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List of Leonardo DiCaprio Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Inception (2010)
117
4
Inception
PG-13
117
4

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cobb
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller, Sci-Fi
2. Shutter Island (2010)
103
7
Shutter Island
R
103
7

U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, who has personal reasons to investigate Ashecliffe Hospital, an institution for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, is assigned the case of a strange disappearance of a woman from a locked room. As he digs deeper into the sinister operations of the asylum, he begins to lose his grasp of reality.

As:
Cast
Role:
Teddy Daniels
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
3. Titanic (1997)
105
6
Titanic
PG-13
105
6

James Cameron's epic retelling of the Titanic disaster is from the point-of-view of 100-year-old fictional character Rose, a passenger of the sunken ship along with her widowed mother and snob fiancé. She explains the back-story of the now-recovered erotic picture of her, sketched by her lover, wandering orphaned artist Jack, whom she had met on the ill-fated ship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Dawson
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Male Performance
4. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
84
6
The Wolf of Wall Street
R
84
6

This biographical film focuses on the rise of Jordan Belfort from an entry-level employee at a brokerage firm to founding his own firm that engaged in massive security scams involving widespread corruption on Wall Street. However, his decadent lifestyle of sex, drugs and excess led to his downfall by attracting the attention of the FBI.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jordan Belfort
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime, Biography
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best WTF Moment
5. The Revenant (2015)
81
7
The Revenant
R
81
7

Out on a hunting and trapping expedition in the uncharted snowy wilderness, trapper and Frontiersman Hugh Glass's party is devastated by an Arikara war party attack. After he is mauled by a bear, Glass is left to die and witnesses his half-Pawnee son being murdered by a greedy companion, but is kept alive by his thirst for revenge.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hugh Glass
Director:
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Genres:
Western, Drama, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Will Poulter, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Forrest Goodluck
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actor, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Male Performance
6. The Departed (2006)
62
3
The Departed
R
62
3

This Academy Award-winning crime drama is a tale of two newly graduated officers from Massachusetts State Police Academy. Billy Costigan goes undercover to gain the trust of Irish-American mobster Frank Costello, while Costello's protégé Colin Sullivan joins the police as his informer. Chaos ensues as both try to expose the other in order to survive.

As:
Cast
Role:
Billy
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
7. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
71
6
Catch Me If You Can
PG-13
71
6

A biographical crime film directed by Steven Spielberg, Catch Me If You Can follows the life of Frank Abagnale who, even before turning 19, successfully carries out cons worth millions of dollars. He has posed as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer in process. He is chased and caught by Carl Hanratty who eventually convinces him to help FBI catch other check forgers.

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Abagnale Jr.
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Biography
8. Django Unchained (2012)
53
5
Django Unchained
R
53
5

German dentist-turned-bounty-hunter Dr. King Schultz buys African-American slave Django, promising him freedom in exchange for leading Schultz to three outlaw Brittle brothers, overseers at the plantation of Django's former owner. Schultz subsequently enlists Django as his apprentice and accompanies him on a dangerous mission to free his wife Broomhilda, who was sold separately after the couple tried to escape.

As:
Cast
Role:
Calvin Candie
Genres:
Western, Drama
10. Blood Diamond (2006)
50
6
Blood Diamond
R
50
6

Everybody wants this shiny jewel—a smuggler, a syndicate of businessmen—from the poor fisherman that discovered it. Add in a reporter searching for the truth, and you have a political thriller that shines a light on the human cost of the 'blood diamonds' that are used to fund wars in Africa.

As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Archer
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen, Djimon Hounsou, Kagiso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo
11. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
49
8
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
PG-13
49
8

Gilbert Grape’s life has nothing special, only a bunch of responsibilities - he works at a grocery store and takes care of his family that comprises two sisters, an extremely obese mother and a mentally impaired brother. Then one day, he meets and falls in love with Becky who encourages him to focus on his own happiness as well. But how does he find time for that?

As:
Cast
Role:
Arnie Grape
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Drama
12. The Great Gatsby (2013)
55
6
The Great Gatsby
PG-13
55
6

Based on a popular 1925 novel of the same name by F Scott Fitzgerald, this Oscar winning romantic drama revolves around Nick Carraway, a writer and wall-street trader, who is drawn into his millionaire neighbor Jay Gatsby’s past and lifestyle. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Baz Luhrmann
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
13. The Aviator (2004)
46
4
The Aviator
PG-13
46
4

The movie follows the life of Howard Hughes from 1927-1947. During this time, Hughes achieved massive success in Hollywood and also devoted quality time and money in the aviation industry. He romanced beautiful women like Katharine Hepburn and made powerful enemies like Juan Trippe and Senator Ralph Owen Brewster. All this while, his OCD worsened.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Howard Hughes
Director:
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Male Performance
14. Before the Flood (2016)
17
5
Before the Flood
PG
17
5

In this documentary film, actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets several scientists, activists as well as world leaders in order to discuss the dangers associated with climate change and what mankind can do to tackle this problem.    

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Director:
Fisher Stevens
Genres:
Documentary, News
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Lindsey Allen, Jake Awa, Kelly Ayotte
15. Gangs of New York (2002)
31
5
Gangs of New York
R
31
5

Set in the New York slums in 1863, the movie Gangs of New York explores a violent Catholic-Protestant feud and an Irish immigrant protest that take place simultaneously. It was nominated for ten Academy Awards.

As:
Cast
Role:
Amsterdam Vallon
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama
16. The Basketball Diaries (1995)
31
1
The Basketball Diaries
R
31
1

Jim Carroll is a drug-addicted high-school basketball player who becomes a heroin addict after the death of his friend Bobby. His addiction leads him down a dark path of getting thrown out of the team, prostituting himself for drugs, and getting arrested for robbery and assault, but he eventually finds salvation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jim Carroll
Director:
Scott Kalvert
Genres:
Sport, Biography, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lorraine Bracco, Juliette Lewis, Mark Wahlberg, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
17. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)
13
5
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
13
5
As:
Producer
Director:
Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Lisa Agabian, Manucher Alemi, Lindsey Allen, Kip Andersen, Will Anderson
18. This Boy's Life (1993)
25
2
This Boy's Life
R
25
2

This Boy’s Life is an American coming-of-age drama film, which takes us  to the 1950s. It tells the story of a rebellious teenager Toby and his abusive stepfather Dwight. Dwight believes that the best way to discipline his troubled stepson is violence. However, as his abuse intensifies, Toby plans an escape. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Toby
Director:
Michael Caton-Jones
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
19. Virunga (2014)
8
5
Virunga
8
5
As:
Producer
Director:
Orlando von Einsiedel
Genres:
War, Documentary
Star Cast:
André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo, Vianney Kazarama
20. Revolutionary Road (2008)
21
1
Revolutionary Road
R
21
1

Frank and April Wheeler appear completely happy and in love but Frank hates his job and April is frustrated with her failing ambition. They decide to move to Paris but April’s pregnancy and their affairs make things complicated. Ultimately, April dies while trying to perform a self-vaccum aspiration abortion and Frank is left a shell of a man.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Wheeler
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
21. The Ivory Game (2016)
11
4
The Ivory Game
11
4
As:
Producer
Director:
Kief Davidson, Richard Ladkani
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Andrea Crosta, Ian Stevenson, Prince William
22. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
28
2
Romeo + Juliet
PG-13
28
2

The modern-day adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy revolves around the characters of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo belongs to the Montagues family and Juliet to the Capulets, two rival gangs in Verona Beach. The two fall in love but deadly rivalries between the feuding families ultimately leads to their tragic deaths. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Romeo
Director:
Baz Luhrmann
Genres:
Drama, Romance
23. Body of Lies (2008)
20
1
Body of Lies
R
20
1

Starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a CIA agent on the hunt for an elusive terrorist leader, Al Saleem, Body of Lies is an action-thriller film that portrays the tensions and drama between the agent, his supervisor and their Jordanian intelligence counterparts. Russel Crowe plays the CIA agent's boss whose unclear directives have the agent doubting his motives to catch the terrorist.

As:
Cast
Role:
Roger Ferris
Director:
Genres:
War, Romance, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Oscar Isaac, Michael Stuhlbarg, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani
24. The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
29
3
The Man in the Iron Mask
PG-13
29
3

Athos, Porthos, and Aramis are retired while their old friend D'Artagnan has continued to serve as a captain of the Musketeers under the treacherous and corrupt King Louis XIV. When Athos’ son is killed by Louis, he reunites with his friends to take Louis down and put his twin brother Prince Philippe on the throne. 

As:
Cast
Role:
King Louis / Phillippe
Director:
Randall Wallace
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Hugh Laurie, Gérard Depardieu, Gabriel Byrne
25. Orphan (2009)
16
1
Orphan
R
16
1

Kate and John adopt a nine-year-old Russian girl, Esther, after the loss of their third child. Esther mingles well with the family but Kate realises that there is something strange about the girl. John disagrees with his wife but Kate soon discovers Esther’s real identity and her horrid past. She now has to protect her family, but is it too late?

As:
Producer
Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Isabelle Fuhrman, Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett
29. The Beach (2000)
19
2
The Beach
R
19
2

A young American thrill seeker, Richard, travels to Thailand and gets hold of a strange map that directs to a beautiful secret island. Along with another couple, he reaches the island and finds people like himself who live as a community there. Also on the island are the natives who grow marijuana and hate more outsiders coming into the island.

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tilda Swinton, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet
30. The 11th Hour (2007)
7
4
The 11th Hour
PG
7
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Director:
Leila Conners, Nadia Conners
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Kenny Ausubel, Thom Hartmann, Wangari Maathai, Sandra Postel
31. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
9
4
The Assassination of Richard Nixon
TV-MA
9
4

Based on real events, this crime thriller film tells the story of a furniture salesman in 1972, who comes up with a plan to kill the then-President of the US, Richard Nixon. His plan involves hi-jacking a plane to fly over the White House in order to drop a gas bomb.

As:
Producer
Director:
Niels Mueller
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, Crime, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Don Cheadle, Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Jack Thompson, Brad William Henke
32. Marvin's Room (1996)
10
0
Marvin's Room
PG-13
10
0

When Marvin suffers a stroke, one of his daughters Bessie, starts caring for him, while the other daughter Lee, moves away to Ohio with her husband. However, twenty years later, when Bessie learns that she is suffering from leukemia and requires a bone marrow transplant, Lee decides to travel back home.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hank
Director:
Jerry Zaks
Genres:
Drama
33. J. Edgar (2011)
11
3
J. Edgar
R
11
3

The biographical drama is based on the life and career of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. It follows Hoover’s journey as he rises through the ranks using ruthless tactics to keep America safe. While he becomes one of the most powerful men in the USA, the movie also reveals his many questionable decisions.  

As:
Cast
Role:
J. Edgar Hoover
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Westwick, Dermot Mulroney, Judi Dench, Adam Driver, Josh Hamilton, Geoff Pierson, Cheryl Lawson
34. Out of the Furnace (2013)
7
3
Out of the Furnace
R
7
3

As he resumes working at a steel mill after release from jail, Russell Baze finds his brother Rodney, an Iraq war veteran who incurred a huge debt gambling, missing following an illegal bare-knuckle prizefight with sociopathic drug dealer Harlan DeGroat. When the police refuse to go after the culprit, he takes it upon himself to attain justice.

As:
Producer
Director:
Scott Cooper
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
35. The Quick and the Dead (1995)
14
3
The Quick and the Dead
R
14
3

A mysterious woman named The Lady arrives at Redemption, an Old West town ruled by a merciless outlaw called Herod and announces her participation in a fast-draw single elimination tournament in which the loser dies. Although she insists that she is only interested in the large cash prize she may have some other hidden agenda. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kid
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Western, Romance
36. Total Eclipse (1995)
4
2
Total Eclipse
R
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Rimbaud
Director:
Agnieszka Holland
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer, Dominique Blanc, Félicie Pasotti
39. Don's Plum (2001)
8
4
Don's Plum
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Derek
Director:
R.D. Robb
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeremy Sisto, Tobey Maguire, Scott Bloom, Kevin Connolly, Jenny Lewis
40. Runner Runner (2013)
9
4
Runner Runner
R
9
4

Richie Furst, a Princeton student, plays online poker to pay for his tuitions. After realizing that he has been cheated, he travels to Costa Rica to meet the site’s owner, Ivan Block who offers him a job. As Richie finds out how Ivan operates, he is pressured by a FBI agent to help bring down Ivan. Can Richie find a way out?

As:
Producer
Director:
Brad Furman
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Anthony Mackie, Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton, Michael Esper
41. Red Riding Hood (2011)
9
3
Red Riding Hood
PG-13
9
3

Valerie and Peter are in love but when her parents fix her marriage with better-off Henry, the two decide to run away. However, in an unexpected turn of events, Valerie’s sister is killed by werewolves that lurk in the surrounding forest area. Things complicate for Valerie when the werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, reveals that anyone of the villagers could be a wolf.

As:
Producer
Director:
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres:
Fantasy, Mystery, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Julie Christie, Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons
42. Delirium (2018)
1
0
Delirium
R
1
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Dennis Iliadis
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Topher Grace, Robin Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Callan Mulvey, Genesis Rodriguez
45. Critters 3 (1991)
5
1
Critters 3
PG-13
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kristine Peterson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Calvin, Aimee Brooks, Christian Cousins, Joseph Cousins
46. Catching the Sun (2015)
4
1
Catching the Sun
4
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Shalini Kantayya
Genres:
History, Drama, News, Documentary
47. Gardener of Eden (2007)
4
1
Gardener of Eden
R
4
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Kevin Connolly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Parsons, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, Erika Christensen, David Patrick Kelly, Ann Dowd
48. The Foot Shooting Party (1994)
4
1
The Foot Shooting Party
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bud
Director:
Annette Haywood-Carter
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Jake Busey, Bradley Gregg, Darin Heames, Michael Rapaport
49. The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017)
4
4
The 74th Golden Globe Awards
TV-14
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Ryan Reynolds, Zoe Saldana, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Riley Keough

TV Shows and Videos

Greensburg (2008)
Greensburg
As:
Producer, Writer
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Alanna Goodman
Romper Room (1953)
Romper Room
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Sally Claster Gelbard, Bruce Edward Hall, Molly McCloskey, Nancy Claster
Inception: The Cobol Job (2010)
Inception: The Cobol Job
As:
Cast
Role:
Cobb
Director:
Ian Kirby
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
The New Lassie (1989)
The New Lassie
As:
Cast
Director:
Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Dennis Donnelly, Christopher Stone, Corey Allen, Robert Caramico
Genres:
Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Todd Bridges, Wendy Cox, Will Estes, Christopher Stone, Dee Wallace
Parenthood (1990)
Parenthood
As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Arkush, Matia Karrell, Alan Myerson, Betty Thomas
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., David Arquette, Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch, Zachary La Voy

Leonardo DiCaprio Awards

Academy Awards
The Revenant Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 2016
Golden Globe Awards
The Revenant Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2016
The Wolf of Wall Street Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2014
The Aviator Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2005
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor 2014
BAFTA Awards
The Revenant Best Leading Actor 2016
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Revenant Best Male Performance 2016
The Wolf of Wall Street Best WTF Moment 2014
The Aviator Best Male Performance 2005
Titanic Best Male Performance 1998