Year: 2001
Director: Sam Taylor-Wood

How does a fiftysomething pop star get a video on TRL? By hiring someone else to lip-sync his song, dummy. And it would help if it was brilliant actor Robert Downey Jr., in his very first appearance after a high-profile trip to rehab. RDJ's straight-faced, contemplative walk around the house gave a whole new meaning to Elton's sad and hopeful song.

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He repeated the lip syncing formula with his next video, "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore," featuring Justin Timberlake dressed up in '70s-style Elton gear.