A widowed dad (Robert De Niro) gets worried when his three grown children (Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, and Kate Beckinsale) all cancel their plans to spend Christmas with him at the last minute. He heads off to visit each of them, and learns that while they told their mother everything, they are ashamed to let him know when something bad has happened in their lives. His visit deepens his understanding of them, and himself. Directed by Kirk Jones. With Damian Young. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Drama. Year: 2009.
Robert De Niro in Everybody's Fine
With a vigilante serial killer on the loose, Turk (Robert De Niro) and Rooster (Al Pacino), two veteran New York City detectives, work to identify a possible connection between a rash of recent murders and a case they thought was solved years ago. Targetting criminals who have fallen through the cracks of the justice system, the killer leaves notes on the victims justifying his crimes. As the bodies pile up, Turk and Rooster work to track down the man responsible, and must face the fact that an innocent man may have been sent to prison the first time around. Directed by Jon Avnet. With Carla Gugino, John Leguizamo, Donnie Wahlberg, 50 Cent, Brian Dennehy and Dan Futterman. Categories: Crime, Drama, Action. Year: 2008.
Robert De Niro in Righteous Kill
Ben (Robert De Niro), a fading middle-aged Hollywood producer, struggles to balance his troubled homelife with the stresses of his job. Attending marriage counseling with his wife Kelly (Robin Wright Penn) and having trouble getting his new film made, Ben is surrounded by people who need him to be and do more than he already is. Directed by Barry Levinson. With Bruce Willis, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Kristen Stewart, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener and Michael Wincott. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Robert De Niro in What Just Happened?
When a bright light streaks across the night sky above a village located near the edge of a magical land, a young man named Tristan (Charlie Cox) sets out to recover the fallen star in order to win the heart of Victoria (Sienna Miller), the beutiful, but cold object of his desire. Once in the mysterious realm, Tristan finds that the star has transformed into a girl named Yvaine (Claire Danes) and that he is not the only one searching for her. To make it home, Tristan will have to overcome the evil sons of an aging king (Peter O'Toole), a wicked witch (Michelle Pfeiffer), a pirate named Captain Shakespeare (Robert De Niro) and a shady trader (Ricky Gervais). Directed by Matthew Vaughn. With Ian McKellen and Rupert Everett. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Robert De Niro in Stardust
Matt Damon stars Edward Wilson, as an idealistic young man who is recruited to start the Central Intelligence Organization. Angelina Jolie is his neglected young wife and William Hurt is a more experienced spy who takes Wilson under his wing. Robert De Niro (who also directed) has a small role as Wilson's aging boss. The film is based on fact and incorporates details of many real historical events. Directed by Robert De Niro. With Alec Baldwin and Billy Crudup. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Robert De Niro in The Good Shepherd
After finally winning over his fiancée's (Teri Polo) tough ex-CIA agent father (Robert De Niro), Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) faces one more challenge: introducing his soon to be in-laws to his eccentric, free-spirited parents (Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand). During a chaotic week in Miami, Greg tries to keep the peace while facing the possibility that he might have an illegitimate son. Directed by Jay Roach. With Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2004.
Robert De Niro in Meet the Fockers
Oscar (Will Smith) is a fast-talking little fish in a tidal wave of trouble after Frankie (Michael Imperioli), the son of notorious mafia shark Don Lino (Robert De Niro), is killed by a dropped anchor while trying to make Oscar his next meal. On the run from the vengeful crime boss, Oscar teams up with Lino's timid, vegetarian son, Lenny (Jack Black), to try and save himself from ending up in Don Lino's powerful jaws. Directed by Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson and Rob Letterman. With Renée Zellweger, Angelina Jolie, Martin Scorsese, Ziggy Marley and Vincent Pastore. Categories: Animation, Comedy, Family. Year: 2004.
Robert De Niro in Shark Tale
When mentally unstable mafia don Paul Vitti (Robert De Niro) is released from prison, he returns to the care of Dr. Ben Sobel (Billy Crystal), the only psychiatrist who could work with the unsound killer. Unfortunately, Sobol is in need of help himself, as his inheritance of the family practice and the stress of married life is threatening to put him out of service. Directed by Harold Ramis. With Joe Viterelli, Cathy Moriarty and Lisa Kudrow as Laura Sobel. Categories: Comedy, Crime, New York. Year: 2002.
Robert De Niro in Analyze That
Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) plans to ask his girlfriend (Teri Polo) to marry him. But, first, Greg will have to win over her ultra-protective father (Robert De Niro) during his first visit to the family home. Greg, a male nurse, is eager to please, but impressing a former CIA agent is anything but easy. Of course, everything that can go wrong does, including the disappearance of the family's beloved and talented cat. Directed by Jay Roach. With Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2000.
Robert De Niro in Meet the Parents
Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as Carl Brashear, the first African-American man to serve as a Navy SEAL. Coming from a poor family, Carl faced an uphill battle to achieve his goal, and it became even more challenging after he lost part of his leg in an accident. His mentor in the Navy, Billy Sunday (Robert De Niro), was a tough taskmaster opposed to the idea of African Americans being trained as divers who gradually came to respect Carl. Charlize Theron plays Billy's wife. Directed by George Tillman Jr Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2000.
Robert De Niro in Men of Honor
Paul Vitti (Robert De Niro), a cold-blooded mob boss who has been suffering from anxiety attacks, looks to psychiatrist Ben Sobol (Billy Crystal) to help him sort things out. Sobel isn't thrilled with the idea of working for a criminal but, after being persuaded by Vitti, he decides it's in his best interests to assist his new client. As Vitti's problems escalate, Sobol does his best to satisfy the needy mobster, while contending with the demands of his bride-to-be (Lisa Kudrow). Directed by Harold Ramis. With Chazz Palminteri. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 1999.
Robert De Niro in Analyze This
After receiving word that a mysterious benfactor has arranged a gallery show for him, Finnegan Bell (Ethan Hawke) travels to New York City to display his art for the first time. There, he runs into Estella (Gwyneth Paltrow), a lost childhood love who toyed with his emotions and confused him with her changeable ways. Now involved with a wealthy businessman (Hank Azaria), Estella nonetheless renews her relationship with Finnegan, and once again confounds his emotions with a combination of lust and cruelty. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. With Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft and Robert De Niro. Categories: Drama, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 1998.
Robert De Niro in Great Expectations