Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Must Watch' movies

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TITANIC

Essaying the role of Romeo Montague in Baz Luhrmann directorial Romeo + Juliet (1996) made him a household name. The following year DiCaprio starred in another blockbuster about doomed lovers –Titanic, which brought him global fame.

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THE AVIATOR

DiCaprio portrayed the role of legendary billionaire aviation tycoon and Hollywood director Howard Hughes. The blockbuster biopic directed by Martin Scorsese not only cemented his arrival as a bona fide, mature movie star, but also gave him his first Oscar nomination after What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.

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THE DEPARTED

Another Scorsese-DiCaprio collaboration, based on the Hong Kong crime thriller Internal Affairs was the story of an undercover cop and a mole in the police. DiCaprio played the role of Billy Costigan, the undercover cop who insinuates himself into the criminal underworld of South Boston.

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INCEPTION

Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending science fiction film remains one of the most intriguing and critical works by both the actor and director. The movie traces the story of a thief, played by DiCaprio, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing tech.

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DJANGO UNCHAINED

While we are used to seeing the actor in a leading role, when Dicaprio decided to be a villain he didn’t dish out half measures. The actor plays Calvin Candie, a wickedly sadistic white slave owner in the film set in pre-Civil War America.

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THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

The duo of Scorsese-DiCaprio teamed up once again in this 2013 film based on the true story of disgraced Wall Street stockbroker Jordan Belfort. The actor played the titular role of the obsessive stockbroker (Belfort) who hoodwinks people and builds an empire.

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THE REVENANT

After years of dejection, DiCaprio finally won the Oscar for his work in Alejandro González Inarritu’s 2015 film. Set in the 1820s, the film shows the journey of an aggrieved fur trapper who fights for survival after his companions kill his son and leave him for dead following an attack by a bear.

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