With 'The Wolf of Wall Street' on the way, we countdown the heartthrob's greatest work
10. "Django Unchained" (2012)
DiCaprio won a National Board of Review honor but didn't do much in the way of campaigning for his performance as zany, sick-willed plantation owner Calvin Candie. A colorful other side of the coin to Michael Fassbender's similarly twisted Edwin Epps (what's with the alliteration with these racists?), Leo's work was fully committed and more than a little risky for someone of his star stature.