The Wendell Baker Story

The Wendell Baker Story (2005)

Why not call him a hero?

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2005-08-03
  • User Rating: 5.1/10 from 62 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Directors: Luke Wilson, Andrew Wilson.
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From 62 Ratings


Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.

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  • Luke Wilson

    as Wendell Baker
  • Eva Mendes

    as Doreen
  • Jacob Vargas

    as Reyes Morales
  • Owen Wilson

    as Neil King
  • Kris Kristofferson

    as L.R. Nasher
  • Harry Dean Stanton

    as Skip Summers
  • Seymour Cassel

    as Boyd Fullbright
  • Eddie Griffin

    as McTeague
  • Will Ferrell

    as Dave
  • Angela Alvarado

    as Irma
  • Azura Skye

    as May
  • Buck Taylor

    as Bob Draper
  • Jo Harvey Allen

    as Wanda King
  • Billy Joe Shaver

    as Reverend Shackelton
  • Nicole Swahn

    as Lucy
  • Heather Kafka

    as Marianne
  • Steve Stodghill

    as Otto Brinker
  • Richard Andrew Jones

    as Dr. Van Horn
  • Raymond Gestaut

    as Sonny Sr.
  • Mark Wallace

    as Federale Officer
  • Glen Powell

    as Paper Boy
  • Robert Musgrave

    as Motorcycle Cop
Art David J. Bomba Production Design
Production Mark Johnson Producer
Art John R. Jensen Art Direction
Sound Aaron Zigman Original Music Composer
Directing Luke Wilson Director
Production Luke Wilson Producer
Writing Luke Wilson Author
Production David Bergstein Executive Producer
Production Tracee Stanley Executive Producer
Camera Steve Mason Director of Photography
Production David L. Bushell Producer
Editing Harvey Rosenstock Editor
Production Jo Edna Boldin Casting
Production Oliver Hengst Executive Producer
Production Ernst-August Schnieder Executive Producer
Production Wolfgang Schamburg Producer
Production Ray Angelic Executive Producer
Directing Andrew Wilson Director
Production Ron Tutor Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Estee Stanley Costume Design
Art Carla Curry Set Decoration