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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A Father… A Son… Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2005)

Kirk Douglas achieved the kind of cinematic stardom that dreams are made of. As the torch was passed to his talented son Michael, it became obvious to everyone that the Douglas dynasty would continue to thrive…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Grant
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Michael Douglas  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Kathleen Turner

Kirk Douglas achieved the kind of cinematic stardom that dreams are made of. As the torch was passed to his talented son Michael, it became obvious to everyone that the Douglas dynasty would continue to thrive…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Grant
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Michael Douglas  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Kathleen Turner

Tell Them Who You Are (2004)

The son of acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him. What results is a portrait of a difficult genius and a son's path out of the shadow of a famous father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Wexler
CAST:  Mark Wexler  •  Haskell Wexler  •  Simon Wexler  •  Martin Sheen

The son of acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him. What results is a portrait of a difficult genius and a son's path out of the shadow of a famous father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Wexler
CAST:  Mark Wexler  •  Haskell Wexler  •  Simon Wexler  •  Martin Sheen

In Search of Peace (2001)

In Search of Peace: 1948-1967 chronicles Israel's first two decades, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict. Combining a rich tapestry of rare archival film and photos, the film offers a unique global perspective on one of the seminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Trank
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Ehud Barak  •  Shimon Peres  •  Shula Cohen

In Search of Peace: 1948-1967 chronicles Israel's first two decades, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict. Combining a rich tapestry of rare archival film and photos, the film offers a unique global perspective on one of the seminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Trank
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Ehud Barak  •  Shimon Peres  •  Shula Cohen

Hail, Hero! (1969)

Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the law as a Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Teresa Wright  •  Peter Strauss

Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the law as a Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Teresa Wright  •  Peter Strauss

Haywire (2011)

Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by someone close to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Gina Carano  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Channing Tatum

Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by someone close to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Gina Carano  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Channing Tatum

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Metcalfe  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  Joel David Moore

Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Metcalfe  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  Joel David Moore

When Michael Calls (1972)

Helen keeps on receiving phone calls from a child, who claims being her nephew Michael - but Michael died 15 years ago! In these calls he scolds on acquaintances, who then die in suspicious accidents. Soon Helen has to fear to be the next victim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Karen Pearson

Helen keeps on receiving phone calls from a child, who claims being her nephew Michael - but Michael died 15 years ago! In these calls he scolds on acquaintances, who then die in suspicious accidents. Soon Helen has to fear to be the next victim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Karen Pearson

Unlocked (2017)

After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another attack is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Michael Douglas  •  Toni Collette

After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another attack is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Michael Douglas  •  Toni Collette

Trumbo (2007)

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. Trumbo was one of several writers, directors, and actors who invoked the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Askin
CAST:  Dalton Trumbo  •  Joan Allen  •  Emanuel Azenberg  •  Michael Douglas

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. Trumbo was one of several writers, directors, and actors who invoked the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Askin
CAST:  Dalton Trumbo  •  Joan Allen  •  Emanuel Azenberg  •  Michael Douglas

Get Bruce! (1999)

Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch, who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see photos of his childhood; in Chicago, he writes for the Tribune and then heads West. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Kuehn
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Bette Midler  •  Robin Williams  •  Nathan Lane

Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch, who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see photos of his childhood; in Chicago, he writes for the Tribune and then heads West. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Kuehn
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Bette Midler  •  Robin Williams  •  Nathan Lane

The Day After Peace (2009)

Against all the odds an individual manages to create an annual global 'Peace Day'; but can he inspire an actual ceasefire and silence the cynics by proving the day can actually save lives?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Gilley
CAST:  Jeremy Gilley  •  Jude Law  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Michael Douglas

Against all the odds an individual manages to create an annual global 'Peace Day'; but can he inspire an actual ceasefire and silence the cynics by proving the day can actually save lives?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Gilley
CAST:  Jeremy Gilley  •  Jude Law  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Michael Douglas

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

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When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience changes his attitude ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Emma Stone

When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience changes his attitude ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Emma Stone

Dinosaurs Alive (2007)

See the earliest creatures of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous in a ‘life-sized’ IMAX ® presentation. Join renowned paleontologists as they discover new fossils and uncover evidence that dinosaur descendants are still among us. Realistic and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Clark  •  Bayley Silleck
CAST:  Michael Douglas

See the earliest creatures of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous in a ‘life-sized’ IMAX ® presentation. Join renowned paleontologists as they discover new fossils and uncover evidence that dinosaur descendants are still among us. Realistic and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Clark  •  Bayley Silleck
CAST:  Michael Douglas

King of California (2007)

Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda to quit her job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Willis Burks II  •  Kathleen Wilhoite

Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda to quit her job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Cahill
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Willis Burks II  •  Kathleen Wilhoite

It Runs in the Family (2003)

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Rory Culkin  •  Cameron Douglas

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Rory Culkin  •  Cameron Douglas

The In-Laws (2003)

Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Fleming
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Albert Brooks  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Candice Bergen

Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Fleming
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Albert Brooks  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Candice Bergen

And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Annette Bening  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Cher

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Annette Bening  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Cher

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Chris Pratt  •  Brie Larson  •  Robert Downey Jr.

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Chris Pratt  •  Brie Larson  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Hollywood Banker (2014)

How Frans Afman, a banker from the Netherlands, developed a new system for film financing, revolutionized independent filmmaking in Hollywood, but could not prevent it all from crashing down, when ambition of others turned into greed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rozemyn Afman
CAST:  Frans J. Afman  •  Dino De Laurentiis  •  Oliver Stone  •  Paul Verhoeven

How Frans Afman, a banker from the Netherlands, developed a new system for film financing, revolutionized independent filmmaking in Hollywood, but could not prevent it all from crashing down, when ambition of others turned into greed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rozemyn Afman
CAST:  Frans J. Afman  •  Dino De Laurentiis  •  Oliver Stone  •  Paul Verhoeven

Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film (2014)

The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Norris
CAST:  Richard Attenborough

The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Norris
CAST:  Richard Attenborough
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