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List Rules Vote for your favorite Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 45+ Best Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies: Ranked Filmography
Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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10 Things I Hate About You Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

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50/50 Anna Kendrick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bryce Dallas Howard

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 45+ Best Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies: Ranked Filmography
The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Don Jon Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt

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Django Unchained is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 45+ Best Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies: Ranked Filmography
Django Unchained Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

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Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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Mysterious Skin Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue

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Premium Rush Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jamie Chung, Dania Ramirez

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Lincoln Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

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The Lookout Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort

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A River Runs Through It Brad Pitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Robert Redford

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Angels in the Outfield Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd

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Hesher Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson

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Manic Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Don Cheadle

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Beethoven Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton

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Stop-Loss Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Phillippe

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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Miracle at St. Anna Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Turturro

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The Brothers Bloom Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo

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The Juror Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Treasure Planet Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short

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Latter Days Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jacqueline Bissett, Amber Benson

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Holy Matrimony Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Patricia Arquette, Courtney B. Vance

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Havoc Anne Hathaway, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Elektra Luxx Julianne Moore, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emmanuelle Chriqui

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The Big Bang Theory: The Making of 'G.I. Joe' Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Killshot Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Sweet Jane Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Samantha Mathis, Mary Woronov

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Bruce Willis

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Shadowboxer Helen Mirren, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Snowden Shailene Woodley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scott Eastwood

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The Wind Rises Emily Blunt, Martin Short, John Krasinski

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Uncertainty Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lynn Collins, Olivia Thirlby

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Breathers: A Zombie's Lament Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Changes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cheryl Ladd, Renee O'Connor

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Roadflower Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin, David Arquette

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Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lexy Hulme

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Women in Trouble Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Carla Gugino

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Stranger on My Land Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Richard Anderson

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Big Breaks Elizabeth Banks, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jane Lynch

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Along for the Ride Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Melanie Griffith, Patrick Swayze

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Settle the Score Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Picking Up the Pieces Sharon Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Woody Allen

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Hi Honey - I'm Dead Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Catherine Hicks, Kevin Conroy