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Robert De Niro

Director, Actor

Films to Rent

 
Wedding Party, TheWedding Party, The (1969)
Dir. Cynthia Monroe, Brian De Palma, Wilford Leach
Feat. Jill Clayburgh, Robert De Niro
Brian De Palma collaborated with others to make this while still at college in 1963. Improvised film details the sparring between a couple before…
Bloody MamaBloody Mama (1970)
Dir. Roger Corman
Feat. Shelley Winters, Robert De Niro
'The family that stays together slays together!'. Shelley Winters is Ma Barker, the mad matriarch who led her brood's violent reign in the '30s.…
Hi Mom!Hi Mom! (1970)
Dir. Brian De Palma
Feat. Robert De Niro, Charles Durning, Allen Garfield
One of dir. De Palma's underrated early satires is loosely a sequel to 'Greetings', with Robert De Niro returning from the Vietnam War to try and…
Born To WinBorn To Win (Addict) (1971) Recommended
Dir. Ivan Passer
Feat. George Segal, Paula Prentiss, Karen Black
Obscure, but charmingly unique drama–comedy about a former NYC hairdresser (Segal), who has turned street hustler to finance his destructive…
Godfather, TheGodfather, The (1972) Aro Favourite
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
Adaptation of Mario Puzo's novel is a vivid and immaculately staged chronicle of a Sicilian family's ascension to NY gangland dominance. Seamlessly…
Bang the Drum SlowlyBang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Dir. John Hancock
Feat. Robert De Niro, Michael Moriarty, Vincent Gardenia
Robert De Niro plays a persecuted, simple–minded baseball player who contracts a terminal illness. The effect that it has on his fellow…
Mean StreetsMean Streets (1973) Recommended
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, David Proval
Martin Scorsese made his name with this pungent rendition of NY Italian–Americana set among the teeming lowlife of his old neighbourhood. The…
Godfather Part 2, TheGodfather Part 2, The (1974) Aro Favourite
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton
The Corleone saga continues with the same passion and exacting standards, it both broadens the scope and bolsters the stature of the original. Hailed…
Taxi DriverTaxi Driver (1976) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks
Robert De Niro stalks the decaying streets of the Big Apple to Bernard Herrmann's haunting score before flipping his lid and enacting brutal revenge…
19001900 (Novecento) (1976)
Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci
Feat. Gerard Depardieu, Robert De Niro
Spectacular saga spans the first half of 20th Century Italy, and follows two men, one a peasant (Gerard Depardieu), the other a nobleman (Robert de…
Last Tycoon, TheLast Tycoon, The (1976)
Dir. Elia Kazan
Feat. Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Tony Curtis
Star–studded attempt to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished last novel, itself based on the life of early Hollywood mogul Irving Thalberg.…
New York, New YorkNew York, New York (1977)
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli
This imaginative yet famously abrasive tribute to the Hollywood musicals of the 1940s focuses on the tumultuous relationship between a saxophonist…
Deer Hunter, TheDeer Hunter, The (1978) Recommended
Dir. Michael Cimino
Feat. Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep
A grimly realistic portrait of how the atrocities of the Vietnam war have an effect on a group of friends. Robert De Niro heads a virtuoso cast in…
Raging BullRaging Bull (1980) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro gives new meaning to 'method acting' in his portrayal of hot–blooded boxer, Jake La Motta. The film chronicles his violent world…
True ConfessionsTrue Confessions (1981)
Dir. Ulu Grosbard
Feat. Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall
Roberts' De Niro and Duvall act their socks off as cop and priest who happen to be brothers. Conflicting loyalties come to a head through a…
King of Comedy, TheKing of Comedy, The (1982) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Jerry Lewis, Robert De Niro
Deliciously creepy story of a loser/nerd, who acts out his life ambition; to appear on a TV comedy show with Jerry Lewis. Lewis plays it straight,…
Once Upon a Time in AmericaOnce Upon a Time in America (1984) Aro Favourite
Dir. Sergio Leone
Feat. Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern
An all–star cast feature in Sergio Leone's violent but sobering gangland saga, following the rise and fall of four Jewish childhood pals…
Falling in LoveFalling in Love (1984)
Dir. Ulu Grosbard
Feat. Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep
Star–combination of Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep, as train–commuters having an affair which puts a wee glow back into their fairly…
BrazilBrazil (1985) Aro Favourite
Dir. Terry Gilliam
Feat. Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Ian Holm
Daydreaming bureaucrat Jonathan Pryce becomes unwittingly involved with an underground superhero and a mystery woman before falling victim to his own…
Mission, TheMission, The (1986)
Dir. Roland Joffe
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson
Jeremy Irons plays a Jesuit missionary in the jungles of 18th Century Brazil. Robert De Niro is his agressive adversary who gradually comes to seek…
Untouchables, TheUntouchables, The (1987) Recommended
Dir. Brian De Palma
Feat. Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro
Well–cast and generally classy update of the adventures of Elliot Ness, the earnest law enforcer who took on Al Capone during the prohibition…
Angel HeartAngel Heart (1987) Aro Favourite
Dir. Alan Parker
Feat. Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Charlotte Rampling
Things get increasingly bizarre for Mickey Rourke as a sleazy P.I. on the trail of a mysterious jazz singer. Genuinely creepy American gothic carries…
Midnight RunMidnight Run (1988) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Brest
Feat. Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin
A cleverly plotted non–stop action jaunt across the States with a bounty hunter hired to bring a crooked accountant back to L.A.┬ábefore the…
We're No AngelsWe're No Angels (1989)
Dir. Neil Jordan
Feat. Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Demi Moore
Robert De Niro and Sean Penn team up as a couple of escaped convicts who cross the border in clergical attire.
BackdraftBackdraft (1990)
Dir. Ron Howard
Feat. Kurt Russell, Robert De Niro, William Baldwin
Kurt Russell, Robert De Niro and others are no match for the sizzling special effects that predominate this tale of fire–fighting brothers who…
GoodfellasGoodfellas (1990) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro
The double–edged allure of life in the Mafia is richly detailed in Martin Scorsese's riveting saga that follows a young mobster through three…
AwakeningsAwakenings (1990)
Dir. Penny Marshall
Feat. Robert De Niro
A maverick doctor experiments with a new drug on a group of catatonic patients, with mixed results. De Niro steals the show with a performance of…
Stanley and IrisStanley and Iris (1990)
Dir. Martin Ritt
Feat. Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz
Adapted from the novel 'Union Street' by Pat Barker, and transposed to the USA, this concerns a grieving widow (Fonda) who teaches a…
Guilty by SuspicionGuilty by Suspicion (1991) Recommended
Dir. Irwin Winkler
Feat. Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro portrays a film–maker victimised by the communist witch–hunts of the '50s. A powerful examination of the dilemma faced by…
Cape FearCape Fear (1991) Aro Favourite
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange
Excruciating but masterful telling of a convicted rapist (Robert De Niro) who calculates revenge on his former attorney by way of his family. Scores…

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