Best Michael Douglas Movies Films
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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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    Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Frederic Forrest

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    Kathleen Turner, Holland Taylor, Michael Douglas

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    Kathleen Turner, Dan Castellaneta, Michael Douglas

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    Viggo Mortensen, Constance Towers, Michael Douglas

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    Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Debbie Reynolds

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    Joel David Moore, Jesse Metcalfe, Michael Douglas

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    Will Geer, Henry Jones, Jodie Foster

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    Sharon Gless, Hal Holbrook, Joe Regalbuto

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    Summer Altice, Bill Hader, Jason Winer

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    Anne Archer, Lacey Chabert, Michael Douglas

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    Reba McEntire, John Goodman, Liv Tyler

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    Imogen Poots, Arthur J. Nascarella, Mary-Louise Parker

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    Michael Douglas, Alyson Reed, Nicole Fosse

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    Mathieu Kassovitz, Antonio Banderas, Channing Tatum

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    Summertree Jack Warden, Barbara Bel Geddes, Michael Douglas

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    Joe Don Baker, Michael Douglas, Lee Purcell

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    Eugene Levy, Michael Douglas, Philip Akin

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    The Drivetime Antero Alli, Michael Taylor Donovan, Jim Jackson

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    Elizabeth Ashley, Ben Gazzara, Michael Douglas

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    Jill Clayburgh, Charles Grodin, Dianne Wiest

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