It might be nearly impossible to catalog all of Robert De Niro's finest roles across decades of being one of America's greatest actors. He has given audiences many of the most iconic movie lines of all time. Here are just a few of those greatest bits of dialogue.
Fittingly, De Niro is behind one of the most famous movie quotes of all time -- a perfect assessment of toxic masculinity.
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“Someday a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets.”
"Taxi Driver" (1976)
Another great line from "Taxi Driver," this early voice-over monologue showcases Travis Bickle's scary sense of morality.
"You didn't get me down, Ray." - "Raging Bull" (1980) - Jake La Motta has just taken an absolute beating from Sugar Ray Leonard, but he stands upright as he takes his punishment. This line echoes the movie's theme of a guy who hurts himself so much so he can feel anything.