Robert De Niro's Best, Worst and Craziest Performances

From 'Raging Bull' to 'Rocky & Bullwinkle'

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Bad: 'What Just Happened' (2008)

It's often De Niro's job to be the still, calm center of a movie — an acting choice that might have made sense for this adaption of producer Art Linson's Hollywood memoir, which surrounds him with show business craziness on all sides. Instead, De Niro, playing a fictionalized Linson for director Barry Levinson, goes loud and demonstrative, making the character seem almost as unhinged as those around him. What just happened, indeed. KP

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