The Best Robert De Niro Movies Films

The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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List of the best Robert De Niro movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robert De Niro first worked with Martin Scorsese on the 1973 film Mean Streets and this dynamic duo went on to collaborate on several award-winning films. Robert De Niro's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Robert De Niro movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert De Niro movies will be at the top of the list. Robert De Niro has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert De Niro movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert De Niro films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Robert De Niro role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Robert De Niro performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Everything from Taxi Driver to The Godfather Part II is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert De Niro movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert De Niro roles of all time?" If you are a fan of De Niro's mob movies, you might also enjoy our list of best Al Pacino movies and best Joe Pesci movies.

Robert De Niro is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Ron Howard, Quentin Tarantino and Joel Schumacher. Robert De Niro has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Al Pacino and Jack Nicholson in terms of fame and success.

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    Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Taxi Driver Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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    The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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    Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    The Deer Hunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    Heat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    A Bronx Tale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    A Bronx Tale Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri

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    Mean Streets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

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    Once Upon a Time in America is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Once Upon a Time in America Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    The King of Comedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


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

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    Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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    Jackie Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Jackie Brown Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino

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    Cop Land is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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    Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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    Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Awakenings Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Vin Diesel

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    Analyze This is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Analyze This Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

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    Silver Linings Playbook is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

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    Midnight Run is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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    Midnight Run Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

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    Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Backdraft Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Ronin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Ronin Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

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    Sleepers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Sleepers Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

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    Men of Honor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Men of Honor Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    Brazil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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    The Fan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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    Robert De Niro, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin

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    Wag the Dog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Wag the Dog Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

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    American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    American Hustle Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro

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    The Score is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

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    Angel Heart is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

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    Meet the Fockers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Meet the Fockers Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman

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    This Boy's Life is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    This Boy's Life Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Eliza Dushku

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    We're No Angels is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    We're No Angels Demi Moore, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn

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    Limitless is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Limitless Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Bruce Lee

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    The Mission is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    The Mission Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons

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    Analyze That is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Analyze That Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

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    Hide and Seek is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Hide and Seek Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen

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    Bang the Drum Slowly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Bang the Drum Slowly Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Michael Moriarty

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    Machete is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Machete Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan, Robert De Niro

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    Shark Tale is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Shark Tale Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith

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    Mad Dog and Glory is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Mad Dog and Glory Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray

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    Little Fockers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Little Fockers Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand

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    Last Vegas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Last Vegas Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas

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    The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

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    City by the Sea is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku

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    Everybody's Fine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Robert De Niro

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    Stardust is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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    Jacknife is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


    Robert De Niro, Ed Harris, Charles S. Dutton

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    New York, New York is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Robert De Niro Movies


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

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