Robert De Niro is one of those actors destined to win a lifetime achievement award someday (maybe quite soon). While the 72-year-old Academy Award winner has starred in a wide selection of comedic movies over the last decade or two, the ratings have not favored this decision. 

This chart, courtesy of the Washington Post‘s Cristina Rivero, shows how his percentage of highly-rated films has dipped since his switch from the more serious roles of his youth.

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Few would question that De Niro has been a comedic staple in the 21st century, mixing his tough-spirited characters with ridiculous storylines, but has he lost prestige in the process?

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bestliferates · February 1, 2016 at 3:45 pm

I agree. Comedy just doesn’t suit him. Much better in serious roles. He’s still one of my Favs though.

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