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Robert De Niro

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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. before 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…
MistressMistress (1992)
Dir. Barry Primus
Feat. Martin Landau, Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello
A movie movie about a struggling Hollywood writer whose ethics are violated on the hellish road to production by hack producers Martin Landau, Robert…
Mad Dog and GloryMad Dog and Glory (1992)
Dir. John McNaughton
Feat. Robert De Niro, Bill Murray, Uma Thurman
Wimpy cop Robert De Niro saves the life of smarmy mobster Bill Murray who then obliges him with the dubious services of one Uma Thurman for a week.…
Night and the CityNight and the City (1992)
Dir. Irwin Winkler
Feat. Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange
Robert De Niro stars with Jessica Lange as a two–bit lawyer who struggles to fulfil his aspirations as a boxing promoter. Gritty, realistic Big…
Bronx Tale, ABronx Tale, A (1993)
Dir. Robert De Niro
Feat. Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri
Robert De Niro makes an accomplished directing debut with this vivid '60s rites–of–passage tale about a boy whose loyalty is divided…
This Boy's LifeThis Boy's Life (1993) Recommended
Dir. Michael Caton-Jones
Feat. Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio
An exemplary bittersweet nostalgia piece based on the autobiography of Tobias Wolfe. Sheer craft elevates the sombre material, with Robert De Niro,…
Mary Shelley's FrankensteinMary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Dir. Kenneth Branagh
Feat. Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Helena Bonham Carter
Branagh swamps the gothic classic with theatricality and allows himself far too much screen time, impressing on us that his ego that is the real…
HeatHeat (1995) Recommended
Dir. Michael Mann
Feat. Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
Epic bank–heist drama matches heavyweight detective Al Pacino against master–thief Robert De Niro. While this dream pairing generates the…
CasinoCasino (1995)
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Sharon Stone
Propelled by Scorsese's cinematic bravado, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Sharon Stone, in 70s duds, carve their way through a richly textured,…
SleepersSleepers (1996)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt, Dustin Hoffman
Based on a purportedly fact–based novel by Lorenzo Carcaterra, a disastrous prank lands four schoolboys in a borstal where they suffer…
Fan, TheFan, The (1996)
Dir. Tony Scott
Feat. Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes
Robert De Niro reprises his trademark psycho–loser schtick, as a rueful, embittered baseball fan who decides to violently 'help out' his…
Marvin's RoomMarvin's Room (1996)
Dir. Jerry Zaks
Feat. Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro
The cast contribute their customary greatness to this poignant drama about family ties, responsibilities, transpiring over the slow passing of the…
Cop LandCop Land (1997) Recommended
Dir. James Mangold
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel
Brooding, shadowy conception of the American Dream gone rotten, pivots on a smouldering role for Sly Stallone, as a shell–shocked cop gone to…
Wag the DogWag the Dog (1997)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Dustin Hoffman
A Clinton–inspired political satire, coincided with the Lewinsky scandal on release (and then Iraq), sees Whitehouse spin–doctor Robert…
RoninRonin (1997)
Dir. John Frankenheimer
Feat. Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone
Perfunctory caper round the grey streets of Paris stuffs as much car–chasing and other cliches as possible into its baggy plot concerning…
Jackie BrownJackie Brown (1998) Recommended
Dir. Quentin Tarantino
Feat. Samuel L. Jackson, Robert De Niro, Pam Grier
Quentin Tarantino follows–up the fireworks of PULP FICTION with a laidback ode to lowlife dreamers and schemers that reclines comfortably into…
Great ExpectationsGreat Expectations (1998)
Dir. Alfonso Cuaron
Feat. Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Bancroft
Bold revamp of the Charles Dickens classic traces the inter–twining fortunes of Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow, orphans linked via a murky…
Analyze ThisAnalyze This (1998)
Dir. Harold Ramis
Feat. Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal
Robert De Niro's serial tendency of playing violent mobmen stands him in good stead for this inspired self–parody, as a mafioso who seeks…
Meet the ParentsMeet the Parents (2000) Recommended
Dir. Jay Roach
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson
Meeting his girlfriend's parents for the first time becomes nightmare for Ben Stiller, mostly due to Robert De Niro's politely hostile…
Men of HonourMen of Honour (2000)
Dir. George Tillman Jr.
Feat. Cuba Jr. Gooding, Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron
As a US Navy serviceman in WW2, Cuba Gooding Jnr. overcomes institutionalised racism, then prejudice in another form later in life when he suffers a…
FlawlessFlawless (2000)
Dir. Joel Schumacher
Feat. Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman
After suffering a stroke that leaves him part–paralyzed, an arch–conservative, retired security guard (Robert De Niro) agrees to let a…
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, TheAdventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000)
Dir. Des McAnuff
Feat. Robert De Niro, Jason Alexander, Rene Russo
Cutting–edge technology combines animation with live action for this wacky cross–country romp adapted from a television show…
15 Minutes15 Minutes (2001)
Dir. John Herzfeld
Feat. Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Charlize Theron
Seeking his televised share of fame, a deranged serial–killer is stalking the streets of NYC, with celebrity detective Robert De Niro in tow.…
Score, TheScore, The (2001)
Dir. Frank Oz
Feat. Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Edward Norton
Slick but perfunctory caper–comedy with Marlon Brando luring heist–specialist Robert De Niro into a ‘big score’ with Edward…
ShowtimeShowtime (2001)
Dir. Tom Dey
Feat. Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, William Shatner
Rehashing 48HRS with 15 MINUTES, this works reasonably hard to inject new pizzazz into the cop buddy–movie, with old–hand Robert De Niro…
Analyze ThatAnalyze That (2002)
Dir. Harold Ramis
Feat. Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow
Not bearing up to much analysis, this expectedly familiar sequel to the De Niro–Crystal comedy duet runs on repeat gags but enjoys the humorous…
City By the SeaCity By the Sea (2002)
Dir. Michael Caton-Jones
Feat. Robert De Niro, Frances McDormand
Robert De Niro faces a personal and professional dilemma as a decent cop/bad father who discovers that the prime suspect in the murder of his partner…
GodsendGodsend (2004)
Dir. Nick Hamm
Feat. Robert De Niro, Greg Kinnear, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos
An age–old horror conceit grafted onto the topical 'genetic cloning' debate, with Kinnear and Romijn–Stamos playing a couple who agree to…
Hide and SeekHide and Seek (2004)
Dir. John Polson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen
Bogeyman horror which has psychologist De Niro withdrawing to a lakeside mansion for some quiet time with his daughter, recently traumatized by her…
Meet the FockersMeet the Fockers (2004)
Dir. Jay Roach
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman
A catalogue of embarrassments and misunderstandings proves a winning formula again in this sequel to MEET THE PARENTS, with…
Good Shepherd, TheGood Shepherd, The (2006)
Dir. Robert De Niro
Feat. Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro directs this dramatization of the CIA’s clandestine origins, with Matt Damon in the central role of a colourless career…
Arthur and the InvisiblesArthur and the Invisibles (Arthur et les Minimoys) (2006)
Dir. Luc Besson
Feat. Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Jimmy Fallon
Blending animation and live–action, Luc Besson directs the tale of ‘Arthur and The Minimoys’ (translated to ‘Invisibles’ for English…
Extras - Series 2 (TV Series)Extras - Series 2 (TV Series) (2006) Aro Favourite
Feat. Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Orlando Bloom
Ricky Gervais graduates from bit–part actor to TV star in part two of his acclaimed anatomy of the showbiz industry. Berated for ‘selling…
StardustStardust (2007) Aro Favourite
Dir. Matthew Vaughn
Feat. Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer
An elaborate and wildly entertaining fairytale adventure from the imagination of British fantasy maestro, Neil Gaiman (MIRROR MASK), this tones down…
Righteous KillRighteous Kill (2008)
Dir. Jon Avnet
Feat. Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, John Leguizamo
Heavyweight has–beens De Niro and Pacino team up again as a couple of NYPD detectives on the trail of a serial killer, whose signature murders…
What Just HappenedWhat Just Happened (2008) Recommended
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Catherine Keener, Bruce Willis
Robert De Niro is in late–career–best form in this amiable showbiz satire that captures two weeks in the life of a frustrated film…
Everybody's FineEverybody's Fine (2009)
Dir. Kirk Jones
Feat. Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale
Sincere remake of the Italian drama with De Niro stepping into Marcello Mastroianni's shoes as the widower travelling across country to visit his…
StoneStone (2010)
Dir. John Curran
Feat. Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Milla Jovovich
Smouldering thriller with Edward Norton as a convicted arsonist who looks to manipulate a parole officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing…
MacheteMachete (2010) Recommended
Dir. Robert Rodriguez
Feat. Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro
Hyper–violent 'Mexploitation' actioner from director Robert Rodriguez that fleshes out his popular mock–trailer from he and Tarantino's…
Little FockersLittle Fockers (2010)
Dir. Paul Weitz
Feat. Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson
Star–powered third entry in popular familial dysfunction series has Ben Stiller once again struggling to win stern patriarch De Niro's approval…
LimitlessLimitless (2011) Recommended
Dir. Neil Burger
Feat. Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish
Dynamic thriller in the hyper–reality genre that follows a struggling writer who discovers a top–secret brain–enhancing drug which…
New Year's EveNew Year's Eve (2011)
Dir. Garry Marshall
Feat. Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron, Robert De Niro
Made–to–order rom–com ensemble continues the work of star–laden date movie VALENTINE'S DAY, with New Year's celebrations in…
Killer EliteKiller Elite (2011)
Dir. Gary McKendry
Feat. Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro
Tough guy Jason Statham teams up with a wily Robert De Niro in this Mexican standoff between ex–special–ops agents with bounties on their…
Ages of LoveAges of Love (Manual of Love 3) (2011)
Dir. Giovanni Veronesi
Feat. Robert De Niro, Monica Bellucci, Riccardo Scamarcio
Third installment in the fluffy romantic series has benefits from the presence of De Niro as a visiting professor seduced by his neighbour's…
Silver Linings PlaybookSilver Linings Playbook (2012) Aro Favourite
Dir. David O. Russell
Feat. Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
An institutionalized man attempts to readjust to life and love in this full–bodied comedy–drama that pairs two of the hottest stars of…
Being FlynnBeing Flynn (2012)
Dir. Paul Weitz
Feat. Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore
Paul Dano, a struggling writer assisting the homeless, is forced to confront his estranged father (De Niro) when he shows up at a shelter in this…
Red LightsRed Lights (2012)
Dir. Rodrigo Cortes
Feat. Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro
A pair of investigators famous for exposing fraudulent psychics meet their match when they take on a legendary blind mystic (played by Robert De…
Big Wedding, TheBig Wedding, The (2013)
Dir. Justin Zackham
Feat. Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl
Predictably inspired by a French farce (Mon frère se marie), and populated by the usual suspects of geriatric comic romances (Keaton, De Niro, et…
Killing SeasonKilling Season (2013)
Dir. Mark Steven Johnson
Feat. Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia
De Niro and Travolta, playing two veterans of the Bosnian War, face off on the Appalachian Mountains, in this cliched wilderness action movie.
Family, TheFamily, The (2013)
Dir. Luc Besson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron
In this stylised black comedy, De Niro sends himself up (yet again) as the patriarch of a mafia family shipped off to France under witness…
Last VegasLast Vegas (2013)
Dir. Jon Turteltaub
Feat. Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman
Four Hollywood old boys get together for this baby boomer romp through the casinos and nightclubs of gaudy Las Vegas. A geriatric bromance that…
Grudge MatchGrudge Match (2013)
Dir. Peter Segal
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Alan Arkin
Sly Stallone and Bobby De Niro set aside their A–frames to shuffle back into the ring for one rematch up in this below–the–belt…
Intern, TheIntern, The (2015) Recommended
Dir. Nancy Meyers
Feat. Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo
Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway clash in this generation gap comedy from the pen of Nancy Meyers (IT'S COMPLICATED). De Niro plays a retired…
JoyJoy (2015)
Dir. David O. Russell
Feat. Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and dir. David O. Russell reteam yet again for this true life tale of Joy Mangano, whose invention of the 'Miracle…
Dirty GrandpaDirty Grandpa (2016)
Dir. Dan Mazer
Feat. Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch
Robert De Niro sullies himself in this crass comedy as the dirty Grandpa of the title traveling cross–country with his uptight grandson.
Wizard of Lies, TheWizard of Lies, The (2017) Recommended
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Alessandro Nivola
True story of one of the largest frauds in US history, with Robert De Niro regaining some credibility in the role of corrupt businessman Bernie…
JokerJoker (2019) Recommended
Dir. Todd Phillips
Feat. Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz
Brilliantly dark psychological thriller introducing Batman's arch nemesis as a traumatised loner who finds his voice in acts of violence. An achingly…

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