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607 Ratings

Magnificent Obsession

Directed by Douglas Sirk
United States, 1954
Drama, Romance


In one of Douglas Sirk’s most flamboyant master classes in melodrama, reckless playboy Bob Merrick and a local doctor’s widow, Helen, find themselves inextricably linked to one another amid a series of increasingly wild twists, turns, trials, and tribulations.

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Magnificent Obsession Directed by Douglas Sirk

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


Academy Awards

1955 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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