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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.


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    Peter Ustinov, Richard Farnsworth, Jean Simmons

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    Carroll O'Connor, Burgess Meredith, George Kennedy

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    Alexander Knox, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis

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    Joseph Wiseman, Lee Grant, Kirk Douglas

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    Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou

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    Burt Lancaster, Jo Van Fleet, Kirk Douglas

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    Carroll O'Connor, Bill Bixby, George Kennedy

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    Pamela Brown, Anthony Quinn, Kirk Douglas

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    Bruce Dern, John Wayne, Sean Connery

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    Kirk Douglas, Dickie Moore, Rhonda Fleming

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    Paul Lukas, Harper Goff, Kirk Douglas

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    Dick Powell, Gloria Grahame, Kirk Douglas

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    Arthur Kennedy, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart

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    Carolyn Jones, Anthony Quinn, Kirk Douglas

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    Katharine Ross, Ron O'Neal, James Farentino

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    Jan Sterling, Francisco Day, Kirk Douglas

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    Anthony Quinn, Kirk Douglas, Franco Interlenghi

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    Jack Thompson, Lorraine Bayly, Kirk Douglas

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    Kirk Douglas, Buddy Baer, Iron Eyes Cody

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    Chaim Topol, Frank Sinatra, Angie Dickinson

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    Van Heflin, Barbara Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas

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    E. G. Marshall, Barbara Rütting, Kirk Douglas

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    Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Jan Merlin

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    Rock Hudson, Piper Laurie, Dorothy Malone

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    Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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    Burt Lancaster, Laurence Olivier, Kirk Douglas

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    Burt Lancaster, Anthony Kiedis, Flea

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    Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Anthony Perkins

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    Stubby Kaye, Kirk Douglas, Michael McGreevey

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    Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Kirk Douglas

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    Walter Brennan, Kirk Douglas, John Agar

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    Burgess Meredith, Lee Grant, Martin Gabel

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    Rachel Ward, Edmond O'Brien, James Cagney

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    Ann-Margret, Mel Tillis, Ruth Buzzi

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    Jean Simmons, Kirk Douglas, Kyle Secor

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    Helen Hayes, Burt Lancaster, Linda Blair

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    Helen Gallagher, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau

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    Kirk Douglas, Alan Howard, Ulla Jacobsson

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    The Indian Fighter Walter Matthau, Kirk Douglas, Harry Landers

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    Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Mickey Knox

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    Kirk Douglas, Florence Bates, Jeanne Crain

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    Mara Corday, Kirk Douglas, William Campbell

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    Marisa Tomei, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

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    Samantha Eggar, Massimo Ranieri, Yul Brynner

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    Bruce Dern, David Canary, Kirk Douglas

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    Kirk Douglas, Charles Meredith, Eve Miller

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    Arthur Kennedy, Jane Wyman, Gertrude Lawrence

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    Olivia d'Abo, Phil Hartman, Kirsten Dunst

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    Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Kirk Douglas

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    Carrie Snodgress, John Cassavetes, Amy Irving

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