How To Stream Heath Ledger's Movies Online & Revisit The Late Actor's Incredible Work
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The May 3 release of I Am Heath Ledger, the new documentary about the life of talented actor and filmmaker Heath Ledger, who died in 2008, has brought the actor back into the public conversation once again. The film celebrates his incredible talent and unforgettable personality, and laments the loss of a life that should have lasted so much longer. The documentary will also likely leave you wanting to revisit some of Ledger's most memorable films, and fortunately there are ways to stream Heath Ledger's movies online that don't require too much time or money. Almost every movie he was in is available to watch on one streaming service or another.

It's incredible to look at the filmography of Ledger, who was 28 when he died. He had 23 credits to his name at the time, and, man, they are an impressive collection of films and performances. In his short career, Ledger delivered remarkable, Oscar-worth performances over and over, and tackled a diverse and unique catalogue of characters and treating each one of them with respect and integrity as an actor. Ledger's amazing work will live on, in his comedic performances, his dramatic ones, his inventive and off-the-wall ones. He brought a beautiful energy to every film he was in, and it is more than worth your time to revisit his work.  

1'10 Things I Hate About You' (1999)

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Somehow, a young Ledger was able to make one of his very first ever starring film roles into one of the most iconic characters in film history. Patrick Verona is everything.

Where to watch: Netflix,  iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

2'Two Hands' (1999)

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In this Australian crime comedy, Ledger plays a bumbling criminal whose latest project goes all wrong.

Where to watch: YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

3'The Patriot' (2000)

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Ledger was a perfect revolutionary in 2000's The Patriot.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

4'A Knight's Tale' (2001)

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Ledger brought a fierce drive, skilled funny bone, and seductive swagger to his ragtag underdog faux-knight.

Where to watch: Hulu, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

5'Monster's Ball' (2001)

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This is a grittier role for Ledger, and he tackles it with aplomb.

Where to watch: Cinemax online, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

6'The Four Feathers' (2002)

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Ledger in uniform as a 19th century British officer is really all you need to know.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

7'Ned Kelly' (2003)

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In this biopic, Ledger plays infamous 19th century Australian bush ranger and outlaw Ned Kelly, and dons a very scruffy beard.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

8'The Order' (2003)

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A rare Ledger film in the mystery-horror genre, The Order stars Ledger as a priest investigating unimaginable evils.

Where to watch: Cinemax online, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

9'Lords Of Dogtown' (2005)

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In this biopic about the critical members of Venice Beach's 1970s skateboarding scene, Ledger plays longhaired surfboard designer Skip Engblom.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

10'The Brothers Grimm' (2005)

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Matt Damon and Ledger star as the titular brothers in this charming adventure film.

Where to watch: HBO Go, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

11'Brokeback Mountain' (2005)

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This incredible queer drama was nominated for eight Academy Awards, and Ledger's performance as Ennis del Mar will tear your heart to pieces.

Where to watch: Hulu, Showtime, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

12'Casanova' (2005)

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Ledger plays a cocky, swaggery ladies man in this somewhat cheesy but still delightful historical romance.

Where to watch: Cinemax online, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

13'I'm Not There.' (2007)

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This incredibly inventive, arful take on Bob Dylan's life and image stars a number of actors, including Ledger, as the iconic folk singer.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

14'The Dark Knight' (2008)

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Ledger completely reinvented the character of the Joker in this incredible, acclaimed performance.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

15'The Imaginarium Of Dr. Parnassus' (2009)

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This fantasy adventure film features Ledger's last performance, as the character of Tony, who was recast as several other actors (including Jude Law and Johnny Depp) after Ledger's death.

Where to watch: iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies

It's never not a good idea to celebrate the brilliance of a talented artist who was gone too soon, and it is 100 percent OK to cry.