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10 Most Popular Movies By Robert Downey Junior

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Determining the absolute most popular of Robert Downey Jr.’s films can be tricky, as popularity can be measured in various ways. However, here are 10 of his movies that have achieved a high level of recognition and success, considering factors like box office gross, critical reception, and cultural impact:

The 10 Best Robert Downey Jr. Movies

  1. Iron Man (2008): This film launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and is widely considered a turning point in superhero films. Downey Jr.’s portrayal of Tony Stark/Iron Man became iconic, and the movie’s blend of action, humour, and a relatable protagonist propelled it to massive success.
  2. Avengers: Endgame (2019): The culmination of the Infinity Saga in the MCU, this epic film featured Downey Jr. in a pivotal role and shattered box office records.
  3. Avengers: Infinity War (2018): The lead-up to Endgame, this film again featured Downey Jr. as Iron Man in a thrilling adventure that left audiences on a cliffhanger, sparking immense anticipation.
  4. Sherlock Holmes (2009): Downey Jr.’s charismatic portrayal of the famous detective alongside Jude Law’s Dr. Watson was a critical and commercial success, spawning a sequel.
  5. Tropic Thunder (2008): This satirical war comedy features Downey Jr. in a hilarious and daring performance, earning him critical acclaim and an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
  6. Chaplin (1992): An early example of Downey Jr.’s dramatic talent, his portrayal of silent film legend Charlie Chaplin earned him his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
  7. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005): This neo-noir crime comedy marked Downey Jr.’s comeback after personal struggles. His performance and the film’s sharp dialogue were praised by critics.
  8. Zodiac (2007): This critically acclaimed thriller features Downey Jr. in a complex and suspenseful role, showcasing his dramatic range.
  9. The Judge (2014): Downey Jr. delivers a strong performance in this legal drama, playing a successful lawyer who returns home to confront a family crisis.
  10. Dolittle (2020): This family-friendly adventure film, which features Downey Jr. as the title character, wasn’t a critical darling, but it still holds some popularity, especially among younger audiences.

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