13 Essential Martin Scorsese Films to See Before Watching ‘The Irishman’

Nov 27, 2019 1956

BY: Marta Sundac

After years of so-called development hell, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman is finally here. It’s a landmark moment, not just for the director or lead actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, all icons of American cinema, but for Netflix and streaming platforms in general. Early reviews are heralding The Irishman as Scorsese’s best movie since Goodfellas, and it’s predicted that it could win Netflix their first Academy Award, which would only cement their global takeover.

But before you tune in at home on November 27, the film’s global video-on-demand release date, be sure to brush up on your Scorsese film history. Here, we break down the 13 essential Martin Scorsese movies to watch before The Irishman.

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