Robert Downey Jr movies i need to watch

by sherbetsushii | created - 18 Jun 2018 | updated - 25 Oct 2018 | Public

I've watched most but there's some that I haven't yet

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1. Hail Caesar (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

Caesar is a would-be rock star. But for now, he works at a pencil eraser factory. Soon he falls in love with the owner's daughter. In order to get her, he bets with the old man that he can ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Michael Hall | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Bobbie Phillips, Leslie Danon, Nicholas Pryor

Votes: 940

2. Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Comedy

A single Christmas tree becomes the source of cheer for the people and animals living around Mr. Willowby's estate. Based on the children's book of the same name.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Stockard Channing, Leslie Nielsen, Kevin Clash

Votes: 179

3. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

66 Metascore

The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 8,550 | Gross: $4.10M

4. Danger Zone (1996)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama

American mining engineer gets involved in civil war and international conspiracy in an African country.

Director: Allan Eastman | Stars: Billy Zane, Robert Downey Jr., Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Lisa Collins

Votes: 711

5. One Night Stand (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

Max/W.Snipes has a one night stand with Karen/N.Kinski in NYC. He returns to his wife, 2 kids and career in LA but is affected. A year later, Max and Karen meet again by chance, but this time they're with their spouses.

Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen

Votes: 6,296 | Gross: $2.62M

6. Short Cuts (1993)

R | 188 min | Comedy, Drama

79 Metascore

The day-to-day lives of several suburban Los Angeles residents.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 40,266 | Gross: $6.11M

7. Two Girls and a Guy (1997)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

2 girls wait outside a young actor's door and find out he's had them both as "only" girlfriend the last 10 months. They wait inside after breaking in. When Blake comes home he just can't stop lying but they stay.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Heather Graham, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Angel David

Votes: 6,624 | Gross: $1.95M

8. Hugo Pool (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell, Brendan Dawson

Votes: 1,828 | Gross: $0.00M

9. The Gingerbread Man (1998)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

65 Metascore

A lawyer uses his power to help his lover put her father behind bars, but when he escapes, they are all in danger.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey Jr., Daryl Hannah

Votes: 10,166 | Gross: $1.53M

10. U.S. Marshals (1998)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

47 Metascore

U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan, who has been accused of a double-murder.

Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano

Votes: 90,843 | Gross: $57.17M

11. In Dreams (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

A suburban housewife learns that she has a dreamworld connection to a serial murderer, and must stop him from killing again.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 11,916 | Gross: $12.02M

12. Friends & Lovers (1999)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad ... See full summary »

Director: George Haas | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Danny Nucci, George Newbern, Alison Eastwood

Votes: 1,418 | Gross: $0.09M

13. Bowfinger (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

71 Metascore

When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski

Votes: 63,597 | Gross: $66.38M

14. Black & White (I) (1999)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Music

47 Metascore

A group of white high school teens become involved with Harlem's black hip-hop crowd.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Ben Stiller, Allan Houston, Claudia Schiffer, Scott Caan

Votes: 5,410 | Gross: $5.24M

15. Wonder Boys (2000)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

73 Metascore

An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr.

Votes: 59,377 | Gross: $19.39M

16. The Singing Detective (2003)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

45 Metascore

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 7,918 | Gross: $0.34M

17. Gothika (2003)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

38 Metascore

A depressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 102,224 | Gross: $59.69M

18. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 91,416 | Gross: $31.50M

19. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, New York during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs, or in prison. He comes to believe he has been saved from their fates by various so-called saints.

Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 24,261 | Gross: $0.52M

20. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

Votes: 102,320 | Gross: $5.50M

21. Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century.

Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin

Votes: 14,760 | Gross: $0.22M

22. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 408,598 | Gross: $33.08M

23. Charlie Bartlett (2007)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

A rich kid becomes the self-appointed psychiatrist to the student body of his new high school.

Director: Jon Poll | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis, Kat Dennings

Votes: 61,323 | Gross: $3.95M

24. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

61 Metascore

A newspaper journalist discovers a homeless musical genius and tries to improve his situation.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

Votes: 49,521 | Gross: $31.67M

25. Chef (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

68 Metascore

A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 180,047 | Gross: $30.64M

26. The Judge (2014)

R | 141 min | Crime, Drama

48 Metascore

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 166,692 | Gross: $47.12M

27. All-Star Weekend

Comedy | Post-production

Two buddies form a rivalry over their favorite American basketball player.

Director: Jamie Foxx | Stars: Gerard Butler, Robert Downey Jr., Benicio Del Toro, Eva Longoria

28. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

78 Metascore

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 613,835 | Gross: $858.37M

29. Dolittle (2020)

PG | Adventure, Comedy, Family | Completed

A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek

30. Sherlock Holmes 3 (2021)

Action, Crime, Mystery | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Rachel McAdams, Jude Law

31. Untitled John Brinkley Biopic

Biography | Pre-production

The story of 20th century con man John Brinkley who claimed to be a doctor and scammed his way to fame and fortune using fake medicine and a popular radio broadcast.

Director: Richard Linklater | Star: Robert Downey Jr.

32. Richard III (1995)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming King staged in an alternative fascist England setting.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Christopher Bowen, Edward Jewesbury

Votes: 13,077 | Gross: $2.60M



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