He is an accomplished actor capable of doing small independent films as well as big summer blockbusters. Joseph Gordon-Levitt has graduated from the small screen to the big screen with impressive ease. His first notable role in cinema was in the 1999 film, ’10 Things I Hate About You’. Although he was famous for his comic role in the sitcom, ‘3rd Rock From The Sun’, it was his dramatic work that garnered him appreciation. Since then we have seen some really good Joseph Gordon Levitt movies. Some of the choices he made were brave especially for an upcoming actor. But it is these decisions that made people take notice of him. More recently he made his debut as a director and proved he can succeed there as well. His considerable talents haven’t always been fully appreciated by the mainstream audience. This makes him one of the more underrated actors working today.
When we talk about acting, we talk about range. That range is evident in the films the actor makes. They show his comic skills as well as dramatic range. The actor’s career trajectory has been interesting until now and it is exciting to see how he will take it forward. Without further ado, let’s dive into the list of top Joseph Gordon Levitt movies, selected from his impressive filmography. You can watch some of these best Joseph Gordon Levitt movies on Netflix or Hulu or Amazon Prime.
8. The Dark Knight Rises
Although this film is often overshadowed by its phenomenal predecessor ‘The Dark Knight’, it is still remains among the best superhero films ever made. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is John Blake, a young police office, and plays the character to near perfection. The movie is exemplary in its use of editing and sound, they complement each sequence in the film perfectly and set the atmosphere for the film. All in all, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ was a great way for Nolan to end a trilogy which set the benchmark for superhero films in the years to come. Levitt despite the presence of bigger stars made his own mark.
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