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List of Heath Ledger Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Dark Knight (2008)
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3
The Dark Knight
PG-13
77
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joker
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Villain, People's Choice Award for Favorite Cast, People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Match-Up
2. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
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9
Brokeback Mountain
R
34
9

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ennis Del Mar
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
3. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
36
4
10 Things I Hate About You
PG-13
36
4

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Patrick Verona
Director:
Gil Junger
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
4. A Knight's Tale (2001)
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5
A Knight's Tale
PG-13
42
5
As:
Cast
Role:
William Thatcher
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser
5. The Patriot (2000)
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1
The Patriot
R
28
1

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriel Martin
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
History, Drama, War, Action
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Adam Baldwin, Logan Lerman, Donal Logue, Chris Cooper, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs
6. Candy (2006)
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4
Candy
R
24
4

A poet falls in love with an art student who also shares his love of heroin. They both get attached to one another as much they are to the drug. Their relationship takes them on a journey of oblivion, despair and eventually self-destruction. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dan
Director:
Neil Armfield
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge, Roberto Meza Mont
7. Two Hands (1999)
19
2
Two Hands
R
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Rose Byrne, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long
8. Monster's Ball (2001)
14
2
Monster's Ball
R
14
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sonny Grotowski
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Halle Berry, Billy Bob Thornton, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher, Amber Rules
9. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
11
4
Lords of Dogtown
PG-13
11
4

Lords of Dogtown is a biographical drama film depicting the lives of three young pioneering skateboarders who swiftly rise to stardom. However, as they face different challenges in their personal lives, they find their brotherhood threatened. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Sport
10. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
15
4
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
PG-13
15
4

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Adventure
11. Ned Kelly (2003)
18
1
Ned Kelly
R
18
1

Ned Kelly is an action adventure film which tells the story of an innocent man who is being blamed for a crime. He goes into hiding, but soon the news spreads, making him one of the most wanted criminals worldwide.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Kelly
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Western, Biography, Romance, History, Crime, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Emily Browning, Joel Edgerton, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts
13. The Four Feathers (2002)
13
2
The Four Feathers
PG-13
13
2

This adventure war film revolves around a young British officer, who resigns from his regiment just before the battle. Therefore, people start regarding him as a coward. Eventually, he decides to go on a mission to prove his worth.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shekhar Kapur
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Sheen, Kate Hudson, Wes Bentley, Mohamed Bouich, Campbell Brown
14. Casanova (2005)
10
1
Casanova
R
10
1

Giacomo Casanova, a womanizer, falls in love with a woman, and decides to disguise himself as a man who is about to get married to her, but gets caught. However, he still tries to win her heart, and in the process, realizes the meaning of love. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Casanova
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Lauren Cohan, Natalie Dormer, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Oliver Platt
15. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
12
2
The Brothers Grimm
PG-13
12
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
16. The Order (2003)
16
1
The Order
R
16
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Bernier
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Peter Weller
17. Clowning Around (1992)
8
2
Clowning Around
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Whaley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Clayton Williamson, Ernie Dingo, Rebecca Smart, Jean-Michel Dagory
18. Blackrock (1997)
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3
Blackrock
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Vidler
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Essie Davis, Laurence Breuls, Linda Cropper, Simon Lyndon, Chris Haywood
19. Paws (1997)
7
1
Paws
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Karl Zwicky
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi, Caroline Gillmer

TV Shows and Videos

Modest Mouse: King Rat (2009)
Modest Mouse: King Rat
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Heath Ledger
Genres:
Short
N'Fa Jones: Cause an Effect (2009)
N'Fa Jones: Cause an Effect
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Heath Ledger
Genres:
Short, Music
Ship to Shore (1993)
Ship to Shore
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 (1997)
Roar
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 (1996)
Sweat
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

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