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

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

665 243
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Taxi Driver Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

615 243
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Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

612 244
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The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

663 229
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Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

556 249
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The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

608 241
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Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

569 227
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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

499 221
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Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

517 219
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Once Upon a Time in America Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods

556 234
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A Bronx Tale Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri

521 225
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Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

470 222
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The King of Comedy Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese

475 220
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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

453 205
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Awakenings Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Vin Diesel

435 213
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Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

430 209
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Backdraft Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

422 215
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Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

410 204
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Sleepers Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

467 198
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Midnight Run Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

380 201
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Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

369 190
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Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

373 204
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The Fan Robert De Niro, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin

403 205
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Men of Honor Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

375 197
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Meet the Fockers Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman

405 199
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Ronin Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

367 179
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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

324 180
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Limitless Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Bruce Lee

363 189
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Wag the Dog Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

326 189
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We're No Angels Demi Moore, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn

368 186
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The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

340 181
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The Mission Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons

310 185
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Hide and Seek Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen

343 185
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Analyze That Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

263 171
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Little Fockers Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand

287 172
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Mad Dog and Glory Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray

302 183
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Shark Tale Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith

287 173
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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

296 175
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Bang the Drum Slowly Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Michael Moriarty

252 158
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Jacknife Robert De Niro, Ed Harris, Charles S. Dutton

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Machete Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan, Robert De Niro

272 160
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Last Vegas Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas

280 168
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The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

261 164
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City by the Sea Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku

266 161
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Everybody's Fine Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Robert De Niro

214 154
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True Confessions Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith

197 148
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Being Flynn Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby