Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese have collaborated again with the new film The Irishman, set to be released later this year.
De Niro and Scorsese have built a legendary cinematic relationship together and they have delivered some of the greatest and most memorable films ever to hit the big screen.
Ahead of The Irishman, we thought it would be a great idea to take a look at the films De Niro and Scorsese have made over the years.Top 5 De Niro and Scorsese Films
Here are our five favourite De Niro and Scorsese films, in chronological order. 5Mean Streets (1973)
Mean Streets was the first film De Niro and Scorsese
collaborated on. Set in the mean streets of 1970s New York, this gangster film tracks the life of John “Johnny Boy” Civello, a young man who aspires to reach the higher ranks of the local mob.Taxi Driver (1976)
Arguably the very best De Niro and Scorsese collaboration, Taxi Driver is a cult classic. Robert De Niro stars as Travis, a lonely Vietnam war veteran who works as a taxi driver in New York.
Travis is a mentally unstable man with some plans up his sleeve. The line “You talkin’ to me?” has gone down as one of the most famous lines in cinematic history.Raging Bull (1980)
This highly acclaimed film chronicles the life of real-life boxer Jake LaMotta
. Despite receiving mixed reviews initially, this film is now widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time.
De Niro received an Oscar for his role and Scorsese was nominated for best director. The film received six other Oscar nominations. Goodfellas (1990)
Another gangster film classic, starring Robert de Niro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta. Goodfellas covers the story of Henry Hill and his relationships with his mob partners and wife.
Goodfellas was an incredibly successful film that won five BAFTAs and numerous Oscar nominations. Also, Joe Pesci won an Oscar for Actor in a Supporting Role.
In 2005, the film was named the greatest of all-time by the British magazine, Total Film. Casino (1995)
Scorsese and De Niro joined forces again five years later along with Joe Pesci. The result was Casino, an outstanding film which focuses on the battle between a casino executive and a mafia enforcer for a trophy wife and a gambling empire, before the days of online casino games
Other De Niro and Scorsese Films
• New York, New York (1977)
• The King of Comedy (1982)
• Cape Fear (1991)
• The Audition (2015)