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List of Western movies/films with performances by Kirk Douglas, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Kirk Douglas Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Kirk Douglas Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Kirk Douglas has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including The Way West and The Last Sunset.

This list answers the questions, "What Western movies has Kirk Douglas been in?" and "What are the best Kirk Douglas Western roles?"

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A Gunfight is a Western movie from 1971 directed by Lamont Johnson, starring Kirk Douglas and Johnny Cash. The film was financed by the Jicarilla Apache Tribe, although there are no leading Native American characters in the story. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Johnny Cash, Kirk Douglas, Jane Alexander, Eric Douglas

Released: 1971

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

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Along the Great Divide is a 1951 American western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, John Agar, and Walter Brennan. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kirk Douglas, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo, John Agar

Released: 1951

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

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Draw! is a 1984 American/Canadian comedy-western film by Steven Hilliard Stern ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kirk Douglas, James Coburn, Linda Sorenson

Released: 1984

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is a 1957 American film starring Burt Lancaster as Wyatt Earp and Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday, based on a real event which took place on October 26, 1881. The picture was directed by John Sturges from a screenplay written by novelist Leon Uris. The shootout was crouched in the movie as a heavily-armed firefight that took place at medium range. The historical event itself lasted only about 30 seconds, and was fought at close range with only a few firearms. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster, Lee Van Cleef, Rhonda Fleming, + more

Released: 1957

Directed by: John Sturges

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