The best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies of all time prove that he’s one of the top actors of his generation. Since his days as a child actor, he has appeared in plenty of blockbusters and critically-acclaimed movies, earning awards and accolades along the way. His highest grossing movies have been well-received at the box office as well, as his lifetime box office gross exceeds $1.5 billion.
It’s not surprising that Gordon-Levitt, a Los Angeles native, started appearing in television and commercials at a very early age. By the time he was seven, he had already starred in made-for-TV movies. Early in his career though, he was best known for playing Tommy Solomon in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
After his successful TV career, Gordon-Levitt switched his focus to movies and starred in several critically acclaimed movies such as 10 Things I Hate About You and 500 Days of Summer. He eventually became a leading man and is now a main box office draw. Some of the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies star him as the titular character, like in Snowden.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, or Jogolev as many of his fans refer to him, has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Christopher Nolan. If Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Paul Rudd and Ben Stiller too.
So what are the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies of all time? Is it Looper or 50/50? See what fans have ranked as their favorite Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies below. Movie trailers have been included below if you want a preview of the film. If you think the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt role isn't at the top, then vote it up. Don’t see it listed? Add it so that others may vote for it. After all, this list of the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies should be as comprehensive as possible.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Christopher Nolan. If Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Paul Rudd and Ben Stiller too.
- 10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Gil Junger, and a modern retelling of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. After finding out his crush (Larisa ...more
- Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of ...more
- 50/50 is a 2011 American biographical dramedy film directed by Jonathan Levine. Inspired by a true story, when a 27-year-old guy learns of his cancer diagnosis, an old friend joins him in his ...more
- Looper is a 2012 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Rian Johnson. In dystopian 2074, a hired gun spends his day's assassinating criminals sent from the future until one day he ...more
- After receiving a frantic phone call from his ex-girlfriend, teenage loner Brendan Frye (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) learns that her dead body has been found. Vowing to solve her murder himself, he must ...more
- Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days ...more
- Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Produced by Ram Bergman and Nicolas Chartier, the film stars Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, and ...more
- It has been eight years since Batman (Christian Bale), in collusion with Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman), vanished into the night. Assuming responsibility for the death of Harvey Dent, Batman ...more
- Premium Rush is a 2012 American action-thriller film directed by David Koepp and written by Koepp and John Kamps. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez and Jamie Chung. ...more
- With the nation embroiled in still another year with the high death count of Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln brings the full measure of his passion, humanity and political skill to what would ...more
- The legendary "loot of a thousand worlds" inspires an intergalactic treasure hunt when 15-year-old Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a map to the greatest pirate trove in the universe in Walt Disney ...more
- Mysterious Skin is a 2004 Dutch-American drama film directed by American filmmaker Gregg Araki, who also wrote the screenplay based on Scott Heim's 1996 novel of the same name. The film is Araki's ...more
- An anarchist (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) shakes things up after moving -- uninvited -- into the garage of a troubled youth (Devin Brochu) and the kid's father (Rainn Wilson).
- Follows the fate of Lyle (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a violent adolescent who, in lieu of prison, is placed in a juvenile mental institution where he encounters a group of equally troubled teens. This ...more
- As a boy, Philippe Petit dreams of performing daring feats for dazzled crowds. As an adult (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), his life's ambition comes true when he becomes a high-wire artist who stares death ...more
- The Maclean brothers, Paul (Brad Pitt) and Norman (Craig Sheffer), live a relatively idyllic life in rural Montana, spending much of their time fly fishing. The sons of a minister (Tom Skerritt), the ...more
- The Lookout is a 2007 film written and directed by Scott Frank, screenwriter of Out of Sight and Get Shorty, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, and Isla Fisher. The Lookout ...more
- Project Power is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. A teenager, local cop, and ex-soldier team up to take down the forces behind a new drug that gives a person ...more
- The damaged denizens of Sin City return for another round of stories from the mind of Frank Miller. In "Just Another Saturday Night," Marv (Mickey Rourke) struggles to recall a nasty run-in with some ...more
- 7500 is a 2019 American action-thriller film directed by Patrick Vollrath. American Co-pilot Tobias Ellis (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) must thwart a group of terrorists who take over his plane mid-flight ...more
- Foster kid Roger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) loves the Anaheim Angels, even though they're the worst team in the major leagues. His estranged dad promises to reunite the family if the Angels make it to ...more
- Stop-Loss is a 2008 American drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and starring Ryan Phillippe, Channing Tatum, Abbie Cornish and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures and ...more
- Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in ...more
- Armed with the latest in military and spy technology, the team of elite soldiers known as G.I. Joe travel around the globe to wherever their services are needed. In their latest assignment Gen. Hawk ...more
- Twenty-five years of swindling people are too much for Bloom (Adrien Brody) and he wants out of the business. His brother, Stephen (Mark Ruffalo), convinces him to work on one final hustle, targeting ...more