Motion Pictures

Kirk Douglas, named as one of the fifty top American film stars by the American Film Institute, has a distinguished filmography that spans from 1946 to the present. All proceeds received when purchasing his films through the links below will be donated to the charitable activities of The Douglas Foundation.

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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., a childhood companion and the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.

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Out of the Past (1947)

A small-town gas station owner, once a private eye, has his mysterious past catch up with him when he's ordered to meet with a gambler who previously hired him to find a missing mistress.

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Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

In Eugene O’Neill’s updated version of Aeschylus’s Oresteia trilogy, a brother and sister seek to avenge their father, a Civil War general murdered, after returning home, by his wife and her lover.

I Walk Alone (1948)

A former bootlegger returns to New York after 14 years in prison, expecting his ex-partner, now a wealthy nightclub manager, to honor a “50-50” agreement they made when he was caught.

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The Walls of Jericho (1948)

A political rivalry and romantic triangle between two former best friends unfurls against the background of small town Kansas and Washington, D.C.

My Dear Secretary (1949)

A budding writer is delighted when she gets a job as secretary for a famous novelist, only to find he is an immature ladies’ man.
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A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

Three women receive a letter from a good friend…which announces she has run off with one of their husbands.
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Champion (1949)

Seduced by cheering crowds, money, and a succession of women, a boxer becomes more and more of a hero in public and a heel in private.
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Young Man with a Horn (1950)

An aimless young man becomes a jazz trumpeter, but his volatility and desire to play more progressive music than the bands that hire him bring trouble.
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The Glass Menagerie (1950)

First film adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son.

Along the Great Divide (1951)

A new Federal marshal saves an accused man from lynching and now must try to get him across the desert for a trial.
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Ace in the Hole (1951)

To build his own career, an unscrupulous reporter exploits a story about a man trapped in a mine, in a film directed by Billy Wilder.
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Detective Story (1951)

A hard-nosed detective’s cut-and-dried attitude clashes with the realities of his professional and personal life, in a film directed by William Wyler.
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The Big Trees (1952)

A timber baron attempting to cut down giant sequoias runs up against the opposition of a Quaker colony.
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The Big Sky (1952)

A frontiersman and Indian trader makes a perilous journey up the Missouri River, in a film directed by Howard Hawks.

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

A ruthless Hollywood producer seeks the help of an actress, director, and writer he has betrayed in the past, in a film directed by Vincente Minnelli.
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The Story of Three Loves (1953)

A trapeze artist wants his new love to perform the same stunt that killed a former partner.

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The Juggler (1953)

A Jewish refugee who relocates from Germany to Israel after World War II attacks a policeman and becomes a fugitive.

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Act of Love (1953)

A brooding wartime romance develops between a lonely and bitter G.I. and a helpless French girl worried about becoming a prostitute.

Ulysses (1954)

The classic tale of the Trojan War hero’s long-delayed attempts to return home.

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