The untimely demise of Heath Ledger had shocked the film fraternity and the movie lovers all over the globe. Handsome and charming, the man from Down Under had won millions of hearts worldwide with his blue eyes and heart-piercing smile. He was an actor par excellence and brought the sense of realism in every single role he portrayed on-screen. Heath Ledgers’ last movie was ‘The Imagarium of Dr. Paransus’, during the filming of which, he met with death. The cinema world lost a true genius on 22nd January, 2008. Our generation’s response to Marlon Brando, Heath Ledger was an enigma in his own way. He was a true student of method acting and his commitment for a role is seconded by only a few.
We curated a list of top Heath Ledger movies, selected from his vast filmography. We chose the roles and his performances which make him the legend that he is. You can watch online some of these Heath Ledger movies on Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu.
6. A Knight’s Tale (2001)
In Brian Helgeland’s fairytale adventure, Heath Ledger is the white knight William Thatcher who jousts his way to earn the affection of his cherished Jocelyn. The film was entertaining and Heath Ledger was uncharacteristically funny with his witty jokes and slapstick movements. He is cocky and humorous and it is his quirks that make this comedy stand on its own. If not anything else, this movie proved Heath’s versatility to the boot.