Robert De Niro supercut: He wants to be understood. Watch. (VIDEO)
Robert De Niro Just Wants to Be Understood: The Supercut
Brow Beat
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Oct. 31 2013 1:51 PM

Robert De Niro Just Wants to Be Understood: The Supercut

With Last Vegas opening tomorrow and Grudge Match on the horizon, it appears that Robert De Niro may have entered a “gee, getting old sure is funny” phase in his otherwise distinguished career. We worry that, if he makes more such movies, he will have a harder time being understood than ever—and, if you’re a diehard De Niro fan, you know that he just wants to be understood.

Below is a list of films featured in the video above.


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