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Seven Days in May | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Seven Days in May  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [01 Mar 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Fredric March, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
Writer:  Fletcher Knebel (novel), Charles W. Bailey II (novel), Rod Serling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Paths of Glory | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Paths of Glory  88 min,  [Drama, War]  [Stanley Kubrick]  [01 Nov 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker
Plot:  After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
Writer:  Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Calder Willingham (screenplay), Jim Thompson (screenplay), Humphrey Cobb (based on the novel "Paths of Glory" by)
Language:  English, German, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Out of the Past | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Out of the Past  97 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Jacques Tourneur]  [01 Dec 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
Writer:  Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Daniel Mainwaring (novel)
Language:  English, American Sign Language    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bad and the Beautiful | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Bad and the Beautiful  118 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [09 Feb 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Dick Powell, Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.
Writer:  Charles Schnee (screenplay), George Bradshaw (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Spartacus | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Spartacus  197 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Stanley Kubrick]  [17 Nov 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Jean Simmons, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier
Plot:  The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Howard Fast (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Strange Love of Martha Ivers  116 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Lewis Milestone]  [13 Sep 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas, Lizabeth Scott, Van Heflin
Plot:  Once three childhood friends. Now, a ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., and a returning companion who may have been the only witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.
Writer:  Robert Rossen (screenplay), John Patrick (story "Love Lies Bleeding")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lust for Life | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Lust for Life  122 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor]  [15 Sep 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, James Donald, Kirk Douglas, Pamela Brown
Plot:  The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.
Writer:  Norman Corwin (screen play), Irving Stone (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Letter to Three Wives | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  A Letter to Three Wives  103 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph L. Mankiewicz]  [03 Feb 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann Sothern, Jeanne Crain, Kirk Douglas, Linda Darnell
Plot:  A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands...but she does not say which one.
Writer:  Vera Caspary (adaptation), John Klempner (Cosmopolitan Magazine novel), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Sky | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Big Sky  140 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [Howard Hawks]  [27 Nov 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Arthur Hunnicutt, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  The success of the journey focuses on keeping the Indian girl alive as well as themselves to complete trade with the Blackfeet.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screenplay), A.B. Guthrie Jr. (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lonely Are the Brave | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Lonely Are the Brave  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [David Miller]  [21 May 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gena Rowlands, Kirk Douglas, Michael Kane, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend, who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Edward Abbey (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Two Weeks in Another Town | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Two Weeks in Another Town  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [21 Dec 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cyd Charisse, Edward G. Robinson, George Hamilton, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption.
Writer:  Charles Schnee (screenplay), Irwin Shaw (novel)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Champion | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Champion  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Sport]  [Mark Robson]  [20 May 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, Paul Stewart
Plot:  Boxer Midge Kelly rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people.
Writer:  Carl Foreman (screenplay), Ring Lardner (story "Champion")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ace in the Hole | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Ace in the Hole  111 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Billy Wilder]  [04 Jul 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 72/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Jan Sterling, Kirk Douglas, Porter Hall, Robert Arthur
Plot:  A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
Writer:  Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman
Language:  English, Spanish, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff  86 min,  [Documentary, Biography]  [Craig McCall]  [13 May 2011]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Cardiff, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Martin Scorsese
Plot:  In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ...
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  20,000 Leagues Under the Sea  127 min,  G,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [Richard Fleischer]  [23 Dec 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
Writer:  Earl Felton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
There Was a Crooked Man... | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  There Was a Crooked Man...  126 min,  R,  [Western]  [Joseph L. Mankiewicz]  [19 Sep 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Hume Cronyn, Kirk Douglas, Warren Oates
Plot:  A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.
Writer:  David Newman, Robert Benton
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Gunfight at the O.K. Corral  122 min,  [Biography, Drama, Western]  [John Sturges]  [30 May 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Jo Van Fleet, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming
Plot:  Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Writer:  Leon Uris (screenplay), George Scullin (suggested by an article by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Last Train from Gun Hill | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Last Train from Gun Hill  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Romance, Western]  [John Sturges]  [23 Oct 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.
Writer:  Les Crutchfield (story "Showdown"), James Poe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man from Snowy River | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Man from Snowy River  102 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [George Miller]  [05 Nov 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Kirk Douglas, Terence Donovan, Tom Burlinson, Tommy Dysart
Plot:  In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.
Writer:  A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson (poem), Cul Cullen (script), John Dixon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Devil's Disciple | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Devil's Disciple  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, History, Romance]  [Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick]  [20 Aug 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Janette Scott, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier
Plot:  The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.
Writer:  John Dighton (screenplay), Roland Kibbee (screenplay), George Bernard Shaw (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Vikings | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Vikings  116 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure]  [Richard Fleischer]  [28 Jun 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis
Plot:  A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess.
Writer:  Calder Willingham (screenplay), Dale Wasserman (adaptation), Edison Marshall (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Posse | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Posse  92 min,  PG,  [Western]  [Kirk Douglas]  [22 Aug 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bo Hopkins, Bruce Dern, James Stacy, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  An unscrupulous politico marshal and his deputies chase a gang of train robbers whose leader proves that every man has his price.
Writer:  William Roberts (screenplay by), Christopher Knopf (screenplay by), Christopher Knopf (story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Young Man with a Horn | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Young Man with a Horn  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Michael Curtiz]  [01 Mar 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall
Plot:  A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).
Writer:  Carl Foreman (screenplay), Edmund H. North (screenplay), Dorothy Baker (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fury | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Fury  118 min,  R,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Brian De Palma]  [10 Mar 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning, John Cassavetes, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Writer:  John Farris (screenplay), John Farris (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Detective Story | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Detective Story  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Wyler]  [19 May 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Cathy O'Donnell, Eleanor Parker, Kirk Douglas, William Bendix
Plot:  On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Robert Wyler (screenplay), Sidney Kingsley (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Strangers When We Meet | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Strangers When We Meet  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [01 Sep 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Rush, Ernie Kovacs, Kim Novak, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A suburban architect loves his wife but is bored with his marriage and with his work, so he takes up with the neglected, married beauty who lives down the street.
Writer:  Evan Hunter (screenplay), Evan Hunter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Glass Menagerie | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Glass Menagerie  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Irving Rapper]  [23 Feb 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Gertrude Lawrence, Jane Wyman, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  Merchant marine officer Tom Wingfield reminisces about his life in St. Louis where he had lived with his nagging mother Amanda and crippled shy sister Laura.
Writer:  Peter Berneis (screenplay), Tennessee Williams (play), Tennessee Williams (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Story of Three Loves | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Story of Three Loves  122 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Fantasy, Music]  [Vincente Minnelli, Gottfried Reinhardt]  [26 Mar 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ethel Barrymore, James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Leslie Caron, Pier Angeli
Plot:  An anthology film consisting of three very different stories about love set in Europe and told in flashback.
Writer:  John Collier (segment), George Froeschel (adaptation), George Froeschel, Arnold Lipp (story), Jan Lustig (adaptation), Jan Lustig (segment), Jacques Maret (story), Ladislao Vajda (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Man Without a Star | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Man Without a Star  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [King Vidor]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claire Trevor, Jeanne Crain, Kirk Douglas, William Campbell
Plot:  A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her.
Writer:  Borden Chase (screenplay), D.D. Beauchamp (screenplay), Dee Linford (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The War Wagon | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The War Wagon  101 min,  UNRATED,  [Western]  [Burt Kennedy]  [27 May 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Howard Keel, John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Robert Walker Jr.
Plot:  The story of a man who was shot, robbed and imprisoned who returns to steal a large gold shipment from the man who wronged him. The gold is transported in an armored stage coach, the War Wagon.
Writer:  Clair Huffaker (screenplay), Clair Huffaker (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The List of Adrian Messenger | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The List of Adrian Messenger  98 min,  [Mystery]  [John Huston]  [10 Jun 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis
Plot:  A former intelligence officer is tasked by the heir to the Gleneyre estate to investigate the unusual deaths of a disparate group of eleven men on a list.
Writer:  Anthony Veiller (screenplay), Philip MacDonald (based upon a story by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Along the Great Divide | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Along the Great Divide  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Romance, Western]  [Raoul Walsh]  [02 Jun 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Agar, Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan
Plot:  A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son.
Writer:  Walter Doniger (screenplay), Lewis Meltzer (screenplay), Walter Doniger (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Sunset | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Last Sunset  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Robert Aldrich]  [09 Sep 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dorothy Malone, Joseph Cotten, Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson
Plot:  At a Mexican ranch, fugitive O'Malley and pursuing sheriff Stribling agree to help rancher Breckenridge drive his herd into Texas where Stribling could legally arrest O'Malley but Breckenridge's wife complicates things.
Writer:  Howard Rigsby (novel), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Brotherhood | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Brotherhood  96 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama]  [Martin Ritt]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alex Cord, Irene Papas, Kirk Douglas, Luther Adler
Plot:  The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother ...
Writer:  Lewis John Carlino
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Hook | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Hook  98 min,  [Drama, War]  [George Seaton]  [24 Jul 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kirk Douglas, Nick Adams, Pancho Magalona, Robert Walker Jr.
Plot:  In the final days of the Korean War, an enemy airman is captured by three American soldiers who cannot bring themselves to follow the order to execute their prisoner.
Writer:  Vahé Katcha (novel), Henry Denker
Language:  English, Korean    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Town Without Pity | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Town Without Pity  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Gottfried Reinhardt]  [01 Mar 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Rütting, Christine Kaufmann, E.G. Marshall, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Garrett.
Writer:  Manfred Gregor (novel), George Hurdalek (screenplay), Jan Lustig (adaptation), Silvia Reinhardt (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, West Germany, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Act of Love | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Act of Love  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War, Romance]  [Anatole Litvak]  [17 Dec 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Laage, Dany Robin, Gabrielle Dorziat, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A former soldier on holiday in the French Riviera recalls his time in France during WWII, and his love for a French peasant woman.
Writer:  Alfred Hayes (novel), Joseph Kessel (French dialogue), Joseph Kessel (screenplay), Irwin Shaw
Language:  English, French    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Heroes of Telemark | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Heroes of Telemark  131 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Anthony Mann]  [26 Nov 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kirk Douglas, Michael Redgrave, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson
Plot:  Norwegian resistance tries to stop German efforts to produce an atomic bomb component during World War II.
Writer:  Ivan Moffat (screenplay), Ben Barzman (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Norwegian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Gunfight | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  A Gunfight  89 min,  GP,  [Romance, Western]  [Lamont Johnson]  [04 Oct 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Alexander, Johnny Cash, Karen Black, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  Two aging gunfighters in need of money come to an agreement to organize an actual showdown between them and sell tickets for it. The townsfolk is more than interested to see the "show".
Writer:  Harold Jack Bloom
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Way West | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Way West  122 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Western]  [Andrew V. McLaglen]  [24 May 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kirk Douglas, Lola Albright, Richard Widmark, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  In 1843, a former U.S. senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
Writer:  Ben Maddow (screenplay), Mitch Lindemann (screenplay), A.B. Guthrie Jr. (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Top Secret Affair | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Top Secret Affair  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [H.C. Potter]  [30 Jan 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jim Backus, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart, Susan Hayward
Plot:  The head of a large publishing empire is dismayed when a top army general is about to be appointed to an atomic energy committee. She's determined to discredit him prior to the appointment ...
Writer:  John P. Marquand (novel), Roland Kibbee, Allan Scott
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Light at the Edge of the World | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Light at the Edge of the World  120 min,  GP,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [Kevin Billington]  [29 Oct 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Jean-Claude Drouot, Kirk Douglas, Samantha Eggar, Yul Brynner
Plot:  A ruthless pirate captures the keeper of a lighthouse, somewhere in north Argentina. His goal is obvious and horrific. He plans to control the lighthouses signals in a way that the passing ships will be crushed on the rocks.
Writer:  Tom Rowe (screenplay), Jules Verne (novel), Rachel Billington (additional dialogue), Berta Domínguez D. (additional ideas)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Spain, Liechtenstein    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Master Touch | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Master Touch  112 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Michele Lupo]  [01 May 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Florinda Bolkan, Giuliano Gemma, Kirk Douglas, Wolfgang Preiss
Plot:  A just released from prison professional thief decides to do one last high-risk heist, which could settle him for life or land him behind bars again.
Writer:  Roberto Leoni (screenplay), Roberto Leoni (story), Franco Bucceri (story), Nico Ducci (screenplay), Michele Lupo (screenplay), Mino Roli (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Italy, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Tough Guys | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Tough Guys  104 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Jeff Kanew]  [03 Oct 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Burt Lancaster, Charles Durning, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone.
Writer:  James Orr, Jim Cruickshank
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Trees | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Big Trees  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Romance, Western]  [Felix E. Feist]  [30 Mar 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edgar Buchanan, Eve Miller, Kirk Douglas, Patrice Wymore
Plot:  A Quaker colony tries to save the giant sequoias from a timber baron.
Writer:  John Twist (screenplay), James R. Webb (screenplay), Kenneth Earl (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Dear Secretary | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  My Dear Secretary  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Charles Martin]  [05 Nov 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Helen Walker, Keenan Wynn, Kirk Douglas, Laraine Day
Plot:  A romance novelist appoints a would-be writer as his secretary. Although she is initially dismayed by his work ethic and playboy attitude, they begin to fall in love.
Writer:  Charles Martin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Harm's Way | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  In Harm's Way  165 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Otto Preminger]  [06 Apr 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon
Plot:  A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral, and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Writer:  Wendell Mayes (screenplay), James Bassett (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eddie Macon's Run | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Eddie Macon's Run  95 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Crime]  [Jeff Kanew]  [25 Mar 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Schneider, Kirk Douglas, Lee Purcell, Lisa Dunsheath
Plot:  A young man, harshly sentenced for a few minor infractions, escapes from a prison in Huntsville Texas and flees to Laredo, Texas, where he hopes to cross into Mexico for a reunion with his wife and small son.
Writer:  James McLendon (novel), Jeff Kanew (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Racers | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Racers  88 min,  [Drama, Sport]  [Henry Hathaway]  [24 May 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bella Darvi, Cesar Romero, Gilbert Roland, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Charles Kaufman, Hans Ruesch (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Final Countdown | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Final Countdown  103 min,  PG,  [Action, Sci-Fi]  [Don Taylor]  [01 Aug 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  James Farentino, Katharine Ross, Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen
Plot:  A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Writer:  Thomas Hunter (story), Peter Powell (story), David Ambrose (story), David Ambrose (screenplay), Gerry Davis (screenplay), Thomas Hunter (screenplay), Peter Powell (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Lovely Way to Die | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  A Lovely Way to Die  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [David Lowell Rich]  [06 May 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eli Wallach, Kenneth Haigh, Kirk Douglas, Sylva Koscina
Plot:  A cop quits the force after too much disappointment in the system. He becomes a bodyguard of a rich recent widow. She is on trial for her husband's murder. He decides to help her clear her name... and get over her husband.
Writer:  A.J. Russell
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
For Love or Money | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  For Love or Money  108 min,  [Comedy]  [Michael Gordon]  [13 Sep 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gig Young, Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Thelma Ritter
Plot:  Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.
Writer:  Larry Markes, Michael Morris
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Greedy | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Greedy  113 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Jonathan Lynn]  [04 Mar 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Actors:  Kirk Douglas, Michael J. Fox, Nancy Travis, Olivia d'Abo
Plot:  Uncle Joe is ageing. He's also a millionaire. That's why his family is trying so very hard to get into his good books. They all want a piece of his empire. Unfortunately Uncle Joe isn't as ...
Writer:  Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Once Is Not Enough | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Once Is Not Enough  121 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Guy Green]  [20 Jun 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Alexis Smith, David Janssen, George Hamilton, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A young woman goes home to New York after a long stay in Europe. Her former schoolmate introduces her to the decadence of New York and she ultimately falls in love with an older man who's a stand-in for her father, before tragedy strikes.
Writer:  Julius J. Epstein, Jacqueline Susann (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Runs in the Family | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  It Runs in the Family  109 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Fred Schepisi]  [25 Apr 2003]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernadette Peters, Cameron Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Rory Culkin
Plot:  This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.
Writer:  Jesse Wigutow
Language:  English, Hebrew, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Arrangement | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  The Arrangement  125 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [24 Dec 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Deborah Kerr, Faye Dunaway, Kirk Douglas, Richard Boone
Plot:  A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father.
Writer:  Elia Kazan, Elia Kazan (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Villain | Movie Details for Actor Kirk Douglas | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  The Villain  89 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Western]  [Hal Needham]  [27 Jul 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kirk Douglas, Paul Lynde
Plot:  Facing hanging, a bank robber makes a deal with the corrupt banker to avoid execution in exchange for a dirty assignment.
Writer:  Robert G. Kane
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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