Top Martin Scorsese films, from ‘Taxi Driver’ to ‘Goodfellas’

You could argue that Martin Scorsese is the greatest filmmaker of all time, the one with a body of work that’s most painstakingly alive to the promise and purpose of this most extraordinary medium.

But whether he’s your favorite director or just high on your list, the Museum of the Moving Image offers quite a jewel in its newly opened retrospective exhibition and film series that showcases what has shaped Scorsese into one of the business’ enduring icons. The exhibition runs through April 23.

Here, in honor of the museum’s tribute, is our ranking of the best movies in a one-of-a-kind career.

Robert Levin