The Best Martin Scorsese Movies Films

The Best Martin Scorsese Movies

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List Criteria: Movies directed by Martin Scorsese

Director Martin Scorsese is most closely associated with gangster and crime films, particularly the 1990 classic Goodfellas and the Vegas-set Casino. He has had a remarkably diverse career, including raucous comedies (The King of Comedy), documentary films (Shine a Light), period dramas (Gangs of New York), psychological thrillers (Shutter Island), and the hit kid's film Hugo. Throughout his illustrious career, Scorsese has been honored with numerous awards, including Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, the Palme D'Or, and the Oscar for The Departed.

Scorsese is known for his use of such amazing, award winning actors as Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Leonardo DiCaprio. He has been named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World and is frequently listed as one of the greatest directors of all time, in the ranks of such legends as Steven Spielberg and Alfred Hitchcock.

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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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    The Departed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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    Mean Streets is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

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    Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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    Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie

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    The King of Comedy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese

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    The Aviator is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    The Last Temptation of Christ is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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    Hugo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

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    The Color of Money is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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    The Last Waltz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


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    After Hours is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr, Catherine O'Hara

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    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymor... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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    The Age of Innocence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis

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    New York, New York is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Mary Kay Place

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    Bringing Out the Dead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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    No Direction Home is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


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    George Harrison: Living in the... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies
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    Kundun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong

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    Shine a Light is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Bruce Willis, Benicio del Toro, Michael Gross

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    My Voyage to Italy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


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    Italianamerican is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese

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    American Boy: A Profile of Ste... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies
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    New York Stories is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

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    Boxcar Bertha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Martin Scorsese, David Carradine, Barbara Hershey

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    Public Speaking is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Fran Lebowitz

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    Who's That Knocking at My Door is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel, Merissa Mathes

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    The Big Shave is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


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