Wes Brown Movies, Ranked: 10 of Our Favorite Films Starring the Southern Hallmark Hunk

Wes Brown is an actor hailing from the great state of Texas, known for his 1000-watt smile and swoon-worthy charm he brings to the Hallmark Channel. However, the Louisiana-raised hunk wasn't always the dashing romantic lead he is today.

The 41-year-old's first credited role came in 2004 in The Lady Is a Doll, followed by a role in Beach Girls, as well as Glory Road (2006) and We Are Marshall (2006).

Wes Brown, 2023
Wes Brown, 2023
©2023 Hallmark Media/Photographer: Michael Larsen

One of his most notable roles was in HBO's vampire drama True Blood as Luke McDonald. After that, he could be seen on shows including Criminal Minds, Trauma, and NCIS before he made his Hallmark debut in the 2011 frontier drama, Love's Everlasting Courage.

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Before transitioning to the dashing romantic leads on the network that we know and love him for, he continued to make television appearances on series such as Private Practice, Hart of Dixie, Scandal, Desperate Housewives and 90210 before starring in 2014's June in January on Hallmark. Since then, he has continued to shine on the network and has become one of our favorite faces. Here, take a look at our 10 favorite Wes Brown movies, ranked!

Wes Brown Hallmark movies, ranked

10. June in January (2014)

Wes Brown stars alongside Brooke D'Orsay in June in January. June and her mother, who has since passed, planned her wedding down to the last detail. When she meets Alex Blackwell, the two fall in love.

When he proposes, she can't wait to plan the June wedding she always dreamed of, but when Alex's new job offer means he must make a quick move, the wedding is pushed forward to just three weeks away in January. On top of that, Alex's meddling mother (Marilu Henner) is itching to have things her way, leaving June struggling to execute her dream wedding, her way.

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9. A Nashville Christmas Carol (2020)

Jessy Schram plays Vivienne, a no-nonsense TV producer, who is in charge of a country music Christmas special that forces her to confront Gavin Chase (Wes Brown), her childhood sweetheart, as he's the manager of the show's main act. In the midst of this all, she's being visited by the ghost of her old mentor (Wynonna Judd), as well as the ghosts of Christmas past and present, to guide her during this pivotal time in both her career and her life.

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8. Haul Out the Holly (2022)

Lacey Chabert stars as Emily, a woman who has just returned to her mother and father's home after a breakup and is looking to wind down with them, only to learn that they are leaving to go on a trip.

With her parents gone, Emily is faced with Evergreen Lane's HOA, run by her childhood friend Jared (Wes Brown), who urges her to participate in the Christmas activities of the neighborhood. Lacking enthusiasm for the festivities, Emily begins receiving citations until her charming old friend convinces her to take part.

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7. Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up (2023)

Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up is the sequel to Haul Out the Holly, with Lacey Chabert and Wes Brown returning to reprise their roles in this festive Christmas classic. This time, the two are ready to ring in the holiday season as a couple. When the newcomers of the neighborhood turn out to be Christmas royalty, the competition gets to be a little more fierce!

6. Check Inn to Christmas (2019)

Julia (Rachel Boston) takes a break from big city lawyer life to return to her hometown for the holidays, spending time at the inn that her family owns. Ryan Mason's (Wes Brown) family happens to own the town's other inn, which is her family's major competitor. What happens when sparks start to fly between the two, despite coming from rivaling families?

5. Sweet Pecan Summer (2021)

Amanda (Christine Ko) finds herself in an unexpected situation when her aunt decides to sell her pecan farm, as she's moving away. Amanda steps in to help her sell it, but finds herself face to face with J.P (Wes Brown), her ex-boyfriend, who is the broker. Thanks to her aunt's meddling and matchmaking efforts, Amanda and J.P., whose joint efforts start off a bit rocky, might just find their footing together.

4. Christmas at Graceland (2018) Wes Brown movies

Christmas at Graceland follows Laurel (Kellie Pickler), a determined businesswoman who returns to Memphis for the sake of a deal. It's there where she runs into Clay (Wes Brown), a concert promoter who happens to be her ex-boyfriend.

While Clay wishes to rekindle what they once had, Laurel is determined to stay focused. However, as she settles back into life in Memphis during the holiday season with Clay, she wonders whether her life back in Chicago is really what's best for her.

3. Over the Moon in Love (2019) Wes Brown movies

Brooklyn (Jessica Lowndes) is a professional matchmaker who reconnects with the once nerdy Devin (Wes Bown), a singer-songwriter. Brooklyn hopes to land a spot on the cover of Life/Style magazine by finding the writer, Stephanie, a successful match.

Pairing the woman with Devin, their lack of chemistry puts Brooklyn's reputation on the line, so she feeds her lines sure to win Devin over. As Devin and Stephanie's relationship progresses on a foundation of fibs, Brooklyn might just start to acknowledge that maybe it's her who was meant for Devin all along.

2. Under the Autumn Moon (2018) Wes Brown movies

Alex (Lindy Booth) works for an outdoor adventure company seeking to acquire Harmony Ranch. Visiting the ranch, Alex's eyes are re-opened to the love she once had for the great outdoors, horses and riding. Josh (Wes Brown) is the ranch's owner who begins to win over Alex's heart in the process.

"When it comes to meeting my co-stars, I always want to take a few jabs and tease them a little bit. I pretty much did that immediately with Lindy, and I think she got my sense of humor right off the bat," he told My Devotional Thoughts on working with his co-star. "It was great from the start. I hope it resonates well on screen, but we had a blast making this film and working together."

1. Every Time a Bell Rings (2021) Wes Brown movies

Erin CahillBrittany Ishibashi and Ali Liebert star as three sisters in Every Time a Bell Rings. The trio discover that their father who had passed away planned for them to embark on one final scavenger hunt for for their family's wooden bell, a long held tradition amongst them.

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During the holiday season, the sisters come together once again and learn unexpected lessons along the way. Wes Brown plays Liam, the longtime friend of the sisters.

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