Heath Ledger Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Dark Knight
PG-13

The Dark Knight

(2008)
73
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Joker
Director:
Christopher Nolan
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Aaron Eckhart, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Plot:

Considered to be one of the best superhero films ever made, The Dark Knight is the saga of the Batman’s quest to rid the city of Gotham of organized crime. Heath Ledger won a posthumous Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of deadly antagonist Joker in the highest grosser of 2008.

73
3
Brokeback Mountain
R

Brokeback Mountain

(2005)
31
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Ennis Del Mar
Director:
Ang Lee
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Anna Faris, Heath Ledger
Plot:

Rodeo cowboy Jack and ranch hand Ennis meet after they are hired as sheep herders in Wyoming and gradually develop a deep bond which culminates in a passionate romantic encounter on a drunken night on Brokeback Mountain. They soon settle separately, but continue a complicated affair for nearly two decades, leading to a tragedy.

31
9
10 Things I Hate About You
PG-13

10 Things I Hate About You

(1999)
33
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Patrick Verona
Director:
Gil Junger
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bianca Kajlich, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik
Plot:

Cameron James, a high school student wants to date another student Bianaca Stratford; however, she cannot. Her father’s rule prevent her from dating anyone till the time her elder sister Kat begins dating first. To enable Bianca to date, Cameron attempts to set up the ill-tempered, aggressive and antisocial Kat with another rebellious boy – Patrick.

33
4
A Knight's Tale
PG-13

A Knight's Tale

(2001)
40
5
As:
Cast
Role:
William Thatcher
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser
40
5
The Patriot
R

The Patriot

(2000)
26
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriel Martin
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
History, Drama, War, Action
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Adam Baldwin, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs
Plot:

Benjamin Martin, tormented by his brutality during the French and Indian War, is living peacefully on his plantation with his seven children and does not support the Continental Army fearing another war. However, he is forced into a guerrilla war against the British when ruthless Colonel William Tavington burns his plantation and kills one of his sons.

26
1
Candy
R

Candy

(2006)
23
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan
Director:
Neil Armfield
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge, Roberto Meza Mont
23
4
Two Hands
R

Two Hands

(1999)
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Rose Byrne, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long
18
2
Monster's Ball
R

Monster's Ball

(2001)
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sonny Grotowski
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Bob Thornton, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher, Amber Rules
Plot:

Hank Grotowski, and his son, Sonny, are prison guards. While overseeing the execution of murderer, Lawrence Musgrove, the gentle Sonny vomits and collapses. Later Sonny commits suicide because of Hank. Out of grief, Hank retires and coincidentally starts a relationship with Lawrence’s widow Leticia, who is also grieving the death of her son Tyrell. 

12
2
Lords of Dogtown
PG-13

Lords of Dogtown

(2005)
11
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Sport
Star Cast:
Tony Hawk, John Robinson, Emile Hirsch, Rebecca De Mornay, William Mapother
11
4
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
PG-13

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

(2009)
15
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Tom Waits, Colin Farrell, Andrew Garfield, Christopher Plummer
Plot:

A fantastical morality tale, set in the present-day, THE MOVIE It tells the story of Dr. Parnassus and his 'Imaginarium', a traveling show where members of the audience get opportunity to choose between light and joy or darkness and gloom. An inveterate gambler, thousands of years ago Dr. Parnassus made a bet with the devil, Mr. Nick, in which he won immortality. Centuries later, on meeting his one true love, Dr. Parnassus made another deal with the devil, trading his immortality for youth, on condition that when his daughter reached her 16th birthday, she would become the property of Mr Nick.

15
4
Ned Kelly
R

Ned Kelly

(2003)
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Kelly
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Western, Biography, Romance, History, Crime, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts, Joel Edgerton
17
1
I'm Not There.
R

I'm Not There.

(2007)
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robbie
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
David Cross, Cate Blanchett, Ben Whishaw, Christian Bale, Richard Gere
7
2
The Four Feathers
PG-13

The Four Feathers

(2002)
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Shekhar Kapur
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Kate Hudson, Wes Bentley, Mohamed Bouich, Campbell Brown
13
2
Casanova
R

Casanova

(2005)
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Casanova
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Lauren Cohan, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt
10
1
The Brothers Grimm
PG-13

The Brothers Grimm

(2005)
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec, Barbora Lukesová, Anna Rust
Plot:

Set in the 19th century French-occupied Germany, it is a story of two travelling con-artists, Will and Jacob Grimm, who earn by pretending to drive away witches and evil forces. Then they encounter creatures of a haunted forest and a real magical curse which made young girls disappear mysteriously. Their courage is put to test as they fight an evil sorceress. 

12
2
The Order
R

The Order

(2003)
15
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Bernier
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Peter Weller
15
1
Clowning Around

Clowning Around

(1992)
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Whaley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Clayton Williamson, Ernie Dingo, Rebecca Smart, Jean-Michel Dagory
8
2
Blackrock

Blackrock

(1997)
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Vidler
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Essie Davis, Laurence Breuls, Linda Cropper, Simon Lyndon, Chris Haywood
6
2
Paws

Paws

(1997)
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Karl Zwicky
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi, Caroline Gillmer
7
1

TV Shows and Videos

Modest Mouse: King Rat

Modest Mouse: King Rat (2009)

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Heath Ledger
Genres:
Short
N'Fa Jones: Cause an Effect

N'Fa Jones: Cause an Effect (2009)

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Heath Ledger
Genres:
Short, Music
Ship to Shore

Ship to Shore (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kendal Flanagan, Mark Defriest, Geoffrey Nottage, Karl Zwicky, James Mairata
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clinton Voss, Kimberley Stark, Greg Carroll, Francoise Sas
Roar

Roar (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Conor
Director:
Ian Toynton, Jefery Levy
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Vera Farmiga, Lisa Zane, Sebastian Roché, John Saint Ryan
Sweat

Sweat (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Karl Zwicky, Malcolm Mcdonald, Malcolm McDonald, Dan Burstall, Steve Jodrell
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Henderson, Inge Hornstra, Melissa Thomas, Tai Nguyen
Home and Away

Home and Away (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Gould, Geoffrey Nottage, Scott Hartford-Davis, Danny Raco, Mark Piper
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Phoebe Tonkin, Ray Meagher, Lynne McGranger, Emily Symons, Norman Coburn

Heath Ledger Awards

Academy Awards
The Dark Knight Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2009
Golden Globe Awards
The Dark Knight Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2009
People's Choice Awards
The Dark Knight Favorite Cast 2009
The Dark Knight Favorite On-Screen Match-Up 2009
BAFTA Awards
The Dark Knight Best Supporting Actor 2009
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Brokeback Mountain Best Kiss 2006
The Dark Knight Best Villain 2009