The Best Martin Scorsese Movies Films

The Best Martin Scorsese Movies

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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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List Criteria: Movies directed by Martin Scorsese

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  1. 16
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    1985 More
    60
  2. 17
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    1974 More
    59
  3. 28
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    1978 More
    41
  4. 30
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    about to drop off &ranked low on reranks
    Boxcar Bertha

    1972 More
    39
  5. 22
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    1999 More
    50
  6. 7
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    1991 More
    74
  7. 4
    Up 138
    Down 16

    often listed
    Casino

    1995 More
    89
  8. 6
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    often listed
    Gangs of New York

    2002 More
    84
  9. 24
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    Down 9
    2011 More
    46
  10. 1
    Up 201
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Goodfellas

    1990 More
    100
  11. 13
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    2011 More
    67
  12. 27
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    1974 More
    44
  13. 25
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    niche appeal
    Kundun

    1997 More
    46
  14. 8
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    1973 More
    72
  15. 19
    Up 7
    Down 14

    ranked high on reranks
    My Voyage to Italy

    1999 More
    54
  16. 29
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    1989 More
    41
  17. 21
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    1977 More
    50
  18. 23
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    niche appeal
    No Direction Home

    2005 More
    50
  19. 3
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    ranked high on reranks
    Raging Bull

    1980 More
    90
  20. 26
    Up 14
    Down 9
    2008 More
    45
  21. 10
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    Down 21
    2010 More
    71
  22. 2
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Taxi Driver

    1976 More
    95
  23. 20
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    niche appeal
    The Age of Innocence

    1993 More
    52
  24. 9
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    2004 More
    72
  25. 14
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    Down 14
    1986 More
    65
  26. 5
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    2006 More
    87
  27. 11
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    1983 More
    69
  28. 12
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    1988 More
    69
  29. 15
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    1978 More
    63
  30. 18
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    2013 More
    56
  31. 31
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    ranked low on reranks
    Who's That Knocking at My Door

    1967 More
    36
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