Michael Douglas

Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards; first as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role in Wall Street. Douglas received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2009. He is the eldest of actor Kirk Douglas's four sons. Douglas has been the announcer for NBC Nightly News since 2007. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Douglas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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The American President (1995)

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Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Martin Sheen

Wall Street (1987)

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Michael Douglas  •  Martin Sheen  •  Daryl Hannah

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Michael Douglas  •  Martin Sheen  •  Daryl Hannah

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Josh Brolin  •  Carey Mulligan

As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Josh Brolin  •  Carey Mulligan

The War of the Roses (1989)

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The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

A Chorus Line (1985)

A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach. After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie, who once had a tempestuous romantic relationship with Zach. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Vicki Frederick  •  Janet Jones  •  Audrey Landers

A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach. After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie, who once had a tempestuous romantic relationship with Zach. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Vicki Frederick  •  Janet Jones  •  Audrey Landers

A Perfect Murder (1998)

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Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Michael P. Moran

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Michael P. Moran

Ant-Man (2015)

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Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Michael Douglas  •  Evangeline Lilly  •  Corey Stoll

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Michael Douglas  •  Evangeline Lilly  •  Corey Stoll

Basic Instinct (1992)

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A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sharon Stone  •  George Dzundza  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sharon Stone  •  George Dzundza  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn

Black Rain (1989)

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Andy García  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Shigeru Kōyama

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Andy García  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Shigeru Kōyama

Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Senta Berger  •  Michael Douglas  •  Angie Dickinson

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Senta Berger  •  Michael Douglas  •  Angie Dickinson

Coma (1978)

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A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Geneviève Bujold  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Richard Widmark

A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Geneviève Bujold  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Richard Widmark

Disclosure (1994)

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Demi Moore  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Dylan Baker

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Demi Moore  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Dylan Baker

Don't Say a Word (2001)

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Bean  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Skye McCole Bartusiak

Falling Down (1993)

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On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tuesday Weld

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Robert Duvall  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Tuesday Weld

Fatal Attraction (1987)

A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Glenn Close  •  Anne Archer  •  Ellen Hamilton Latzen

A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Glenn Close  •  Anne Archer  •  Ellen Hamilton Latzen

One Night at McCool's (2001)

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Jo Smith  •  Michael Douglas

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Liv Tyler  •  Mary Jo Smith  •  Michael Douglas

Romancing the Stone (1984)

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Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Zack Norman

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Danny DeVito  •  Zack Norman

The China Syndrome (1979)

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Michael Douglas  •  Scott Brady

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Michael Douglas  •  Scott Brady

The Game (1997)

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In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Penn  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Rebhorn

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Penn  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Rebhorn

The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Val Kilmer  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  John Kani

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Val Kilmer  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  John Kani
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