Robert De Niro's highest grossing films are "Meet the Fockers," "Meet the Parents," "Shark Tale," "Little Fockers" and "Silver Linings Playbook," as of 2015. The rankings vary depending on whether the domestic or worldwide gross of a movie is used.Continue Reading
Rotten Tomatoes lists De Niro's highest reviewed films as "Taxi Driver," "The Godfather, Part II," "Raging Bull," "Mean Streets" and "Brazil." Other films he is known for include "Casino" and "Goodfellas."
Roles for which De Niro has received critical acclaim include his roles as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather, Part II" and Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull," each of which won him the Academy Award for Best Actor. His work in "Raging Bull" also earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2003 and the Cecil B. DeMille Award from the Golden Globes in 2010.
"Premiere" magazine has listed De Niro in several lists honoring bodies of work and individual performances. In 2005, the magazine ranked him as the 38th greatest movie star of all time. In its 2006 list of the 100 Greatest Performances of All Time, his role as Jake LaMotta ranked 10th and his role as Travis Bickle in "Taxi Driver" ranked 42nd.Learn more about Art & Literature