Kirk Douglas Movies

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1.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier. (116 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
2.
Out of the Past (1947)
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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. (97 mins.)
 
3.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamem--er... (173 mins.)
Director: Dudley Nichols
 
4.
I Walk Alone (1948)
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Frankie Madison leaves prison expecting a share from his ex-partner. But Prohibition bootlegging didn't prepare Frankie for Big Business. (97 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
 
5.
The Walls of Jericho (1948)
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After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julia Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho... (106 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
6.
My Dear Secretary (1948)
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Owen Waterbury, bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries... (94 mins.)
Director: Charles Martin
 
7.
A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
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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. (103 mins.)
 
8.
Champion (1949)
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Boxer Midge Kelly rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people. (99 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
9.
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
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A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism). (112 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
10.
The Glass Menagerie (1950)
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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. (107 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
 
11.
Along the Great Divide (1951)
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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. (88 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
12.
Ace in the Hole (1951)
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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. (111 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
13.
Detective Story (1951)
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On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod. (103 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
14.
The Big Trees (1952)
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A Quaker colony tries to save the giant sequoias from a timber baron. (89 mins.)
Director: Felix Feist
 
15.
The Big Sky (1952)
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The success of the journey focuses on keeping the Indian girl alive as well as themselves to complete trade with the Blackfeet. (140 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
16.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. (118 mins.)
 
17.
The Story of Three Loves (1953)
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An anthology film consisting of three very different stories about love set in Europe and told in flashback. (122 mins.)
 
18.
The Juggler (1953)
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In 1949, former concentration camp inmate and Berlin native Hans Muller, immigrates to Israel where, due to psychological problems, he can't adjust to peacetime life. (84 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
19.
Act of Love (1953)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
20.
Ulysses (1954)
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A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war. (117 mins.)
Director: Mario Camerini
 
21.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
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A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo. (127 mins.)
 
22.
The Racers (1955)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
23.
Man Without a Star (1955)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
24.
The Indian Fighter (1955)
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A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country unwittingly gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter. (88 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
 
25.
Lust for Life (1956)
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. (122 mins.)
 
26.
Top Secret Affair (1957)
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The head of a large publishing empire is dismayed when a top army general is about to be appointed to an atomic energy committee... (100 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
27.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
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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. (122 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
28.
Paths of Glory (1957)
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After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
29.
The Vikings (1958)
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A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess. (116 mins.)
 
30.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
31.
The Devil's Disciple (1959)
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The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War. (83 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
32.
Strangers When We Meet (1960)
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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. (117 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
33.
Spartacus (1960)
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The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic. (197 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
34.
Town Without Pity (1961)
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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. (105 mins.)
 
35.
The Last Sunset (1961)
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Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to... (112 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
36.
Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
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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. (107 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
37.
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
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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. (107 mins.)
 
38.
The Hook (1963)
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During an evacuation in the waning days of the Korean War, three American soldiers retrieve an enemy... (98 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
39.
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
40.
For Love or Money (1963)
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Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
41.
Seven Days in May (1964)
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United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack. (118 mins.)
 
42.
In Harm's Way (1965)
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese. (165 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
43.
The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
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Norwegian resistance tries to stop German efforts to produce an atomic bomb component during World War II. (131 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
44.
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
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An American Army officer is recruited by Jews in Palestine to help them form an army. The surrounding... (146 mins.)
 
45.
Is Paris Burning? (1966)
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The departure of the German army from Paris in 1944. (175 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
46.
The Way West (1967)
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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. (122 mins.)
 
47.
The War Wagon (1967)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
48.
A Lovely Way to Die (1968)
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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. (103 mins.)
 
49.
The Brotherhood (1968)
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The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life... (96 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
50.
The Arrangement (1969)
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A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father. (125 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
51.
There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
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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. (126 mins.)
 
52.
The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
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Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground... (120 mins.)
 
53.
A Gunfight (1971)
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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". (89 mins.)
Director: Lamont Johnson
 
54.
Catch Me a Spy (1971)
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Andrej (Kirk Douglas), a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travelers to transport the contraband out of the country. (94 mins.)
Director: Dick Clement
 
55.
The Master Touch (1972)
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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. (112 mins.)
Director: Michele Lupo
 
56.
Scalawag (1973)
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A peg legged pirate is searching for treasure with the help of a young boy, teen girl and a parrot. They'll have to fight Natives and his former crew on the way. (92 mins.)
Director: Kirk Douglas
 
57.
Posse (1975)
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An unscrupulous politico marshal and his deputies chase a gang of train robbers whose leader proves that every man has his price. (92 mins.)
Director: Kirk Douglas
 
58.
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
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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. (121 mins.)
Director: Guy Green
 
59.
Holocaust 2000 (1977)
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An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and... (106 mins.)
 
60.
The Fury (1978)
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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. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian DePalma
 
61.
The Villain (1979)
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"Cactus" Jack Slade (Douglas) is the meanest bad man in the west or so he thinks. When a bank robbery goes awry... (89 mins.)
Director: Hal Needham
 
62.
Saturn 3 (1980)
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Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no one can hear you scream. (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
63.
Home Movies (1979)
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Keith Gordon is a creative young man who films the oddball doings of his family and peers. "The Maestro"... (90 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
64.
The Final Countdown (1980)
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A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (103 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
 
65.
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
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In 1880s Australia when young Jim Craig's father dies Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch and he is forced to become a man. (102 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
66.
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kanew
 
67.
Tough Guys (1986)
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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. (104 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kanew
 
68.
Oscar (1991)
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A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight". (109 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
69.
Welcome to Veraz (1991)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Xavier Castano
 
70.
Greedy (1994)
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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... (113 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
71.
Diamonds (1999)
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Mystery about an ex-prizefighter who embarks on a journey to find 13 missing diamonds. (91 mins.)
Director: John Asher
 
72.
It Runs in the Family (2003)
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This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile. (109 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
73.
Illusion (2004)
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A once-powerful, but now ailing movie director nears the end of his life. As he awaits death, he slips... (106 mins.)