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List of Clive Owen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Sin City (2005)
31
5
Sin City
R
31
5

Sin City tells four different but intertwined stories occurring in the fictional Basin City: an aging policeman saves a young girl from a pedophile and child-killer; a muscled brute avenges the death of his beloved; a man helps prostitutes from a corrupt cop, the abusive ex-boyfriend of his lover; and a poetic hitman who ties up loose ends.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
2. The Bourne Identity (2002)
29
4
The Bourne Identity
PG-13
29
4

Based on a Robert Ludlum novel of the same name, The Bourne Identity is an action-packed thriller where the lead character, Jason Bourne, brilliantly portrayed by Matt Damon has lost all memory but discovers that he is being hunted. He embarks on a mission to unravel his identity and realizes that he is involved with CIA and its secrets.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Professor
Director:
Doug Liman
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
3. Inside Man (2006)
31
2
Inside Man
R
31
2

The plot of the movie revolves around an elaborate bank robbery planned by a perfectionist robber Dalton Russell. He takes hostages and detective Keith Frazier is called upon to take charge of the negotiations. The bank president, concerned about something important, hires his own negotiator. However, Russell and his team are always ahead.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dalton Russell
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
4. Children of Men (2006)
25
8
Children of Men
R
25
8

Children of Men takes us to a dystopian future in the year 2027, where human beings are no longer able to procreate, as a result of infertility. The film revolves around Theo Faron, who helps a woman found mysteriously pregnant, in transporting her to safety. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Theo Faron
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
5. King Arthur (2004)
46
2
King Arthur
PG-13
46
2

This 'realistic' portrayal of the legendary King Arthur shows him as a cavalry officer in the Roman army in the fifth century when the influence of the Roman Empire on Britannia is diminishing. Arthur and his men reluctantly accept one final mission against the invading Saxons that would put him on the British throne following a tragic battle.

As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur
Director:
Antoine Fuqua
Genres:
Drama, History, Action, War, Adventure
6. Croupier (1998)
25
2
Croupier
25
2

This crime drama film tells the story of a writer who finds a job as a croupier at a casino. He soon realizes that his life as a croupier would make a fantastic novel.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Manfred
Director:
Mike Hodges
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Kingston, Rhona Mitra, Alexander Morton, Nick Reding, Nicholas Ball
7. Star (2001)
10
2
Star
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Driver
Director:
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Madonna, Michael Beattie, Toru Tanaka Jr., DTeflon
9. Gosford Park (2001)
17
2
Gosford Park
TV-MA
17
2

In 1932, Sir William McCordle, a wealthy aristocrat but an uncouth industrialist, hosts a weekend hunting party at his old English country house, Gosford Park, where he entertains his elite friends and relatives upstairs, while their staff works downstairs. But then, several sagas of intrigue, lies, secrets, hatred, betrayal and deceit spill out when the host, Sir William McCordle, is found murdered.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Mystery
10. Powder Keg (2001)
9
2
Powder Keg
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Driver
Director:
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Genres:
Action, Short
Star Cast:
Stellan Skarsgård, Lois Smith, Javier Zaragoza, Luis Francisco Escobedo
11. The Follow (2001)
11
2
The Follow
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Driver
Director:
Kar-Wai Wong
Genres:
Mystery, Action, Short, Romance
Star Cast:
12. Closer (2004)
15
3
Closer
R
15
3

In this movie which is adapted from Patrick Marber’s award-winning 1997 play, Dan Woolf is a struggling writer who saves Alice, a newcomer in London, and later falls for her. A year later, he persuades Anna to have an affair with him but is rejected. Anna marries dermatologist Larry Gray, but also begins an affair with Dan. A lot of complications and emotional stress for all four ensues.

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
14. Last Knights (2015)
36
3
Last Knights
R
36
3

This action drama film, tells the story of Raiden, a defeated warrior, who leads an army against a corrupt and sadistic ruler Geza Mott in order to take vengeance for the death of his dishonored master. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Raiden
Director:
Kazuaki Kiriya
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Aksel Hennie
15. Bent (1997)
14
4
Bent
NC-17
14
4

Max is a gay Jewish man, living in 1930s Berlin, during the time of the Nazi regime. He is caught and sent to a concentration camp. He tries to deny that he is gay, and gets a yellow label, meant for Jews, instead of the pink one, meant for gays. He soon meets another prisoner named Horst, who proudly wears the pink label, and begins to develop an attraction to him.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Max
Director:
Sean Mathias
Genres:
Drama, War, History, Romance
Star Cast:
16. Hostage (2002)
12
2
Hostage
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Driver
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller, Short
Star Cast:
Maury Chaykin, Kathryn Morris, Gerry Becker, Darius McCrary
17. Derailed (2005)
25
2
Derailed
R
25
2

A difficult married life thrusts Charles Schine into an affair with Lucinda Harris, a stranger he meets on a train. While consummating their affair in a seedy hotel, they are violently attacked by an armed man named Philippe LaRoche. Out of secrecy, they don’t report it to the police but LaRoche then starts blackmailing and threatening Charles. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Schine
Director:
Mikael Håfström
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Addison Timlin, David Oyelowo, Tom Conti, Melissa George, Vincent Cassel
18. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
20
3
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
PG-13
20
3

The reign of Protestant Queen Elizabeth Tudor I is being challenged by the Catholic King Philip of Spain. As a conspiracy to overthrow Elizabeth gains power, she orders the beheading of her Catholic cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, the next in line to the throne. With the papacy now against her, Elizabeth prepares for war. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Shekhar Kapur
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Cate Blanchett, Abbie Cornish, Rhys Ifans, Eddie Redmayne, Jordi Mollà, Aimee King, Laurence Fox
19. Greenfingers (2000)
17
1
Greenfingers
R
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Colin Briggs
Director:
Joel Hershman
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucy Punch, Helen Mirren, Warren Clarke, David Kelly, Danny Dyer
20. Words and Pictures (2013)
22
2
Words and Pictures
PG-13
22
2

Jack Marcus is a writer and poet who teaches advanced writing at a school. Although he is suffering from writer’s block and hasn’t produced any original content for some time, he is the publisher of the school’s literary magazine. He gets into an argument with a new art instructor named Dina, about whether pictures are more important or words.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Marcus
Director:
Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Juliette Binoche, Amy Brenneman, Bruce Davison, Navid Negahban
21. Ambush (2001)
10
3
Ambush
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Driver
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Short, Action
Star Cast:
Tomas Milian, Franklin Dennis Jones
22. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
19
3
Shoot 'Em Up
R
19
3

Shoot 'Em Up follows carrot-crunching gunman Mr. Smith who saves a baby from assassins. He then teams up with prostitute Donna Quintano, to keep the baby Oliver safe from head assassin Hertz and others while uncovering a plot by Senator Rutledge, who plans to use the baby’s bone marrow. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Smith
Director:
Michael Davis
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk
23. The Boys Are Back (2009)
12
2
The Boys Are Back
PG-13
12
2

The Boys Are Back is a drama film which tells the story of Joe Warr, a sports writer, who finds himself struggling with depression after his wife passes away all of a sudden. Now, although he has to raise his two sons by himself, he tries his best to bring back joy into their lives.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Joe Warr
Director:
Scott Hicks
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George MacKay, Laura Fraser, Emma Booth, Nicholas McAnulty
24. Trust (2010)
9
1
Trust
R
9
1

Annie, a 14-years-old Chicago girl, gets fascinated by a teenager ‘Charlie’, she meets on the online chat-room. After months of chatting and talking on phone, when she meets him personally, he turns out to be a middle-aged man who then seduces her. When a friend discloses this, Annie’s stunned mother supports her while her father is determined to get the sexual predator. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Will
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jason Clarke, Viola Davis, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato
25. Beyond Borders (2003)
19
3
Beyond Borders
R
19
3

Beyond Borders is a romantic adventure drama film which tells the story of a married woman who meets a renegade doctor and decides to help him in his relief mission in war-torn Africa. They soon find themselves in a dangerous mission to help humanity from poverty and war.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Callahan
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Teri Polo, Linus Roache, Noah Emmerich
26. Chosen (2001)
9
3
Chosen
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Driver
Director:
Genres:
Action, Short
Star Cast:
Mason Lee, Sonom Gualson, Brian Smyj, Jamie Harris
27. Killer Elite (2011)
17
2
Killer Elite
R
17
2

Retired mercenary Danny Bryce is forced to complete a failed mission of his mentor, Hunter, after the latter is taken captive by his employer, an ailing sheikh. Along with his former associates, he must take out three former SAS troopers, who killed three eldest sons of the sheikh, while recording their confessions and making their deaths look like accident.

As:
Cast
Role:
Spike
Director:
Gary McKendry
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
28. The International (2009)
17
2
The International
R
17
2

Interpol agent, Louis Salinger, teams up with Assistant District Attorney, Eleanor Whitman, to investigate and stop the International Bank of Business and Credit from funding terrorism, money laundering, etc. This, however, puts their lives at risk from powerful people who will stop at nothing. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Salinger
Director:
Tom Tykwer
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ben Whishaw, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Brían F. O'Byrne, Ulrich Thomsen
29. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
11
3
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
PG-13
11
3

In the 28th century, the International Space Station has been relocated into deep space and turned into the sprawling metropolis, Alpha, inhabited by species from thousands of planets. When a dark force threatens the existence of the peaceful city, United Human Federation operatives Major Valerian and Sergeant Laureline are assigned to safeguard the future of the universe.

As:
Cast
Role:
Commander Arun Filitt
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action
31. Close My Eyes (1991)
14
1
Close My Eyes
R
14
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Stephen Poliakoff
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Saskia Reeves, Karl Johnson, Lesley Sharp
32. Blood Ties (2013)
10
1
Blood Ties
R
10
1

An ex-convict tries to live an honest life after being released from prison. However, he is forced to return to his criminals ways due to which he is put in conflict with his brother Frank who is a cop in New York City. However, their sister tries to mend their relationship so that both brothers can get along with each other.

As:
Cast
Role:
Chris
Director:
Guillaume Canet
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
33. Three Seconds (2018)
7
1
Three Seconds
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrea Di Stefano
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Ana de Armas
34. Duplicity (2009)
12
1
Duplicity
PG-13
12
1

Duplicity is a romantic crime comedy film, which revolves around two ex-government agents who are now working as industrial spies for rival companies. They both try to be at the top of their game, when one of their companies try to launch a major product. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Koval
Director:
Tony Gilroy
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti, Tom Wilkinson, Dan Daily
35. Shadow Dancer (2012)
8
1
Shadow Dancer
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Marsh
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Barry Barnes, Maria Laird, Ben Smyth, Brid Brennan
36. Anon (2018)
12
2
Anon
TV-MA
12
2

Anon is a science fiction dystopian film which takes us to a futuristic world, where there is no crime, since people’s thoughts are recordable. A detective meets a young woman, whose records and data are absent, and this worries him a lot, and he starts considering her a threat to their security.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sal Frieland
Director:
Andrew Niccol
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Iddo Goldberg, James Tam
37. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
9
1
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
R
9
1

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead is a crime drama mystery thriller film which tells the story of a former crime boss named Will Graham, who re- enters the criminal underworld, after his brother commits suicide all of a sudden. Soon, it seems that a former enemy might be responsible for his death.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Will
Director:
Mike Hodges
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jamie Foreman, Charlotte Rampling
38. The Pink Panther (2006)
8
1
The Pink Panther
PG
8
1

French coach, Yves Gluant, arrives at an international soccer match, wearing a Pink Panther diamond ring. But when he is killed at the end of the game the ring is nowhere to be seen. To crack the case, Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus assembles a secret team of top investigators. But to divert media attention, he assigns the case officially to Inspector Clouseau, a clumsy small-town policeman.  

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
39. Gemini Man (2019)
7
2
Gemini Man
PG-13
7
2

Gemini Man is an action thriller science fiction film which tells the story of an ageing assassin who finds himself being targeted by someone who is able to predict his moves. He soon discovers that this person is a younger clone of himself.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clay Verris
Director:
Genres:
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Douglas Hodge, Benedict Wong
40. Intruders (2011)
9
1
Intruders
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John Farrow
Director:
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Genres:
Fantasy, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl, Pilar López de Ayala, Ella Purnell
41. The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
8
1
The Rich Man's Wife
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Golden
Director:
Amy Holden Jones
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Halle Berry, Alexandra Hedison, Frankie Faison, Charles Hallahan, Peter Greene
42. The Turnaround (1995)
8
2
The Turnaround
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Sharman
Director:
Suri Krishnamma
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Bill Paterson, Matthew Marsh, John Salthouse, Rowena King
44. Killer in Red (2017)
8
2
Killer in Red
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paolo Sorrentino
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Tim Ahern, Tom Ashley, Denise Capezza, Emily Maddison
45. Century (1993)
8
1
Century
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Reisner
Director:
Stephen Poliakoff
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lena Headey, Miranda Richardson, Robert Stephens, Charles Dance, Joan Hickson
46. Vroom (1988)
6
2
Vroom
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake
Director:
Beeban Kidron
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
David Thewlis, Diana Quick, Melanie Kilburn, Rosalind Bennett
47. Ophelia (2018)
2
0
Ophelia
PG-13
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Claudius
Director:
Claire McCarthy
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Tom Felton, George MacKay

TV Movie(s)

2. Precious Bane (1989)
11
2
Precious Bane
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gideon Sarn
Director:
Christopher Menaul
Genres:
Romance, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Jim Carter, Janet McTeer, John Bowe, Jane Wood
3. Second Sight: Kingdom of the Blind (2000)
13
2
Second Sight: Kingdom of the Blind
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
DCI Ross Tanner
Director:
Jonas Grimås
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Frank Harper, Rupert Holliday-Evans, Selina Boyack, Akbar Kurtha
4. Second Sight: Hide and Seek (2000)
12
2
Second Sight: Hide and Seek
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
DCI Ross Tanner
Director:
Edward Bennett
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Harper, Rupert Holliday-Evans, Claire Skinner, Alexander Morton
5. Second Sight (1999)
12
2
Second Sight
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
DCI Ross Tanner
Director:
Charles Beeson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Stuart Wilson, Claire Skinner, Selina Boyack, Phoebe Nicholls
6. Second Sight: Parasomnia (2000)
11
2
Second Sight: Parasomnia
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
DCI Ross Tanner
Director:
Maurice Phillips
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rupert Holliday-Evans, Selina Boyack, Mark Bazeley, Mark Sproston
7. Nobody's Children (1994)
8
1
Nobody's Children
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Corneliu Bratu
Director:
David Wheatley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Jay O. Sanders, Dominique Sanda, Reiner Schöne
8. Split Second (1999)
7
1
Split Second
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Anderson
Director:
David Blair
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Curran, Helen McCrory, John Bowe, Lisa Palfrey
9. An Evening with Gary Lineker (1994)
7
1
An Evening with Gary Lineker
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill
Director:
Andy Wilson
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Caroline Quentin, Martin Clunes, Lizzy McInnerny, Paul Merton
10. The Magician (1993)
7
1
The Magician
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Con. George Byrne
Director:
Terry Winsor
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, History
Star Cast:
Jay Acovone, Peter Howitt, Jeremy Kemp, Philip McGough
11. The Return of the Native (1994)
9
2
The Return of the Native
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Damon Wildeve
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ray Stevenson, Steven Mackintosh, Claire Skinner
13. Lorna Doone (1990)
8
1
Lorna Doone
PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John Ridd
Director:
Andrew Grieve
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sean Bean, Michael MacKenzie, Andrew Ferguson, Claire Madden
14. Class of '61 (1993)
9
1
Class of '61
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Devin O'Neil
Director:
Gregory Hoblit
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Laura Linney, Andre Braugher, Len Cariou, Dan Futterman, Josh Lucas, Christien Anholt
15. Hypnôse homme (2007)
6
1
Hypnôse homme
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kar-Wai Wong
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Daria Werbowy

TV Shows and Videos

Being: Liverpool (2012)
Being: Liverpool
As:
Cast, Narrator
Genres:
Sport, Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Brendan Rodgers
The Knick (2014)
The Knick
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dr. John W. Thackery
Director:
Steven Soderbergh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Bobb, André Holland, Eve Hewson, Juliet Rylance
Chancer (1990)
Chancer
As:
Cast
Role:
Derek Love / ...
Director:
Alan Grint, Laurence Moody
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Leslie Phillips, Susannah Harker, Peter Vaughan, Simon Shepherd
Sharman (1996)
Sharman
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Sharman
Director:
Matthew Evans
Star Cast:
John Salthouse, Roberta Taylor, Adie Allen, Colette Brown
Rockliffe's Babies (1987)
Rockliffe's Babies
As:
Cast
Director:
David Attwood, Derek Lister, Keith Washington, Jeremy Ancock, Clive Fleury
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Alphonsia Emmanuel, Ian Hogg, Martyn Ellis, Joe McGann
The Echo (1998)
The Echo
As:
Cast
Role:
Deacon
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Joely Richardson, Peter Lorenzelli, Ray Boot, Kevin Knapman

Clive Owen Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Closer Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2005
BAFTA Awards
Closer Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2005