We Love Movies Sweeps

You could win a YEAR OF MOVIE TICKETS!

We Love Movies Sweeps
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. and D.C. who are at least 18 years of age (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older) and who have an active email account and Internet access as of 5/5/15. The Promotion Period begins at 9:00:00 a.m. PT on 5/6/15 and ends at 8:59:59 a.m. PT on 8/16/15 and is comprised of 103 separate and distinct Sweepstakes Periods, with each Sweepstakes Period lasting for one (1) day beginning at 9:00 a.m. PT on one calendar date and ending at 8:59:59 a.m. PT on the following calendar date during the Promotion Period. Entries from each Sweepstakes Period will not roll over to a subsequent Sweepstakes Period. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning dependent upon total number of eligible entries received during each Sweepstakes Period. Limit of 1 entry/pp/Sweepstakes Period. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected for each Sweepstakes Period from all eligible entries received during that particular Sweepstakes Period. 103-Grand Prizes: one (1) Fandango Promotional Code worth up to $720.00 USD good toward the purchase of movie tickets on www.Fandango.com or via the Fandango mobile app and valid until 8/30/16 (ARV: $720.00 USD). See complete Official Rules at http://www.fandango.com/sweepstakesrules/welovemovies for complete prize details, retail values and alternate method of entry. Sponsor: Fandango, LLC.

What Is Robert De Niro's Best Nongangster Role?

In the new movie The Family, Robert De Niro is back to what he's best known for: playing a gangster. This time, he's a mafia boss who enters the Witness Protection Program with his wife and kids after he snitches on others in the mob. And to give it an extended element of fish-out-of-water humor, the clan is relocated to a small town in France. His many wiseguy roles include another culture-clashing character in the comedy Analyze This and its sequel, Analyze That. The Italian-American actor has also played gangsters in The Godfather Part II, Goodfellas, Casino, Once Upon a Time in America and the animated Shark Tale, in which he voices a mob boss shark. In The Untouchables, he portrays one of the most famous gangsters of all time, Al Capone. He's also been many other career criminals of nonorganized sort, such as in Jackie Brown

With such an extensive filmography as De Niro has, the number of gangster parts is very small, and yet we tend to associate him with the type anyway. To the point that movies like The Family and Analyze This seem to be responding to his image as a gangster-movie icon. We thought it would therefore be interesting to consider what other movies and roles he should be best known for. Chances are that many of you will go with another bad guy or antihero, say Taxi Driver's Travis Bickle, Heat's Neil McCauley or Cape Fear's Max Cady. Or, perhaps De Niro is gaining greater popularity now for his paternal characters in films like Silver Linings Playbook and the Meet the Parents series. 

There are also those favorites that aren't so easily defined, like Rupert Pupkin in The King of Comedy, Harry Tuttle in Brazil, Leonard Lowe in Awakenings, Michael in The Deer Hunter and spin-doctor Conrad Brean in Wag the Dog. But we know you're most likely to go with that Oscar-winning favorite Jake LaMotta of Raging Bull

So, who's it gonna be?

Like it? Share it:

Next Article by Derrick Deane

Universal Locks Date and Renames 'Jurassic Park 4,' Three Actors Eyed for Roles

Universal Locks Date and Renames 'Jurassic Park 4,' Three Actors Eyed for Roles

Send Me FanText

Thanks for signing up!

By entering your mobile number and clicking "SIGN ME UP!", you consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and authorize Fandango and its service providers to deliver FanTexts and other promotional texts to your mobile phone. Text marketing authorization is not required for any purchase from Fandango. Message and data rates may apply. We will not send more than 5 msgs/month. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting "STOP" or seek help by texting "HELP" to "FNDGO" (36346).

×