Robert De Niro's Best, Worst and Craziest Performances

From 'Raging Bull' to 'Rocky & Bullwinkle'

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Bad: 'New Year's Eve' (2011)

In this legendarily wretched multi-character romcom, De Niro plays a dying man spending New Year's Eve with nurse Halle Berry. That doesn't actually give him much to do, except look terrible and weak and close to death – which could, frankly, be a metaphor for the entire movie. One wants to entertain the notion that his casting is ironic – that there's a reason that one of the most intense actors of his generation is playing a bedridden, terminal patient. But that would require some evidence that the film has any idea what irony is. BE

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