Ranked on 17th place in the top of American actors (formed by the American Film Institute) Kirk Douglas certainly will not be forgotten anytime soon. Kirk Douglas (born on December 9, 1916).
A general will be elected as a member of a committee of atomic energy, a thing really unacceptable in view of a reporter. Dorothy Peale is expected to set up a trap to the General, a weekend in a vacation home will be very hot for him. The movie was released on January 30, 1957 under the careful directing of HC Potter.
09. Tough Guys
Harry and Archie are two criminals just released from prison, who “wanted” to live a quiet life but as corny as it sounds at their age can get into all sorts of trouble. What dangers must face those two? A nearly blind assassin, a corrupt officer and a potential robbery of a train.
08. Home Movies
A film written and directed by Kim Ambler Brian De Palma. A film about creating a movie. In the foreground is the young Keith Gordon who is filming his own family and all the strange happenings of which they taking part. An interesting idea very beautiful put on scene. The film was released on January 30, 1981 and has many names in distribution.
A movie written by Julius J. Epstein and directed by Guy Green. It is the story of a filmmaker who for his daughter sake marries with a rich woman but evil. Although it is one of the great films of cinema has received only one Oscar nomination. The film was released on June 20, 1975 and included famous actors, along with Kirk Douglas are found: Alexis Smith, David Janssen and George Hamilton.
The charm, intelligence and success in the “career” of crime have not protected Paris Pitman Jr. to enter for ten years in prison in the middle of Arizona Desert. But these years should pass quickly, since a reward of 500,000 collars hidden waits him, only know by him. The new and idealistic warden does not make Pitman than to think that will get the money more quickly. He begins to manipulate everyone to achieve his goal.
A movie written by Ted Berkman and directed by Melville Shavelson. The movie follows the story of an American officer recruited by Israel to form the national army. The task was difficult because most neighbors wanted to invade Israel and he had to lead the national forces in defense of the country.
04. Ace in the Hole
An individualist and ambitious reporter failed at local newspaper, from New Mexico, and comes first in the cave where a resident was caught by the collapse of a wall. The cynical Chuck Tatum (Kirk Douglas) soon realizes that he can sell very expensive the story and creates a media storm in which, of course, he gets out of control.
The movie follows the story of Rick Martin, a young man with a huge talent and a passion for music. He falls in love for a trumpet and the master Art Hazzard became his mentor from which he learn everything about this instrument. With the pass of the time Rick will become a star during his life but was not quite as rosy as it seems. The desire to play Jazz and the escape from bands with which he sing put it in a big mess.
A movie written by Christopher Knopf and directed by Kirk Douglas. The action focuses on a police chief with too much ambition. To get in the public attention with the purpose to get in the political world he exaggerates all the actions started to catch a criminal. Things do not evolve in its favor, however, the public reaction is totally opposite.
The action takes place in the middle of the Cold War and focus on President Jordan Lyman who barely managed to sign a nuclear arms reduction pact with the Soviet Union. A very smart move but soon he discovers that not everyone wants the peace, General Mattoon Scott makes public the opinion about the president’s actions. Lyman is warned of a potential coup by rebel general and his unmasking race begins.