Robert De Niro's best performance: 'Taxi Driver' or 'Raging Bull'? | The Tylt
Robert De Niro is now 74 years old, and fans are celebrating screen legend's legacy. He has starred in many acclaimed films, but his performances in "Taxi Driver" and "Raging Bull" are arguably his most epic. De Niro garnered his first Best Actor Oscar nod for playing a mentally unstable veteran Travis Bickle in "Taxi Driver." But "Taxi Driver" only paved the way for him to later win Best Actor for playing real-life boxer Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull." Which movie is De Niro's greatest? 🎥🌟
Robert De Niro's best performance: 'Taxi Driver' or 'Raging Bull'?
Below is the synopsis of "Taxi Driver,' per IMDB.
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, while attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Watch an iconic clip from the film below.
Below is the synopsis of "Raging Bull," also thanks to IMDB.
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Watch this legendary clip starring De Niro and Joe Pesci below.