Robert Downey Jr., has played many characters over his decades-long career in Hollywood, but his role as box office juggernaut is a relatively new one. Prior to starring in 2008′s Iron Man, which raked in over $300 million in the box office, Downey mostly starred in artsy projects, or as a standout supporting character alongside the likes of Woody Harrelson and (believe it or not) Tim Allen.
That’s not to say Downey doesn’t deserve acclaim for his less popcorn-y projects. Even though we look forward to seeing the actor in films like the upcoming Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows, Downey unleashed some of his best work pre-Iron Man. Just see the fascinating, quietly funny Chaplin and the appealing, uproariously funny Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. But, looking at the actor’s long resumé, which was Downey’s best film? READ FULL STORY