To most, Robert Pattinson is probably known as the actor who played the brooding 100-year-old vampire Edward Cullen in the hit series The Twilight Saga. Almost a decade ago, Pattinson was the poster boy whose face was plastered on every teenage girl’s room. Though the movie is arguably what launched the actor into stardom, it has been a haunting curse which has eclipsed his acting. And for a very long time, he has been given the reputation as an actor capable only of doing vampire flicks.
After having been announced as the universally-adored vigilante Bruce Wayne. Pattinson found himself under intense scrutiny and criticism, The critics were harsh, opining that based on his previous film history, there was absolutely no way Pattinson could pull off the role. As the movie dropped last week, Pattinson proved them wrong.
Playing the caped crusader, Pattinson cuts an impressive figure while protecting Gotham City. Through his accurate and realistic portrayal of the character Bruce Wayne, he has managed to rebrand his career from vampire heartthrob to distinguished actor, and has finally rid himself of his cursed past. Following the release of the highly anticipated movie, his impressive performance has also garnered him a motley of new fans. For all existing or new fans of the talented actor, we have curated eight of the actor’s best works.
1. The Lighthouse
First up on the list and probably our personal favourite is The Lighthouse. Set in the 1890s, the psychological thriller stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as two lighthouse keepers who descend into insanity after a storm leaves them stranded on a remote island. A must-watch for all horror movie buffs, Pattinson’s performance in The Lighthouse is simply phenomenal and one of the best in all of his acting career. The hypnotic and visceral film is bound to keep you on your toes throughout the whole two-hour duration. Disorienting yet cinematic, the film is shot entirely in black and white, which adds to the unforgettable experience. The movie will provide you with a sensorial cinematic experience that will make the lengthy duration worthwhile.