Gary Owen

Gary Owen (born in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. After being named “Funniest Serviceman In America,” his big break came in 1997 on Black Entertainment Television's stand-up showcase "Comic View." Owen’s followed this debut with featured roles in the films “Daddy Day Care,” “College” and “Little Man.” He has cultivated an African-American following after headlining on cable channel BET and performing at targeted events such as Shaquille O'Neal's All-Star Comedy Jam Tour.

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Daddy Day Care (2003)

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Steve Zahn  •  Regina King

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Steve Zahn  •  Regina King

Held Up (1999)

While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip & Sip, a convenience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Nia Long  •  Barry Corbin  •  John Cullum

While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip & Sip, a convenience ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Nia Long  •  Barry Corbin  •  John Cullum

Think Like a Man Too (2014)

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Romany Malco  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Michael Ealy

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Kevin Hart  •  Romany Malco  •  Terrence Jenkins  •  Michael Ealy

Ride Along (2014)

For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he thinks he's earned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Kevin Hart  •  John Leguizamo  •  Tika Sumpter

For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the academy, he thinks he's earned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Kevin Hart  •  John Leguizamo  •  Tika Sumpter

Think Like a Man (2012)

The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have gotten a hold of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Taraji P. Henson  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Michael Ealy  •  Kevin Hart

The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have gotten a hold of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Story
CAST:  Taraji P. Henson  •  Gabrielle Union  •  Michael Ealy  •  Kevin Hart

Mike Epps Presents: Live from the Club Nokia (2010)

Mike Epps is back and funnier than ever as he hosts Mike Epps Presents: Live From Club Nokia. Mike Epps delivers in this stand up special and has hand-picked some of the industry’s most talented and sought after comedians, Henry Welch, Lil’ G, Vanessa Fraction and ...  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Epps  •  Vanessa Fraction  •  Gary Owen  •  Anthony McKinley

Mike Epps is back and funnier than ever as he hosts Mike Epps Presents: Live From Club Nokia. Mike Epps delivers in this stand up special and has hand-picked some of the industry’s most talented and sought after comedians, Henry Welch, Lil’ G, Vanessa Fraction and ...  (more)

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CAST:  Mike Epps  •  Vanessa Fraction  •  Gary Owen  •  Anthony McKinley

Loco Comedy Jam Volume 1 (2008)

Stars: Alonzo Bodden, Pablo Francisco, Jeffrey Garcia  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lionel Pasamonte
CAST:  Alonzo Bodden  •  Jeffrey Garcia  •  Pablo Francisco  •  Gabriel Iglesias

Stars: Alonzo Bodden, Pablo Francisco, Jeffrey Garcia  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lionel Pasamonte
CAST:  Alonzo Bodden  •  Jeffrey Garcia  •  Pablo Francisco  •  Gabriel Iglesias

Love Chronicles (2003)

A disc jockey invites a relationship therapist as an on-air guest. They explore LA relationship struggles through three different callers' unbelievable stories, and in the process the DJ discovers his own love issues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Maddox-Simms
CAST:  Caroline Whitney Smith  •  Terrence Howard  •  Robin Givens  •  Monica Calhoun

A disc jockey invites a relationship therapist as an on-air guest. They explore LA relationship struggles through three different callers' unbelievable stories, and in the process the DJ discovers his own love issues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Maddox-Simms
CAST:  Caroline Whitney Smith  •  Terrence Howard  •  Robin Givens  •  Monica Calhoun

Meet the Blacks (2016)

As Carl Black gets the opportunity to move his family out of Chicago in hope of a better life, their arrival in Beverly Hills is timed with that city's annual purge, where all crime is legal for twelve hours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deon Taylor
CAST:  Mike Epps  •  Zulay Henao  •  George Lopez  •  Mike Tyson

As Carl Black gets the opportunity to move his family out of Chicago in hope of a better life, their arrival in Beverly Hills is timed with that city's annual purge, where all crime is legal for twelve hours.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deon Taylor
CAST:  Mike Epps  •  Zulay Henao  •  George Lopez  •  Mike Tyson

Definitely Divorcing (2016)

Co-workers question their marriages for a variety of issues, including anger management, child-like spouses and manipulative children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russ Parr
CAST:  Robin Givens  •  Columbus Short  •  Malika  •  Luenell

Co-workers question their marriages for a variety of issues, including anger management, child-like spouses and manipulative children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russ Parr
CAST:  Robin Givens  •  Columbus Short  •  Malika  •  Luenell

Gary Owen: I Agree With Myself (2015)

Fearless and happy-go-lucky stand-up comedian Gary Owen flips every accepted, politically correct approach to family, race, gender and politics in his hilarious comedy special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Gary Owen

Fearless and happy-go-lucky stand-up comedian Gary Owen flips every accepted, politically correct approach to family, race, gender and politics in his hilarious comedy special.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Gary Owen

All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Orlando (2012)

The best-selling comedy franchise returns and features some of the most raw and hilarious talent including: Capone (TV's "Showtime at the Apollo"), Lil' Duval (TV's "BET's Comicview"), Tony Roberts (Comedy Only in da Hood) and Jay Pharoah (TV's "Saturday Night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Gary Owen  •  Lil Duval  •  Jay Pharoah  •  Tony T. Roberts

The best-selling comedy franchise returns and features some of the most raw and hilarious talent including: Capone (TV's "Showtime at the Apollo"), Lil' Duval (TV's "BET's Comicview"), Tony Roberts (Comedy Only in da Hood) and Jay Pharoah (TV's "Saturday Night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Gary Owen  •  Lil Duval  •  Jay Pharoah  •  Tony T. Roberts

Gary Owen: Upgraded (2012)

This comedy release from stand-up performer Gary Owen captures a live set by the funnyman, recorded in front of a sold-out crowd. Packed full of the comic's trademark blend of angry rants and witty observations, The release also features a special documentary on ...  (more)

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CAST:  Gary Owen

This comedy release from stand-up performer Gary Owen captures a live set by the funnyman, recorded in front of a sold-out crowd. Packed full of the comic's trademark blend of angry rants and witty observations, The release also features a special documentary on ...  (more)

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CAST:  Gary Owen

Gary Owen: True Story (2012)

Funnyman Gary Owen (Think Like A Man, TV's "House of Payne") has been entertaining America for over a decade with his brutally honest, side-splitting comedy and is one of the hottest talents in stand-up comedy in the country. Now Owen is back with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Gary Owen

Funnyman Gary Owen (Think Like A Man, TV's "House of Payne") has been entertaining America for over a decade with his brutally honest, side-splitting comedy and is one of the hottest talents in stand-up comedy in the country. Now Owen is back with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Gary Owen

College (2008)

A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deb Hagan
CAST:  Drake Bell  •  Andrew Lewis Caldwell  •  Andree Moss  •  Carolyn Moss

A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deb Hagan
CAST:  Drake Bell  •  Andrew Lewis Caldwell  •  Andree Moss  •  Carolyn Moss

Gary Owen: I Got My Associates (2017)

Stand-up comedian Gary Owen shares stories of being married to the daughter of a founding member of the Black Panthers, being the father of young teenagers and, of course, his hillbilly family. Filmed at the Stardome in Hoover, Alabama, the special also includes ...  (more)

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CAST:  Gary Owen

Stand-up comedian Gary Owen shares stories of being married to the daughter of a founding member of the Black Panthers, being the father of young teenagers and, of course, his hillbilly family. Filmed at the Stardome in Hoover, Alabama, the special also includes ...  (more)

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CAST:  Gary Owen

Undercover Brother 2 (2019)

Sixteen years ago, Undercover Brother and his younger brother were hot on the heels of the leader of a racist, worldwide syndicate, but accidentally got caught in an avalanche of white snow. After they were discovered and thawed out, Undercover Brother remained in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Michael Jai White  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Jeff Daniel Phillips  •  Gary Owen

Sixteen years ago, Undercover Brother and his younger brother were hot on the heels of the leader of a racist, worldwide syndicate, but accidentally got caught in an avalanche of white snow. After they were discovered and thawed out, Undercover Brother remained in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Small
CAST:  Michael Jai White  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Jeff Daniel Phillips  •  Gary Owen

Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo (2019)

In the hour-long special filmed at Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio, Owen bursts with energy as he recounts stories, including his early days as a wrestler and as a military recruit, his 20-year friendship with Kevin Hart, his reaction to his daughter ...  (more)

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CAST:  Gary Owen

In the hour-long special filmed at Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio, Owen bursts with energy as he recounts stories, including his early days as a wrestler and as a military recruit, his 20-year friendship with Kevin Hart, his reaction to his daughter ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Gary Owen

Restored Me (2016)

A troubled ex-con joins the colorful crew of an old movie theater and begins to rebuild his life, only to find his faith in God tested when he learns the theater he has grown to love is not what it seems.  (more)

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CAST:  Steven Bauer  •  Percy Daggs III  •  Will Yun Lee  •  Richard T. Jones

A troubled ex-con joins the colorful crew of an old movie theater and begins to rebuild his life, only to find his faith in God tested when he learns the theater he has grown to love is not what it seems.  (more)

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CAST:  Steven Bauer  •  Percy Daggs III  •  Will Yun Lee  •  Richard T. Jones

Welcome to Sudden Death (2020)

Jesse Freeman is a former special forces officer and explosives expert now working a regular job as a security guard in a state-of-the-art basketball arena. Trouble erupts when a tech-savvy cadre of terrorists kidnap the team's owner and Jesse's daughter during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dallas Jackson
CAST:  Michael Jai White  •  Michael Eklund  •  Gillian White  •  Gary Owen

Jesse Freeman is a former special forces officer and explosives expert now working a regular job as a security guard in a state-of-the-art basketball arena. Trouble erupts when a tech-savvy cadre of terrorists kidnap the team's owner and Jesse's daughter during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dallas Jackson
CAST:  Michael Jai White  •  Michael Eklund  •  Gillian White  •  Gary Owen
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