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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Robert De Niro as "Pat Sr."

After losing his job and wife, and spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) winds up living with his parents (Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver). He wants to rebuild his life and reunite with his wife, but his parents would be happy if he just shared their obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles. Things get complicated when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), who offers to help him reconnect with his wife, if he will do something very important for her in exchange.

Academy Award (2012) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Meet the Parents (2000)

Robert De Niro as "Jack Byrnes"

Everything that can possibly go wrong for groom-to-be Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) does. The problems begin with Greg's disastrous first meeting with his girlfriend's family -- most notably her intimidating father Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) and it's all downhill from there.

Golden Globe (2000) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Analyze This (1999)

Robert De Niro as "Boss Paul Viti"

When doctors tell a mob boss (Robert De Niro) that he is suffering from anxiety attacks, he seeks the help of Ben, a therapist (Billy Crystal), who is manipulated into treating him, with hysterical results. Just as Ben and his fiancée (Lisa Kudrow) are about to wed, they are faced with a mobster who won't take no for an answer.

Golden Globe (1999) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Cape Fear (1991)

Robert De Niro as "Max Cady"

When attorney Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte) knowingly withholds evidence that would acquit violent sex offender Max Cady (Robert De Niro) of rape charges, Max spends 14 years in prison. But after Max's release, knowing about Sam's deceit, he devotes his life to stalking and destroying the Bowden family. When practical attempts to stop Max fail, Sam realizes that he must act outside the law to protect his wife and daughter in Martin Scorsese's remake of the classic 1962 thriller.

Academy Award (1991) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (1991) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Awakenings (1990)

Robert De Niro as "Leonard Lowe"

The story of a doctor's extraordinary work in the Sixties with a group of catatonic patients he finds languishing in a Bronx hospital. Speculating that their rigidity may be akin to an extreme form of Parkinsonism, he seeks permission from his skeptical superiors to treat them with L-dopa, a drug that was used to treat Parkinson's disease at the time.

Academy Award (1990) Nominated Best Actor

GoodFellas (1990)

Robert De Niro as "James "Jimmy" Conway"

A young man grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He enjoys his life of money and luxury, but is oblivious to the horror that he causes. A drug addiction and a few mistakes ultimately unravel his climb to the top. Based on the book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role

Midnight Run (1988)

Robert De Niro as "Jack Walsh"

When Eddie Moscone (Joe Pantoliano) hires tight-lipped bounty hunter Jack Walsh (Robert De Niro) to locate a mob accountant named "The Duke" (Charles Grodin) and bring him to L.A., Eddie tells Jack that the job will be simple, or a "midnight run." But when Jack finds The Duke, the FBI and the mob are anxious to get their hands on him. In a cross-country chase, Jack must evade the authorities, hide from the mob and prevent The Duke's erratic personality from driving him mad.

Golden Globe (1988) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

The King of Comedy (1983)

Robert De Niro as "Rupert Pupkin"

Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) is a failure in life but a celebrity in his own mind, hosting an imaginary talk show in his mother's basement. When he meets actual talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis), he's convinced it will provide his big break, but Langford isn't interested in the would-be comedian. Undaunted, Pupkin effectively stalks Langford -- and when that doesn't work, he kidnaps him, offering his release in exchange for a guest spot on Langford's show.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983) Nominated Actor

Raging Bull (1980)

Robert De Niro as "Jake La Motta"

The story of a middleweight boxer as he rises through ranks to earn his first shot at the middleweight crown. He falls in love with a gorgeous girl from the Bronx. The inability to express his feelings enters into the ring and eventually takes over his life. He eventually is sent into a downward spiral that costs him everything.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981) Nominated Actor
Academy Award (1980) Won Best Actor
Golden Globe (1980) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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