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The Best Heath Ledger Movies

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List of the best Heath Ledger movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Heath Ledger's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Heath Ledger movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Heath Ledger movies will be at the top of the list. Heath Ledger has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Heath Ledger movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Heath Ledger films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Heath Ledger role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Heath Ledger performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Everything from The Brothers Grimm to The Four Feathers is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Heath Ledger movies?" and "What are the greatest Heath Ledger roles of all time?"


  • 1

    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine
    The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics...  more

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  • 2

    A Knight's Tale

    Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany
    A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed...  more

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  • 3

    The Patriot

    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger
    The Patriot is a 2000 American epic historical fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich....  more

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    The Brothers Grimm

    Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon
    The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars...  more
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    10 Things I Hate About You

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union
    10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Gil Junger, and...  more

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    Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish
    Candy is a 2006 Australian romantic drama film, adapted from Luke Davies's novel Candy: A...  more
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    Lords of Dogtown

    Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger
    Lords of Dogtown is a 2005 American biographical drama film directed by Catherine Hardwicke...  more

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    Brokeback Mountain

    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal
    Brokeback Mountain is a 2005 American epic romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee. It is a...  more

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  • 9

    The Four Feathers

    Kate Hudson, Heath Ledger
    The Four Feathers is a 2002 action drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur, starring Heath...  more
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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a 2009 fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam and...  more

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  • 11

    The Order

    Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon
    The Order, also known as The Sin Eater, is a 2003 mystery horror film written and directed by...  more
  • 12

    Two Hands

    Rose Byrne, Heath Ledger
    Two Hands is a 1999 Australian comedy crime film, written and directed by Gregor Jordan. The...  more
  • 13

    Ned Kelly

    Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom
    Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film directed by Gregor Jordan from a...  more
  • 14

    Monster's Ball

    Halle Berry, Sean Combs
    Monster's Ball is a 2002 American romantic drama film directed by German-Swiss director Marc...  more

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  • 15

    I'm Not There

    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett
    I'm Not There is a 2007 biographical musical film directed by Todd Haynes, inspired by the...  more
  • 16


    Sienna Miller, Heath Ledger
    Casanova is a 2005 American romantic film directed by Lasse Hallström starring Heath Ledger...  more

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    Heath Ledger, Bojana Novakovic
    Blackrock is a 1997 Australian drama thriller film directed by Steven Vidler and written by...  more
  • 18


    Heath Ledger, Billy Connolly
    Paws is an independent 1997 Australian family film that was released on 25 September 1997 in...  more
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    Clowning Around

    Heath Ledger, Van Johnson
    Clowning Around is an Australian family film that was shot on location in Perth, Western...  more