The amazing actor and the winner of a number of awards but Leonardo DiCaprio never got an Oscars for his brilliant performances. He has starred in the movies like Titanic, Inception and Blood Diamond. Let’s count on the top 10 films of this versatile actor.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street is an American biographical comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie and Kyle Chandler in the lead roles. The film has a blend of just everything, sex, drugs, money, crime and more. The plot of the film is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort played by DiCaprio, from his growth to a affluent stock-broker living the high life to his downfall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
The Great Gatsby is a Hollywood 3D drama film based on a 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire coupled with Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and Elizabeth Debicki. The story of the film is based on the life and times of millionaire Jay Gatsby played by DiCaprio and his neighbor Nick who recounts his encounter with Gatsby.
Inception is a science fiction thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan. The star cast of the film includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard and Tom Hardy. The film is said to be one of the best DiCaprio’s movies. The story of the film is based on a thief Dominick ‘Dom’ Cobb played by DiCaprio who steals corporate secrets through dream-sharing technology.
Shutter Island (2010)
Shutter Island is a Hollywood psychological thriller film directed by none other than Martin Scorsese. The star cast of the film includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Ben Kingsley in the lead roles. The film portrays DiCaprio as U.S. Marshal Edward Teddy Daniels, who is investigating a psychiatric facility on Shutter Island. DiCaprio also accepts his role in the film as the hardest screen experience till date.
Body of Lies (2008)
Body of Lies is a Hollywood action-spy film directed by Ridley Scott. The performance of the trio Leonardo DiCaprio coupled with Russell Crowe and Mark Strong is truly a marked one. The film portrays DiCaprio as Roger Ferris, a CIA secret operative and shows a superb sense of what a close up view of the war on terrorism is like. DiCaprio made the move from a bright-faced young man to a real man for this film which shows his acting versatility.
Blood Diamond (2006)
Blood Diamond is a Hollywood political war film directed by Edward Zwick. The story of the film is based on the diamonds mined in war zones and sold to profit warlords and diamond companies all over the globe. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou. The accent of DiCaprio as Danny Archer was quite different in the film. The actor belonged to Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe and that is why he used that accent. This shows the actor’s level of involvement into the character, just perfect!
The Departed (2006)
The Departed is a Hollywood crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film stars the trio of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson. The story of the film is based on two men trying to live public lives that are thorough opposites of their inner realities. Leonardo DiCaprio as Billy Costigan is an ace police cop who is sent undercover to infiltrate Frank Costello’s gang.
Gangs of New York (2002)
Gangs of New York is a Hollywood historical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis and Cameron Diaz in the lead roles. The story of the film showcases a young Irish American, Amsterdam Vallan played by DiCaprio, who sees his father, leader of the Irish immigrants street gang, killed in a street brawl with a rival gang led by William Cutting played by Daniel Day-Lewis. Now after 16 years, Amsterdam is firmed to slash down the man behind his father’s death.
Catch Me if You Can (2002)
Catch Me if You Can is a Hollywood biographical crime drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks coupled with Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen and Nathalie Baye. The film is based on the life of Frank Abagnale, played by DiCaprio, who successfully performed con worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American pilot, a Georgia doctor and a Louisiana parish prosecutor. Humor, hate, acceptance, love, friendship and betrayal, all the emotions are felt in the movie because of DiCaprio’s outstanding acting skills.
The epic show and breathtaking film Titanic showcases a sweeping love story that sailed into the hearts of moviegoers around the world, ultimately emerging as the most popular motion picture of all time. Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar-nominee Kate Winslet pair up the screen as Jack and Rose, the juvenile lovers who find one another on the maiden voyage of the “unsinkable” R.M.S. Titanic. But when the fated luxury liner collides with an iceberg in the frigid North Atlantic their passionate love affair becomes a thrilling race for survival. Truly a master piece by one of the most acclaimed director James Cameron.
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