For Disney, he played Roger Bowman in the 1994 film Angels in the Outfield, and voiced Jim Hawkins in the 2002 animated film Treasure Planet, and Jirô Horikoshi in the English dub of The Wind Rises. Gordon-Levitt appeared in Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular. He also played Ezekiel in Holy Matrimony, Tim Boyle in Miracle at St. Anna, and Robert Todd Lincoln in Lincoln. He even appeared in The Muppets episode "Going, Going, Gonzo".
He is also known for playing John "Robin" Blake in The Dark Knight Rises.
- He was once considered for the of Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy along with Joel Edgerton, Eddie Redmayne, Jensen Ackles, Lee Pace, Wes Bentley, Jack Huston, Cam Gigandet, Sullivan Stapleton, Logan Marshall-Green, Garrett Hedlund, Chris Lowell, James Marsden, Jim Sturgess, Aaron Paul, Michael Rosenbaum, Zachary Levi, and John Krasinski. In the end, Chris Pratt was cast.