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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 Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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Taxi Driver Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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Gangs of New York Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

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Shutter Island Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies
The Wolf of Wall Street Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie

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The King of Comedy Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese

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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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The Aviator Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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Hugo Jude Law, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

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The Last Temptation of Christ David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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The Color of Money Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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After Hours Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr, Catherine O'Hara

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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The Age of Innocence Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis

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Bringing Out the Dead Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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New York, New York Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Mary Kay Place

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A Personal Journey with Martin... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies

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Kundun Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong

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Shine a Light Bruce Willis, Benicio del Toro, Michael Gross

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Italianamerican Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese

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Who's That Knocking at My Door Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel, Merissa Mathes

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New York Stories Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

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Boxcar Bertha Martin Scorsese, David Carradine, Barbara Hershey

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Silence Daniel Day-Lewis, Javier Bardem, Andrew Garfield

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Public Speaking Fran Lebowitz

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The Big Shave Peter Bernuth