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Best Kirk Douglas Movies

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List of the best Kirk Douglas movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. It's hard to say which of his films are the greatest, but Kirk Douglas' performance in Spartacus certainly ranks amongst his best. Kirk Douglas' highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Kirk Douglas movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kirk Douglas movies will be at the top of the list. Kirk Douglas has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kirk Douglas movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kirk Douglas films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Kirk Douglas role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Kirk Douglas performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like Paths of Glory and The Vikings, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kirk Douglas movies?" and "What are the greatest Kirk Douglas roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Douglas' classic films, you might also enjoy our list of best Burt Lancaster movies and best Michael Douglas movies.


Kirk Douglas is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Stanley Kubrick, Brian De Palma and Billy Wilder. Movie fans who love Kirk Douglas have also been known to enjoy films starring Burt Lancaster and Gary Cooper.


Best Kirk Douglas Movies Films
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    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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    Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine

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    Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster

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    Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, Lee Grant

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    Kirk Douglas, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau

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    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Marion Ross

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    Sean Connery, John Wayne, Donald Sutherland

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    John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

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    Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

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    Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming

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    Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon

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    Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Iron Eyes Cody

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    Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman

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    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

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    Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

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    Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson, Gus Mercurio

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    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano

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    Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Michael Douglas

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    Kirk Douglas, Jim Davis, Iron Eyes Cody

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    Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Judith Anderson

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    Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Kiedis, Burt Lancaster

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    Kirk Douglas, E. G. Marshall, Christine Kaufmann Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Burt Lancaster

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    Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson, Piper Laurie

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    Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith

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    The Indian Fighter Kirk Douglas, Walter Matthau, Alan Hale

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    Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret, Kirk Douglas

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    Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

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    Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Walter Matthau

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    Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant

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    Kirk Douglas, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo

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    Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Jason Robards Jr.

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    Sally Field, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Hopkins, Kirk Douglas

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    Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave

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    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Mara Corday

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    Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kirk Douglas, Jane Wyman, Arthur Kennedy

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    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Thelma Ritter

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    Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar

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    Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins

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    Kirk Douglas, Alan Hale, Jr.

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    Kirsten Dunst, Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas

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    Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry

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    A Lovely Way to Die Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach, Sylva Koscina

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    Jenny McCarthy, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall

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