10 landmark performances by Leonardo DiCaprio

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7 – THE DEPARTED by Martin Scorsese (2007) /┬áScorsese’s tale of Boston Irish tough guys on both sides of the law pitted Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio up against each other. The latter plays a police infiltrate in Costello’s criminal gang. Acting wise, Damon’s “face-like-an-angel” turn opposes excellently DiCaprio’s “angels-with-dirty-faces” one. They rarely meet throughout the film and when they do – ala Heat by Michael Mann – it feels like a violent quick and powerful moment.

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