The Best Kirk Douglas Movies Films

The 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's performance in Spartacus certainly ranks amongst his best. Kirk Douglas's 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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    Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies

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    Spartacus Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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    The Vikings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Vikings Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine

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    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster

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    Lonely Are the Brave is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Lonely Are the Brave Kirk Douglas, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau

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    Paths of Glory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Paths of Glory Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

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    Detective Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, Lee Grant

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    The War Wagon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Sean Connery, John Wayne, Donald Sutherland

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    Lust for Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Lust for Life Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Marion Ross

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    The Bad and the Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Bad and the Beautiful Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon

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    In Harm's Way is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    In Harm's Way John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

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    The Final Countdown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Final Countdown Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

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    Last Train from Gun Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

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    Champion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman

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    Out of the Past is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Out of the Past Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming

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    The Man from Snowy River is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Man from Snowy River Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson, Gus Mercurio

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    Ace in the Hole is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Ace in the Hole Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Iron Eyes Cody

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    Ulysses is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano

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    Tough Guys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Tough Guys Kirk Douglas, Anthony Kiedis, Burt Lancaster

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    The Big Sky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Jim Davis, Iron Eyes Cody

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    Cast a Giant Shadow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Michael Douglas

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    The Strange Love of Martha Ive... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Judith Anderson

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    Young Man with a Horn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day

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    Seven Days in May is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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    Town Without Pity is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, E. G. Marshall, Christine Kaufmann

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    The Villain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret, Kirk Douglas

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    The List of Adrian Messenger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    A Letter to Three Wives is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Thelma Ritter

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    There Was a Crooked Man... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith

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    The Devil's Disciple is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Burt Lancaster

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    The Indian Fighter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Indian Fighter Kirk Douglas, Walter Matthau, Alan Hale^! Jr.

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    The Heroes of Telemark is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave

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    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant

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    The Last Sunset is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson, Piper Laurie

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    Greedy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Greedy Kirsten Dunst, Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas

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    The Glass Menagerie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Glass Menagerie Kirk Douglas, Jane Wyman, Arthur Kennedy

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    Along the Great Divide is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo

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    The Way West is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Sally Field, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    Strangers When We Meet is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Walter Matthau

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    Inherit the Wind is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Jason Robards Jr.

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    Victory at Entebbe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Hopkins, Kirk Douglas

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    Man Without a Star is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Mara Corday

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    Is Paris Burning? is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins

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    The Light at the Edge of the W... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar

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    Posse is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins

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    I Walk Alone is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    I Walk Alone Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott

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    Oscar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Oscar Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry

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    The Big Trees is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Alan Hale, Jr.

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    The Fury is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    The Fury Kirk Douglas, Daryl Hannah, Jim Belushi

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    The Arrangement is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Kirk Douglas Movies


    Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr

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