Is Leonardo DiCaprio's acting skills overrated?

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  1. CodeBreaker

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    Is Leonardo DiCaprio's acting skills overrated?

    People usually say this. While others say he's one of the bests.
    What's special about Leo?
     
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    BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    The last scene of The Aviator shows what he can do.
     
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    Job Interview I feel like chicken tonight

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    He's good but not very good.
     
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    ClubFoot Therapy can be a good thing; it can be therapeutic Platinum Member

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    Funny, I think the same thing.

    But I think it may have something to do with his boyish look.

    He doesn’t really seem to have much range and physically remains the same while other great actors such as De Niro, DDL, Cage are able to change their physiques completely to suit a role.

    Good actor, but pushing it at calling him a great.

    But what do I know?
     
  5. CodeBreaker

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    100% agree with not changing his looks

    Even with his upcoming film in 2019, he still looks the same in every movie lol
     
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    cottagecheesefan Silver Belt

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    He is good. But he is no Gene Hackman, by any means. Catch my drift?
     
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    I just saw the aviator I can't believe someone could make a film that boring about an interesting guy like howard hughes
     
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    Probably his best movie and performance, and Dicaprio nailed it.

    Dicaprio is easily one of the best actors alive
     
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    Did you seriously just say Cage is a better actor than dicaprio? What universe am I in?
     
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    cottagecheesefan Silver Belt

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    For action, I am taking The Rock, Face Off, and Con Air over Blood Diamond any day.

    For Drama, I am taking The Wicker Man over Titanic, 9/10 times.

    For comedic hybrid, I am taking Kick-ass over Wolf Of Wallstreet, and it isn't even close.

    And you better believe I am taking Raising Arizona over Gilbert fucking Grape

    Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
     
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    Ugh. Being in good movies and being a good actor are different things. Cage is barely average compared to dicaprio
     
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    lmao, just go watch Blood Diamond, and try and tell me Leo is a good actor with the accent. "t-i-a, yea?, TIA, YEA???? YEA??? THIS IS AFRICA, YEAAAA?"
     
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    Do you know how many god awful z rate straight to dvd movies cage has been in?
     
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    Medulla Omoplata Mayberry Comptroller

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    I think he's an excellent actor but he's acting like a guy who is only a pretty good actor, casual theater fans can't pick up on the context.
     
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    cottagecheesefan Silver Belt

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    Just like being in good movies doesn't mean good acting , being in bad movies does not mean bad acting. Just means he is bankrupt, and needs some cheddar.
     
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    Sure but hes not even close to dicaprio in terms of acting ability. Putting him in thst conversation is actually insulting
     
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    I think he's pretty solid but I'm no movie expert
     
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    The funny thing is his best acting was in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. When he was only 20 years old.
     
  19. cottagecheesefan

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    lol, insulting? Considering out of the few people who responded to this thread, the majority went with overrated, it isn't that shabby of a convo to have. I hope it didn't insult you to much. TIS, THIS IS SHERDOG, YEA
     
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    I think Marty's best film since Casino or maybe Goodfellas, he should stick to character studies its what he's best at.
     

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