matthew Chapman.
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Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Glenn Close
Evening is a 2007 American drama film directed by Lajos Koltai. The screenplay by Susan Minot and Michael Cunningham is based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Susan Minot.
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Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva LaRue
Lakeview Terrace is a 2008 American thriller film directed by Neil LaBute, written by David Loughery and Howard Korder, and co-produced by Will Smith, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick ...more
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Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson
The A-Team is a 2010 American action-comedy film based on the television series of the same name created by Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell. Co-written and directed by Joe Carnahan, the film ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Evan Rachel Wood
Running with Scissors is a 2006 American black comedy film based on Augusten Burroughs' 2002 memoir of the same name, written and directed by Ryan Murphy, and starring Joseph Cross, Annette ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Jeff Goldblum, Juliette Lewis
The Switch is a 2010 American romantic comedy film, directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck. Based on a screenplay written by Allan Loeb, the film, formerly titled The Baster, was inspired by the ...more
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Carmen Electra, Cybill Shepherd, Malcolm McDowell
Barry Munday is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris D'Arienzo; it is based on the novel Life is a Strange Place by Frank Turner Hollon. The film stars Patrick Wilson as the titular ...more
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Debra Messing, Selma Blair, Bill Hader
Purple Violets is a 2007 relationship comedy written and directed by Edward Burns. It is an independent film, set in lower Manhattan, about four friends from college ready for change. It ...more
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Sienna Miller, Jimmy Fallon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Factory Girl is a 2006 American biographical film based on the life of 1960s underground film star, socialite, and Warhol Superstar Edie Sedgwick. The film premiered in Los Angeles on December ...more
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Life in Flight Rashida Jones, Amy Smart, Lynn Collins
Life in Flight is a 2008 film directed by Tracey Hecht.
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Annabelle Comes Home is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife
Annabelle Comes Home is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Gary Duaberman, based on the legend of the Annabelle doll and a sequel to Annabelle and Annabelle: Creation. ...more
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The Book of Matthew Patrick Wilson, Keith David, Rainn Wilson
The Book of Matthew is a 2011 drama thriller film written and directed by Brett Rickably.
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Patrick Wilson, Neal McDonough, Melora Walters
Brothers Three is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Paul Kampf.
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In the Tall Grass is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira, Harrison Gilbertson
In the Tall Grass is an upcoming 2019 American horror film directed by Vincenzo Natali, based on the novella of the same name by Stephen King and Joe Hill. A brother and sister run into a field ...more
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Weezer – Video Capture Device: Treasures from the Vault 1991–2002 Rivers Cuomo, Weezer, Brian Bell
Video Capture Device is a DVD released by rock band Weezer. It contains footage from various live gigs in the band's history, from the early stages of their musical career up until 2002. The DVD ...more
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Patrick Wilson
My Sister's Wedding is a 2001 film directed by David W. Leitner.