Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies Films
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Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies

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List of the best Robert Downey Jr. movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Long before he was Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. was a member of the Brat Pack appearing in such films as Weird Science and Less Than Zero. Robert Downey Jr.'s highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Robert Downey Jr. movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Downey Jr. movies will be at the top of the list. Robert Downey Jr. has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert Downey Jr. movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert Downey Jr. films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Robert Downey Jr. role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Robert Downey Jr. performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list includes Robert Downey Jr's impressive filmography from The Avengers, Chaplin and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Downey Jr. movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Downey Jr. roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Downey Jr.'s super-hero performances, you might also enjoy our list of best Christian Bale movies and best Chris Evans movies.


Notable directors that have worked with Robert Downey Jr. include names like Robert Altman, Joss Whedon and Steven Soderbergh. Is Robert Downey Jr. your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Tom Hiddleston and Clark Gregg films lists too.


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    most listed Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rachel McAdams, Jude Law

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rachel McAdams, Jude Law

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    Olivia Munn, Kate Mara, Bill O'Reilly

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle

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    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane

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    Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Kiedis

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    Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx

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    Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes

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    Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

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    Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd, Mary Stuart Masterson

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    Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Billy Zane

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield, Jason Hervey

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    Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Woody Harrelson

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    Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Douglas

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    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Dudikoff

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    Robert Downey Jr., Vanessa L. Williams, Dennis Hopper

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    Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Octavia Spencer

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    Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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    Mel Gibson, Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr.

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    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell

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    Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Carrie Fisher

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    Robert Downey Jr., Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen

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    Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Shia LaBeouf

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    ranked low on reranks Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Tom Sizemore

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    Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Jennifer Tilly

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    Marvel One Shots Clark Gregg, William Hurt, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Judd Nelson

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    Robert Downey Jr., Famke Janssen, Robert Duvall

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    new! & added by rhrsh Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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    ranked low on reranks Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Anne Bancroft

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    Robert Downey Jr., Heather Graham, Frederique van der Wal

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    Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen, Maggie Smith

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    Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Aidan Quinn

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    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tom Waits

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    Robert Downey Jr., Winona Ryder, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Robert Downey Jr., Tim Allen, Danny Glover

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    Robert Downey Jr., Mike Tyson, Brooke Shields

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    Robert Downey Jr., Alan Arkin, Gong Li

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    Robert Downey Jr., Claudia Schiffer, Stephen Baldwin

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    Drew Barrymore, Robert Downey Jr., Debra Messing

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    Love & Distrust Amy Adams, Robert Downey Jr., James Franco

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