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Downey, Robert Jr 1965-

Overview
Works: 437 works in 1,729 publications in 8 languages and 60,596 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biographical films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Superhero films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Artist, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Downey
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

95 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

68 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1950's America and the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau( Visual )

55 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet
Iron man 3 by Shane Black( Visual )

39 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, one question haunts him: Does the man make the suit, or does the suit make the man?"--Container
The soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
Marvel's The Avengers( Visual )

23 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
The judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before
Tropic thunder by Ben Stiller( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder, ' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark and refuses to break from character. When a scene goes awry, the film's director, Damien Cockburn goes off. With filming a month behind schedule only five days into shooting, the real 'Four Leaf' takes Cockburn aside and suggests that he drop the actors in a real jungle and use hidden cameras to capture the action. Chaos and insanity ensue
Chef by Jon Favreau( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Due date( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Expectant first-time father Peter Highman (Robert Downey, Jr.) looks forward to his new child's due date five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at his wife's side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when an encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan on a cross-country trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, many friendships and Peter's last nerve"--Container
The shaggy dog by Gareth Davies( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deputy District Attorney Dave Douglas takes his job very seriously -- so seriously, that his wife and family hardly ever see him. A case involving an animal laboratory finds Dave once again taking an extended leave of absence from his frustrated family. His luck takes a turn for the worst after he is inadvertently infected by a top-secret genetic-mutation serum that transforms the two-legged lawyer into a four-legged sheepdog. Though his current situation has its drawbacks, the fly-on-the-wall perspective afforded to Douglas in his newfound state alerts the well-intending father and husband that all is not well on the home front. Moved by the unfulfilled needs of his neglected family and determined to become a better father, Dave's unique new vantage point could offer just the motivation needed to bring the nefarious forces behind the serum to justice and win back his wife and kids once and for all
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

61 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a single weekend, college professor Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet and a failing marriage are just a few of the crises piling up
Richard III by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
Natural born killers by Oliver Stone( Visual )

61 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fugitive lovers Mickey and Mallory Knox kill lots of people, and become media superstars
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal psychologist is accused of the murder of her husband, a charge she is unable to defend herself against due to her deteriorating sanity
U.S. Marshals by Stuart Baird( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a planeload of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when the FBI's John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it becomes clear that Sheridan is more than just another murderer
Kiss kiss bang bang by Shane Black( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While fleeing from the cops, small time hood Harry Lockhart stumbles into an acting audition. He does so well he gets to go to Hollywood. While there, Harry pursues a girl he loved in high school and ends up geting caught up in twisted murder mystery. His only chance of getting out alive is a private detective named Gay Perry, who also works as a consultant for movies
 
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