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3.7
1,126 Ratings

Magnificent Obsession

Directed by Douglas Sirk
United States, 1954
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Reckless playboy Bob Merrick (Rock Hudson) crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from the town’s only resuscitator while Dr. Phillips dies waiting for the life-saving device. Merrick then tries to right his wrongs with the doctor’s widow, Helen—falling in love with her in the process.

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Magnificent Obsession Directed by Douglas Sirk

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1955 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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