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Top 5 Leonardo DiCaprio Movies

Updated on January 12, 2016
Titanic poster.
Titanic poster. | Source

5. Titanic (1997)

Maybe not amongst the best cinematographic accomplisments of all time, but still one of the better ones. The fan base and grossing speak for themselves, Titanic being the second best sold movie of all time. Even though this movie started as a project through which James Cameron could try new "toys" and satisfy his curiosity he made sure that the artistic part will not disappoint. The well written script, visually spectacular scenes and top performances from both Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet make this movie a classic, at the same time helping Leo get rid of the "pretty face" persona that he has been associated with.

Shutter Island poster.
Shutter Island poster. | Source

4. Shutter Island (2010)

This Martin Scorsese movie follows the investigation of U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels over the disappearance of a murderess escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane that is located on an island. If you haven't yet seen this movie prepare to be intrigued, deceived and have your attention stretched to the max because this is not one to let you relax. Set in a dark atmosphere it will for sure raise the hairs on your back and make you feel the tension.

Django Unchained poster.
Django Unchained poster. | Source

3. Django Unchained (2012)

With two oscars won this movie tells the story of the free slave Django in the bloody, twisted and funny style of no other than Quentin Tarantino. Even though he doesn't play the main character DiCaprio delivers a top notch performance, giving it all he's got, including his own blood. With high calibre actors such as Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz this is a must watch, the alert pacing and high entertaining value making the almost three hours fly by like minutes.

Inception poster.
Inception poster. | Source

2. Inception (2010)

Layered, complex and fresh this Christopher Nolan masterpiece will keep you wondering until the very end. Leonardo DiCaprio takes the role of Cobb, a skilled extractor that takes a mission considered impossible in hopes or regaining his old life back. A visual spectacle and with a soundtrack to match it this movie will keep your heart pounding and you brain teased. With 4 Oscars and a A class cast this is a must watch and a re-watch and watch within a watch because you will surely spot something different every time.

The Departed poster.
The Departed poster. | Source

1. The Departed (2006)

A Hollywood adaptation of the South Korean "Infernal Affairs", this Martin Scorsese movie tells the story of an undercover state cop infiltrated in an Irish gang that has it's own mole in the police force. The acting is done flawlessly by both DiCaprio and the rest of the cast, including names like Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg and Vera Farmiga. Get ready to feel the tension as Billy will take you to the verge of insanity while the ending will just leave you stupefied.

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