Robert Downey Jr.
Date of Birth: Apr 4, 1965
Biography: Robert John Downey, Jr. is an American actor. Downey made his screen debut in 1970, at the age of five, when he appeared in his father's film Pound, and has worked consistently in film and television ever since. During the 1980s he had roles in a series of coming of age films associated with the Brat Pack. Less Than Zero (1987) is particularly notable, not only because it was the first time Downey's acting would be acknowledged by critics, but also because the role pushed Downey's...(Wikipedia)
Total Credits at Criticker: 84 (Actor), 1 (Writer)
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- Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (2008) - S11 E3
The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb (imdb.com).
A physician discovers that he can talk to animals. (imdb)
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 undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe.
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man. (imdb)
Peter Parker is invited to Tony Stark's NBA Finals party at the Avengers tower.
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. (imdb)
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. (imdb)
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. (imdb)
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. (imdb)
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, Stark starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. (imdb)
Nick Fury and the international agency S.H.I.E.L.D. bring together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki & his various membered army. (imdb)
The Consultant (2011) - Short Film
Agent's Coulson and Sitwell talk about how they plan to approach General Thunderbolt Ross. (imdb)
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. (imdb)
Wealthy inventor and former weapons maker Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) continues to fight crime as his alter ego, Iron Man, taking on villains intent on destroying humanity in Jon Favreau's action-packed superhero sequel based on Marvel comic book characters. But Stark's battle with the bottle may be his toughest challenge yet. Don Cheadle co-stars as Col. James Rhodes, with Samuel L. Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury.
High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.
Love & Distrust (2010) - Direct-to-Video
The movie includes 5 unique short films, following eight individuals from diverse backgrounds on their quest for true contentment. (Wikipedia.com)
A schizophrenic, homeless musician from Skid Row, Los Angeles dreams of playing at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
When wealthy industrialist Tony Stark is forced to build an armored suit after a life-threatening incident, he ultimately decides to use its technology to fight against evil. (imdb)
Depicting the events after the Gamma Bomb. 'The Incredible Hulk' tells the story of Dr Bruce Banner, who seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a giant green monster under emotional stress. Whilst on the run from military which seeks his capture, Banner comes close to a cure. But all is lost when a new creature emerges; The Abomination. (imdb)
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
Rain of Madness (2008) - Short Film
A behind-the-scenes mockumentary of Tropic Thunder. (imdb)
As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.
A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems. (imdb)
Charlie Bartlett, a wealthy, intelligent 17-year-old, has been kicked out of nearly every boarding school in town and is now enrolled in the local public high school, headed by the reluctant Principal Gardner. Initially struggling to find a place in the new school, Charlie eventually establishes himself as the supportive listener who dispenses well-needed advice, and the occasional prescription, to mixed-up teens... (imdb)
Tim Allen transforms from family dad to family dog and back again in this fresh update of the Disney comedy classic The Shaggy Dog. (Disney)
Based on legendary science-fiction author Philip K. Dick's own experiences, A Scanner Darkly tells the darkly comedic, caustic, but deeply tragic tale of drug use in the modern world. The film plays like a graphic novel come to life with live-action photography overlaid with an advanced animation process -- a method known as interpolated rotoscoping, first employed in writer/director Richard Linklater's 2001 film "Waking Life" -- to create a haunting version of America, seven years from now. (Warner Independent Pictures)
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is writer/director Dito Montiel's candid debut capturing his youth in the mid-1980s in the toughest neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. Exuding the rawness and authenticity of such classic urban dramas as "Kids," "Mean Streets," "Do the Right Thing" and "Saturday Night Fever," the film is based on Montiel's memoir of the same name. (First Look Pictures)
Fur creates a ravishing imaginary portrait of the visionary artist Diane Arbus. Much as an actual Arbus photo transports us into strange and unfamiliar worlds, Fur travels through the looking glass to explore the transformation of a shy woman into a powerfully original artist. (Picturehouse)
A documentary on the filming of the movie "A Scanner Darkly."
The Weight of the Line: Animation Tales (2006) - Short Film
A documentary on the animation for the movie "A Scanner Darkly" (2006).
The real-life conflict between esteemed television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy.
A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role... (imdb)
Written by acclaimed writer Don DeLillo, Game 6 is an intelligent, witty, unsettling tale of one man's encounter with his demons, his passions and his infatuation with failure. (Kindred Media Group)
The Outsider, a feature-length documentary from first-time writer/director Nicholas Jarecki, is a film about film, specifically, the power of film to create, to move, and to endure. It follows one of America's most obsessive and intriguing filmmakers, James Toback, writer/director of 11 movies. Filmed over an 8-month period, The Outsider follows Toback through all phases of the making of his new film (shooting, editing, scoring, and release)... Green Room Films)
A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve into the possible reasons why his stress seems to manifest itself in a recurring erotic dream; and a story of unrequited love about a beautiful, 1960s high-end call girl in an impossible affair with her young tailor. (imdb)
Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin.
This supernatural thriller is the chilling tale of a brilliant psychiatrist (Berry) who experiences an unwelcome awakening when she is accused of committing a heinous murder she cannot remember. (Warner Bros.)
The story of a crime novelist (Downey Jr.) who, languishing in his hospital bed, occupies his time by mapping out a screenplay in his head about a cynical private investigator who doubles as a singer in a dance band. (Paramount Classics)
Whatever We Do (2003) - Short Film
Twenty margaritas and 10 shots of tequila, with a few ounces of debauchery, bring four friends closer to the truth than they have been for years. (imdb)
Grady Tripp (Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award-winning Great American Novel seven years ago. It's hardly surprising, then that his college's annual literary festival fills the former wonder boy with more than his usual quota of self-doubt and anxiety. This festival weekend, however, proves even worse than he could have imagined as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy, his most gifted writing student James Leer (Maguire). (Paramount Pictures)
A searing, comedic and exhilarating look at race, sex and hip hop in the melting pot that is Manhattan at the turn of the 21st century. (Screen Gems)
Bobby Bowfinger, a nearly bankrupt aspiring movie producer-director, is about to take one last shot at fame and fortune. Desperate to hit the big time, the hapless dreamer recruits a motley crew of aspiring misfits, including an eager nerd, an ambitious ingenue and an overthe-hill diva. With their help, Bowfinger embarks on a radical, ingenious scheme to trick the biggest name in movies into becoming the star of his ultra-low budget film. (Universal Pictures)
Claire Cooper dreams strange things from time to time. One night, she dreams about a little girl being taken away by a stranger... (imdb)
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 has something to say, but Ian won't listen. Meanwhile, David is gay and virginal; Ian's business partner, Keaton, is unhappy that his sister Jane is pregnant with no plans to tell the father; Lisa is everybody's pal and no one's lover; John, stuck in adolescence, is always on the make... (imdb)
He knew the law, but he forgot the rules: Never get involved with a client. And never put your family in danger. Step into the courtly world of Savannah's top-tier law firms. Meet one of the brightest young stars of the bar, Rick Magruder (Branagh). And witness how his obsession with a beautiful, mysterious client (Davidtz), stalked by her deranged father, plunges him into a world of terrifying intrigue and deadly deceit. (Universal)
A fugitive on the run -- and tenacious marshal Sam Gerard in pursuit! Tommy Lee Jones reprises his Oscar-winning role from The Fugitive hunting the elusive Wesley Snipes to deliver a big-event heartpounder that thunders suspense, action and daring twists. (Warner Bros.)
Two girls, Carla and Lou meet on the street outside a loft waiting for their boyfriends. In a short time, they find out that they're waiting for the same guy - young actor Blake, who said that he loves only her to both of them but was actually leading double life for a few months already. Angry, they break into his loft and when he returns, a round of accusations and explanations begins. (imdb)
Los-Angeles commercials director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with AIDS in New York... (imdb)
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. (imdb)
American mining expert, Rick Morgan, is the only hope to find a missing shipment of toxic waste that could kill. There are other powers-at-be that have very different plans for the cargo. Morgan ends up in the middle of factions fighting for money and power. (imdb)
An aspiring young doctor, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King... (imdb)
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend... (imdb)
The classic Shakespearan play about a murderously scheming king staged in a alternative fascist England setting. (imdb)
Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995) - TV Movie
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. (imdb)
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the media.
Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N B-R-A-D-L-E-Y... (imdb)
Julius Caesar MacGruder is -- what else? -- the lead singer of Hail Caesar, a rock 'n' roll band that covets it all: fame, fortune and chicks. But to get them, the band needs to land a recording contract with Easy Street Records . There's only one small problem: This captain of capitalism is late for his day job ... at the eraser factory!
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation a group of Los Angeles lives intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. Whilst they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, they also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away, even on a fishing trip. Starring Andie MacDowell, Fred Ward, 'Jack Lemmon' , Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Robbins. (imdb)
This movie is about four people who die in a bus crash and have to take care of some stuff they didn't before they died. At the same moment they died, a baby is born. They are stuck to him forever. Can he help them to finish their business? (imdb)
Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker. (imdb)
An ambitious TV soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan. (imdb)
A young pilot finds himself recruited into a covert and corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos. (imdb)
A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death. (imdb)
Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie reluctantly takes on a case of a young Korean man who, according to his mom, has been in jail for eight years for a murder he did not commit. (imdb)
Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not until Alex is invited to Louie's home that he begins to remember his former life, wife and best friend. Of course, there's also the problem that he's attracted to Louie's/his own daughter. (imdb)
Faux documentary about a fictional Hollywood film studio. (imdb)
Two friends, Ralph and Scott live in a small minded town at the onset of the Vietnam war. While Scott's brother enlists, he and Ralph are outspoken in their opposition to the war (imdb)
It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect... (imdb)
A documentary filmmaker, who has spent the last 15 years making films like "Aluminum: Our Shiny Friend," is finally given the chance to make the documentary on Indian farming he has always wanted to. The catch? He must simultaneously direct a porn film. But as he tries to make the porn film, which he turns into a musical called "Halloween in the Barracks," he must deal with a temperamental actor, a fundamentalist preacher, and other obstacles. (imdb)
A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit. (imdb)
A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a mobster. (imdb)
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself. (imdb)
The zany crew of a New York cable TV station accidentally bounce a signal off the moon, bringing them worldwide attention. (imdb)
Two nerdish boys attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that (imdb)
At the start of his senior year in high school, Morgan's father has lost his company, so the family moves from Connecticut, where they've been in the yacht club, to an apartment in the San Fernando Valley. Morgan has grown up in the shadow of his high-achieving older brother, and he seems to have a knack for getting into trouble... (imdb)
A story about two brothers coping with divorce and a mother who is weak in character. She falls for an abusive cocaine user and things spiral out of control.
Not your typical high school romance, this is the story of a college-bound girl (Arquette) and a blue-collar boy (Spano) who fall in love. But, their relationship gets a lot more complicated when their lives diverge after graduation.
Before he waxed on (and off) as the Karate Kid, a young Ralph Macchio appeared in this uproarious adolescent comedy about a group of mischievous military school misfits forced to suffer under a sadistic headmaster (Ron Leibman). Directed by the independent-minded Robert Downey Sr., the film features Barbara Bach as a gun-toting armaments specialist and Tom Poston as an instructor who loves bed checks. (netflix.com)
A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting. (imdb)
In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.
Imagine (2003) - TV Series