Wilson (2017 film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Craig Johnson
Produced by
Screenplay by Daniel Clowes
Based on Wilson
by Daniel Clowes
Music by Jon Brion
Cinematography Frederick Elmes
Edited by Paul Zucker
Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release date
  • January 22, 2017 (2017-01-22) (Sundance)
  • March 24, 2017 (2017-03-24) (United States)
Running time
101 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Budget $5 million[2]
Box office $653,951[3]

Wilson is a 2017 U.S.comedy-drama film directed by Craig Johnson and written by Daniel Clowes, based on his graphic novel Wilson. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Isabella Amara, Judy Greer, and Cheryl Hines.

The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2017, and released by Fox Searchlight Pictures on March 24, 2017.


A lonely, neurotic and uncomfortably honest middle-aged man (Woody Harrelson) reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and meets his teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) for the first time.



The film rights were originally purchased by Fox Searchlight for Alexander Payne to direct.[4] Filming was slated to begin in Minneapolis, Minnesota in June 2015.[5] On June 25, 2015, Judy Greer and Cheryl Hines joined the cast, and the production had begun filming.[6]


The film had its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2017.[7] The film was originally set to be released on March 3, 2017,[8] but was pushed back to March 24.[9]

Critical reception

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 46% based on 109 reviews, with a weighted average of 5.4/10. The site's critical consensus reads:

On Metacritic, the film has a score of 49 out of 100, based on 34 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[11]


  1. ^ "2017 Sundance Film Festival Printable Film Guide" (PDF). Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Wilson (2017)". The Wrap. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  3. ^ "Wilson (2017)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike (November 18, 2010). "'Wilson' Lands At Fox Searchlight With Alexander Payne". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 28, 2018.
  5. ^ Kit, Borys (May 27, 2015). "Woody Harrelson's Comic Adaptation 'Wilson' Comes Together With Laura Dern Co-Starring (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 28, 2018.
  6. ^ McNary, Dave (June 25, 2015). "Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines Join Woody Harrelson's 'Wilson'". Variety. Retrieved January 28, 2018.
  7. ^ Patten, Dominic (December 5, 2016). "Sundance 2017: Robert Redford, New Rashida Jones Netflix Series, 'Rebel In The Rye' & More On Premiere, Docu, Midnight & Kids Slates". Deadline.com. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  8. ^ Fox Searchlight [@foxsearchlight] (August 3, 2016). "On March 3, 2017 - #WoodyHarrelson is WILSON. Based on the graphic novel by @danielclowes & starring @LauraDern @missjudygreer! #WilsonMovie" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  9. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 3, 2016). "Fox Searchlight's Graphic Novel Adaptation 'Wilson' Moves Back Three Weeks". Deadline.com. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "Wilson (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  11. ^ "Wilson reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved June 15, 2017.

External links

  • Official website
  • Wilson on IMDb
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