Top 15 movies of Robert Downey Jr with bold names

For the followers of Marvel superhero movies, it is impossible not to know Tony Stark. The role of Iron Man made a name for Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. He is one of the highest paid actors in the world, with a total net worth now up to 300 million dollars. He comes from an artistic family, so since childhood he has appeared in His father’s films. At the present age of 57, he has also experienced many roles in different films. So, let’s take a look at the top 15 films bearing his name that made him the male actor he is today.

Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr
Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr

Entering the film industry at the age of 5, he continued to work after that. His career initially had many ups and downs. It flourished in the 80s, then plummeted in the 90s, and then fell back into addiction and rehab. He used to spend 5 years in and out of rehab continuously. His career gradually declined after that, making the audience bored with the actor. However, thanks to his spiritual recovery as well as great motivation, he successfully detoxed. Fortunately, he showed off his acting talent in the film when he returned, making his name once again in a series of charts.

Acting experience in movies

He was critically acclaimed for his roles. Thanks to his acting ability and experience from a young age, he was able to bring his own personality into the character.

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Top 15 movies that made a name

1. The Judge (2014)

The Judge is a very meaningful movie that brings many emotions. Although it is just a drama film that is not too picky but very special, there is also Robert Downey Jr acting, so it attracts a lot of viewers.

The film revolves around Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) is a successful defense attorney in Chicago who is in divorce. Henry “Hank” Palmer is a famous and successful lawyer. He also has a beautiful daughter. His life is now quite perfect, except for the failed marriage. Until one day, he received a call that changed his life forever. When his brother called to announce that their mother had passed away, he immediately returned to his hometown for the funeral. With 3 children in the family, he is the most difficult to please. After his reunion with the brothers, he went to the federal court, where his father worked as a judge. Ironically, this reunion brought many quarrels. Not long after that, his father was summoned on suspicion of intentionally stabbing Mark Blackwell to death. Now the defender of justice is facing the court again, and Hank Palmer reluctantly becomes his father’s defense attorney. And from here, the secrets of their past begin to emerge.

The Judge (2014)
The Judge (2014)
  • Premiere: October 10, 2014
  • Movie Genre: Crime, Detective
  • Movie length: 142 minutes
  • Directed by: David Dobkin
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall

2. Chef (2014)

Chef – super chef, the film tells about the self-awareness process of a chef. The film revolves around chef Carl Casper (John Favreau) the head chef of a famous restaurant in Los Angeles. He constantly creates new dishes but is not accepted by the restaurant owner (Dustin Hoffman). Suddenly, he quit his job position at a famous restaurant in Los Angeles to travel on a fast food truck just to pursue his own dream. He leaves to look for new things and on his way to Miami, Casper joins his ex-wife (Vergara), an old friend (Leguizamo) and his son to open a mobile food truck. Wandering on the road, chef Carl gradually feels his self again and rekindles his passion for culinary art – as well as the taste of love and life…

Chef (2014)
Chef (2014)
  • Premiere time: May 9, 2014
  • Movie Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Movie length: 114 minutes
  • Directed by: John Favreau
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., John Favreau

3. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

This is an animated sci-fi horror film based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick and written by Richard Linklater. It tells the story of deception and the nearsighted future identity, constantly under police surveillance. Set in the near future astigmatism, the film tells the story of Bob Armor (Keanu Reeves) a drug officer who has been ordered to spy on his friends and report back to headquarters. Even though he was a police officer, he eventually became an addict. This film was shot digitally and then animated using an animation technique called interpolation, where the original work is tracked frame-by-frame to create a distinctively animated look.

A Scanner Darkly (2006)
A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • Release time: 07/07/2006
  • Movie Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery
  • Movie length: 100 minutes
  • Directed by: Richard Linklater
  • Actors: Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson

3. Charlie Bartlett (2007)

This is a movie about a rich teenager. Disruptive genius Charlie must enroll in a public school after dropping out of a private school. After he was refused admission to a number of prestigious private schools, young Charlie Bartlett had to find a way to adjust to the complex learning environment in the community school. This school is run by the nasty headmaster Gardner (Robert Downey Jr.). In this new environment, Charlie gradually discovers more and more about himself. In this new environment, Charlie gradually discovers more things about himself such as love, the witty antics of school age. Because he is a rich teenager, he is extremely attractive, along with his intelligence, he is trusted by his friends, and even sells drugs to them.

A Scanner Darkly (2006)
A Scanner Darkly (2006)
  • Release time: May 1, 2007
  • Movie Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Movie length: 97 minutes
  • Directed by: Jon Poll
  • Actors: Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr.

5. Tropic Thunder (2008)

The story is about a group of people including Tugg Speedman, a famous superstar who is about to star in an action movie, and travels to Southeast Asia to take part in the most expensive movie in history. Along with Kirk Lazarus, Jeff Portnoy and the film crew “led” by the clumsy director Damien Cockburn went to a certain forest to shoot a combat film project. But as soon as the camera was shot, something unexpected happened that made them real soldiers in the very project they were filming when the fighting broke out in the jungle.

Tropic Thunder (2008)
Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Release time: August 13, 2008
  • Movie Genre: Action, Comedy
  • Movie length: 107 minutes
  • Directed by: Ben Stiller
  • Actors: Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black

6. The Soloist (2009)

The film is based on the true story of an artist suffering from schizophrenia and becoming homeless named Nathaniel Ayers. Jamie Foxx plays Nathaniel. Robert Downey plays journalist Steve Lopez. Talented journalist Steve Lopez was at an impasse in his life when he met a talented young man Nathaniel with an ambition to one day perform on the big stage of Walt Disney. He was also the one who discovered the talent for playing the violin and made Nathaniel’s dream come true.

The Soloist (2009)
The Soloist (2009)
  • Release time: April 24, 2009
  • Movie Genre: Musical, Drama
  • Movie length: 117 minutes
  • Directed by: Joe Wright
  • Actors: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr.

7. Dolittle (2020)

Doctor Dolittle: Mythical Adventure revolves around the adventure to the magical island of Doctor Dolittle. In early Victorian England, Doctor John Dolittle was a man who had the ability to talk to animals. After his wife passed away, he became more withdrawn and closed his clinic. He has always loved his furry pets. He was not only a brilliant doctor, but also Queen Victoria’s royal physician. When he learns that the queen has been poisoned, he and the boy Tommy and his pets set off on an adventure to find an antidote.

Dolittle (2020)
Dolittle (2020)
  • Release time: January 17, 2020
  • Movie Genre: Children, Adventure
  • Movie length: 117 minutes
  • Directed by: Stephen Gaghan
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas

8. Iron Man 2 (2010)

After publicizing Tony Stark’s identity as Iron Man, Anton vanko dies is dying with his son Vanko in the last seconds of his life. The person who will become Iron Man’s opponent in this part. What he was most concerned about was the core knowledge of arc reactor construction. He told his son that Stark’s father had stolen this blueprint that should have been inherited from Tony, but rather his son. Thus, a plan to avenge the Tony family was born, by building a similar arc reactor.

Iron Man 2 (2010)
Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Release time: May 7, 2010
  • Movie Genre: Action, Fantasy
  • Movie length: 124 minutes
  • Directed by: Jon Favreau
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow

9. Zodiac (2007)

The film is based on a true event about the barbaric murders of the killer Zodiac – The Zodiac killer that once shook the United States. The film gives you moments of intense investigation between the enforcers and the villains that all humanity wants to see even once. This is a detective movie with the longest running time, because the details in the movie as well as the density of characters appear many and dense. The film brings moments of breathlessness through the times of investigation.

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  • Release time: March 2, 2007
  • Movie Genre: Thriller, Mystery
  • Movie length: 157 minutes
  • Directed by: David Fincher
  • Actor: Robert Downey Jr.

10. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Almost anyone who has had a childhood is addicted to the detective stories of the detective Sherlock Holmes. The film is based on the series of the same name that aired in 2009 and is an investigation into the famous case of Count Henry Blackwood, who is an underground force in London. The famous and talented detective Sherlock Holmes and his effective partner – Doctor Watson have engaged in a battle of wits and brains with an enemy who has a plot to threaten the whole of England. After a series of brutal and fanatical murders occurred, the talented detective Sherlock Holmes and his left hand – Doctor John Watson – promptly saved the next victim’s life and unmasked the culprit: Blackwood.

Robert Downey Jr. with Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
  • Release time: December 25, 2009
  • Genre: Detective, Mystery
  • Movie length: 129 minutes
  • Directed by: Guy Ritchie
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

11. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

With the success of part 1, part 2 was officially aired in 2011. When the Crown Prince of Austria died, the evidence was all attributed to the fact that the crown prince committed suicide. However, Sherlock Holmes analyzed and speculated that he was murdered, not committed suicide as evidence. Holmes and his friends – Dr. Watson (Jude Law), who is accompanied by a Gypsy (Noomi Rapace) – who saved Holmes’s life. They chased Moriarty across the continent in the hope that they could stop his plot before it could come to fruition.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
  • Release time: December 16, 2011
  • Movie Genre: Mystery, Action
  • Movie length: 129 minutes
  • Directed by: Guy Ritchie
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

12. Sherlock Holmes 3

Sherlock Holmes 3 revolves around the relationship of two friends, the great detective Sherlock Holmes and the doctor John Watson. Together they go through cases, facing dangerous threats in front of them.

Sherlock Holmes 3
Sherlock Holmes 3
  • Release time: December 22, 2021 (USA)
  • Movie Genre: Mystery, Action
  • Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Dexter Fletcher

13. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame is the hit movie that made the box office feverish in 2019. This is also the end of the Thanos cinematic universe. As the fourth and final part of the superhero series against the world’s most powerful villain, Thanos – the evil that has ravaged the planet and universe with a plot to establish a new world order.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Release time: April 26, 2019
  • Movie Genre: Action, Science Fiction
  • Movie length: 181 minutes
  • Directed by: Joss Whedon
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth,…

14. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) is the movie when the superheroes of the Avengers fight against the evil Thanos in a plot to usurp 6 stones, becoming the strongest hegemony in the world. The fate of the planet now lies in the hands of the superheroes of the Marvel universe.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Release time: April 23, 2018
  • Movie Genre: Action, Science Fiction
  • Movie length: 149 minutes
  • Directed by: Joss Whedon
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth,…

15.Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

The film revolves around a con man Harry Lockhart played by Robert Downey Jr. He happened to participate in an audition for a movie while being hunted by the police. When Harry passes his audition, he moves to Hollywood where he unwittingly embarks on a murder plot with his childhood sweetheart and tough guy Perry van Shrike.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  • Release time: October 21, 2005,
  • Movie Genre: Mystery, Crime
  • Movie length: 103 minutes
  • Directed by: Shane Black
  • Actors: Robert Downey Jr, Val Kilmer,.

During his acting career, he has been acting through many roles in different films. However, these are the 15 films that have left their mark on him the most, bearing the imprint of the times through each role and character’s personality. As expected, he is the male downloader of the Marvel Hollywood cinematic universe with his memorable acting ability.

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