Owen Wilson is part of the Hollywood gang nicknamed “The Frat Pack”, which includes the hottest comedians in the business, like Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell and his brother Luke Wilson.
Born talent for comedy, improvisation and naturalness brilliant acting, turned Wilson into a guru of modern comedy. But he wanted to prove that he can more, so he knew a great success as a writer, even receiving an Oscar nomination.
In the animation Cars, Owen gives voice to the race car Lightning McQueen, who lives his life with a breakneck speed. His voice makes us love instantly the enjoyable car, even when it is rude to town Radiator Springs inhabitants, whom they underestimate from the first moment. Cars is a nostalgic tribute brought to old American roads, the famous Route 66, and times long gone.
Owen is, of course, the person in addition. Dupree is a parasite whose life philosophy is “Just go with the flow”. This conviction brought to the doorstep of two young newlyweds, creating chaos, fire and food waste. Owen’s character is impossible to be detested, despite all the problems with an almost disarming innocence, reminiscent of an innocent child lost in the strange adults’ things.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian presents us Owen in the position of Jedediah, the character inspired by American cowboy Jedediah Smith, who lived in the early 1700′s. Jedediah (or Jed) love to ride, is a sarcastic guy and has a good opinion about him, since it is small in stature and made entirely of plastic.
Behind Enemy Lines is not a comedy in the known style of Owen Wilson, so we know we had that and the prospect of a serious actor in a drama of war. Owen is a lieutenant captured by enemy aircraft, which is forced to fight for survival. Although the film was classified as propaganda for the so-called U.S. war against terrorism, Behind Enemy Lines contains necessary ingredients for a successful film: suspense, action, twists and characters well drawn.
Owen Wilson form an envy “couple” with Vince Vaughn, which plays two divorce mediators who have an unusual passion: to appear at the weddings of strangers. Regardless of ethnicity of the guests – Hebrew, Hindu or Christian – the two have always an ace in the sleeve for the curious guests. Inevitably, at every party, the boys meet and hang women attracted by the word “marriage” for a one night stand.
05. How Do You Know
The story of people who have enviable career back, but behave like children when it comes to reveal their true feelings. Owen Wilson is Matty, a famous baseball player who is known as a womanizer, narcissistic and selfish, but with a certain code of honor.
It is a dramatic comedy that has in foreground an eccentric family ground by envy trying to forget about problems at the urging of family head. Owen Wilson is Eli Cash, a guy who always wanted to be part of the Tenenbaum family, so he found a solution: he became the lover of Margot (Gwyneth).
03. Meet the Parents
Greg (Ben Stiller) is lovesick for his girlfriend, Pam, which plans to ask in marriage after will know the whole family. Who gets in the way of their happiness? Nightmare father and ex-boyfriend, Kevin (Owen Wilson), who seems not to be changed th feelings for Pam and neither the strategies to be with her. While Greg is clumsy and makes mistake after mistake, Kevin is careful, thorough, rich, sensitive and, moreover, friend with the father.
02. Marley & Me
Track the evolution of physical and emotional-affective disorder of a dog named Marley. The other half of the title is represented by Owen Wilson, which makes an absolutely fantastic role, full of emotional distress. The film is dedicated to lovers of animals especially who consider dogs and cats real family members that are able to bring love, light and joy in their lives.
We all know that Owen Wilson is a sexy guy, but you would have ever seen in the role model? Behold, that his old friend, Ben Stiller, who also directed this film, imagined him in this depiction, and so the two have come to play together in the super-comedy Zoolander. The film is a parody to the superficiality of fashion and famous names are ridiculed, making subtle references to the various fashion designers who have lost the touch with reality.