5.8/10
5,249
36 user 99 critic

Wilson (2017)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 24 March 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:14 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $4.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.

Director:

Writers:

(graphic novel), (screenplay)
Reviews
Popularity
3,217 ( 386)

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

Director: Zach Braff
Stars: Michael Caine, Richie Moriarty, Josh Pais
Table 19 (2017)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway, only to find herself seated with five fellow unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Craig Robinson
Wakefield (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.

Director: Robin Swicord
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Beverly D'Angelo
CHIPS (2017)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops.

Director: Dax Shepard
Stars: Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Vincent D'Onofrio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Laptop Man
...
Bearded Man
...
Robert
...
Jodie
...
...
Diego
...
Commuter
Richard Ooms ...
Edwin (as Richard G. Ooms)
...
Attendant (as Shawn Hamilton)
...
Nanny
...
Olsen
...
Cat Lady
Kimora Collins ...
Granddaughter
Edit

Storyline

Harrelson stars as Wilson, a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) he has never met. In his uniquely outrageous and slightly twisted way, he sets out to connect with her. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He's a people person See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout and some sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vilson  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$336,227 (USA) (24 March 2017)

Gross:

$652,997 (USA) (14 April 2017)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Several scenes were filmed at the Ramsey County Correctional Facility in St. Paul Minnesota, which is a working correctional facility. While filming in the jail, Woody Harrelson asked for the air conditioning to be turned off. This request was denied due to the inconvenience that it would place on the officers, staff, and inmates of the facility. See more »

Quotes

Wilson: We all want people to love us for exactly who we are but that's not really possible in this world because we just all too unbearable. You know, we gotta make the best of what we have.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Wilson (2017) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A great surprise. Which should make you think.
14 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Before i decided to watch this movie i read some IMDb reviews. It was a mixed bunch and i wanted to see it because i believed in the positive ones. Now that i have seen it, i can say they were totally right.

Wilson is the story of an ordinary man who doesn't really want to take part in our modern society, mainly because of technology taking away social interactions. The movie does well in showing us the perverted lifestyle we developed because of technologies and capitalism. It made me think about these topics a lot and even affected me personally.I shed quiet a lot of tears, i was cought off guard by the movie and that is something i do not experience a lot.

I would not describe this movie as a pure comedy, for me it is like 60% Drama and 40% comedy. In my opinion Wilson deserves a way higher rating.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page