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The Best Leonardo DiCaprio Movies

Updated October 14, 2019 24.2k votes 5.0k voters 176.0k views24 items

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This list of the best Leonardo DiCaprio movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Although his filmography is impressive and award-winning, Leonardo DiCaprio has yet to take home an Oscar. Leonardo DiCaprio'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 Leonardo DiCaprio movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Leonardo DiCaprio movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Leonardo DiCaprio movies?" and "What are the greatest Leonardo DiCaprio roles of all time?"  The greatest Leonardo DiCaprio performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like Titanic and The Departed are on this Leonardo DiCaprio filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best. So if you think the greatest Leonardo DiCaprio role isn't at the top, upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

And if you're a fan of DiCaprio's work with Martin Scorsese, you might also enjoy our list of the best Robert De Niro movies and best Harvey Keitel movies. Want to see Leo before he was famous? Check out pictures of Leonardo DiCaprio when he was young.


  • The Wolf of Wall Street1

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin...  more
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  • Titanic2


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet


    Directed byJames Cameron

    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed by James Cameron. A...  more
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  • Inception3


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy


    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by...  more
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  • Catch Me If You Can4

    Catch Me If You Can

    Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio


    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of...  more
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  • Shutter Island5

    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The...  more
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  • Django Unchained6

    Django Unchained

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington


    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film directed by Quentin Tarantino....  more
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  • The Departed7

    The Departed

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of...  more
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  • The Revenant8

    The Revenant

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    ReleasedDecember 25, 2015

    Directed byAlejandro G. Iñárritu

    The Revenant is a 2015 American semi-biographical epic western film directed by Alejandro G....  more
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  • Blood Diamond9

    Blood Diamond

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly


    Directed byEdward Zwick

    Blood Diamond is a 2006 American-German political thriller film co-produced and directed by...  more
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  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape10

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio


    Directed byLasse Hallström

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and...  more
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  • Gangs of New York11

    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th...  more
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  • The Great Gatsby12

    The Great Gatsby

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire


    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann, based on the 1925...  more
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  • The Aviator13

    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by...  more
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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood14

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt


    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A...  more
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  • Romeo + Juliet15

    Romeo + Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd


    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    Romeo + Juliet is a 1996 American romantic drama film adaptation of William Shakespeare's...  more
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  • The Basketball Diaries16

    The Basketball Diaries

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg


    Directed byScott Kalvert

    The Basketball Diaries is a 1995 American drama film directed by Scott Kalvert, starring...  more
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  • The Man in the Iron Mask17

    The Man in the Iron Mask

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie


    Directed byRandall Wallace

    The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall...  more
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  • The Beach18

    The Beach

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton


    Directed byDanny Boyle

    The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel...  more
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  • Revolutionary Road19

    Revolutionary Road

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet


    Directed bySam Mendes

    Revolutionary Road is a 2008 American-British drama film, based on the 1961 novel of the same...  more
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  • This Boy's Life20

    This Boy's Life

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro


    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

    This Boy's Life is a 1993 film adaptation of the memoir of the same name by American author...  more
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  • Body of Lies21

    Body of Lies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe


    Directed byRidley Scott

    Body of Lies is a 2008 American action-spy film directed by Ridley Scott. Set in the Middle...  more
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  • The Quick and the Dead22

    The Quick and the Dead

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone


    Directed bySam Raimi

    This film is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene...  more
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  • Marvin's Room23

    Marvin's Room

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep


    Directed byJerry Zaks

    Marvin's Room is a 1996 American drama film based on the play of the same name by Scott...  more
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  • J. Edgar24

    J. Edgar

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts


    Directed byClint Eastwood

    J. Edgar is a 2011 American biographical drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint...  more
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