Top 10 Most Watchable Movies of Robert Downey Jr

By Gabriella
Created on Dec 26, 2023

If anyone is a fan of Marvel, it is certainly impossible not to know the name Robert Downey Jr. He is a talented actor who had a successful early film career but also had many ups and downs. If you had to choose the life of a star to write a movie script, Robert Downey Jr.'s life would be the most dramatic and popular script. If you love Robert Downey Jr or don't like it yet, we guarantee that after watching the movie list below you will immediately fall in love!

1) Avengers: Endgame (2019)


It is no exaggeration to say that Endgame (2019) is the best Marvel movie to date when it meets all the elements of plot, emotions, techniques and action. The film is not only a farewell to an old generation of superheroes but also opens a whole new era and direction for Marvel in particular and the superhero genre in general.

In Endgame, people re-encounter a careless, somewhat selfish Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), but this time, the audience sympathizes with him more than ever. But hidden behind that is still a passionate heart, a superior mind and unbelievable courage. He was able to say thank you to his father for no longer tormenting himself, giving Pepper Pots a good life and fighting with all he could to preserve the peace of humanity. Tony Stark, you are Iron Man and now it's time for you to rest!

Tony Stark has become a brand for everyone to remember Robert Downey Jr. He excelled in his role, making a strong impression on fans, truly immersing himself in the character from dialogue to gestures and not overshadowed by other bright stars in Endgame. It can be said that Rorbert Downey Jr. truly made the role of Iron Man one of the best and most classic roles in world cinema.

IMDb score: 8.4
Tomatometer score: 94%
Audience rating: 90%

2) Avengers: Infinity War (2018)


Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) tells the story of the villain Thanos with the desire to destroy half of humanity on the planets to balance the universe's resources, so he went to collect 6 infinity stones. Knowing the plot of this crazy Titan, superheroes on earth stood up together to stop it.

Similar to other Marvel movies, the content of Infinity war is also very simple and straight to the point from the beginning. Throughout the 150 minutes, there is action after action following Thanos' footsteps. The movie has no twist, but what surprises you is the strength of this villain and the sacrifices in this infinite battle. There are superheroes and familiar faces who have to die in this movie.

Although after Black Panther, the world knew that Shuri was equally talented, but no one could deny Tony Stark. Creating a series of "toys" that are super powerful enough for Earth people to fight hand-to-hand with the supreme force of the universe, Iron Man affirms his position that no one can replace. So does Robert Downey Jr. Every scene he appears in is worth every huge remuneration that Marvel pays. Once again, Robert made MCU fans fear about the future without him. Who will be able to make fans so passionate?

IMDb score: 8.4

Tomatometer score: 85%

Audience rating: 91%

3) Captain America: Civil War (2016)


Captain America: Civil War (2016) contains a conflict between Iron Man - who is famous for his wealth and confidence in Iron Man 1 & 2 and Captain America - a warrior from the past and Many disappointments broke out about the organization to which he contributed. The film's script is built with fierce battles, the characters on each front line are staged to appear in a more scientific order than the fall in content and character layout in Avengers: Age Of Ultron .

The film has the most attractive content, combined with a star-studded cast that doesn't take much effort to attract the attention of the whole world.

Robert Downey Jr. Still excellent as usual with a Tony like that. He seems to understand every aspect of Tony Stark's personality and he acts as if it were himself. Every look and gesture is perfect, especially the last scene of the film is enough to make the audience sob. Robert Downey Jr. Worth every million dollars that Marvel spent for Tony Stark to appear in this part. A perfect and irreplaceable Iron Man.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

IMDb score: 7.8

Tomatometer score: 90%

Audience rating: 89%

4) The Judge (2014)


The Judge (2014)

Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr), this character also has very similar personalities to Robert's lifelong role in the Iron Man movie, Tony Stark. Hank Palmer is very intelligent, has a sharp look with the ability to guess people's personality, he also appears arrogant and conceited because of the success he soon achieved. Hank also exudes a sense of humor hidden in his seriousness, his appearance is very similar to Tony Stark, which is Robert Downey Jr.'s very own acting style.

The Judge belongs to the criminal and psychological genre mixed with gentle but profound humorous details. Throughout the film, we will enjoy meticulous, impressive frames through the beautiful scenes of Carlinville, a peaceful city where the Palmer family lives, of a rich and prosperous America.

IMDb score: 7.4

Tomatometer score: 49%

Audience rating: 72%

5) Iron Man 3 (2013)


Iron Man 3 (2013)

With a huge revenue of 1.2 billion USD, Iron Man 3 (2013) is the most popular movie of 2013. The story in the movie continues after the events of The Avengers. Arrogant genius industrial tycoon Tony Stark faces a new enemy dangerous in both strength and intelligence - The Mandarin. After a challenge, Tony's private world was heavily destroyed. He was determined to find the person responsible. The new journey is full of challenges for the arrogant billionaire's courage. Tony Stark searches for the answer to the biggest question that has haunted him for a long time - does the person make the armor or does the armor make the person?

Iron Man 3 has a darker atmosphere than the previous two parts, but in essence, Tony Stark's playfulness and humor are still irreplaceable. That is the unique characteristic that makes up Iron Man's "brand" and creates its appeal compared to other superheroes. In the most intense and fierce battle scenes, Tony Stark's humor is still not lost.

Robert Downey Jr. had ups and downs when he suffered from alcohol and drug addiction and had to go to jail. However, the role of Iron Man changed his fate. And perhaps, it is difficult to find an actor who can embody this role better than Robert.

IMDb score: 7.1

Tomatometer score: 79%

Audience rating: 78%

6) Marvels the Avengers (2012)


Marvel's the Avengers (2012)

Marvels the Avengers (2012) is a film with the participation of the most prominent characters of the Marvel cinematic universe. In this movie, the combination of superheroes is not for their own purposes. But accidentally, when the earth is on the verge of being invaded, everyone must hold hands together to repel the risk of the earth's destruction.

The Avengers 2012 has received positive reviews from most film critics since its release and set many box office records globally, becoming the film with the most impressive opening revenue in North America. and is the fastest film to reach $1 billion worldwide. At that time, the movie Superhero Squad was also ranked 3rd on the list of the most popular movies in American cinema.

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) continues to be the name that ensures box office revenue, an important part for audiences to go to theaters in Marvels the Avengers.

IMDb score: 8.0

Tomatometer score: 91%

Audience rating: 91%

7) Iron Man 2 (2010)


Iron Man 2 (2010)

Iron Man 2 (2010) continues to firmly build this superhero's position in the hearts of die-hard fans of the Marvel cinematic universe. With attractive and creative content, we are sure that the movie will give you extremely satisfying moments. Not only successful with epic and intense action scenes, the movie Iron Man 2 also brings viewers many delicate emotions about love and friendship.

The story in Iron Man 2 is more complicated and complicated when many new characters appear, their personalities and inner thoughts are also explored more deeply than in part 1. After deciding to let the world know who he is, As Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) continuously gets into countless troubles in both his personal and professional life. The government required him to hand over his super armor to the military, and Stark Industries encountered operational problems. At the same time, Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke), Iron Man's most dangerous enemy in part 2, is still silently creating a terrible weapon waiting for revenge.

IMDb score: 6.9

Tomatometer score: 72%

Audience rating: 71%

8) Sherlock Holmes (2009)


Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Sherlock Holmes (2009) is based on one of the most famous cases of Sherlock Holmes when he decided to confront the most dangerous criminal in England and put himself in a dangerous situation. After a series of brutal and fanatical murders occurred, Sherlock Holmes and his powerful assistant - Dr. John Watson - promptly saved the life of the next victim and exposed the villain: Blackwood.

However, for this bloodthirsty man, death did not make him afraid, on the contrary, the death sentence Sherlock Holmes "announced" on him also motivated him to quickly perfect his dark plot. The more the detective and the talented doctor pursue clues, the deeper they delve into a world controlled by dark forces and full of scary scientific tools. And this time, the logical deductions that are the detective's strength sometimes become useless.

Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr) makes this heroic character more relatable. Robert Downey Jr. has a Sherlock Holmes-like way of handling dialogue. Robert's physique and 6 years of experience practicing martial arts are also very convenient for the fiery scenes in the movie. Robert Downey Jr. is considered by many audiences to be the perfect Sherlock Holmes.

IMDb score: 7.6

Tomatometer score: 69%

Audience rating: 77%

9) Iron Man (2008)


Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man (2008) created a box office fever at the time of its release, making billionaire Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) one of Marvel's most popular superheroes. With unique and creative content, we won't be able to take our eyes off the screen for a second.

The content of Iron Man is about Tony Stark, who is both the owner of a technology corporation and a strange playboy. During an inspection trip to Afghanistan, he was kidnapped by a terrorist group. They asked Tony to create a destructive weapon to attack America.

Realizing the harsh truth that the weapons he created were turning back to attack him, Tony began creating high-tech armor. Escaping from captivity, Tony became a representative of justice under the nickname Iron Man. Meanwhile, a colleague in Stark Industries plots to overthrow Tony.

The film opens the future story of the superhero group Avenger when the secret organization SHIELD begins to emerge.

Robert Downey Jr. was known to many audiences for his previous roles, but actually coming to Iron Man brought his name to a new level and closer to the audience.


IMDb score: 7.9

Tomatometer score: 94%

Audience rating: 91%

10) Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005)


Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005)

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) is the story of Harry Lockhart (Robert Downey Jr), a petty thief. Once, while running from the police, Harry Lockhart accidentally entered a movie casting session. He was suddenly considered a potential actor, and went to Los Angeles to look for opportunities. The trip did not go as smoothly as expected, when Harry Lockhart was involved in mysterious murders.

Robert Downey Jr, the main actor in the movie, did not disappoint viewers' expectations, delivering a very natural and graceful role. Robert Downey Jr. has a very attractive facial expression and dialogue delivery. Besides, he also did not forget to bring emotions into his role with psychological scenes that were performed quite well. The humorous scenes are also performed quite well by Robert Downey Jr., not overly exaggerated, not exaggerated, all are at just the right level and make viewers enjoy.

IMDb score: 7.5
Tomatometer score: 86%
Audience rating: 87%

Always doing his best for each role, leaving a unique mark in the hearts of fans, being the name that dominates every box office. If you love Robert Downey Jr or just know this name, you should definitely watch the movies on this list immediately.



Gabriella is a professional writer and editor with over 6 years of experience covering in all aspects: baby care, home appliances, food, travel.... Graduated from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) & She has passion on writing Blog & share the best information. Before joining with us in 2023, she stayed homes for baby care in NY.