Best Movies of Brian De Palma

Scarface (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 226 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $44.70M

In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.


The Untouchables (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 202 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $76.27M

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.


Mission: Impossible (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 191 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $180.97M

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.


Carrie (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 183 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: null

Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.


Blow Out (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: null

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.


Dressed to Kill (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $31.90M

A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.


Body Double (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: null

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.


Femme Fatale (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $6.59M

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.


Snake Eyes (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $55.59M

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.


Redacted (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $0.07M

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.


The Black Dahlia (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $22.52M

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.


Passion (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 107 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $0.09M

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.


Carlito's Way (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 97 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $36.95M

A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.


Mission to Mars (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 96 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $60.87M

When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.


Domino (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 84 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: null

A Copenhagen police officer seeks justice for his partner's murder by a mysterious man.


Casualties of War (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $18.67M

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.


Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.


Sisters (1972)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.


Obsession (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A wealthy New Orleans businessman becomes obsessed with a young woman who resembles his wife.


The Fury (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.



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