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Best Michael Douglas Movies

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List of the best Michael Douglas movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Micahel Douglas has acted in some amazing films, but he also worked behind the scenes on several award-winning movies including One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Michael 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 Michael Douglas movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Michael Douglas movies will be at the top of the list. Michael Douglas has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Michael Douglas movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Michael Douglas films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Everything from Falling Down to Wall Street is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Michael Douglas movies?" and "What are the greatest Michael Douglas roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Douglas' intensity, you might also enjoy our list of best Sean Penn movies and best Charlie Sheen movies.


Notable directors that have worked with Michael Douglas include names like Joel Schumacher, Ridley Scott and Steven Soderbergh. If you're a fan of Michael Douglas, then check out our lists of the best Kurt Russell and Richard Gere movies as well.


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    Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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    Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen

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    Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Tuesday Weld

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    Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito

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    Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito

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    Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

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    Michael Douglas, Michael J. Fox, Martin Sheen

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    Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Douglas

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas

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    Michael Douglas, Andy García, Luis Guzmán

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    Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon

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    Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito

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    Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer

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    Ryan Reynolds, Michael Douglas, Robin Tunney

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    Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Bernadette Peters

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    Eva Longoria, Kim Basinger, Michael Douglas

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    Jodie Foster, Michael Douglas, Will Geer

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    Michael Douglas, Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn

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    Michael Douglas, Tom Selleck, Ed Harris

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    Charlie Sheen, Susan Sarandon, Shia LaBeouf

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    Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto

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    Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy

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    Liam Neeson, Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith

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    Matt Damon, Dan Aykroyd, Michael Douglas

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    Emma Stone, Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey

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    Kate Hudson, Lance Armstrong, Owen Wilson

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    Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt, Michael Douglas

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    Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Channing Tatum

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    Michael Douglas, Khandi Alexander, Audrey Landers

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    Ashley Greene, Evan Rachel Wood, Michael Douglas

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    Susan Sarandon, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito

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    Michael Douglas

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    Hail, Hero! Michael Douglas, Teresa Wright, Arthur Kennedy

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    Summertree Michael Douglas, Rob Reiner, Teri Garr

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    Michael Douglas, Dana Elcar, Joe Don Baker

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    Michael Douglas, Eugene Levy, Philip Akin

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    Fog City Mavericks Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, Michael Douglas

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    Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Kirk Douglas

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    The Drivetime Antero Alli, Michael Taylor Donovan, Michael George

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    Michael Douglas, Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley

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    Michael Douglas, Dianne Wiest, Charles Grodin

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