Ace in the Hole (1951)

Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling

Aka 'The Big Carnival'. Billy Wilder's biting, ahead-of-its-time commentary on the sensationalized nature of the news media stars Kirk Douglas as a st... Read more

Cactus Jack (1979)

Director: Hal Needham
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret

Aka 'The Villain'. Arnold Schwarzenegger is the mysterious, handsome stranger in this combination of a western spoof and Road Runner cartoon. With Kir... Read more

Paths of Glory (1957)

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou

Stanley Kubrick gives us a scathing indictment against the staff-officer mentality that cares about promotions more than the men who make those promot... Read more

Lust For Life (1956)

Director: Vincente Minnelli
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald

A brilliant adaptation of Irving Stone's biography of artist Vincent Van Gogh, vividly portraying his anguished life, with Kirk Douglas offering one o... Read more

The Big Trees (1952)

Director: Felix Feist
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Edgar Buchanan, Eve Miller

Tough lumber baron Jim Fallon (Kirk Douglas) wants to take control of a verdant forest valley, where a colony of Quakers have taken up residence. A ba... Read more

A Lovely Way to Die (1968)

Director: David Lowell Rich
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Sylva Koscina, Eli Wallach

Kirk Douglas stars as Jim Schuyler, an ex New York cop who turned in his badge after roughing up a crook or two in the cause of justice. Schuyler is h... Read more

It Runs in the Family (2003)

Director: Fred Schepisi
Starring: Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Cameron Douglas, Diana Douglas, Rory Culkin, Bern...

Three generations of the Douglas acting clan are united for this bittersweet comedy-drama in which Kirk is a cantankerous patriarch and recovering str... Read more

A Gunfight (1971)

Director: Lamont Johnson
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Johnny Cash, Jane Alexander

"A Gunfight" was the first mainstream American film to be produced by an Indian tribe - specifically, the Jicarilla Apaches of New Mexico. Kirk Dougla... Read more

The Fury (1978)

Director: Brian De Palma
Starring: Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Amy Irving

A stylish, violent tale about two young people's deadly psychokinetic powers - and an evil government agency that's trying to control them. Directed b... Read more

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)

Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave

German-occupied Norway 1942: physics professor Dr Pederson (Kirk Douglas) and underground leader Straud (Richard Harris) must convince British Intelli... Read more