It’s no surprise that Martin Scorsese is such a masterful director in Hollywood. We decided we would give you a couple of reasons why with this list of 5 Must-See Martin Scorsese Films. If you haven’t seen one of these five films below, we highly recommend searching for them.
Scorsese has worked with some of the most incredible talents in Hollywood. In fact, plenty of actors aspire to work with Scorsese as he brings characters, settings and some of the greatest storylines together in award-winning after award-winning films.
Scorsese has a whopping 59 films under his credits and the earliest is a short dating back to 1959. With Scorsese you’re seeing the evolution of film over decades of incredible work. The faces in the films have changed, however, the way these films make you feel are still the same.
We invited you to check out our 5 Must-See Martin Scorsese Films and let us know what your favorite Scorsese film is in the comments section below.
5 Must-See Martin Scorsese Films
When it comes to highlighting starting from the bottom and working your way up in the Mob, Goodfellas was easily the best film to do so. Scorsese featured Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, who completely nailed their roles.
4. Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York was one of the films that began a very deep relationship between Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio. It displayed the harsh nature of early life in America for immigrants with a story of revenge.
3. The Departed
The Departed continued the relationship between DiCaprio and Scorsese. It was a film that feature a ton of talent and a storyline that involved dirty cops and the mob. What else do you need for a perfect movie night?
2. Taxi Driver
Robert De Niro is obviously one of the most popular actors when it comes to working with Scorsese and he really put it all on the line for Taxi Driver.
1. Raging Bull
You guessed it, Robert De Niro again. However, this time, Scorsese put him in the shoes of a boxer who is rising up the ranks for Raging Bull.