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Bottle RocketBottle Rocket (1996) Recommended
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd
Merciless slacker/heist movie about three no–hopers who struggle at being even small–time hoods. Quirky, charismatic and blessed with a…
Permanent MidnightPermanent Midnight (1998)
Dir. David Veloz
Feat. Ben Stiller, Elizabeth Hurley, Owen Wilson
Based on the therapeutic memoirs of television writer Jerry Stahl (namely of the hit series 'Alf'), infamous for snorting and injecting his sizeable…
Haunting, TheHaunting, The (1999)
Dir. Jan De Bont
Feat. Lili Taylor, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson
Lumpen remake of the classy 60s chiller, with Lili Taylor, Catherine Zeta–Jones, Owen Wilson and psychologist Liam Neeson as the cardboard…
Minus Man, TheMinus Man, The (1999)
Dir. Hampton Fancher
Feat. Owen Wilson, Mercedes Ruehl, Janeane Garofalo
Comic actor Owen Wilson is sort–of cast against type as an impassive, child–like drifter with a penchant for random poisonings, settling…
Shanghai NoonShanghai Noon (2000)
Dir. Tom Dey
Feat. Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu
Jackie Chan pilots for this lightweight, crowd–pleasing throwback to the Wild West that adds his brand of naïve Eastern exotism to the ol'…
Meet the ParentsMeet the Parents (2000) Recommended
Dir. Jay Roach
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson
Meeting his girlfriend's parents for the first time becomes nightmare for Ben Stiller, mostly due to Robert De Niro's politely hostile…
ZoolanderZoolander (2001) Recommended
Dir. Ben Stiller
Feat. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell
Co–writer and director Ben Stiller sucks in cheek as flaky, dim–bulb male supermodel Derek Zoolander whose reign supreme is challenged by…
Behind Enemy LinesBehind Enemy Lines (2001)
Dir. Jason Moore
Feat. Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman
Beyond–credibility gungho actioner which has fighter–pilot Owen Wilson shot down over Bosnia because he’s witnessed a Serb…
Royal Tenenbaums, TheRoyal Tenenbaums, The (2001) Recommended
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Gene Hackman, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow
Spinning another pathologically eccentric comedy, the dir. of BOTTLE ROCKET and RUSHMORE will either have you declining to be amused or else…
I-SpyI-Spy (2002)
Dir. Betty Thomas
Feat. Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen
The 60s TV–series of the same name fashioned as a slick but silly buddy comedy and a shameless star vehicle for two tried–and–true…
Shanghai KnightsShanghai Knights (2003)
Dir. David Dobkin
Feat. Owen Wilson, Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen
The successful teaming of Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson returns in a hyperreal 19th century world of Victorian threads, kung fu moves and offbeat, if…
Big Bounce, TheBig Bounce, The (2003)
Dir. George Armitage
Feat. Owen Wilson, Morgan Freeman, Charlie Sheen
Adapted from a cheerily hardboiled novel by Elmore Leonard, this sees petty–crim Wilson washing up in Hawaii, when a tempting swindle lands in…
Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (2004) Recommended
Dir. Todd Phillips
Feat. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell
With this updated comic riff on the iconic cop show of the 1970s, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson repeat the winning formula of hits like ZOOLANDER and…
Around the World in 80 DaysAround the World in 80 Days (2004)
Dir. Frank Coraci
Feat. Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent
Colourfully energetic version of Jules Verne's classic adventure, in which a casual bet sets three unusual companions on a race around the…
Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, TheLife Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The (2004) Recommended
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett
Another snorkle into the 'Cinema Absurd with Wes Anderson', delivering an intricate comedic conceit woven around a washed–up oceanographer…
Wedding CrashersWedding Crashers (2005)
Dir. David Dobkin
Feat. Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken
Two friends (Wilson and Vaughn) are connected by their hobby of 'crashing' weddings during the summer nuptial season, purporting to be invited, in…
Wendell Baker Story, TheWendell Baker Story, The (2005)
Dir. Luke Wilson, Andrew Wilson
Feat. Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Eva Mendes
Typical Wilson brother comedy fare about a scheming ex con who finds work at a retirement hotel and helps the residents get revenge on their nasty…
CarsCars (2006) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Lasseter
Feat. Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt
Another superb Pixar animation, set in a world of talking automobiles, in which a cocky race car ('Lightning McQueen') gets stranded in a small town…
You, Me and DupreeYou, Me and Dupree (2006)
Dir. Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Feat. Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon
Chucklesome by–numbers farce has newlyweds Matt Dillon and Kate Hudson settle down to suburban American bliss, only to have houseguest Owen…
Darjeeling Limited, TheDarjeeling Limited, The (2007)
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Adrien Brody, Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman
Idiosyncratic comedy from the dir. of THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS combines a dusty, nostalgic sub–continental adventure–quest with a whimsical…
Drillbit TaylorDrillbit Taylor (2008)
Dir. Steven Brill
Feat. Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Alex Frost
Teen comedy of comeuppance from the Rogen/Apatow hit factory (SUPERBAD/KNOCKED UP) focuses on a group of bullied high–schoolers who hire a…
Marley and MeMarley and Me (2008)
Dir. David Frankel
Feat. Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane
Drama/comedy focused on a young newlywed couple (Wilson and Aniston) who decide to buy a puppy and underestimate the incredible impact it will have…
Night At The Museum 2Night At The Museum 2 (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian) (2009)
Dir. Shawn Levy
Feat. Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson
Sequel to 2006 mega–hit NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM sees Ben Stiller return to his role as security guard, this time on a mission to infiltrate the…
Fantastic Mr. FoxFantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman
Wes Anderson’s quirky, buttoned–up sensibility is a fantastic match for Roald Dahl’s classic tale about a sly, debonair fox (George…
MarmadukeMarmaduke (2010)
Dir. Tom Dey
Feat. Owen Wilson, Emma Stone, George Lopez
Breezy family fare with the lovable Great Dane wreaking havoc in a new neighbourhood and plotting a bullying doberman's…
Little FockersLittle Fockers (2010)
Dir. Paul Weitz
Feat. Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson
Star–powered third entry in popular familial dysfunction series has Ben Stiller once again struggling to win stern patriarch De Niro's approval…
How Do You KnowHow Do You Know (2010)
Dir. James L. Brooks
Feat. Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson
A softball star (Witherspoon) past her prime contemplates the future while flittering romantically between a major league baseballer (Wilson) and a…
Hall PassHall Pass (2011)
Dir. Pete Farrelly, Bob Farrelly
Feat. Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate
The Farrelly brothers' crass comedy of marital anxiety in which two friends are given a week off – or 'Hall Pass' – from monogamy by…
Cars 2Cars 2 (2011)
Dir. John Lasseter, Brad Lewis
Feat. Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine
Solid sequel has the roaring return of Lightning McQueen and friends as they head overseas to compete in a World Grand Prix and find themselves…
Midnight in ParisMidnight in Paris (2011) Recommended
Dir. Woody Allen
Feat. Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates
High class whimsy from Woody Allen with Woody–surrogate honours going this time to Owen Wilson as a frustrated hack screenwriter magically…
Big Year, TheBig Year, The (2011)
Dir. David Frankel
Feat. Jack Black, Steve Martin, Owen Wilson
Light–as–a–feather comedy of competitive bird watching, with three fanatical bird–spotters vying to sight the highest number…
Internship, TheInternship, The (2013)
Dir. Shawn Levy
Feat. Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson buddy up again for this workplace comedy about two out–of–work salesmen who join a competitive internship…
Free BirdsFree Birds (2013)
Dir. Jimmy Hayward
Feat. Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler
Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson voice two turkeys fighting to avoid their species' traditional Thanksgiving fate in this broad animated comedy.…
Grand Budapest Hotel, TheGrand Budapest Hotel, The (2014) Aro Favourite
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Dir. Wes Anderson at last marries his quirky, meticulous aesthetic to a marvellously exotic setting and characters to create arguably his finest film…
Night at the Museum 3:Secret of the TombNight at the Museum 3:Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Dir. Shawn Levy
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson
Concluding chapter in the trilogy has museum guard Stiller trying to decipher why the exhibits are behaving so erratically.
Inherent ViceInherent Vice (2014) Recommended
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson
Dir. PT Anderson brings Thomas Pynchon faithfully to the big screen in this dope–addled, shaggy–dog comedy in which Joaquin Phoenix stars…
She's Funny That WayShe's Funny That Way (2015)
Dir. Peter Bogdanovich
Feat. Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston
Peter Bogdanovich returns to the screwball comedy genre is an enjoyable slice of nostalgia. On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle…
No EscapeNo Escape (2015)
Dir. John Erick Dowdle
Feat. Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan
Set in Southeast Asia this proficient thriller finds Lake Bell and Owen Wilson caught up in a violent coup specifically targeting foreigners.…
Zoolander 2Zoolander 2 (2016)
Dir. Ben Stiller
Feat. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz
Amiable but only occasionally inspired sequel has Derek and Hansel return to the fashion world to help investigate who is behind the mysterious…
MastermindsMasterminds (2016)
Dir. Jared Hess
Feat. Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig
The director of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE helms this heist comedy starring Zach Galifianakis as an armoured car driver who is lured into a $17,000,000…
Cars 3Cars 3 (2017)
Dir. Brian Fee
Feat. Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper
Hailed as a return to form for the vehicular franchise, with Lightning McQueen back as the celebrated stock car racer, now past his prime and facing…
WonderWonder (2017)
Dir. Stephen Chbosky
Feat. Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay
The inspiring and heartwarming story based on the bestseller by R.J. Palacio about a boy born with facial differences that have prevented him from…

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