Some of Kirk Douglas's most famous movies include "Paths of Glory," "Spartacus" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Other movies starring Douglas include "The Final Countdown," "Seven Days in May" and "Is Paris Burning?"Continue Reading
Kirk Douglas starred in many movies in the 1950s and 60s, some of which have gone on to become classics. In 1957, he starred in "Paths of Glory," a World War I drama directed by Stanley Kubrick. He re-teamed with Kubrick in 1960 to play the title character in "Spartacus," which would go on to become one of his most iconic roles. Douglas also starred in a number of science fiction films in his lifetime, including "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and "The Final Countdown."
In the 1960s, Douglas starred in a number of World War II dramas. These include "Is Paris Burning?" in which he played George S. Patton, and "Seven Days in May," in which he played Col. Martin "Jiggs" Casey. In the 1980s, he appeared in films such as "The Man from Snowy River" and "Tough Guys." In the 1990s and beyond, Douglas has appeared mostly in TV movies, such as "Inherit the Wind," "The Secret" and "Take Me Home Again." As of Dec. 27, 2015, Douglas's last film appearance came in 2004, in "Illusion."Learn more about Art & Literature