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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