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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Jordan Belfort"

In 1987, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) takes an entry-level job at a Wall Street brokerage firm. By the early 1990s, while still in his 20s, Belfort founds his own firm, Stratton Oakmont. Together with his trusted lieutenant (Jonah Hill) and a merry band of brokers, Belfort makes a huge fortune by defrauding wealthy investors out of millions. However, while Belfort and his cronies partake in a hedonistic brew of sex, drugs and thrills, the SEC and the FBI close in on his empire of excess.

Academy Award (2013) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013) Nominated Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2013) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Django Unchained (2012)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Calvin Candie"

Two years before the Civil War, Django (Jamie Foxx), a slave, finds himself accompanying an unorthodox German bounty hunter named Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) on a mission to capture the vicious Brittle brothers. Their mission successful, Schultz frees Django, and together they hunt the South's most-wanted criminals. Their travels take them to the infamous plantation of shady Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio), where Django's long-lost wife (Kerry Washington) is still a slave.

Golden Globe (2012) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

J. Edgar (2011)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "J. Edgar Hoover"

As head of the FBI for nearly 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) becomes one of America's most-powerful men. Serving through eight presidents and three wars, Hoover utilizes methods both ruthless and heroic to keep his country safe. Projecting a guarded persona in public and in private, he lets few into his inner circle. Among those closest to him are his protege and constant companion, Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer), and Helen Gandy (Naomi Watts), his loyal secretary.

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Revolutionary Road (2008)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Frank Wheeler"

Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) and April Wheeler (Kate Winslet) always see themselves as far-removed from the conventionality of suburbia. Yet that is exactly what creeps up on them when they buy a house in Connecticut. He toils 10 hours a day in a job he hates, while she, as a 1950s homemaker, yearns for fulfillment and passion. Rebelling against the torpor of their lives, the couple plan an escape that may push them to their limits.

Golden Globe (2008) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Blood Diamond (2006)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Danny Archer"

As civil war rages through 1990s Sierra Leone, two men, a white South African mercenary (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a black Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou), become joined in a common quest to recover a rare gem that has the power to transform their lives. With the help of an American journalist (Jennifer Connelly), the men embark on a hazardous trek through rebel territory to achieve their goal.

Academy Award (2006) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (2006) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

The Departed (2006)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Billy Costigan"

South Boston cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes under cover to infiltrate the organization of gangland chief Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). As Billy gains the mobster's trust, a career criminal named Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) infiltrates the police department and reports on its activities to his syndicate bosses. When both organizations learn they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must figure out each other's identities to save their own lives.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2006) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Aviator (2004)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Howard Hughes"

Billionaire and aviation tycoon Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a successful public figure: a director of big-budget Hollywood films such as "Hell's Angels," a passionate lover of Hollywood leading ladies Katharine Hepburn (Cate Blanchett) and Ava Gardner (Kate Beckinsale), and an aviation pioneer who helps build TWA into a major airline. But in private, Hughes remains tormented, suffering from paralyzing phobias and depression. The higher he rises, the farther has to fall.

Academy Award (2004) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2004) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Catch Me if You Can (2002)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Frank W. Abagnale"

Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) worked as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline -- all before his 18th birthday. A master of deception, he was also a brilliant forger, whose skill gave him his first real claim to fame: At the age of 17, Frank Abagnale, Jr. became the most successful bank robber in the history of the U.S. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks) makes it his prime mission to capture Frank and bring him to justice, but Frank is always one step ahead of him.

Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Titanic (1997)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Jack Dawson"

James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era -- the "ship of dreams" -- which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.

Golden Globe (1997) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Leonardo DiCaprio as "Arnie Grape"

Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother (Darlene Cates), who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver (Mary Steenburgen), Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky (Juliette Lewis).

Academy Award (1993) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1993) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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