Robert De Niro's Best, Worst and Craziest Performances

From 'Raging Bull' to 'Rocky & Bullwinkle'

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Bad: 'Little Fockers' (2010)

Let's get one thing out of the way first: De Niro's performance in the first Meet the Parents film, playing Ben Stiller's highly paranoid and judgmental father-in-law-to-be, is one of his best comedic performances, proving that he could get laughs and be part of comic ensemble without mugging it up. By the time the third film in the series came around, however, De Niro had settled for a lifeless, one-note shtick. In his defense, it's not like anyone else in this film is trying that hard either. But still. BE

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