A versatile performer with childish looks and stack of talent, Leonardo DiCaprio needs no introduction in this cinematic world. Regarded as one of the most eminent actor of Hollywood and heart stealer of females around the world, DiCaprio, constitutes a chain of critically acclaimed performances. Have a look here on TopYaps, comprising the top 10 movies of this iconic actor.
10. Romeo + Juliet (1996):
Directed by Baz Luhrmann, this movie of Leonardo DiCaprio is highly urged for those who have desire to explore the masterful works of William Shakespeare. The character of Romeo, played by DiCaprio is considered as one of the most powerful performance throughout his fledging career. A perfect blend of tragic fate and unconventional flourishes, this movie also paved the path of success for this sizzling actor.
9. Revolutionary Road (2008):
Accompanied with Hollywood‘s sweetheart Kate Winslet, this movie of DiCaprio was based on the novel of Richard Yates, sharing the same name. Some of the immensely talented scenes with powerhouse feelings are enough to make us realize that what is the significance of “being in the moment”. After cracking success of “American Beauty”, Sam Mendes directed this movie with the heart-wrenching performance of this noteworthy actor.
8. Blood Diamond (2006):
An action movie with incredible depth, Blood Diamond was directed by Edward Zwick , which depicts the impressive truth behind the deadly business of diamonds in the torturous African war zones. Leonardo DiCaprio, justified the standard Hollywood effect in this movie by his mega-star making performance.
7. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993):
Dedicated to affection and care in relationships, this movie was directed by Lasse Hallstrom, in which DiCaprio, splendidly portrayed the character of Johny Depp‘s little brother Arnie, suffering from developmental disability. With red-hot acting and an everlasting content for the passion of life, this movie leaves an unerasable feeling on your spirit, mind and heart.
6. The Aviator (2004):
Winner of five Academy Awards, this American biographical drama film was directed by Martin Scorsese, in which Leonardo DiCaprio played the character of Howard Hughes, an aviation magnate. An absolute entertaining stuff of 169 minutes, this movie aided DiCaprio to gather worldwide laurels for his mature, articulate, intense, dynamic and ultimately smart performance.
5. Gangs of New York (2002):
America on streets! This movie is a glorious piece of filmmaking, which depicts the American history with electrifying performance as well as with histrionic and exploitive strokes of DiCaprio. This epic masterpiece was directed by Martin Scorsese, who conceptualized the script from Herbert Asbury’s 1928 book, ‘The Gangs of New York’.
4. Titanic (1997):
Better known as the landmark of success in cinematic history, Titanic was fictionalized by director James Cameron and playacted by the beyond-beautiful performances of DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Winner of eleven Academy Awards, this romantic adventure of Jack Dawson and Rose DeWitt Bukater, simply generates, ‘you are there’ type of ambiance. With the tremendous success of this movie, DiCaprio became an immediate international star and also the most adored celebrity among teenage girls.
3. Catch Me If You Can (2002):
Based on the real life story of Frank Abagnale Jr., this impressive movie of DiCaprio was directed by ever-reliable Steven Spielberg. Watch out this movie and you’ll realize that why girls fall prey of this stunner. This movies ends up with the woozy cat-mouse relationship between tricky nerd Frank Jr. and consolidated FBI cop, Carl Hanratty (played by Tom Hanks).
2. The Departed (2006):
A must watch flick for adult viewers and buffs of intelligent script, this tough-stuff of Martin Scorsese with four Academy Awards is better known for being the masterpiece of DiCaprio, till the date. This movie is about the fuzzy lines that separate good from an evil, that changes the way you watch traditional cinema.
1. Inception (2010):
The storyline of 142 minutes will definitely left you open mouthed, once you finishes this weird movie with the straightforward contrast on the facts of reality and illusion. In this movie, Leonardo DiCaprio has played the character of Dom Cobb, a world class thief who is specialist in stealing secrets, direct from the minds of people. Inception grabbed four Academy Awards and presently it is one of the highest earning movies of all time.