Robert Downey Sr.

The provocateur who mastered anarchic comedy and dabbled in public mischief


No More Excuses (1968)

  • Read Garrett’s notes on the film: coming soon
  • Watch the film on FilmStruck

Recommended Reading/Viewing:

  • A career retrospective by Wheeler Winston Dixon at Senses of Cinema
  • Vincent Canby’s 1968 New York Times review of No More Excuses
  • This conversation between Downey and Paul Thomas Anderson about No More Excuses
  • An interview with Village Voice about his career as an underground filmmaker
  • An interview with The Daily Beast Downey about his career, his son, and Bill Cosby
  • An interview with Interview magazine about Downey’s run as a boxer and his son playing Iron Man