President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) is a successful politician, but he's also a widower with a young daughter. When he overhears environmental lobbyist Sydney Ellen Wade's (Annette Bening) unguarded criticism of his policy, he is intrigued. But can the country accept a president with an active love life? Directed by Rob Reiner. With Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox, Richard Dreyfuss and Samantha Mathis. Categories: Politics, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1995.
Michael Douglas in The American President
When Tom Sanders (Michael Douglas), a happily married father, is passed over for a promotion at the high-tech firm where he works, he learns that CEO Bob Garvin (Donald Sutherland) has given the job to Meredith Johnson (Demi Moore), a woman with whom Tom had an affair with ten years earlier. As Tom's new boss, Meredith immediately makes an aggressive attempt to continue their affair, but Tom refuses. Fueled by ambition and rejection, Meredith puts Tom's career and marriage on the line by filing sexual harassment charges against him. To defend his good name and prove his innocence to his wife (Caroline Goodall), Tom countersues and hires fiery lawyer (Roma Maffia) to represent him in a trial that promises to be a long, uphill battle. Directed by Barry Levinson. With Dylan Baker and Dennis Miller. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1994.
Michael Douglas in Disclosure
When a former rock star and nightclub owner (Bill Cable) is found murdered, Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) is put on the case. A recovering alcoholic and drug addict, Curran starts suspecting Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), an intelligent and manipulative novelist. As Curran becomes more involved with Tramell, everyone becomes a suspect and he realizes that he is in over his head. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. With George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Wayne Knight. Categories: Cult Classics, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1992.
Michael Douglas in Basic Instinct
Two tough New York City cops (Michael Douglas and Andy Garcia) go to Osaka to hand over two captured Yakuza gangsters who committed a murder in America. But the cops don't really understand how the Yakuza work and they turn the prisoners over to gangsters disguised as police. Determined to get them back, they must learn the ins and outs of the Japanese underworld. Kate Capshaw plays an American in Japan who helps guide them in their quest. Directed by Ridley Scott. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama. Year: 1989.
Michael Douglas in Black Rain
Dan (Michael Douglas), a married man, gives into temptation and has a fling with Alex (Glenn Close), while his wife (Anne Archer) and kids are away. When his family gets back, it's over, as far as he's concerned. But Alex is in love with him, and starts stalking him and threatening his family. As she terrorizes them, Dan has to figure out how he can get her to leave his family alone. Directed by Adrian Lyne. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1987.
Michael Douglas in Fatal Attraction
Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen), an ambitious young stockbroker, worships Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), an incredibly successful superbroker who specializes in corporate takeovers. After dismissing him for a time, Gekko finally agrees to take Bud on as his protege and schools him in the cutthroat tacticas that have taken him to the top. Directed by Oliver Stone. With John C. McGinley, Hal Holbrook, Martin Sheen, James Spader and Daryl Hannah. Categories: Drama, New York. Year: 1987.
Michael Douglas in Wall Street