He is the younger brother of actors Andrew Wilson and Owen Wilson. Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas, the youngest of three sons of Laura Wilson (née Cunningham; born 1939), a photographer, and Robert Andrew Wilson (1941-2017), an advertising executive and previously an executive at KERA, a public television station. His family, originally from Massachusetts, is of Irish Catholic descent. All three Wilson boys attended St. Mark's School of Texas. According to Owen, Luke was voted class president the first year he attended St. Mark's.
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." • 2005: Tom Cruise • 2006: Jim Carrey • 2007: Mike Myers • 2008: Adam Sandler • 2009: Ben Stiller • 2010: Sandra Bullock • 2011: Reese Witherspoon • 2012: Johnny Depp • 2013: Jamie Foxx • 2014: Mark Wahlberg • 2015: Robert Downey, Jr. • 2016: Will Smith • 2017: The Fast and the Furious franchise • 2018: Chris Pratt • 2019: Dwayne Johnson The MTV Trailblazer Award recipient spearheads the way for others that work in the movie industry. The award is given to an actor that managed to inspire others with a diverse portfolio of work and a transcendent reputation in the public eye.
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In 1993, he was one of the writers awarded an Emmy Award for "[[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program|Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program]]" for his work on The Ben Stiller Show at the 45th Primetime Emmy Awards. During his work on the Larry Sanders Show, Apatow was nominated for five Emmys, as well as a Critics' Choice Television Award. In 2007, he was nominated for a Grammy and a Golden Globe for co-writing the song "Walk Hard" (nominated for Best Song Written for Motion Picture).
After the film was released, Roger Ebert, a friend and supporter of Scorsese, named Goodfellas "the best mob movie ever." It is ranked No. 1 on Ebert's movie list for 1990, along with Gene Siskel and Peter Travers', and is widely considered one of the director's greatest achievements. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and Scorsese earned his third Best Director nomination, but again lost to a first-time director, Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves). Joe Pesci earned the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance. Scorsese and the film also won numerous other awards, including five BAFTA Awards, a Silver Lion and more.
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Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, and Casey Affleck also starred in the film, released on November 4, 2011. It was reported in 2011 that Murphy would host the 84th Academy Awards in 2012. However, he dropped out of his hosting duties on November 9, 2011, in the wake of the Brett Ratner scandal. On December 6, 2013, it was announced that Murphy would star in the fourth film of the Beverly Hills Cop series. Brett Ratner would direct the film, Jerry Bruckheimer was confirmed to produce the film, and Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec would write.
Roger Ebert, who named it the best film of 2002, praised its breathtaking vision of the future as well as for the way Spielberg blended CGI with live-action. Spielberg's 2002 film Catch Me If You Can is about the daring adventures of a youthful con artist (played by Leonardo DiCaprio). It earned Christopher Walken an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. The film is known for John Williams's score and its unique title sequence. It was a hit both commercially and critically.
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The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (also known as the KCAs or Kids' Choice) is an annual American children's awards ceremony show that is produced by Nickelodeon. Usually held on a Saturday night in late March or early April, the show honors the year's biggest television, movie, and music acts as voted by viewers worldwide of Nickelodeon networks. Winners receive a hollow orange blimp figurine, a logo outline for much of the network's 1984–2009 era, which also functions as a kaleidoscope.
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Greg and Pam are married that weekend by Pam's ex-fiancée (Owen Wilson). During the party, Jack asks Roz for some sex tips and sneaks into the RV with Dina.
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All three films, based on the children's book The Night at the Museum by Milan Trenc, are directed by Shawn Levy and written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. Starring Ben Stiller as a museum night security guard named Larry, the films also star an ensemble cast featuring Owen Wilson, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Steve Coogan, Patrick Gallagher, Rami Malek, Mizuo Peck, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs and Dick Van Dyke. When Larry Daley (Ben Stiller), a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week, applies for a job at the American Museum of Natural History, he is assigned as a night guard.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty2013The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'' (2013 film)
In April 2011, it was announced that Ben Stiller had been cast in the lead role, though no director was attached. The following July, it was announced that Stiller was also going to direct the film. In January 2012, it was announced that Kristen Wiig would play the female lead, with Shirley MacLaine to play the mother of Ben Stiller's character. This was followed by reports in February that Patton Oswalt and Adam Scott had joined the film. In April 2012, Kathryn Hahn was cast as Odessa, Walter's sister, and Josh Charles was cast as the ex-husband of Kristen Wiig's character, though he was replaced by Kai Lennox.
Owen Wilson as Gary Dixon. Vincent Castellanos as Mateo. Danny Trejo as Poacher. Frank Welker as Anaconda (voice). Track listing. 1) Main Title (4:45). 2) Watching and Waiting (4:43). 3) Night Attack (2:47). 4) This Must Be Heaven (1:39). 5) Down River (2:43). 6) Seduction (3:27). 7) Travelogue (2:45). 8) Baiting the Line (2:47). 9) My Beautiful Anna... (conda) (2:54). 10) The Totem's Scared Ground (2:26). 11) Sarone's Last Stand (3:00).
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Best Comedic Performance, Ben Stiller – Nominated. Best On-Screen Team (Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor, Justin Long, Alan Tudyk, Stephen Root, Joel Moore and Chris Williams) – Nominated. Best Villain, Ben Stiller – Won. 25th Golden Raspberry Awards. Worst Actor, Ben Stiller (Also for Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Along Came Polly, Envy, and Starsky & Hutch [all 2004]) – Nominated. List of American films of 2004. Chuck Norris filmography.
The Minus Man is a 1999 thriller film starring Owen Wilson and Janeane Garofalo. It is based on the novel by Lew McCreary, and directed by Hampton Fancher, who also wrote the screenplay. The film centers on a serial killer whom Fancher describes as "a cross between Psycho s Norman Bates, Melville s Billy Budd and Being There's Chauncey Gardner". Vann Siegert (Owen Wilson) is a serial killer who poisons his victims; he explains that he feels he is helping them and that they die without pain. After killing a heroin addict named Casper (Sheryl Crow) he met at a bar, he makes her death look like an overdose and moves on to a new town.
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The film stars Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens and Ben Kingsley. In Secret of the Tomb, security guard Larry Daley must travel to London to return the tablet of Ahkmenrah, an Egyptian artifact which causes the exhibits to come to life, before the magic disappears. Principal photography of Secret of the Tomb took place from January to May 2014 in London, England and British Columbia, Canada. The film premiered on December 11, 2014, at New York City's Ziegfeld Theater and was released in the United States on December 19, 2014. Secret of the Tomb grossed over $363 million at the box office.
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The film is on the list of Roger Ebert's most hated films. In his original review, Ebert stated, "The movie is an assault on the eyes, the ears, the brain, common sense and the human desire to be entertained". On Siskel and Ebert, Ebert gave it a Thumbs Down. However, his co-host Gene Siskel gave it a Thumbs Up. Ebert went on to name Armageddon as the worst film of 1998 (though he was originally considering Spice World).
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Max and Margaret become a couple and dance together at the "Heaven and Hell Cotillion" after Max's play, and then Max shares a dance with Rosemary. With Rushmore, Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson wanted to create their own "slightly heightened reality, like a Roald Dahl children's book". Like Max Fischer, Wilson was expelled from his prep school, St. Mark's School of Texas, in the tenth grade, while Anderson shared Max's ambition and lack of academic motivation, and also had a crush on an older woman. Anderson and Wilson began writing the screenplay for Rushmore years before they made Bottle Rocket. They knew that they wanted to make a film set in an elite prep school, much like St.
Roger Ebert of the 'Chicago Sun-Times wrote: "If you see only one martial arts Western this year (and there is probably an excellent chance of that), this is the one." * Jackie Chan as Chon Wang. Owen Wilson as Roy O'Bannon/Wyatt Earp. Lucy Liu as Princess Pei-Pei. Brandon Merrill as Falling Leaves. Xander Berkeley as Marshal Nathan Van Cleef. Roger Yuan as Lo Fong. Kate Luyben as Fifi. Jason Connery as Calvin Andrews. Simon R. Baker as Little Feather. Walton Goggins as Wallace. Henry O as Royal Interpreter. Yu Rongguang as Imperial Guard Rong Guang Yu. Eric Chen as Imperial Guard Eric Chi Cheng Chen. Yuen Biao as Saloon Fighter (uncredited). Garvin Cross (stunts). Shanghai (film series).
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Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film two stars out of four; although he wrote that "there are individual moments that are very funny" he added that the director, David Dobkin, "has too much else on his mind". British Movie magazine Empire awarded it three out of five stars and were complimentary to Vaughn and Wilson, saying "Sharing an easy chemistry and free of the usual joker/straight-guy dynamic, Wilson and Vaughn quip, riff and banter to hilarious effect. And both get their fair share of money moments, the latter’s muggings are particularly hysterical in a raunchy dinner-party sequence.
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Roger Ebert was one of few critics to give the film a positive review, praising the production design in particular. * List of ghost films * Lili Taylor as Eleanor "Nell" Vance. Liam Neeson as Doctor David Marrow. Catherine Zeta-Jones as Theo. Owen Wilson as Luke Sanderson. Marian Seldes as Mrs. Dudley. Bruce Dern as Mr. Dudley. Alix Koromzay as Mary Lambetta. Todd Field as Todd Hackett. Virginia Madsen as Jane Vance. Tom Irwin as Lou. Charles Gunning as Hugh Crain.
CarsCars'' (film)2006 film of the same name
Set in a world populated entirely by anthropomorphic talking cars and other vehicles, the film stars the voices of Owen Wilson, Paul Newman (in his final acting role), Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Michael Wallis, George Carlin, Paul Dooley, Jenifer Lewis, Guido Quaroni, Michael Keaton, Katherine Helmond, John Ratzenberger and Richard Petty. Race car drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mario Andretti, Michael Schumacher and car enthusiast Jay Leno (as "Jay Limo") voice themselves.
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Roger Ebert gave the film 1½ stars out of four, likening it to a comedy: "Its hero is so reckless and its villains so incompetent that it's a showdown between a man begging to be shot, and an enemy that can't hit the side of a Bosnian barn." Behind Enemy Lines was followed by three direct-to-video sequels, none of which feature the cast and crew of the original, nor follow its plot. Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil was released in 2006, Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia was released in 2009 (this film was co-produced by WWE Studios) and SEAL Team 8: Behind Enemy Lines was released in 2014. * Owen Wilson as Burnett. Gene Hackman as Reigart. Gabriel Macht as Stackhouse.
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The film stars Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston as Marley's owners. Marley & Me was released in the United States and Canada on December 25, 2008, and set a record for the largest Christmas Day box office ever with $14.75 million in ticket sales. The film was followed by a 2011 direct-to-video prequel, Marley & Me: The Puppy Years. Newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan (Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston) escape the brutal Michigan winters and relocate to South Florida, each landing reporter jobs at competing newspapers.
In a February 7, 2003, interview, Owen Wilson said: "We're talking about it maybe starting in Hollywood and then going from there to Africa or the Pyramids ... I feel like we have the freedom to take them anywhere in time we want." On May 14, 2015, MGM announced that they are moving forward with Shanghai Dawn. Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu and Owen Wilson are expected to reprise their roles as Chon Wang, Princess Pei-Pei and Roy O'Bannon respectively. In September 2016, Jared Hess signed on as director for the film while both Millar and Gough will develop a screen story with Theodore Riley and Aaron Buchsbaum writing the script for the film.
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Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times rated it 2/4 stars and wrote, "This is a remake by the numbers, linking a halfwit plot to a series of standup routines in which Wilson and Murphy show how funny they could have been in a more ambitious movie." The film was nominated for three Razzie Awards: Worst Remake, Worst Actor for Eddie Murphy, and Worst Screen Couple for Murphy and Owen Wilson. * Eddie Murphy as Kelly Robinson. Owen Wilson as Special Agent Alex Scott. Famke Janssen as Special Agent Rachel Wright. Malcolm McDowell as Arnold Gundars. Gary Cole as Carlos. Bill Mondy as Mack McIntyre. Phill Lewis as Jerry. Mike Dopud as Jim. Lynda Boyd as Edna. Dana Lee as Zhu Tam. Viv Leacock as T.J.
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave 3.5 out of 4, calling the film's Indian context as one of its main highlights. Ebert singled out Anderson's script, which, according to Ebert, "uses India not in a touristy way, but as a backdrop that is very, very there." Chris Cabin of Filmcritic.com gave the film 4 stars out of 5 and described Anderson's film as "the auteur's best work to date." Entertainment Weekly film critic Lisa Schwarzbaum gave the film a "B+" and said "This is psychological as well as stylistic familiar territory for Anderson after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums.