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Exclusive Supercut: Robert De Niro Loses His Shit


Two-time Oscar winner (and seven-time nominee) Robert De Niro was born on this day in 1943, a bit of a shock for those who still think of him as the wry young spark plug of Taxi Driver and Mean Streets. Throughout his nearly 50-year career, De Niro has distinguished himself for his dedication, immersion, and versatility — and most of all for his intensity. And since there’s nothing more enjoyable than an actor blowing his top, we sifted through over 30 De Niro pictures to put together this montage of Bobby D going off the deep end.


Edited by Jason Bailey

Music by Ennio Morricone, Derek and the Dominoes


The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (Des McAnuff, 2000)

Analyze That (Harold Ramis, 2002)

Awakenings (Penny Marshall, 1990)

Backdraft (Ron Howard, 1991)

Being Flynn (Paul Weitz, 2012)

A Bronx Tale (Robert De Niro, 1993)

Cape Fear (Martin Scorsese, 1991)

Casino (Martin Scorsese, 1995)

City by the Sea (Michael Caton-Jones, 2002)

Cop Land (James Mangold, 1997)

The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino, 1978)

The Fan (Tony Scott, 1996)

Godsend (Nick Hamm, 2004)

Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese, 1990)

Guilty by Suspicion (Irwin Winkler, 1991)

Heat (Michael Mann, 1995)

Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino, 1997)

Jacknife (David Hugh Jones, 1989)

The King of Comedy (Martin Scorsese, 1982)

Mad Dog and Glory (John McNaughton, 1993)

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (Kenneth Branagh, 1994)

Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese, 1973)

Meet the Parents (Jay Roach, 2000)

New York, New York (Martin Scorsese, 1977)

Night and the City (Irwin Winkler, 1992)

Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980)

Righteous Kill (Jon Avnet, 2008)

Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, 2012)

Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)

This Boy’s Life (Michael Caton-Jones, 1993)

The Untouchables (Brian De Palma, 1987)