For nearly six decades, Martin Scorsese has remained a leading figure in Hollywood.
The Academy Award-winning director’s illustrious career began with 1967’s Who's That Knocking at My Door and has spanned into the 2000s and beyond, having helmed some of the most compelling films to ever exist. He has received multiple accolades and nominations from virtually every prestigious award body including the Oscars, BAFTAs, Primetime Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes. As he enters his 80s and beyond, Scorsese displays an unwavering commitment to his craft. He continues to demonstrate an insatiable drive to create unforgettable and captivating films.
Here is a list of every Martin Scorsese-directed feature film (26 in total) ranked from best to worst and where you can stream them.
Establishing himself as a tour de force (1960s - 1990s)
The initial stages of Martin Scorsese's career demonstrate his storytelling prowess across various genres. Several of his works like Who's That Knocking at My Door, Boxcar Bertha, Mean Streets, Raging Bull, Cape Fear and Bringing Out the Dead, showcase his ability in effectively portraying interpersonal drama among the film’s lead characters.
Scorsese has also explored genres beyond his notable expertise in crime with films like romantic dramedy Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (which earned Ellen Burstyn an Oscar for Best Actress), the romantic music-drama New York, New York, the black comedy After Hours, and the historical epic The Last Temptation of Christ.
Among his most acclaimed works from this era are, undeniably, the crime-thriller collaborations with Hollywood icon Robert De Niro. Timeless titles like Taxi Driver, The King of Comedy, Goodfellas, and Casino continue to captivate audiences decades after their debut, thanks to their compelling storytelling and intricately layered characters.
The legend shows no signs of slowing down (2000s - Present)
As the new millennium dawned, Martin Scorsese began his collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio. Beginning in 2002 with Gangs of New York, this dynamic director-actor duo successfully worked together on a total of six films (seven, if you count the short film The Audition). In addition to the previously mentioned title, their collaborative efforts include The Aviator, The Departed, Shutter Island, The Wolf of Wall Street and Killers of the Flower Moon. After seven prior Oscar nominations, Scorsese finally earned the coveted Best Director award in 2007 for The Departed.
Scorsese's cinematic brilliance shines through beyond his partnership with DiCaprio. He continues to showcase his versatility by directing the visually enthralling 3D adventure film Hugo alongside helming two historical epics, Silence in 2016 and The Irishman in 2019.
Where can I watch Martin Scorsese’s filmography?
For those wanting to check out every one of the legendary director’s works, JustWatch lets you know which streaming platforms you can use to watch any of his films. This includes major services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, just to name a few. We hope you have a Scor-sational time watching his movies!