#5 The Wolf of Wall Street
Once again teaming up with Martin Scorsese, DiCaprio starred in The Wolf of Wall Street, a three-hour look into the like of wealthy Wall Street stockbroker Jordan Belfort. The performance is a tour-de-force, having DiCaprio show dramatic depth, unnerving intensity, and hilarious physical comedy. He did receive a nomination for Best Actor, and was seen as one of the potential winners, but he eventually lost out to Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club - an actor with whom he shared scenes in The Wolf of Wall Street.
DiCaprio, thus far, has had a tremendous career. What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Catch Me if You Can, Gangs of New York, The Aviator, Shutter Island, and The Great Gatsby are all potentially worthy. There are probably even more! The point is, DiCaprio is one of our best actors, and it's great to see a talented person get the biggest accolade he can in his profession.
What are your favorite performances from Leonardo DiCaprio's career?
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