19. Body of Lies (2008)
> Fellow leads: Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani
> Director: Ridley Scott
> Domestic box office: $39.39 million
In this action thriller, DiCaprio plays an insubordinate CIA operative in Jordan who is on a quest to track down a terrorist leader.
18. The Basketball Diaries (1995)
> Fellow leads: Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
> Director: Scott Kalvert
> Domestic box office: $2.42 million
Based on the memoir of Jim Carroll, “The Basketball Diaries” follows Jim (played by DiCaprio) as a troubled teenage basketball player who develops a heroin addiction and turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
17. Revolutionary Road (2008)
> Fellow leads: Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie
> Director: Sam Mendes
> Domestic box office: $22.95 million
In this drama set in 1950’s Connecticut, Frank Wheeler (played by DiCaprio) is a restless romantic who hates his job and struggles to find contentment in suburban life.
16. Marvin’s Room (1996)
> Fellow leads: Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro
> Director: Jerry Zaks
> Domestic box office: $12.80 million
In this story of an estranged family attempting to reunite in the face of medical struggles, DiCaprio plays troubled teen Hank who has just burned down his family’s house.
15. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
> Fellow leads: Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau
> Director: Baz Luhrmann
> Domestic box office: $46.34 million
In a reimagining of this Shakespeare classic, DiCaprio plays young Romeo, who falls into forbidden love with a girl from a rival family, amidst deadly street feuds.