Robert Downey Jr. (58), the actor known worldwide -in recent times- for playing Tony Stark, also called Hombre de Hierro in it marvel cinematic universesurprisingly he did not name his most famous character when listing the most “important” films of his last 25 years.
It was in dialogue with The New York Times that Robert Downey Jr. expressed: “Honestly, the two most important movies I’ve done in the last 25 years are The Shaggy Dog, because that was the movie that made Disney trust me.”.
“Then the second biggest movie was Dolittle, because Dolittle was a two-and-a-half-year wound from a wasted opportunity”he added regarding the 2020 film that received harsh criticism and failed in the collection.
What are the “two best movies” Robert Downey Jr. worked on.
The Shaggy Dog, from 2006, is a reversal of the 1959 film, where Downey Jr. starred alongside Tim Allen, Kristin Davis and danny glover. The actor chose it as one of the best films of his career, although it was highly criticized by the press and had a score of 26 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, which positioned it as a box office flop at the time.
For his part, Dolittle, released in 2020, it was also criticized and had a low sales rating. However, this film altered Downey Jr.’s perspective on his future projects.
“After that point, what is that sentence? Never let a good crisis go to waste. We had this reset of priorities and we made some changes in who our closest business advisors were, ”he assured the same medium.
dolittle was co-produced by Downey Jr.’s wife, susan downeyand developed by the couple’s production company, Team Downey Productions.
Finally, the actor mentioned his Netflix documentary Mr. as “probably the most important thing I’ll ever do.” The film directed by chris smith follows the relationship between Downey Jr. and his father, Robert Downey Sr., who died at age 85 in 2021.
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