BEST 1. 'Raging Bull'
De Niro picked up his first Best Actor Oscar for his role as fallen boxing champion Jake LaMotta in 1980’s “Raging Bull.” The Martin Scorsese-directed flick was nominated for a total of eight Academy Awards, but it was De Niro’s intense dedication to the part, which included packing on 60 pounds, that solidified the film’s success. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo: United Artists)
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