Patrick Wilson

Patrick Joseph Wilson (born July 3, 1973) is an American actor and singer. Wilson has spent years singing lead roles in major Broadway musicals, beginning in 1996. In 2003, he appeared in the HBO mini-series Angels in America. Wilson has appeared in more than 18 feature films, including The Alamo (2004 film), The Phantom of the Opera (2004 film) with Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler, 2006's Little Children (opposite Kate Winslet), the 2009 film of Watchmen, the 2010 film The A-Team, and 2011 film The Ledge, among others. He has been nominated for several acting awards.

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

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Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Miranda Richardson

Insidious (2010)

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A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Rose Byrne  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Leigh Whannell

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Rose Byrne  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Leigh Whannell

Little Children (2006)

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The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Field
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Gregg Edelman

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Field
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Gregg Edelman

Hard Candy (2005)

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Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff’s a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff’s place. Jeff thinks it’s his lucky night. He’s in for a surprise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Elliot Page  •  Sandra Oh  •  Odessa Rae

Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff’s a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff’s place. Jeff thinks it’s his lucky night. He’s in for a surprise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Elliot Page  •  Sandra Oh  •  Odessa Rae

Watchmen (2009)

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In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Malin Åkerman  •  Billy Crudup  •  Carla Gugino  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan

In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Malin Åkerman  •  Billy Crudup  •  Carla Gugino  •  Jeffrey Dean Morgan

The Alamo (2004)

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Jason Patric  •  Patrick Wilson

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Jason Patric  •  Patrick Wilson

Running with Scissors (2006)

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Brian Cox  •  Joseph Cross  •  Joseph Fiennes

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Brian Cox  •  Joseph Cross  •  Joseph Fiennes

Barry Munday (2010)

Barry Munday, a libido-driven wage slave who spends all his time either ogling, fantasizing about or trying to pick up women, wakes up in hospital after a freak attack only to find that his testicles have been removed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris D'Arienzo
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Judy Greer  •  Chloë Sevigny

Barry Munday, a libido-driven wage slave who spends all his time either ogling, fantasizing about or trying to pick up women, wakes up in hospital after a freak attack only to find that his testicles have been removed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris D'Arienzo
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Judy Greer  •  Chloë Sevigny

The Ledge (2011)

A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Chapman
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Liv Tyler  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Terrence Howard

A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Chapman
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Liv Tyler  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Terrence Howard

Prometheus (2012)

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A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Charlize Theron  •  Idris Elba

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Charlize Theron  •  Idris Elba

Big Stone Gap (2014)

A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adriana Trigiani
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Jane Krakowski  •  Ashley Judd  •  Whoopi Goldberg

A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adriana Trigiani
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Jane Krakowski  •  Ashley Judd  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Diane Lane

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Amy Adams  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Diane Lane

Stretch (2014)

A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Jessica Alba  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Norman Reedus

A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Jessica Alba  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Norman Reedus

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

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The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Rose Byrne  •  Ty Simpkins  •  Lin Shaye

The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Rose Byrne  •  Ty Simpkins  •  Lin Shaye

Home Sweet Hell (2015)

Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Burns
CAST:  Katherine Heigl  •  Jordana Brewster  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Aiden Flowers

Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Burns
CAST:  Katherine Heigl  •  Jordana Brewster  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Aiden Flowers

Jack Strong (2014)

Poland, 1970. Firmly determined to fight against Soviet tyranny and prevent the destruction of the world, the high-ranking officer of the Polish army Ryszard Kukliński makes a serious decision that will put his life, his family and the fate of an entire nation at risk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Władysław Pasikowski
CAST:  Marcin Dorociński  •  Piotr Nerlewski  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Dagmara Domińczyk

Poland, 1970. Firmly determined to fight against Soviet tyranny and prevent the destruction of the world, the high-ranking officer of the Polish army Ryszard Kukliński makes a serious decision that will put his life, his family and the fate of an entire nation at risk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Władysław Pasikowski
CAST:  Marcin Dorociński  •  Piotr Nerlewski  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Dagmara Domińczyk

Space Station 76 (2014)

A comedic drama about a group of people (and several robots) living on a space station in a 1970’s-version of the future. When a new Assistant Captain arrives, she inadvertently ignites tensions among the crew, prompting them to confront their darkest secrets. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Plotnick
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Liv Tyler  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Marisa Coughlan

A comedic drama about a group of people (and several robots) living on a space station in a 1970’s-version of the future. When a new Assistant Captain arrives, she inadvertently ignites tensions among the crew, prompting them to confront their darkest secrets. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Plotnick
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Liv Tyler  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Marisa Coughlan

The Conjuring (2013)

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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Lili Taylor  •  Ron Livingston

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Lili Taylor  •  Ron Livingston

The Commuter (2018)

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Sam Neill

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Sam Neill

Young Adult (2011)

A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Elizabeth Reaser

A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Reitman
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Elizabeth Reaser
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