If you like Robert De Niro you should definitely watch our picks for his best movies.

Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. born August 17, 1943 is an American-Italian actor, producer, and director. He is a recipient of numerous accolades for his work, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, AFI Life Achievement Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


10. A Bronx Tale (1993)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 2New York, 1960. Nine-year-old Calogero grows up fascinated by local mob boss Sonny. Calogero’s father, Lorenzo, wants nothing to do with the mob and does his best to keep his son away from Sonny. A Bronx Tale is a 1993 American crime drama film and stars Robert De Niro, Lillo Brancato, and Chazz Palminteri. Calogero Anello is torn between the temptations of organized crime, racism in his community, and the values of his honest, hardworking father.

Crime, Drama | Director: Robert De Niro

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9. The Deer Hunter (1978)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 3The Deer Hunter tells the story of three steelworkers whose lives are changed forever after fighting in the Vietnam War. The phenomenal performances and the outstanding screenplay showcase the absurdity of war and conflict. Michael Cimino captivates the audience with his powerful direction and profound character development. The war drama also marks the first Academy nomination for Meryl Streep. Released in 1978, the movie also stars Robert De Niro, John Cazale, and John Savage in lead roles.

War, Drama | Director: Michael Cimino

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8. Raging Bull (1980)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 4Raging Bull follows the story of Jake LaMotta, a professional middleweight boxer whose violence and self-destructive rage that enable him to crush his opponent in championships have become a burden on his personal relationships, as he treats his loved ones with the same hostility as he treats his opponent. Often considered the greatest film of the decade, Raging Bull was a critical success under the direction of Martin Scorsese. The biographical drama film stars Robert De Niro in the lead role and was released in 1980.

Biography, Drama | Director: Martin Scorsese

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7. Heat (1995)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 5A group of professional criminals accidentally leaves a clue for the police at their latest crime scene. When the criminals decide to execute a final job before retirement, lead detective Vincent Hanna must piece together the clues and catch the crew before they disappear for good. Directed by Michael Mann, the crime drama was released in 1995 and stars Al Pacino and Robert De Niro in lead roles. The movie is a true masterpiece, with its powerful direction and compelling storyline.

Drama, Crime | Director: Michael Mann

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6. The Irishman (2019)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 6Frank Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The 2019 biographical thriller stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Jesse Plemons. It follows Frank as he remembers his years working for the Bufalino crime family. Now older, the World War II veteran is once again examining his most prolific successes and his involvement in the disappearance of his good friend Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who mysteriously vanished in late July 1975.

Crime, Thriller, Biography | Director: Martin Scorsese

Watch The Irishman on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80175798


5. Casino (1995)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 7It is more than magic whenever director Martin Scorsese and superstar Robert De Niro work together. Released in 1995, Casino is based on a nonfiction book of same name by Nicholas Pileggi, who also cowrote the film’s screenplay. The movie is a story of deception, greed, money, power, and murder between two friends: a casino executive and a mafia enforcer. They compete against each other over a gambling empire. Watch this movie to see the dark depths of American crime.

Crime | Director: Martin Scorsese

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4. Taxi Driver (1976)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 8Taxi Driver tells the story of Travis Bickle, a lonely Vietnam War veteran who spends his night driving a taxi in New York City. Travis slowly descends into madness when he decides to murder the boss of Betsy, a girl he’s in love with, and the pimp of an underage prostitute whom he befriends. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film is regarded as one of the greatest psychological thrillers of all time. The 1976 film stars Robert De Niro in the lead role.

Crime, Drama | Director: Martin Scorsese

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3. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 9The film tells the story of two Jewish best friends, David Aaronson and Maximilian Bercovicz, who rise in ranks as gangsters in the organized crime world of New York City. Regarded as one of the best gangster movies of all time, Once Upon a Time in America is a cinematic masterpiece. The 1984 film stars Robert De Niro and James Woods in lead roles. The essence of the story is beautifully captured by director Sergio Leone.

Crime | Director: Sergio Leone

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2. Goodfellas (1990)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 10Based on the 1985 non-fiction book titled Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, Goodfellas is direct by Martin Scorsese and is widely regarded as one of the greatest films in the gangster genre. The movie is about the rise and fall of a mob associate, Henry Hill and his friends and family from 1955 to 1980. In 2000, it was honored “culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant” and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the United States Library of Congress.

Crime, Drama | Director: Martin Scorsese

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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Top 10 Robert De Niro Movies 11This sequel to the legendary original is an American gangster and crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Starring Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, and Robert De Niro, it continues the enthralling story of the Corleone father and son. The movie shows the predicaments of Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino, and young Vito Corleone, played by Robert De Niro, who attempts to expand his family’s crime business. The Godfather Part II is viewed by many as the best sequel in cinematic history.

Crime, Gangster | Director: Francis Ford Coppola

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