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Magnificent Obsession

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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.

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 ObsessionDirected byDouglas Sirk

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1954
Academy Awards
1955 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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