Stupendous acting skills and delicate charm are some of the few traits to express the Ironman, “Robert Downey Jr.”. Debuting at the age of 5, in his father’s film ‘Pound’, Downey Jr got an early exposure to the world of cinemas and glamour alike. Critical and commercial success at a young age wasn’t something surprising for Robert Downey Jr as he received his first Academy Award nomination for playing the title role in the movie ‘Chaplin’. Constant tryst with substance abuse at a very young age numbed the major part of his illustrious career due to frequent admittance into treatment programs and sometimes at State prison for drug charges.
Bearing the brunt of losing some of the best years of his life due to his excessive obsession towards drugs, Robert Downey Jr came back sober and went on to become the highest paid Hollywood actor in three subsequent years from 2012 to 2015 as per the Forbes magazine. With a life as unbelievable and glamorous as a classic Hollywood drama, Robert Downey Jr continues to win over movie lover around the world with his energetic persona and convincing acting performances. With that said, here is the list of top Robert Downey Jr. movies selected from his vast filmography. You can watch some of these best Robert Downey jr. movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
13. Due Date (2010)
Robert Downey Jr plays an architect who misses a critical flight to join his wife as she gives birth to their child due to a causal conversation with an aspiring actor. Hangover fame Zach Galifiankis plays the role of an aspiring actor and sets fire to a serious of adventures which lands Peter (played by Robert Downey Jr) in bizarre situations. As the duo sets on a road trip to Los Angeles, Ethan draws enough flake from Peter and results in Peter abandoning him and driving off on his own. There is a war of conscience inside Peter as Ethan’s father’s ashes remain with him. The proficiency with which both actors pull off their respective characters make ‘Due Date’ a one time watchable.
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12. U.S. Marshals (1998)