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Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films.... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 134 wins & 189 nominations. See more awards »

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The Wolf of Wall Street
Goodfellas Director
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 2018 The Irishman (producer) (pre-production)
 2017 Abundant Acreage Available (executive producer) (completed)
 2017 The Snowman (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016/I Tomorrow (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016/I Silence (producer) (post-production)
  Sinatra (producer) (announced)
  The Untitled Grateful Dead Documentary Project (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 Before the Flood (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Free Fire (executive producer)
 2016 Bleed for This (executive producer)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Alibi (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Rock and Roll Queen (2016) ... (executive producer)
- E.A.B. (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The King and I (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Cyclone (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Wannabe (executive producer)
 2010-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (executive producer - 56 episodes)
- Eldorado (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Friendless Child (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Devil You Know (2014) ... (executive producer)
- King of Norway (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Cuanto (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Revenge of the Green Dragons (executive producer)
 2014 The 50 Year Argument (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 The Third Side of the River (executive producer)
 2014 Life Itself (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (producer)
 2013 Peter Gabriel: Live in Athens 1987 (executive producer)
 2013/I The Family (executive producer)
 2013 Glickman (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Hugo (producer)
 2011 Surviving Progress (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 George Harrison: Living in the Material World (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 Public Speaking (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 A Letter to Elia (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 Shutter Island (producer)
 2009 The Young Victoria (producer)
 2008 Lymelife (executive producer)
 2008 Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (producer)
 2004 Something to Believe In (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 The Aviator (executive producer - uncredited)
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 Brides (executive producer)
 2004 Lightning in a Bottle (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Lady by the Sea: The Statue of Liberty (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 The Soul of a Man (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Deuces Wild (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001/I Rain (executive producer)
 2000 You Can Count on Me (executive producer)
 1998 The Hi-Lo Country (producer)
 1997 Kicked in the Head (executive producer)
 1996 Grace of My Heart (executive producer)
 1995 Clockers (producer)
 1995 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 1995 Search and Destroy (executive producer)
 1994 Con gli occhi chiusi (executive producer)
 1993 Naked in New York (executive producer)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (producer)
 1990 PoV (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1990 The Grifters (producer)
 1971 We Have Come for Your Daughters (Documentary) (associate producer)
 1970 Item 72-D: The Adventures of Spa and Fon (Short) (consulting producer)
 1968 The Big Shave (Short) (producer)
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Well, I think in my own work the subject matter usually deals with characters I know, aspects of myself, friends of mine - that sort of thing. And we try to work it out. By 'work it out' I mean almost like 'work it through your system'. Particularly, I think, on films like Mean Streets (1973), or Taxi Driver (1976) from 'Paul Schrader''s script. And Raging Bull (1980), especially. At the end of ... See more »


He has been directed by such directors as Robert Altman, Robert Redford, Akira Kurosawa, Albert Brooks, and Irwin Winkler. See more »


Often uses long tracking shots (His most famous is from Goodfellas (1990), following Henry Hill and his future wife Karen through the basement of the Copacabana night-club and ending up at a newly prepared table). A notoriously difficult shot to perfect, he has been dubbed by some as the "King of the Tracking Shot". See more »



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