Search results for "Robert Downey Jr."


A Scanner Darkly (2006) RT 69% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2006

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.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Winona Ryder  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Mitch Baker

Natural Born Killers (1994) RT 46% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Iron Man 2 (2010) RT 72% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2010

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Don Cheadle  •  Scarlett Johansson

Zodiac (2007) RT 89% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Based on the actual case files for one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in America, "Zodiac" tells the story of a serial killer that terrified the San Francisco Bay Area ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Anthony Edwards

The Singing Detective (2003) RT 39% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2004

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

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Robin Wright  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jeremy Northam

1969 (1988)

Two rebellious youths, Ralph and Scott, find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Ernest Thompson
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Bruce Dern  •  Mariette Hartley

Air America (1990)

Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Nancy Travis  •  Ken Jenkins

Back to School (1986) RT 84% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Keith Gordon  •  Burt Young  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Sherlock Holmes (2009) RT 70% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Eccentric consulting detective Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Mark Strong

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) RT 60% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2012

There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Jared Harris  •  Noomi Rapace




The Judge (2014) RT 48% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Leighton Meester  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

Chef (2014) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2014

A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  John Leguizamo

Iron Man 3 (2013) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark faces an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Shane Black
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Guy Pearce  •  Don Cheadle

The Avengers (2012) RT 5% / Audience 15%

DVD release: Jul 2001

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Chris Hemsworth

Due Date (2010) RT 40% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Zach Galifianakis  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jamie Foxx

Love and Distrust (2010)

This collection of five short films artfully portrays desire's ability to both empower and destroy those who encounter it. In "The Summer House," sultry teen Jane (Talulah ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lorraine Bracco
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  James Franco  •  Amy Adams  •  Dawn Anderson

The Soloist (2009)

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Catherine Keener  •  Nelsan Ellis

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Liv Tyler  •  Tim Roth  •  William Hurt