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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    Goodfellas 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


    Taxi Driver 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


    Raging Bull 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


    The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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


    Casino 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


    Gangs of New York 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


    Mean Streets 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


    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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    Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    The Aviator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    The Aviator Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    The King of Comedy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


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

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    Hugo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Hugo Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

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    The Last Temptation of Christ is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


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

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


    The Color of Money 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


    The Last Waltz

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


    After Hours 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


    The Age of Innocence 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


    New York, New York 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


    Bringing Out the Dead 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


    George Harrison: Living in the Material World

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    Kundun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Kundun Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong

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    Shine a Light is listed (or ranked) 26 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) 27 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    My Voyage to Italy

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    Italianamerican is listed (or ranked) 28 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) 29 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies
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    New York Stories is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Martin Scorsese Movies


    Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

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    Boxcar Bertha is listed (or ranked) 31 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


    Peter Bernuth

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