Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn on March 10, 1984) is an American actress and filmmaker. She played Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on the medical-drama television series House (2007–2012), and appeared in the films Tron: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), and The Lazarus Effect (2015). In 2019, she directed her first film, the teen comedy Booksmart, for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature.

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Rush (2013)

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A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Daniel Brühl  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Alexandra Maria Lara

Drinking Buddies (2013)

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Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jake Johnson  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Ron Livingston

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jake Johnson  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Ron Livingston

Her (2013)

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In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Rooney Mara  •  Amy Adams

In Time (2011)

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In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Justin Timberlake  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Olivia Wilde

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Justin Timberlake  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Olivia Wilde

Alpha Dog (2006)

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Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

The Girl Next Door (2004)

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Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn star. As Danielle's past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Elisha Cuthbert  •  James Remar

Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn star. As Danielle's past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Elisha Cuthbert  •  James Remar

Turistas (2006)

A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Josh Duhamel  •  Melissa George  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Desmond Askew

A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stockwell
CAST:  Josh Duhamel  •  Melissa George  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Desmond Askew

People Like Us (2012)

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After flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, a struggling man discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew existed, and her troubled 12-year-old son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Kurtzman
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

After flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, a struggling man discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew existed, and her troubled 12-year-old son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Kurtzman
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Free Hugs (2011)

Free Hugs captures the "rock bottom" moment of post-breakup wallowing, when friends lose their patience, and the pitiless world moves on without you. We follow the hilariously bitter Billie (Jaclyn Jonet) as she attempts to find catharsis through comfort food (and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Wilde
CAST:  Jaclyn Jonet  •  Sarah Burns  •  Megalyn Echikunwoke  •  Aziz Ansari

Free Hugs captures the "rock bottom" moment of post-breakup wallowing, when friends lose their patience, and the pitiless world moves on without you. We follow the hilariously bitter Billie (Jaclyn Jonet) as she attempts to find catharsis through comfort food (and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Wilde
CAST:  Jaclyn Jonet  •  Sarah Burns  •  Megalyn Echikunwoke  •  Aziz Ansari

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2012)

PBS series documentary based on a book of the same name that argues the oppression of women worldwide is the "paramount moral challenge" of our time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maro Chermayeff
CAST:  Eva Mendes  •  Nicholas Kristof  •  Dipti Mehta  •  Meg Ryan

PBS series documentary based on a book of the same name that argues the oppression of women worldwide is the "paramount moral challenge" of our time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maro Chermayeff
CAST:  Eva Mendes  •  Nicholas Kristof  •  Dipti Mehta  •  Meg Ryan

Black Dog, Red Dog (2015)

Follows the life of Stephen Dobyns as he deals with life, women, and his move from journalism to poetry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Jon Matthews  •  Charles Rogers  •  Brian Lannin  •  Adriana Cepeda Espinosa  •  Anastasia Frank  •  Pedro Gómez Millán  •  Zachary Kerschberg  •  Leonora Lonsdale  •  Isabella Wing-Davey
CAST:  James Franco  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Logan Marshall-Green

Follows the life of Stephen Dobyns as he deals with life, women, and his move from journalism to poetry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Jon Matthews  •  Charles Rogers  •  Brian Lannin  •  Adriana Cepeda Espinosa  •  Anastasia Frank  •  Pedro Gómez Millán  •  Zachary Kerschberg  •  Leonora Lonsdale  •  Isabella Wing-Davey
CAST:  James Franco  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Logan Marshall-Green

Third Person (2013)

An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Mila Kunis  •  James Franco  •  Olivia Wilde

An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Mila Kunis  •  James Franco  •  Olivia Wilde

The Longest Week (2014)

Left broke and homeless by his wealthy parents' divorce, a young man moves in with an old friend and finally meets the woman of his dreams -- only to discover she's already dating his friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Glanz
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jason Bateman  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jenny Slate

Left broke and homeless by his wealthy parents' divorce, a young man moves in with an old friend and finally meets the woman of his dreams -- only to discover she's already dating his friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Glanz
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jason Bateman  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jenny Slate

On the Inside (2011)

A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  D.W. Brown
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Dash Mihok  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Pruitt Taylor Vince

A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  D.W. Brown
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Dash Mihok  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Pruitt Taylor Vince

The Words (2012)

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The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Klugman  •  Lee Sternthal
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Dennis Quaid

The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Klugman  •  Lee Sternthal
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Dennis Quaid

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

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After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Scardino
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jim Carrey  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Olivia Wilde

After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Scardino
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jim Carrey  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Olivia Wilde

Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

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A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Moore  •  David Posamentier
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Ray Liotta

A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Moore  •  David Posamentier
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Ray Liotta

Deadfall (2012)

A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Ruzowitzky
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Patrick Kerton

A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Ruzowitzky
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Patrick Kerton

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2010)

A fictional biographical film about Weird al Yankovic that parodies other films based on musicians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Appel
CAST:  Aaron Paul  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Mary Steenburgen

A fictional biographical film about Weird al Yankovic that parodies other films based on musicians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Appel
CAST:  Aaron Paul  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Mary Steenburgen

The Change-Up (2011)

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Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife, and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Jason Bateman  •  Leslie Mann

Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife, and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Jason Bateman  •  Leslie Mann
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