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Di Caprio's debut film role was in the comedic sci-fi horror film Critters 3, in which he played the stepson of an evil landlord, a role that Di Caprio described as "your average, no-depth, standard kid with blond hair." Di Caprio made his big screen breakthrough in 1992, when he was handpicked by Robert De Niro out of 400 young actors to play the lead role in This Boy's Life adapted from Tobias Wolff's memoir of the same name.
He played opposite De Niro, who was acting as his stepfather, and Ellen Barkin as his mother.
Later in 1993, Di Caprio co-starred as the mentally handicapped brother of Johnny Depp's character in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, a comic-tragic odyssey of a dysfunctional Iowa family.The project achieved a worldwide box office take of 7 million.Later that year, he starred in Jerry Zaks' family drama Marvin's Room, reuniting with Robert De Niro.Director Lasse Hallström admitted he was initially looking for a less good-looking actor but finally settled on Di Caprio as he had emerged as "the most observant actor" among all who auditioned.the film became a critical success, resulting in various accolades for Di Caprio, who was awarded the National Board of Review Award and nominated for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his portrayal.