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MAGICIAN OF MACHISMO!!! Top 10 Movies of Legendary Director MARTIN SCORSESE

Martin Charles Scorseseis an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. Here is the list of best movies directed by him.


Goodfellas (1990)

With Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco
 Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Raging Bull (1980)

With Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent
 An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.

Casino (1995)

With Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods
 Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Hugo (2011)

With Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley
 Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

The King of Comedy (1982)

With Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard
Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin wants to achieve success in show biz by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

The Departed (2006)

With Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg
 An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Shutter Island (2010)

With Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley
A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Taxi Driver (1976)

With Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks
 A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

With Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.

After Hours (1985)

With Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.