24. The Beach (2000)
> Fellow leads: Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen
> Director: Danny Boyle
> Domestic box office: $39.78 million
In “The Beach,” DiCaprio portrays Richard, a young American traveler whose discovery of a secret island commune brings about its untimely demise.
23. J. Edgar (2011)
> Fellow leads: Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton
> Director: Clint Eastwood
> Domestic box office: $37.31 million
DiCaprio stars in this biographical drama about J. Edgar Hoover, a former director of the FBI who had secrets of his own.
22. The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
> Fellow leads: Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu
> Director: Randall Wallace
> Domestic box office: $56.97 million
DiCaprio portrays both the spoiled King Louis XIV and his brother Philippe, whom Louis has imprisoned in an iron mask to conceal his identity and to prevent him from taking the throne.
21. The Quick and the Dead (1995)
> Fellow leads: Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe
> Director: Sam Raimi
> Domestic box office: $18.55 million
In this western, young DiCaprio plays The Kid, an arrogant gunslinger who seeks the approval of the man he believes to be his father: John Herod, an outlaw and the de facto leader of the town of Redemption.
20. The Great Gatsby (2013)
> Fellow leads: Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire
> Director: Baz Luhrmann
> Domestic box office: $144.84 million
DiCaprio portrays Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire and veteran with humble roots and a foolishly undying love that leads to his undoing.