Best Owen Wilson movies

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Best Owen Wilson movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Owen Wilson movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Owen Wilson.

TOP 25:
Behind Enemy Lines
Behind Enemy Lines
Owen Wilson as: Lt. Chris Burnett
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Release: 2001
While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With time running out and a deadly tracker on his trail, Burnett's commanding officer decides to risk his career and launch a renegade rescue mission to save his life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joe Manganiello movies?

TOP 24:
Mater and the Ghostlight
Mater and the Ghostlight
Owen Wilson as: Lightning McQueen (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2006
Mater, the rusty but trusty tow truck from Cars, spends a day in Radiator Springs playing scary pranks on his fellow townsfolk. That night at Flo's V8 Café, the Sheriff tells the story of the legend of the Ghostlight, and as everyone races home Mater is left alone primed for a good old-fashioned scare.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bonnie Hunt movies?


TOP 23:
Meet the Fockers
Meet the Fockers
Owen Wilson as: Kevin Rawley
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2004
Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of opposites that definitely do not attract.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best J.P. Manoux movies?

TOP 22:
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Owen Wilson as: Jedediah Smith
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2014
When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anjali Jay movies?

TOP 21:
Shanghai Noon
Shanghai Noon
Owen Wilson as: Roy O'Bannon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Release: 2000
Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, and tries to spring the princess from her imprisonment.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Walton Goggins movies?


TOP 20:
Wedding Crashers
Wedding Crashers
Owen Wilson as: John Beckwith
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2005
John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John meets Claire, he discovers what true love – and heartache – feels like.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Seymour movies?

TOP 19:
Lost in London
Lost in London
Owen Wilson as: Owen Wilson
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2017
Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daniel Radcliffe movies?

TOP 18:
Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum
Owen Wilson as: Jedediah Smith
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2006
Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve Coogan movies?


TOP 17:
Meet the Parents
Meet the Parents
Owen Wilson as: Kevin Rawley
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2000
Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good impression, his visit to the Byrnes home turns into a hilarious series of disasters, and everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Blythe Danner movies?

TOP 16:
Bottle Rocket
Bottle Rocket
Owen Wilson as: Dignan
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1994
Dysfunctional friends Dignan and Anthony plan and execute a robbery with their pot-growing friend, Bob. The short film that inspired Wes Anderson’s feature debut.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Luke Wilson movies?

TOP 15:

Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice
Owen Wilson as: Coy Harlingen
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Release: 2014
In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maya Rudolph movies?


TOP 14:

Armageddon

Armageddon
Owen Wilson as: Oscar Choi
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1998
When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jessica Steen movies?

TOP 13:

Cars 3

Cars 3
Owen Wilson as: Lightning McQueen (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2017
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Armie Hammer movies?

TOP 12:

Cars

Cars
Owen Wilson as: Lightning McQueen (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2006
Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.

TOP 11:

No Escape

No Escape
Owen Wilson as: Jack Dwyer
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2015
In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.


TOP 10:

Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket
Owen Wilson as: Dignan
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1996
Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that somehow involves his former boss, the (supposedly) legendary Mr. Henry.

TOP 9:

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Owen Wilson as: Ned Plimpton
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2004
Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a married man. They travel the sea, all too often running into pirates and, perhaps more traumatically, various figures from Zissou's past, including his estranged wife, Eleanor.

TOP 8:

Marley & Me

Marley & Me
Owen Wilson as: John Grogan
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 2008
A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and confronting one's own mortality, as seen through the lens of family life with a dog.

TOP 7:

The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited
Owen Wilson as: Francis
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2007
Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray).

TOP 6:

Woody Allen: A Documentary

Woody Allen: A Documentary
Owen Wilson as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert B. Weide followed the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. "Woody Allen: A Documentary" chronicles Allen's career - from teen writer to Sid Caesar's TV scribe, from stand-up comedian to award-winning writer-director averaging one film-per-year for more than 40 years. Exploring Allen's writing habits, casting, directing, and relationship with his actors first-hand, new interviews with A-listers, writing partners, family and friends provide insight and backstory to the usually inscrutable filmmaker.


TOP 5:

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris
Owen Wilson as: Gil
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2011
A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

TOP 4:

The Royal Tenenbaums

The Royal Tenenbaums
Owen Wilson as: Eli Cash
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2001
Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

TOP 3:

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Owen Wilson as: Coach Skip (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2009
The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.

TOP 2:

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Owen Wilson as: Monsieur Chuck
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

TOP 1:

Wonder

Wonder
Owen Wilson as: Nate
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 2017
The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.



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