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The Best Leonardo DiCaprio Movies

Updated October 14, 2019 24.9k votes 4.9k voters 174.7k 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.

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street1
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    The Wolf of Wall Street

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2013

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Shutter Island2
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    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Catch Me If You Can3
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    Catch Me If You Can

    Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Inception4
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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Revenant5
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    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Titanic6
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    Titanic

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed by James Cameron. A... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Django Unchained7
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    Django Unchained

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

    Released2012

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film directed by Quentin Tarantino.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Departed8
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    The Departed

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson

    Released2006

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Blood Diamond9
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    Blood Diamond

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly

    Released2006

    Directed byEdward Zwick

    Blood Diamond is a 2006 American-German political thriller film co-produced and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape10
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    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released1993

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Great Gatsby11
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    The Great Gatsby

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire

    Released2013

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann, based on the 1925... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Aviator12
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    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2004

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Gangs of New York13
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    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood14
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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

    Released2019

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A...Amazon buy button

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  • Romeo + Juliet15
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    Romeo + Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd

    Released1996

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    Romeo + Juliet is a 1996 American romantic drama film adaptation of William Shakespeare's... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Basketball Diaries16
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    The Basketball Diaries

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg

    Released1995

    Directed byScott Kalvert

    The Basketball Diaries is a 1995 American drama film directed by Scott Kalvert, starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Beach17
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    The Beach

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton

    Released2000

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Man in the Iron Mask18
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    The Man in the Iron Mask

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie

    Released1998

    Directed byRandall Wallace

    The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Revolutionary Road19
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    Revolutionary Road

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released2008

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Revolutionary Road is a 2008 American-British drama film, based on the 1961 novel of the same... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • This Boy's Life20
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    This Boy's Life

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro

    Released1993

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

    This Boy's Life is a 1993 film adaptation of the memoir of the same name by American author... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Body of Lies21
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    Body of Lies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe

    Released2008

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Body of Lies is a 2008 American action-spy film directed by Ridley Scott. Set in the Middle... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Quick and the Dead22
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    The Quick and the Dead

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone

    Released1995

    Directed bySam Raimi

    This film is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • J. Edgar23
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    J. Edgar

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts

    Released2011

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • Marvin's Room24
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    Marvin's Room

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep

    Released1996

    Directed byJerry Zaks

    Marvin's Room is a 1996 American drama film based on the play of the same name by Scott... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button