Robert Downey Jr. is a phenomenon. He has such tremendous acting skills and inherent charm that he can wow any audiences. The actor was the harbinger of the Marvel Cinematic Universe when he started out as the Iron-Man back in 2008.
Fantastic acting talent and a disarming personality are the kind of traits that are regularly used to describe the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s superhero, “Robert Downey Jr.” He made his acting debut at a tender age of only 5, in a film made by his father, Pound. Robert Downey Jr. was thus exposed to the world of movies and glamour from his formative days. He was not dazzled by either the commercial or the critical success at such an early age. Robert Downey Jr. got nominated for an Academy Award for the first time when he played the titular role in the film “Chaplin.” However, it was his constant substance abuse that started quite early in his life, that damaged a sizeable part of his fantastic career, and he used to frequently get into rehab and treatment programs. In fact, he even spent a year at the State Prison for drug-related charges.
As an impact of having lost some of the best years of his professional life to his heavy indulgence in drugs, Robert Downey Jr. came back a refined person and has now gone on to be the highest paid Hollywood star for three successive years from 2012 to 2015 according to Forbes magazine. Today he lives an unbelievably famous and glamorous life as one might see only in a Hollywood movie. He is still winning the hearts of movie lovers all over the world with his exuberance and believable acting. Having said that, here we present to you the best Robert Downey Jr. movies, handpicked from his lengthy and fantastic filmography. Some of these movies are available on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.