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What's your favorite Robert DeNiro movie performance?

  1. mtd profile image61
    mtdposted 7 years ago

    Tons to choose from!

    Some possibles...Godfather II, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Deer Hunter...

  2. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    This is a tough one.. Cape Fear, Taxi Driver..

  3. optimus grimlock profile image60
    optimus grimlockposted 7 years ago

    awesomely hard ?   I'm gunna say Frankenstien and flawless just because there roles that most people forgot he did. Flawless he played a rehabing/gay bashing fire fighter rehabed by a crss dressing seymour hoffman(not a tough role for him lol) great movie

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      gees, i gotta see this movie! i remember hearing about it but never got around to seeing it.

  4. Alhamora profile image64
    Alhamoraposted 7 years ago

    Flawless, Raging Bull, Godfather 2...

  5. Tina Kachan profile image61
    Tina Kachanposted 7 years ago

    I wish he would choose his new roles more carefully..Meet the Fockers, Showtime...roll

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed!

    2. tony0724 profile image58
      tony0724posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Tina I am in full agreement. He has been kinda phoning it in lately.And I guess I will be one of the few that did not think the whole " Meet The Parents " saga was very funny.

  6. camlo profile image89
    camloposted 7 years ago

    In 'The Untouchables' starring as Al Capone.

  7. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 7 years ago

    Taxi Driver

  8. wychic profile image86
    wychicposted 7 years ago

    I'd have to say either Frankenstein or 1900 (Novecento) -- but that is a really tough call to make, he's done some really great roles.

  9. mcrawford76 profile image82
    mcrawford76posted 7 years ago

    I'm going to go against the grain and say that my favorite would have to be Awakenings. Because it was such a touching story and he was so very, very believable in that role it was hard not buy into it completely. And a very close second was Analyze This and Analyze That because he was hilarious!


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    "Of course I do, but it's usually more like no, please, no, no."

  10. thirdmillenium profile image60
    thirdmilleniumposted 7 years ago

    Robert De Nero is one actor you can always bank on. Such vareity. Hard to pinpoint one. Ok here goes:

    Meet the parents

    Analyze this

    (His comedies are more enjoyable, I would say)

  11. Boomer Flicks profile image60
    Boomer Flicksposted 7 years ago

    I have to vote for Taxi Driver and Raging Bull because of the sheer intensity of the roles; but I have to admit that Cape Fear totally creeped me out so bad just thinking about it gives me the willies!

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      DeNiro simply owns that emotion! Nobody comes close on film! Except for maybe that guy who plays the angry militant dad in the Twisted Sister videos...that guy was scary intense..."What's this on your uniform?!? A Twisted Sister button?!?"

  12. Mike's Corner profile image80
    Mike's Cornerposted 7 years ago

    I have to go back to Midnight Run as my favorite  . . . Cape Fear #2 for me.

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Midnight Run is such a fun film! It's got everything...starting with a great performance by DeNiro...Grodin is such unscrupulous heal in this film...DeNiro is so cool, he almost made ulcers seem cool...

  13. Cogerson profile image82
    Cogersonposted 7 years ago

    I have always enjoyed The King of Comedy and Mad Dog and Glory

  14. TinaTango profile image67
    TinaTangoposted 7 years ago

    A Bronx Tale....always has been one of my favorite movies.

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Love that movie! Chazz is great too. Just can't stand the kid playing his son as a teen. He's awful...

  15. Bellamie profile image56
    Bellamieposted 7 years ago

    Midnight Run has to be one of his best movies ever!

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Love that movie!

  16. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 7 years ago

    Taxi Driver. YOU TALKIN TO ME?

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Just watched this film again recently...Amazing all the details you pick up in DeNiro's performance every time you watch this film... An absolute acting masterpiece!

  17. onrea profile image57
    onreaposted 7 years ago

    No Goodfellas fans? lol

    Thats my Fav!!!!

    1. mtd profile image61
      mtdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Love him in this film, even if Joe Pesci as the madman Tommy steals the show with his maniacal performance...

  18. Amelia Blick profile image56
    Amelia Blickposted 7 years ago

    His early movies remain the best. I love Taxi Driver, Deer Hunter and Raging Bull.

  19. arak1547 profile image60
    arak1547posted 7 years ago

    Taxi Driver has got to be my all time favorite

  20. The Jet profile image74
    The Jetposted 7 years ago

    Raging Bull or Heat.

  21. Jonathan Janco profile image68
    Jonathan Jancoposted 7 years ago

    King of Comedy. He went waayyyy out of range to play that character
    but my favorite De Niro vehicle to watch over and over is Ronin.

  22. celebritie profile image83
    celebritieposted 7 years ago

    My favorite would have to be the scene in - Taxi Driver (1976) when he says "you talkin to me" classic. The whole movie was good and showed his great acting ability which we have seen throughout his film career.

  23. Andy Webb profile image81
    Andy Webbposted 7 years ago

    That’s a toughie because De Niro has been in so many great movies, although he has been churning out a few mediocre ones in recent years.

    But for me it would have to be “Once Upon a Time in America” closely followed by “Goodfellas”, “Godfather Part II” and “Taxi Driver”.

  24. Matt in Jax profile image67
    Matt in Jaxposted 7 years ago

    Taxi Driver has definitely got to be my favorite. Very convincing.

 
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