Best Movies Starring Leonardo DiCaprio

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14. This Boy’s Life (1993)
> Fellow leads: Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Jonah Blechman
> Director: Michael Caton-Jones
> Domestic box office: $4.10 million

In this biographical drama based on a memoir by Tobias Wolff, DiCaprio portrays the teenage Toby growing up with an abusive father figure in Washington state and attempting to escape to the East Coast.

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13. Shutter Island (2010)
> Fellow leads: Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley
> Director: Martin Scorsese
> Domestic box office: $128.01 million

DiCaprio stars in this psychological thriller as U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, whose world turns upside down as he investigates the disappearance of a patient at a psychiatric facility.

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12. Gangs of New York (2002)
> Fellow leads: Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent
> Director: Martin Scorsese
> Domestic box office: $77.73 million

In a tale of immigration and tribalism in Civil War-era New York City, DiCaprio plays Amsterdam Vallon, a second-generation Irish-American who seeks vengeance against the gang leader who killed his father.

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11. Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood (2019)
> Fellow leads: Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch
> Director: Quentin Tarantino
> Domestic box office: $142.50 million

In this revisionist-history comedy, DiCaprio plays Rick Dalton, a washed-up actor in 1969 Hollywood who, along with his stunt doublle and best friend, ends up intercepting the Manson Family murderers.

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10. Blood Diamond (2006)
> Fellow leads: Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers
> Director: Edward Zwick
> Domestic box office: $57.38 million

Attempting a rather difficult accent, DiCaprio plays Rhodesian ex-mercenary Danny Archer, who teams up with an imprisoned fisherman to recover a rare pink diamond during the Sierra Leone civil war.