De Niro, Robert
Most widely held works about Robert De Niro
Most widely held works by Robert De Niro
GoodFellas ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
Focuses on a group of men involved with organized crime while giving an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80. Based on the life of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood.
Taxi driver ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
A New York cab driver is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a teenage prostitute and embarks on a violent rampage against a world of filth and corruption.
The deer hunter ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress.
Meet the Fockers ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,649 libraries worldwide
When Pam and Greg get their parents together it turns into one disaster after another. The hippie Fockers are the direct opposite of the uptight Byrneses. With one pitfall after the next, the film takes awkward in-law experiences to new heights.
About a boy ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up.
The good shepherd ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him.
Wag the dog ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
Stardust ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life.
Raging bull ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage.
Men of honor ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver. Despite a ruthless training officer and a tragic shipboard accident, Carl's iron will is never broken. Against all odds, he pushes on to achieve the impossible.
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
De Niro stars as champion boxer Jake La Motta, who rose from the streets of the Bronx to the heights of his sport, only to find disillusionment and corruption as well as fame.
Mean streets ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
Charlie, a 27-year-old, tries to work his way up the bottom rungs of organized crime's ladder. Amy Robinson is Teresa, the girlfriend Charlie's family declares "unsuitable" because she has epilepsy.
Shark tale ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
Oscar is a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, who becomes an improbable hero when he tells a great white lie. To keep his secret, Oscar teams up with an outcast vegetarian Great White shark, Lenny, and the two become the most unlikely of friends. When his lie begins to unravel, it's up to Oscar's loyal friend Angie and Lenny to help him stand up to the most feared shark in the water and find his true place in the reef.
Mario Puzo's The Godfather. Part II ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption.
Heat ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop. following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's.
Meet the parents ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
Greg is in love with Pam, and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things slide steadily downhill. Pam's dad, Jack, takes an instant and obvious dislike to Greg, remarking constantly about the fact that he is a male nurse. The weekend goes from bad to worse when Greg manages to, almost, destroy the house and the wedding.
Analyze this ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
A spoof on the gangster roles that have been associated with De Niro's film career, this is the story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist.
Backdraft ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Stephen McCaffrey and his younger brother Brian are two feuding siblings carrying on an heroic family tradition in the Chicago fire department. Stephen is so relentless that he drives Brian out of firefighting and into arson investigation. Assisting arson investigator Donald Rimgale, Brian becomes involved in a puzzling series of arson attacks, each ignited by explosive phenomena known as backdrafts. Before the smoke clears, love affairs are rekindled and lives are shattered as the McCaffrey brothers fight to resolve their differences and solve the mystery.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden.
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