Best Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies You Need To Watch

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You may recognize this man from a few of the incredible performances he has brought to our screens. Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies can range anywhere from an assassin that kills people sent back in time to a hilarious romantic comedy. He really doesn’t have a problem portraying any character that producers put in front of him. In conclusion, if you are looking for some good entertainment then you can definitely turn to this guy for some help.

Which brings us to the reason why you have landed on this page. You must be on the search for the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies out there that you can go and watch right now! Well, if that’s the case, then you have definitely come to the right place. We have gone and gathered what we believe are his best and most entertaining performances he has brought to our screens. So, without further ado, just keep on reading to find out exactly what amazing movies, we have in store for you!

1. Looper

Looper Movie Description

Time travel does, in fact, exist in the future. However, only the ultra-wealthy can access this incredible power on the black market. One group who has access to time travel is the mob. Who uses their access for their criminal benefits. When they need someone killed, they simply send that person back into the past where an assassin named a Looper waits for their mark. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), works as a Looper and is known as one of the best in the business. But things change when the people he works for decide to close the loop. Meaning they send Joe’s future self into the past for Joe to kill.

2. 500 Days Of Summer

500 Days Of Summer Movie Description

Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) works as a greeting-card writer and is known for being a hopeless-romantic. His life seemed to be going well until a call from his girlfriend Summer (Zooey Deschanel) changes that. Out of the blue, Summer decides to dumb Tom sending him spiraling down a rabbit hole. Soon after, Tom decides to think back on the 500 days the two of them dated to see if he can find out where they went wrong. While on this journey though, Tom discovers something about himself he had forgotten.

3. Don Jon

Don Jon Movie Description

Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) works as a bartender in New Jersey. Jon has a serious addition though. He has an addiction to porn. It’s such a bad addiction that he has never had a serious relationship with a woman. But all that may change when he meets Barbara (Scarlett Johansson). His usual techniques of leading a woman into bed won’t work with Barbra as she proves difficult to get into bed. So for the first time in Jon’s life, he begins a real relationship. But his addiction to porn may just tear the two of them apart quicker than expected.

4. 50/50

50/50 Movie Description

Adam Lerner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has always done the most he could possibly do to keep himself in the best possible health. Which makes the new he is about to receive from his doctor a shocking surprise. He learns that he has malignant tumors running along his spine. His doctor only gives him a 50/50 chance of survival. Even with this horrible news, Adam tries to keep himself on the bright side of things. But eventually, he enlists the help of a therapist (Anna Kendrick). But a relationship between the two may cross some bounderies not meant to be crossed by doctors and patients.

5. The Walk

The Walk Movie Description

Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has had the life long dream of doing incredible and dangerous things that leave crowds in awe. As an adult, he has accomplished these reams by becoming a high-wire artist. Phillippe, seeking the most danger possible, plans on executing one of the most dangerous feats ever performed by man. With the help of Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), he plans to walk across a tight rope attached to the north and south towers of the World Trade Center. With a life of preparation, the day finally comes on August 7th, 1974.

6. Snowden

Snowden Movie Description

 Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) works at the National Security Agency. However, a recent discovery he makes leads him to quit his job. He has discovered that the agency isnt only spying on foreign nations and terrorist groups but also spying on ordinary Americans tracking every form of their digital communications. Snowden decides to leak classified information he has knowledge about making him a fugitive. But quite a lot of people believe hes a hero as well.

7. Brick

Brick Movie Description

A lonely teenager named Brendan Frye (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) received a call from his disgruntled ex-girlfriend. Not long after, Brendan learns that somebody has come across her dead body. He now vows to solve the murder of his past lover himself. In order to do so, he must make his way into high-school cliques which he has avoided overtime. Jordan begins to learn new information which leads him to a drug dealer known as The Pin (Lukas Haas).

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