Leonardo DiCaprio's best rich-guy movie: 'The Great Gatsby' or 'The Wolf of Wall Street'? | The Tylt
Leonardo DiCaprio turns 43 years old on November 11, and he remains a Hollywood A-lister more than two decades into his career. Leo is known for his versatility as an actor, playing complex rich men in dramas about extravagant lifestyles. Leo gave a spectacle of a performance in "The Wolf of Wall Street," garnering an Oscar nod for Best Actor in 2014. Leo also successfully helped bring the adapted film "The Great Gatsby" to the silver screen in 2013. Which rich-guy movie is his best? 📽️🌟
Leonardo DiCaprio's best rich-guy movie: 'The Great Gatsby' or 'The Wolf of Wall Street'?
Below is the synopsis of "The Great Gatsby," per IMDB.
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
"The Great Gatsby" made more than $351 million globally at the box office. While the film wasn't a critical success, many praised its art direction and costume design. The film won Oscars in both categories.
Below is the synopsis of "The Wolf of Wall Street," per IMDB.
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
"The Wolf of Wall Street" was another successful collaboration between Leo and Martin Scorsese. The film grossed more than $392 million worldwide at the box office and scored five Oscar nominations. The New Republic's David Thomson wrote:
DiCaprio has hinted before that comedy might be his natural calling -- think of Catch Me If You Can -- but his energy here is not just fun, it's discovery.