Best Michael Douglas movies

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Best Michael Douglas movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Michael Douglas movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Michael Douglas.

TOP 25:
Black Rain
Black Rain
Character: Nick
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Release: 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 and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game—the Japanese way.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vondie Curtis-Hall movies?

TOP 24:
Shining Through
Shining Through
Character: Ed Leland
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1992
Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers to work for Ed spying undercover behind Nazi lines. Assigned to uncover information about a German bomb, Linda also has personal motives to fulfill: discovering the fate of her Jewish family members in Berlin.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Kretschmann movies?


TOP 23:
King of California
King of California
Character: Charlie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 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 at McDonald's and instead work at the wholesale store, he is able to obtain a key. Although Miranda is skeptical, she helps her father with his irrational quest.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ashley Greene movies?

TOP 22:
The Ghost and the Darkness
The Ghost and the Darkness
Character: Charles Remington
Genre: Adventure
Release: 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 killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bernard Hill movies?

TOP 21:
The American President
The American President
Character: Andrew Shepherd
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael J. Fox movies?


TOP 20:
Behind the Candelabra
Behind the Candelabra
Character: Liberace
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2013
Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Boyd Holbrook movies?

TOP 19:
Romancing the Stone
Romancing the Stone
Character: Jack T. Colton
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1984
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 flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kathleen Turner movies?

TOP 18:
Basic Instinct
Basic Instinct
Character: Det. Nick Curran
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1992
A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeanne Tripplehorn movies?


TOP 17:
Coma
Coma
Character: Dr. Mark Bellows
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1978
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 doctor suspects there is more to this than meets the eye.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nora Waldstätten movies?

TOP 16:
Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction
Character: Dan Gallagher
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1987
A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Glenn Close movies?

TOP 15:

The War of the Roses

The War of the Roses
Character: Oliver Rose
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1989
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 the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny DeVito movies?


TOP 14:

Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys
Character: Prof. Grady Tripp
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2000
Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frances McDormand movies?

TOP 13:

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Character: Dr. Hank Pym
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2018
Just when his time under house arrest is about to end, Scott Lang once again puts his freedom at risk to help Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym dive into the quantum realm and try to accomplish, against time and any chance of success, a very dangerous rescue mission.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hannah John-Kamen movies?

TOP 12:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 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 forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 11:

Traffic

Traffic
Character: Robert Wakefield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2000
An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.


TOP 10:

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.

TOP 9:

Ant-Man

Ant-Man
Character: Dr. Hank Pym
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2015
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 threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

TOP 8:

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome
Character: Richard Adams
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Release: 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 full impact of the incident a secret.

TOP 7:

Wall Street

Wall Street
Character: Gordon Gekko
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 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.

TOP 6:

Animal World

Animal World
Original Title: 动物世界
Character: Anderson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2018
Drifting aimlessly through life, Kaisi (Li Yi Feng) has racked up debts of several million having borrowed money from his friends. Lured with the promise of writing it all off, Kaisi leaves his ailing mother and childhood sweetheart Qing (Zhou Dongyu) to board the ship Destiny and attend a gambling party controlled by the mysterious Anderson (Michael Douglas). All players join the game with stars. For each game they lose, their opponent captures a star. Everyone is holding daggers behind their backs plotting dirty means by which to overcome their opponents. The game quickly deteriorates into a slaughter and Kaisi must battle save his own skin…


TOP 5:

Falling Down

Falling Down
Character: William 'D-Fens' Foster
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
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 and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

TOP 4:

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
Supermensch documents the astounding career of Hollywood insider, the loveable Shep Gordon, who fell into music management by chance after moving to LA straight out of college, and befriending Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix. Shep managed rock stars such as Pink Floyd, Luther Vandross, Teddy Pendergrass and Alice Cooper, and later went on to manage chefs such as Emeril Lagasse, ushering in the era of celebrity chefs on television.

TOP 3:

One Day in September

One Day in September
Character: Himself - Narrator (voice)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 1999
The full story of the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and the Israeli revenge operation 'Wrath of God.' The 1972 Munich Olympics were interrupted by Palestinian terrorists taking Israeli athletes hostage. Besides footage taken at the time, we see interviews with the surviving terrorist, Jamal Al Gashey, and various officials detailing exactly how the police, lacking an anti-terrorist squad and turning down help from the Israelis, botched the operation

TOP 2:

The Game

The Game
Character: Nicholas Van Orton
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1997
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 nearly a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

TOP 1:

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame
Character: Hank Pym
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 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 once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.



If you like the best Michael Douglas movies, then you will also like the best Danny DeVito movies, where many of their films coincide.