The best films with Michael Douglas: list and description
American actor Michael Kirk Douglas was born on September 25, 1944 in New Brunswick. God himself told the boy to pursue an acting career - both Michael's mother and father were professional actors. For the sake of art, Michael even refused to enter Yale University. It is curious that Michael's father, film actor Kirk Douglas, comes from a poor Jewish family who emigrated to the United States from Belarus at the beginning of the 20th century.
The first rays of glory Michael Douglas got after the role of a detective in the series "Streets of San Francisco", then there was an Oscar-winning masterpiece "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (though Michael was engaged only in producing the film). In Michael's career there were many good and diverse roles, for example, in such films as:
Chinese syndrome (1979)
A brigade of journalists is allowed to make a report on a nuclear power plant. At the moment when the film crew was inside the nuclear power plant, the alarm went off.Despite the bans of higher authorities, journalists managed to make unique shots about the emergency at the station.
Trying to tell people the truth about the malfunctioning of the reactor, journalists are confronted with a group of influential people who are not at all interested in the media covering the prospects for nuclear power in this way. And while the truth is only looking for a way out, the catastrophe is getting closer and closer.
The novel with a stone (1984)
Lonely writer Joan creates love stories for the same single women, and with fading hope she believes that her chosen one will look like a hero of novels. The quiet life of a writer ends when she learns that her sister is being held captive in Colombia by thugs. To save her sister, Joan must give the treasure map to the criminals.
Having traveled to Colombia, the writer almost fell into the hands of bandits, but the intervention of the American mercenary Jack Colton helped. Joan, being in the company of Jack, is surprised to notice that her casual companion is the hero she has been searching for all her life.
Pearl of the Nile (1985)
The heroes of the film "The novel with the stone", Jack and Joan, live a quiet measured life, with nostalgia recalling the old days.The couple does not have the sensitivity, and Joan, in order to unwind, accepts an offer of an Arab sheikh to visit his villa and write a biography about his life. Initially, the calm mission turns into crime - Joan is kidnapped, Jack's yacht is blown up, and Jack himself is forced to climb into another adventure to help Joan. To help him, a new acquaintance Ralph is called in, who has his own interests in this whole story.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
A young successful lawyer, Dan Gallagher had everything you could dream of — a beautiful wife, a charming daughter, a career, and money. But taking advantage of the lack of a family, Dan is interested in the new acquaintance Alex, and, feeling mutual interest, spends several hours with the girl.
After a couple of days, when the passion died away, and Dan wanted to go home, he realized that it was not so easy - Alex clearly did not intend to let him go just like that, and no one can predict what is going on in her head and what she is capable of, what's stopping Dan.
Wall Street (1987)
Bad Fox, a young and ambitious financier, wants to reach the top of the financial world. He is inspired by the example of Gordon Gekko, the sharks of the stock market, and using a random excuse, he meets Gekko.Becoming partners, both brokers begin to turn the various financial transactions, which lead to the enrichment of both. Fox gets everything he dreamed of before, but the price is too high and the young broker challenges his mentor.
Basic Instinct (1992)
Detective Nick Karren is entrusted with a difficult task - in his house the owner of a local club stabbed him to death with a knife for splitting ice. Nick has a prime suspect, the writer Katherine, who described the exact same scene of the murder in her latest novel. Giving in to Catherine's sexual charms, Nick sinks deeper and deeper into captivity of his instincts, beginning to suspect everyone around him.
That's enough for me (1992)
Recently, in the life of William Foster, only black spots. He was fired, he was divorced, and he was forbidden to see his daughter by court order. On a hot summer day, William, hurrying to his daughter's birthday, despite the ban, suddenly falls off the coils. Crush all in his path, William sneaks through the city for a holiday. The closer the target, the higher the aggression and unpredictable William himself. In the end, drawing the attention of the police and Detective Prendergast in particular, William finds his daughter.
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Young designer Patterson receives a lifetime order - building a bridge in Kenya.The success of Patterson depends on the success of this project. Throwing a pregnant wife in London, the engineer takes on the job. The situation is complicated by the appearance of man-eating lions in the vicinity of the construction site.
The local aboriginal builders, frightened to death, claim that they are not lions, but demons, and quit their jobs. Desperate Patterson invites the famous hunter Remington. Construction fades into the background when life is at stake.
The Game (1997)
A successful entrepreneur, Nicholas Van Orton, loses the taste for life. He has reached all heights, he always keeps everything under control, his dreams have ended. Conrad, brother of Nick, is not so successful and calculating. Nicholas receives a strange gift from Konrod - a ticket to participate in the "Game". Entering the "Game", the psyche of Nikolos is subjected to serious stress, and the businessman himself finds himself drawn into a whirlpool of events, a move which he cannot control.
The Perfect Murder (1998)
Emily Taylor, the wife of a successful businessman Stephen Taylor, secretly gets him to romance on the side. Stephen, being a very intelligent and insightful man, notices betrayal, but says nothing.After examining his wife's young lover, Stephen makes him an offer that the guy can't refuse - 500 thousand dollars for the murder of Emily Taylor ...
A young specialist on locks (or just a thief, a burglar) after his release from prison promises his daughter to take the path of correction. Taking up the last thing in his career, Scott does not suspect that he is trying to rob Hank Pym, a brilliant inventor. Hank, seeing the positive qualities of Scott, entrust him with an important mission - to keep the "Pim Particle" secret from the world. Becoming a new Ant-Man, Scott meets the Avengers and clashes with the Yellow Hornet in order to save Particle from the criminals.