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List of all movies directed by Martin Scorsese ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Martin Scorsese are listed here and include movie posters and Martin Scorsese movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Martin Scorsese as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Martin Scorsese movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Martin Scorsese film is can be factored into this list.

From Martin Scorsese's studio films to Martin Scorsese's independent films, this Martin Scorsese filmography keeps tabs on all Martin Scorsese movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This list features movies like Goodfellas and Raging Bull.

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Clint Eastwood and Angelina Jolie have both worked on a Martin Scorsese directed movie, as have many other great actors. Did you have fun voting on this list of Martin Scorsese movies? You might also want to vote on our lists of the best Francis Ford Coppola and Ron Howard movies as well.

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. Set in New York City soon after the end of the Vietnam War, the film ...more

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Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik ...more

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The film takes place in ...more

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Casino is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods Casino is a 1995 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Nicholas Pileggi, who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film with ...more

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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay by Terence Winter is adapted from the eponymous memoir by Jordan Belfort and ...more

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Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel Mean Streets is a 1973 film directed by Martin Scorsese and co-written by Scorsese and Mardik Martin. The film stars Harvey Keitel and Robert De Niro. It was released by Warner Bros. on October ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan in 1863. The film was directed by Martin ...more

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Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese The King of Comedy is an American black comedy film starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis. Directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul D. Zimmerman, the film focuses on themes including ...more

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Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more

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Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more

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Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr, Catherine O'Hara After Hours is a 1985 American black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Joseph Minion, and starring an ensemble cast, including Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne, Linda ...more

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The Color of Money is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Martin Scorsese
Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese The Color of Money is a 1986 drama film directed by Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Richard Price, based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The film stars Paul Newman and ...more

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Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Silence is a 2016 historical period drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the 1966 novel by Shūsaku Endō. In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam ...more

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David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American-Canadian epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is a film adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' controversial 1953 novel of the same ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis The Age of Innocence is a 1993 American film adaptation of Edith Wharton's 1920 novel of the same name. The film was released by Columbia Pictures, directed by Martin Scorsese, and stars Daniel ...more

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The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian rock group the Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The Last Waltz was advertised as ...more

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Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore is a 1974 American comedy-drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Robert Getchell. It stars Ellen Burstyn as a widow who travels with her preteen ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman This film is a 1999 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader, based on the novel by Joe Connelly. It stars Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving ...more

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George Harrison: Living in the Material World is a 2011 documentary film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the life of Beatles member George Harrison. It earned six nominations at the 64th ...more

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No Direction Home is a documentary film by Martin Scorsese that traces the life of Bob Dylan, and his impact on 20th-century American popular music and culture. The film focuses on the period ...more

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Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel, Merissa Mathes Who's That Knocking at My Door, originally titled I Call First, is a 1967 drama film, which marked Martin Scorsese's debut as a director and Harvey Keitel's debut as an actor. Exploring themes ...more

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Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong Kundun is a 1997 epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte New York Stories is a 1989 anthology film; it consists of three shorts with the central theme being New York City. The first is Life Lessons, directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Richard ...more

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Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Mary Kay Place New York, New York is a 1977 American musical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a musical tribute, featuring new songs by John Kander and Fred Ebb as well as standards, to Scorsese's ...more

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Peter Bernuth The Big Shave is a 1967 six-minute short film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is also known as Viet '67. Peter Bernuth stars as the recipient of the title shave, repeatedly shaving away hair, ...more

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A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies is a documentary film of 225 minutes in length, presented by Martin Scorsese and produced by the British Film Institute. In the ...more

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Bad The music video of the Bad song by Michael Jackson.

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MIchael Jackson: Number Ones is a 2003 compilation of MIchael Jackson's music videos.

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My Voyage to Italy is a personal documentary by acclaimed Italian-American director Martin Scorsese. The film is a voyage through Italian cinema history, marking influential films for Scorsese ...more

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Martin Scorsese, David Carradine, Barbara Hershey Boxcar Bertha is a 1972 American film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a loose adaptation of Sister of the Road, an autobiographical account of Bertha Thompson written by Ben L. Reitman. It ...more

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Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory Video Greatest Hits – HIStory is a collection of Michael Jackson's music videos relative at the first disc of the double album HIStory released initially on VHS, Video CD and Laserdisc in 1995 ...more

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Back Home Years Ago: The Real Casino

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The Key to Reserva Martin Scorsese, Simon Baker, Kelli O'Hara The Key to Reserva is a 2007 short film written by Ted Griffin and directed by Martin Scorsese.

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Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese Italianamerican is a 1974 documentary directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring Scorsese's parents, Catherine and Charles. The Scorseses talk about their experiences as Italian immigrants in New ...more

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Andrea Martin It's Not Just You, Murray! is a short film directed by Martin Scorsese.

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Sinatra Leonardo DiCaprio Sinatra is an upcoming film directed by Martin Scorsese.

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American Boy: A Profile of Steven Prince is a 1978 documentary directed by Martin Scorsese. Its subject is Scorsese's friend Steven Prince, best known for his small role as Easy Andy, the gun ...more

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Bruce Willis, Benicio del Toro, Michael Gross Shine a Light is a 2008 documentary film directed by Martin Scorsese documenting The Rolling Stones' 2006 Beacon Theatre performance on their A Bigger Bang Tour. The film also includes archive ...more

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Giorgio Armani Made in Milan is a 1990 short documentary film about fashion designer Giorgio Armani; it shows him preparing for a show and discusses his ideas about fashion, his family history and the city of ...more

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Verna Bloom Street Scenes, also known as Street Scenes 1970 is a documentary directed by Martin Scorsese. It documents two protest rallies against the Vietnam War that took place in May 1970: the Hard Hat ...more

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Fran Lebowitz Public Speaking is a 2010 HBO documentary film directed by Martin Scorsese, about the American author Fran Lebowitz, containing interviews and clips from speaking engagements. The film was ...more

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What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? is a 1963 short film that Martin Scorsese created while a student at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. It is a comedic piece ...more

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Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese pays tribute to the life and work of noted American film director Elia Kazan.

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Ali Farka Touré, Ray Charles, Corey Harris The Blues is a 2003 documentary film series produced by Martin Scorsese, dedicated to the history of blues music. In each of the seven episodes, a different director explores a stage in the ...more

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The King of Ads is a 1993 documentary directed by Dario Argento, Claude Chabrol, Federico Fellini, Jean-Luc Godard, Just Jaeckin, David Lynch, Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Giuseppe