Leonardo DiCaprio Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

09 The Basketball Diaries
New Line Cinema

21. The Basketball Diaries (1995). Total score: 56.3%. IMDb users: 7.3. Metacritic: 46. Rotten Tomatoes: 5. Directed by: Scott Kalvert. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, Mark Wahlberg.
Plot summary: A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

10 The Basketball Diaries
New Line Cinema

The Basketball Diaries' adjusted domestic box office gross: $5,003,000.
What the critics said: "The star shines, but the movie is hard to watch." Janet Maslin, New York Times.

11 The Quick and the Dead
TriStar Pictures

20. The Quick and the Dead (1995). Total score: 57.3%. IMDb users: 6.4. Metacritic: 49. Rotten Tomatoes: 5.9. Directed by: Sam Raimi. Starring: Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio.
Plot summary: A female gunfighter returns to a frontier town where a dueling tournament is being held, which she enters in an effort to avenge her father's death.

12 The Quick and the Dead
TriStar Pictures

The Quick and the Dead's adjusted domestic box office gross: $39,158,100.
What the critics said: "As preposterous as the plot was, there was never a line of Hackman dialogue that didn't sound as if he believed it. The same can't be said, alas, for Sharon Stone..." Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times.

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Warner Bros.

19. J. Edgar (2011). Total score: 60.7%. IMDb users: 6.6. Metacritic: 59. Rotten Tomatoes: 5.7. Directed by: Clint Eastwood. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts.
Plot summary: J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

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Warner Bros.

J. Edgar's adjusted domestic box office gross: $43,534,500.
What the critics said: "Despite being buried in layers of prosthetic latex, DiCaprio is a roaring wonder as J. Edgar Hoover. Even when the film trips on its tall ambitions, you can't shake it off." Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.

15 The Great Gatsby
Warner Bros.

18. The Great Gatsby (2013). Total score: 62.0%. IMDb users: 7.3. Metacritic: 55. Rotten Tomatoes: 5.8. Directed by: Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton.
Plot summary: A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.

16 The Great Gatsby
Warner Bros.

The Great Gatsby's adjusted domestic box office gross: $158,190,600.
What the critics said: "Leonardo DiCaprio gives us the full Gatsby, assured yet insecure, and he's magnificent, but the movie ends up romanticizing what Fitzgerald spent the book de-romanticizing." Ty Burr, Boston Globe.

17 Body of Lies
Warner Bros.

17. Body of Lies (2008). Total score: 62.3%. IMDb users: 7.1. Metacritic: 57. Rotten Tomatoes: 5.9. Directed by: Ridley Scott. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong.
Plot summary: A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.

18 Body of Lies
Warner Bros.

Body of Lies' adjusted domestic box office gross: $50,132,900.
What the critics said: "DiCaprio gives the role plenty of brio, while Crowe—who reportedly gained 50 pounds to play the morally and physically sloven office spook—is agreeably obnoxious" Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter.

19 Romeo + Juliet
Twentieth Century Fox

16. Romeo + Juliet (1996). Total score: 64.7%. IMDb users: 6.8. Metacritic: 60. Rotten Tomatoes: 6.6. Directed by: Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo.
Plot summary: Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

20 Romeo + Juliet
Twentieth Century Fox

Romeo + Juliet's adjusted domestic box office gross: $95,389,400.
What the critics said: "Danes makes a breathtaking Juliet, merging strength and fragility into one. DiCaprio isn't quite as successful as Romeo; there are times when his delivery of Shakespeare's dialogue sounds forced, and, on at least one occasion (when he learns about Juliet's supposed death), he goes way over-the-top." James Berardinelli, ReelViews.