The Old Dark House (1932)

Director: James Whale
Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton

This was one of the most literate and visually striking horror films of the thirties. A classic mix of thrills, scares and laughs from 'Frankenstein'... Read more

The Candidate (1972)

Director: Michael Ritchie
Starring: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas

Bill McKay (Robert Redford), California Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator, a man of integrity and ideals, will now let the great American politica... Read more

Hud (1962)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal

Paul Newman is Hud, a man at odds with his father, tradition and himself. Patricia Neal and Melvyn Douglas both won Academy Awards for their roles as... Read more

The Tenant (1976)

Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Shelley Winters

Polanski's most autobiographical film is, like "Repulsion", a journey through the distorted realm of the human mind. Polanski himself plays Trelkovsky... Read more

Ninotchka (1939)

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Starring: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi

A sparkling comic treat, boasting witty dialogue co-written by Billy Wilder and expert direction by Ernst Lubitsch, features a shining performance fro... Read more

Angel (1937)

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Starring: Edward Everett Horton, Herbert Marshall, Marlene Dietrich, Melvyn Douglas

A woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man. The theme of a potential marital infidelity of a disaffected... Read more

The Americanization of Emily (1964)

Director: Arthur Hiller
Starring: James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas, James Coburn, Joyce Grenfell

In one of the first films to satirize America's gung-ho attitude to war, James Garner (in his favourite role) plays Charley Madison, a soldier who's n... Read more

Billy Budd (1962)

Director: Peter Ustinov
Starring: Peter Ustinov, Terence Stamp, Robert Ryan, Melvyn Douglas, David McCallum

Herman Melville's classic sea story receives a superb treatment with Peter Ustinov behind the lens. In his first film, Terence Stamp is Billy Budd, an... Read more

Being There (1979)

Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Ri...

Peter Sellers gives the performance of his career as Chance, a middle-aged gardener who's led a sheltered life and whose thoughts and behaviour are to... Read more

The Changeling (1980)

Director: Peter Medak
Starring: George C Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, John Colicos, Jean Marsh

George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere star in a thriller that challenges the viewer to solve its mystery. It's a haunted house adventure complete with... Read more