MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 49,676 this week

Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 36 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas shares stories about his life, his family, his work, and his philosophy after living 92 years.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 3232 titles
created 09 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 2769 titles
created 10 Jul 2013
 
Pg
a list of 797 titles
created 14 Oct 2013
 
a list of 245 titles
created 05 Jan 2014
 
a list of 5825 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009)

Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day
Scalawag (1973)
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

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.

Directors: Kirk Douglas, Zoran Calic
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Mark Lester, Neville Brand
Posse (1975)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him.

Director: Kirk Douglas
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins
Ulysses (1954)
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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.

Director: Mario Camerini
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Anthony Quinn
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.

Director: Fred Schepisi
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Bernadette Peters
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Director: Vincente Minnelli
Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

From the director of Revenge of the Nerds comes this outrageous sword and sandals spoof! Horny King Looney of Troy sends slacker general Awesomest Maximus to maintain peace with rival King ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Kanew
Stars: Will Sasso, Kristanna Loken, Sophie Monk
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Director: Lewis Milestone
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott
Lust for Life (1956)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Nancy helps two aging spinsters fulfill the byzantine provisions of their father's will, but the murder of their chauffeur complicates matters.

Director: William Clemens
Stars: Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas, John Litel
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Out on patrol in the war-time desert a Canadian corporal reminisces about the woman he has left behind in London and ponders whether she will fall for the charms of his rival in love. At ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl
Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Kirk
Edit

Storyline

Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas shares stories about his life, his family, his work, and his philosophy after living 92 years.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 November 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Spartacus (1960) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What a wonderful show!!!
25 July 2014 | by (North Carolina, United States) – See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to view this filming of Kirk's one-man show on TCM on 7/24/2014. For a man who, at that time, was 92, he was spry and moved around a lot and shared his reflections of his life with the audience. At times very touching, with his own version of a walk of remembrance with a sidewalk of autographs of departed friends, and sitting and conversing by the grave of his son, Eric. But most of the time it was quite humorous. He talks about his depression after his stroke and he moved the audience to laughter when he punctuated it with a joke! He is a rare treasure....hopefully he will be with us for a long time...as he said, he can have another Bar Mitzvah when he is 153 years old!! All in all, a very enjoyable presentation, and if you get the chance, see it!


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?