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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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Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson Joe Pesci

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

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Taxi Driver Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster Martin Scorsese

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Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci Martin Scorsese

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Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro James Woods

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The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro Christopher Walken

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Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino Robert De Niro

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The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery Kevin Costner

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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte Jessica Lange

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A Bronx Tale Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci Chazz Palminteri

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Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese Harvey Keitel

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

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Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller Owen Wilson

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

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

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Analyze This Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal Lisa Kudrow

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Backdraft Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro Debbie Harry

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Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro Bradley Cooper

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Awakenings Robert De Niro, Robin Williams Vin Diesel

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Sleepers Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro Dustin Hoffman

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Midnight Run Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin Joe Pantoliano

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Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins Ian Holm

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

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Ronin Robert De Niro, Sean Bean Ron Jeremy

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The Fan Robert De Niro, Jack Black Ellen Barkin

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Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke Lisa Bonet

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Meet the Fockers Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand Dustin Hoffman

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American Hustle Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams Robert De Niro

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

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Wag the Dog Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro Dustin Hoffman

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The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando Edward Norton

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Limitless Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper Bruce Lee

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

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Analyze That Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal Lisa Kudrow

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Hide and Seek Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning Famke Janssen

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Shark Tale Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera Will Smith

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

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The Mission Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson Jeremy Irons

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The Comedian Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann Danny DeVito

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro Claire Danes

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

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Machete Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan Robert De Niro

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Little Fockers Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro Barbra Streisand

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The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro Alec Baldwin

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Jacknife Robert De Niro, Ed Harris Charles S. Dutton

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Last Vegas Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman Michael Douglas

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City by the Sea Robert De Niro, James Franco Eliza Dushku

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Everybody's Fine Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore Robert De Niro

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter John Cleese