There’s no denying the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most talented and decorated actors of the current generation. From Academy Award for Best Actor to Golden Globe Award his earned it all. His choice to star in movies has paved the path for his success. Most of the film starring him has been a success. In this article, we will look at the top 20 movies of Leonardo Dicaprio, according to IMDb’s rating.
Inception is a science fiction action movie released in 2010. The film is directed and written by Christopher Nolan. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this film as Dom Cobb, a professional thief who snatches information by invading the subconscious of his targets. He gets an offer to erase his criminal history by planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O. Inception rates 8.8 on IMDb and 87% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Departed is a crime movie released in 2006, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. The film is the remake version of the Infernal Affairs of 2002. The movie starring Leonardo Dicaprio follows an undercover cop and a mole in the police trying to recognize each other while invading an Irish gang in South Boston. The movie has a rating of 8.5 on IMDb and 91% on Rotten Tomatoes.
It is a 2012 Western Drama movie written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film features Leonardo DiCaprio alongside Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and others. The story follows a freed slave trying to save his wife from a vicious Mississippi plantation owner with the support of a German bounty hunter. Django Unchained has a rating of 8.4 on IMDb and 87% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Wolf of Wall Street is a biographical comedy crime movie written and directed by Martin Scorsese. The film, released in 2013, is based on the 2007 memoir of the similar name Jordan Belfort. The movie follows the real-life story of Jordan Belfort as he rises to become a wealthy stock-borker with a high standard lifestyle and falls involving in crime, corruption, and the federal government. The movie rates 8.2 on IMDb and 79% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Shutter Island is a 2010 thrill-mystery film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Laeta. The movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio is set in 1954, where a U.S Marshal investigates the sudden disappearance of a murderer who escapes from a hospital. It has a rating of 8.1 on IMDb and 61% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Catch Me If You Can
Leonardo DiCaprio, starring film alongside Tom Hanks, is a biographical crime movie directed and produced by Steven Spielberg. The story follows a seasoned FBI agent who chases Frank Abagnale Jr, who counterfeited millions of dollars while pretending as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor before turning 19. Catch Me If You Can has a rating of 8.1 on IMDb and 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.
It is a war thriller movie released in 2006, directed and produced by Edward Zwick. The film stars Leonardo Dicaprio, Jennifer Connelly, and Djimon Hounsou. The film follows a fisher, a smuggle, and a union of businessmen who match wittiness to own a priceless diamond. Blood Diamond has a rating of 8/10 on IMDb and 63% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Titanic is one of the iconic romantic movie directed, written and produced by James Cameron. Leonardo Dicaprio plays the lead role alongside her co-star Kate Winslet. The story follows a kind but poor artist who boards on the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S Titanic and falls in love with a 17-year-old aristocrat. The film rates 7.8 on IMDb and 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
It is a drama movie directed by Lasse Hallstrom, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and other co-stars. The story follows a young man living in a small Midwestern town struggling to take care of his mentally-disabled brother and insanely obese mother while trying to find his own happiness. The movie rates 7.8/10 on IMDb and 90% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York is a crime-drama movie directed by Martin Scorsese, released in 2002. The movie featuring Leonardo Dicaprio is set in the New York slums and is inspired by Herbert Asbury’s non-fiction book from 1927. The movie date backs to 1862 as Amsterdan Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against his father’s murderer, Bill the Butcher. Gangs of New York has a rating of 7.5/10 on IMDb and 73% on Rotten Tomatoes.
It is an epic biographical drama movie written by John Logan and driected by Martin Scorsese. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio with his co-casts. The movie shows the real story of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughe’s carrer from the 1920 to 1940. The Aviator has a rating of 7.5/10 on IMDb and 86% on Rotten Tomatoes.
It’s a romantic drama movie directed by Sam Mendes. The movie is based on the 1961 novel of similar name by Richar Yates. The story follows a young couple living in Connecticut during the 1950s struggling to come to term with their personal issues while attempting to raise their two children. The movie rates 7.3/10 on IMDb and 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Basketball Diaries
It is a biographical crime drama movie under the direction of Scott Kalvert. The film is based on the autobiographical novel of the same name by Jim Carroll. The film starring Leonardo Dicaprio follows a teenager whose dream of becoming a basketball star comes to danger as he falls in the world of drug addiction. The Basketball Diaries has a rating of 7.3/10 on IMDb and 45% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Great Gatsby
This is a novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story follows a writer and wall street trader, Nick, who finds himself dragged towards the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.
Body of Lies
Leonardo Dicaprio starring film is an action thriller movie produced and directed by Ridley Scott. The movie revolves around a CIA agent in Jordan who takes down a ruthless terrorist leader while being stuck between the unknown intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence. The movie rates 7.1/10 on IMDb and 55% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Romeo + Juliet
It is a romantic film under the direcion of Baz Luhrmann. The movie shows the modernization of Romeo and Juliet while holding the original dialogue from the play. Romeo + Juliet has a rating of 6.7/10 on IMDb and 72% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Beach is an adventure drama movie directed by Danny Boyle. The move is based on the 1996 novel of the same name written by Alex Garland. The film revolves around Vicenarian Richar, who travels to Thailand and finds an unfamiliar map. Rumors tell that the map leads to a solitary beach paradise, he’s on the search for it. The Beach holds a rating of 6.7/10 on IMDb and 20% on Rotten Tomatoes.
It is a 1996 drama movie directed by Jerry Zaks. The film is based on the play of the same name written by Scott McPherson. The story follows a woman suffering from cancer who cared for her father for over 20 years. Now she must re-connect with her vulgar sister and nephews she’s never met after being cured. Her love helps her sister and the angry relative learn to relate to people. The movie has a rating of 6.7/10 on IMDb and 84% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Man in the Iron Mask
It is an action drama movie directed, written and produced by Randall Wallace. Leonardo Dicaprio stars in the film with a dual role. The vicious king of France, King Louis XIV, has a secret twin brother who is imprisoned by him. Can the counterpart be replaced for the real king? The Man in the Iron Mask has a rating of 6.5/10 on IMDb and 32% on Rotten Tomatoes.
J.Edgar is a biographical drama movie directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. The movie featuring Leonardo Dicaprio follows J. Edgar Hoover, who was a supreme head of the F.B.I for over 50 years. He looks back at his personal and professional life. J. Edgar rate 6.5/10 on IMDb and 43% on Rotten Tomatoes.