The Best Martin Scorsese Movies Films
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The Best Martin Scorsese Movies

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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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

  2. 18
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    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Harvey Keitel

  3. 27
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    Charles Scorsese, Catherine Scorsese

  4. 2
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    Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

  5. 20
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    Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Clarence Clemons

  6. 16
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  7. 3
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    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Joe Pesci

  8. 11
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    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Jerry Lewis

  9. 17
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    Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr, Cheech Marin

  10. 14
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    Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

  11. 10
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    ranked high on reranks David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

  12. 28
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    Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

  13. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

  14. 8
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    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

  15. 19
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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis

  16. 5
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    Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

  17. 25
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    Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Tenzin Topjar

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    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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  20. 6
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    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

  21. 12
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    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

  22. 21
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  23. 4
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

  24. 26
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    Bruce Willis, Benicio del Toro, Michael Gross

  25. 9
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

  26. 13
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    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Martin Scorsese

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  28. 15
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    ranked low on reranks Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill

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