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Happy 70th Birthday Michael Douglas: His Best Movies To Watch

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    It is the 70th birthday of American legendary actor, Michael Douglas. The handsome actor still looks breathtaking and can make us go gaga for him. Acting is in his blood as his parents are Kirk Douglas and Bermudian-born actress Diana Love Dill.

    Michael Douglas has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, two Academy Awards-as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street-and an Emmy Award in 2013 for his portrayal of Liberace in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra. Other performances include The Game, Wonder Boys, Traffic and Falling Down. Douglas received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2009.[1] He is the eldest of actor Kirk Douglas' four sons.

    Michael Douglas got his first break in 1969 CBS-TV "Playhouse" special, "The Experiment". Michael Douglas started his film career in the late 1960s and early 1970s, appearing in little known films like Hail, Hero! and Summertree. However the actor got his first Academy Award for Best Picture for producing the film, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Michael got the rights to the novel of the same name from dad, Kirk and went on to produce the film of the same name with Saul Zaentz.

    Talking about best Michael Douglas movies, we have a piled up list of the hits you must watch on his birthday. From Wall Street to Basic Instinct, the list has it all. Take a list at the best movies of Michael Douglas you must watch on his 70th birthday.

    Michael Douglas Best Movies To Watch: Birthday Special

    Wall Street

    This movie shot Michael Douglas to fame as he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Michael played tycoon Gordon Gekko in Oliver Stone's Wall Street. He played the role as Gekko in the sequel, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in 2010, also directed by Stone.

    Fatal Attraction

    The psychological thriller movie released in the same year before Wall Street. The movie is based on an extra-marital affair of Dan (Michael Douglas) which turns ugly.

    Basic Instinct

    It is a classic movie of Michael Douglas which you must watch not just for the sensuous Sharon Stone but Michael as well.

    The American President

    The 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film is a nice watch.


    The hit movie on sexual harassment is another best movie of Michael Douglas that you must watch.


    Traffic stars his now wife Catherine Zeta-Zones. Focusing on illegal drug trade, the crime drama is another best movie of Michael Douglas.

    The War of the Roses

    The movie is based divorce and how material possessions become the center of an outrageous and bitter divorce battle.

    Wonder Boys

    This is a classic movie of Michael Douglas which touched our hearts. Michael played a novelist who suffers from writer's block.

    Behind The Candelabra

    Douglas' latest work with collaborator Steven Soderbergh was the 2013 film Behind the Candelabra. The movie centered on the pianist's life.

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