Today marks iconic actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s 44th birthday! To celebrate, we’ve got a run down of our fave Leo Decaprio films to watch!
The Great Gatsby (2013)
This epic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel follows the life and times of billionaire Jay Gatsby through the roaring twenties.
Shutter Island (2010)
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal (DiCaprio) investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
The Beach (2000)
Vicenarian Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Inception follows DiCaprio’s character, Dom Cobb, a professional thief who steals information via infiltration of the subconscious. Not only is Leo main character, but the line up of this film boasts Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Cillian Murphy, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt!
Django Unchained (2012)
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner (DiCaprio as Calvin Candie).
The Revenant (2015)
This semi-biographical film, adapted from Michael Punk’s novel of the same name, follows a frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820’s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. This film finally got Leo his well deserved Oscar award after several years of nominations and being unsuccessful.
The film that bought him international fame, Titanic follows Rose and Jack, two people from vastly different social classes, as they fall in love on the ill-fated ship’s maiden-voyage.
Romeo & Juliet (1996)
Another classic young DiCaprio film see’s Shakespeare’s famous play re-imagined to the hip modern suburb of Verona, whilst still retaining its original dialogue.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
A film based on the memoirs of Jordan Belfont, the film follows his perspective on his career as a stockbroker in New York City. It tells the story of how firm Stratton Oakmont engages in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street which, ultimately leads to Belfont’s downfall. Starring Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie, this film got Leo both golden globe and academy award nominations.
And that’s a wrap!