DiCaprio's films might not be very cheery (the actor often dies in the end) but they are super profitable. The 2013 adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," from director Baz Luhrmann, seemed like a tough sell. But with DiCaprio at the helm, the film easily topped $250 million at the box office making it Luhrmann's most successful movie ever. DiCaprio's biggest hit is still the 1997 film "Titanic" which is the second-highest grossing film of all time. And yes, he dies in the end.
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