List of Movies Starring Leonardo DiCaprio on Netflix

Leonardo DiCaprio has become a cinema icon throughout his several decades appearing in everything from smaller indie titles to massive blockbusters. We’ve dived into the global Netflix library and picked out every movie that Leonardo DiCaprio stars in streaming right now on Netflix.

Please Note: Not all of the following films are available for viewing on Netflix US.


Before the Flood (2016)

Genre: Nature Documentary
Regions Streaming: US, UK, CAN, AUS + 22 More Regions

Leonardi DiCaprio is arguably the biggest actor in Hollywood that is actively trying to combat climate change. His comments on climate change have been well documented along with all the actions he has taken towards combating the biggest threat to the planet. In the documentary Before the Flood, DiCaprio travels around the world meeting the leading scientists, activists and the world’s leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and the solutions that could combat it.


Blood Diamond (2006)

Genre: Action, Thriller
Regions Streaming: US, CAN, RUS + 9 More Regions

While the film didn’t receive flattering numbers at the box office, Blood Diamond is well remembered for the performances of DiCaprio and Hounsou respectively. DiCaprio is no stranger to Academy Award nominations and earned his third such nomination for his role of Danny Archer in Blood Diamond. His fellow co-star Djimon Hounsou would also earn a nomination in the best supporting actor category.

The Plot

In the war-torn country of Sierra Leone, a smuggler and fisherman set out on a quest to recover a priceless gem that could transform their lives forever. Traveling through perilous rebel territory, the pair enlist the help of an American journalist to help them. If they recover the gem Solomon the fisherman can save his family, while Danny Archer the smuggler would finally be able to have a second chance at life.


Body of Lies (2008)

Genre: Action, Thriller
Regions Streaming: US, CAN, RUS + 11 More Regions

Arguably one of DiCaprio’s less celebrated films, Body of Lies struggled to make do at the box office. Even with Ridley Scott in the director’s seat failed to bring in the audience to make the film a smash hit at the box office. The performances of Leonardo DiCaprio and co-star Russel Crowe were praised in elevating the film, but a torrent of spy cliches in the narrative failed to impress critics. But if you’re looking for a Spy-Thriller to binge on then Body of Lies is perfect for you.

The Plot

CIA operative Roger Ferris is at odds with his boss, the leader of the CIA’s Near East Division and the Director of the Jordanian Intelligence as the trio attempt to apprehend the elusive terrorist known as Al-Saleem.


Django Unchained (2012)

Genre: Western, Drama
Regions Streaming: CAN, NETH, JAP + 19 More Regions

The collaboration between DiCaprio and Tarantino created one of the greatest villains in Hollywood history. Cast as Calvin Candie, DiCaprio gave an Oscar-winning performance that didn’t even earn a nomination at the Academy. The award did go to co-star Christoph Waltz, but DiCaprio’s presence as the despicable slave owner was one of the most captivating performances of his career.

The Plot

Traveling bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz saves the life of Black slave Django Freeman. Enlisting the help of the German bounty hunter, Django sets out to free his wife from a vile and malicious Mississippi plantation owner, Calvin Candie.


Gangs of New York (2002)

Genre: Crime, Historical Drama
Regions Streaming: UK, IND, JAP, SWE

Gangs of New York was the first of many Martin Scorsese films that star Leonardo DiCaprio. While the film earned 10 nominations at 75th academy awards, sadly it would miss out on the lot. Still one of the best films in Martin Scorsese’s filmography, it too was a great showcase for DiCaprio to show off his acting ability.

The Plot

Tensions between the Catholic and Protestant communities in Five Points, Manhatten were at their bloodiest during the 1800s. 16 years ago Amsterdam Vallon’s father was killed by William “Bill the Butcher” Cutting. Looking for revenge against his father’s killer, Amsterdam Vallon returns to Five Points to murder Bill and avenge his father’s death.


Inception (2010)

Genre: Sci-Fi
Regions Streaming: UK, JAP, RUS + 20 More Regions

Christopher Nolan showcased his love and his art of practical effects in 2010’s Inception. One of the best movies of the year it brought home four academy awards. The very first and currently last role DiCaprio has had in a Nolan film, has also become one of his most memorable roles to date.

The Plot

The art of extraction is one of the most dangerous skills in the world, infiltrating the subconscious mind while they are at their most vulnerable extracting their biggest secrets. Dom Cobb and his crack team must pull off a near-impossible job, instead of stealing from a subconscious they must supplant an idea into the mind of a C.E.O’s son. With one last hope at redemption, Cobb’s biggest danger to the mission is an enemy only he could have seen coming.


Revolutionary Road (2008)

Genre: Drama
Regions Streaming: IND, NTH, RUS + 17 More Regions

The pairing of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet is one of the most iconic in Hollywood. 11 years after their performances in Titanic, the pair returned to act together once again in Revolutionary Road. While it didn’t strike the same chord as the 1997 classic, many fans were happy to see DiCaprio and Winslet on screen together once again.

The Plot

April and Frank’s marriage unravels when a plan to change their ‘perfect’ lives becomes their last hope to escape lives engulfed in emptiness.


Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Genre: Drama, Romance
Regions Streaming: Netherlands

Prior to the Titanic, Romeo + Juliet was Leonardo DiCaprio’s biggest role to date. Through the art of a modern setting and using the old Shakespearean script, Romeo + Juliet has become one of the most iconic adaptations of all time. While the film was well received critically, it became the platform DiCaprio needed to go onto even bigger roles.

The Plot

The bard’s dialogue remains intact in this modern take on William Shakespeare’s tragedy, as the children of two feuding families are drawn together.


Shutter Island (2010)

Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Regions Streaming: GER, JAP, NTH, RUS + 8 More Regions

2010 was a fantastic year for Leonardo DiCaprio with the release of Inception and Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island. One of the most underrated films DiCaprio has ever starred in, for many Shutter Island is considered to be some of Scorsese’s best work. With phenomenal performances from DiCaprio and the cast, pulled off one of best plot twists in cinema in the past 10 years.

The Plot

U.S Marshal Teddy Daniels along with his new partner are assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient at Ashcliffe Hospital. Upon arrival, it soon becomes clear there is more to the disappearance then meets the eye. As Teddy’s investigation deepens further, for him to solve the mystery he must confront his darkest fear if he has any hope of leaving the island alive.


The Aviator (2004)

Genre: Biopic, Drama
Regions Streaming: US, IND, JAP

The Aviator was the second successive Scorsese film in which Leonardo DiCaprio starred in. Through the help of Scorsese’s artistic approach to storytelling, DiCaprio really began to shine as an actor and this was evident through his performance in The Aviator. His role in the film earned him his second Oscar nomination but his first in the Best Actor category.

The Plot

Eccentric director and aviator Howard Hughes was a pioneer in the film industry and aviation industry, but behind closed the doors the legendary philanthropist struggled with his own personal demons.


The Beach (2000)

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Regions Streaming: GER, SKR, SWI + 3 more regions

To name a few Leonardo DiCaprio has worked with some of the most incredible directors throughout his career. Prior to working with Martin Scorsese, DiCaprio took the lead role in Danny Boyle’s The Beach. While Dicaprio’s performance was solid (as per usual) the legacy of the film is tarred by the tourism the film brought to the Thailand location and the landscaping for the film that harmed the ecosystem within the area.

The Plot

A traveler learns of a secret beach that purportedly exemplifies paradise, and discovers a bohemian community intent on keeping its refuge a secret.


The Departed (2006)

Genre: Crime, Thriller
Regions Streaming: US, AUS, CAN + 13 More Regions

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in 2006, DiCaprio’s third film since 2002 was also the third successive Scorsese film the actor starred in. Arguably some of Scorsese’s best storytelling The Departed is a personal favorite and cannot be recommended enough. How DiCaprio never earnt an Oscar nomination is beyond a shadow of a doubt one of the biggest sins the Academy has ever committed.

The Plot

Boston Police officer Billy Costigan infiltrates the Boston Mob meanwhile Colin Sullivan working for the Mob infiltrates the Boston police department. Both the police and the mob know there are moles in each other’s organizations but it’s up to Billy and Colin to find each other In a dangerous game of cat and mouse.


The Great Gatsby (2013)

Genre: Crime: Drama, Romance
Regions Streaming: AUS, IND, JAP + 13 More Regions

The legacy left behind by the 2013 adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald comes in the form of a meme. While the film is highly memorable for winning two Academy Awards (Best Production Design, Costume), the film itself failed to impress critics. Regardless of what critics thought, the film still made over $300 Million at the box office.

The Plot

At the height of the roaring twenties, in New York, Jay Gatsby holds the most extravagant parties in the hope the woman he loves attends. Bearing witness to Gatsby’s life of love spiral into the tragedy is World War I veteran Nick Carraway, who in his old age recounts the time he spent living next door to his millionaire neighbor.


The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Regions Streaming: US

The Man in the Iron Mask gave Leonardo DiCaprio the opportunity to portray two different personalities by portraying twins King Louis XIV and Philippe.

The Plot

In this legendary swashbuckling adventure of the three musketeers, the fabled warriors hatch a scheme to replace the dastardly King Louis XIV and replace him with his wrongly imprisoned twin brother.


The Quick and the Dead (1995)

Genre: Western
Regions Streaming: CAN, IND, RUS + 11 More Regions

The third feature film DiCaprio starred in, came off the back of his Oscar nomination from ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.’

The Plot

Out for revenge for the death of her sheriff father, a gunslinger only known as “The Lady” arrives in the frontier town. Entering a dueling tournament the town is hosting, this may be the only chance the female gunslinger gets to avenge her father.


The Revenant (2015)

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Regions: UK, AUS, NTH + 18 More Regions

DiCaprio’s fifth nomination as an actor and sixth overall, his role as Hugh Glass was finally the film that earned him a long overdue Academy Award. The film itself is a masterpiece in cinematography and rightfully earned a further two Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Cinematography respectively.

The Plot

in the year 1823, a group of frontiersman are exploring the uncharted wilderness, one of the men Hugh Glass is savagely attacked by a bear and left for dead by his fellow frontiersman. Powerless to stop him, Glass witnesses the death of his son at the hands of one of the men while he lay gravely injured. Driven by vengeance, Glass must use all of his survival skills to traverse the deadly snowy terrain and track down his betrayers.


The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Genre: Dark Comedy, Drama
Regions: UK, AUS + 10 More Regions

Leonardo DiCaprio’s role as Jordan Belfort rightfully earned him his fourth Oscar nomination for a Best Actor award (three for best actor and one for the best-supporting-actor). 2014 was an incredibly strong year in the category, but DiCaprio’s Oscar would have to wait, missing out on the award to Matthew McConaughey. DiCaprio has had a great number of iconic roles and his portrayal of Jordan Belfort will go down in history as one of his best.

The Plot

Based on the true story of stockbroker Jordan Belfort, The Wolf of Wall Street chronicles the journey of Jordan Belfort from his first day on Wall Street as a babyfaced stockbroker to his last days as one of the most corrupt and infamous stockbrokers that have ever stepped foot on Wall Street.


Titanic (1997)

Genre: Romance, Historical Drama
Regions Streaming: Germany, South Korea, Switzerland

For a film that earned 11 Oscars at the Academy Awards, many will be surprised to learn that DiCaprio never even earned a nomination. His fellow co-star Kate Winslet rightfully earned an Academy Award for Best Actress. Already featuring in some very prominent roles, DiCaprio’s career was sent into the stratosphere thanks to the overwhelming success of Titanic.

The Plot

A survivor of the Titanic in her old age reflects on the tragic journey and her time spent on the world-famous ship. Rose was a girl of high society and upon meeting the penniless artist Jack it wasn’t long before the pair fell in love. Tragedy would strike as the star crossed lovers would have to fight for their lives while the Titanic would sink into depths of the Atlantic


What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Genre: Drama
Regions Streaming: India, South Korea

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape was the second feature film DiCaprio starred in. The very first of many Oscar nominations to come, many still feel his role as Arnie Grape should have won. With a truly spectacular performance for someone of his age, this was just the beginning of what currently is one of the best acting careers to date.

The Plot

Gilbert Grape bears the responsibility of looking after his morbidly obese mother and his mentally impaired brother Arnie. Upon meeting Becky after she is stranded in the backwater Iowa town, she soon opens his eyes to a whole new outlook on life.


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