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The Best Patrick Wilson Movies

Updated November 7, 2019 826 votes 190 voters 15.5k views27 items

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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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    Insidious is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Insidious

    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey

    Released2010

    Directed byJames Wan

    Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh... more on Wikipedia

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    The Phantom of the Opera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler

    Released2004

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986... more on Wikipedia

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    Little Children is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Little Children

    Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet

    Released2006

    Directed byTodd Field

    Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel... more on Wikipedia

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    Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Watchmen

    Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino

    Released2009

    Directed byZack Snyder

    Watchmen is a 2009 American neo-noir superhero film directed by Zack Snyder and starring Malin... more on Wikipedia

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    The Alamo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    The Alamo

    Emily Deschanel, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Alamo is a 2004 American film about the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.... more on Wikipedia

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    Passengers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Passengers

    Anne Hathaway, David Morse

    Released2008

    Directed byRodrigo García

    Passengers is 2008 American-Canadian thriller film starring Anne Hathaway and Patrick Wilson,... more on Wikipedia

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    Morning Glory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Morning Glory

    Eva Longoria, George Clooney

    Released2010

    Directed byRoger Michell

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    Young Adult is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Young Adult

    Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt

    Released2011

    Directed byJason Reitman

    Young Adult is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman, from a screenplay... more on Wikipedia

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    The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    The A-Team

    Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper

    Released2010

    Directed byJoe Carnahan

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    The Ledge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    The Ledge

    Liv Tyler, Charlie Hunnam

    Released2011

    Directed byMatthew Chapman

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    Evening is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Evening

    Meryl Streep, Claire Danes

    Released2007

    Directed byLajos Koltai

    Evening is a 2007 American drama film directed by Lajos Koltai. The screenplay by Susan Minot... more on Wikipedia
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    Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Prometheus

    Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender

    Released2012

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Lakeview Terrace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Lakeview Terrace

    Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2008

    Directed byNeil LaBute

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    Midway is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Midway

    Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans

    Released2019

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    Midway is a 2019 American historical action drama film directed by Roland Emmerich. The story... more on Wikipedia
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    Annabelle Comes Home is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Annabelle Comes Home

    Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman

    Released2019

    Directed byGary Dauberman

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    Running with Scissors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Running with Scissors

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin

    Released2006

    Directed byRyan Murphy

    Running with Scissors is a 2006 American black comedy film based on Augusten Burroughs' 2002... more on Wikipedia

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    Purple Violets is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Purple Violets

    Debra Messing, Selma Blair

    Released2007

    Directed byEdward Burns

    Purple Violets is a 2007 relationship comedy written and directed by Edward Burns. It is an... more on Wikipedia
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    The Switch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    The Switch

    Jennifer Aniston, Jeff Goldblum

    Released2010

    Directed byWill Speck, Josh Gordon

    The Switch is a 2010 American romantic comedy film, directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck.... more on Wikipedia
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    In the Tall Grass is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    In the Tall Grass

    Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira

    Released2019

    Directed byVincenzo Natali

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    Barry Munday is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Barry Munday

    Carmen Electra, Cybill Shepherd

    Released2010

    Directed byChris D'Arienzo

    Barry Munday is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris D'Arienzo; it is based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    Factory Girl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Factory Girl

    Sienna Miller, Jimmy Fallon

    Released2006

    Directed byGeorge Hickenlooper

    Factory Girl is a 2006 American biographical film based on the life of 1960s underground film... more on Wikipedia

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    Life in Flight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Life in Flight

    Rashida Jones, Amy Smart

    Released2008

    Directed byTracey Hecht

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    The Book of Matthew is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    The Book of Matthew

    Patrick Wilson, Keith David

    Released2011

    Directed byBrett Rickaby

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    Brothers Three is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    Brothers Three

    Patrick Wilson, Neal McDonough

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Kampf

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    My Sister's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Patrick Wilson Movies
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    My Sister's Wedding

    Patrick Wilson

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid W. Leitner

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