The 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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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies

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    Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane

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    Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx

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    Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

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    Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

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    Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

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    Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes

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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, Sam Kinison

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    Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas

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    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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    Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jena Malone

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    Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick

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    Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Molly Ringwald

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    Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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    Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Penélope Cruz

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    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

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    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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    Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, James Woods

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    Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell

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    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Robert Downey Jr., Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen

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    Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Shia LaBeouf

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    Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Holly Hunter

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    Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Jennifer Tilly

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    Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham

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    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., Heather Graham, Frederique van der Wal

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    Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Famke Janssen

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    Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen, Annette Bening

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    Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Aidan Quinn

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    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins

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    Robert Downey Jr., Winona Ryder, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies

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    Captain America: Civil War Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Spano

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    Robert Downey Jr., Claudia Schiffer, Stephen Baldwin

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    Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Kim Richards

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