Top Ten Robin William’s Movies!
The Top Ten Robin William’s Movies!
With the sad passing of a wonderful and talented artist, Robin Williams. It’s a great thing that we still have his movies to watch and remember him with. He was not only an amazingly gifted actor who could do thousands of character voice overs and stand up comedian, but he was also a great human being with feelings, dreams, and a desire to see others succeed. He has made so many laugh, cry, and feel an array of emotions. He was a true legend and hero for many. Everyone was blessed to be touched by his life. With an amazing work resume of 5 Grammy’s, 4 Golden Globes, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and an Oscar. With a list of 80 films and 26 television series roles and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting.” Not only with his movie works, but as a person his works were made known to help others, create joy, and fill the void of so many spirits from troops, to other celebrities, and even ordinary people. Now to give honor to Robin Williams and his life, as we offer this tribute of The Top 10 Robin Williams movies!
10. One Hour Photo — 2002 Rated R
In this movie, Williams role is that of Sy Parrish. A highly lonely photo tech who’s secret affiliation of his customers places him on a disturbing journey for this obviously disturbed character. Williams gives an awesome performance and submerses himself into his role completely that it leaves us with feeling sympathetic for this poor character.
9. Aladdin — 1992 Rated G
In this Disney animated movie, the hilariously funny voice over of the Genie is the main catch of the movie, done by the funny Robin Williams. It’s about a sultan who tells his daughter that she has three days to find herself a husband. She runs away and she encounters many unique creatures along the way. They discover a Genie’s lamp as Williams who steals all the attention of everyone launching impersonations into one amazing monologue. A movie that will bring laughs for the whole family.
8. Patch Adams — 1998 Rated PG-13
In this 1998 comedy-drama, it’s the story life of Dr. Hunter or “Patch” Adams. Robin Williams gives a winning performance of his role as a doctor who enters himself into a mental hospital where he finds that making other people laugh, gives himself joy and a sense of fulfillment in life. Finding this in life, he decides to become a medical doctor and enrolls to school few years later as the oldest student in training. He clashes with modern day medical care doctors who think patients have to be treated solely as patients, and where he believes that you must treat the patient by bonding with them, with care, compassion, personality, and encouragement.
7. Mrs. Doubtfire — 1993 Rated PG-13
In this comedy-drama, Robin Williams does everything to keep in touch with his family and goes to great lengths to do so. Even dressing in drag. He plays Daniel Hillard who is an actor who specializes in voice overs for cartoons. He is a nice man with a kind heart, but a poor father figure and role model. This movie will keep you laughing at the appearance of Williams. Who plays a dear elderly nanny, who is witty, funny, and a charm, who even the mother of his children cannot resist.
6. Good Morning Vietnam — 1987 Rated R
In this American war-comedy, Robin Williams plays a radio DJ on armed forces airwaves, who is largely successful with the troops and shakes things up, but highly offends and strikes the corporals and higher authorities as “Irresponsible.” Most of Williams highly comedic radio broadcasts were all improvised by Williams. Williams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for this film.
5. Awakenings — 1990 Rated PG-13
This is a drama film based on the true story of British Neurologist Oliver Sacks and then fictionalized in content. Portrayed by Robin Williams, who discovers the benefit of a new drug to which he then starts using it on patients who are in catatonia, who then awaken and have to realize a new life in a much later time. Also star Robert De Niro and directed by Penny Marshall.
4. The Fisher King — 1991 Rated R
This comedy-drama movie stars Robin Williams as a homeless man named Parry. He helps a man who names Jack who has gone off on a downslide in life from the rants of a radio DJ, who thinks little of mankind and who Jack has taken seriously. Drudging in depression and the bottom of the bottom, Parry tells him he will find great things and that he just has to find the “Holy Grail.” Parry also wants help from Jack to help him get the “Woman of his dreams.”
3. Dead Poets Society — 1989 Rated PG
This movie was nominated for many awards and was critically acclaimed. This movie is about an English teacher named John Keating, played by Robin Williams, who encourages and inspires his pupils through his teaching about poetry. A nice and elegant performance played by Robin Williams.
2. Insomnia — 2002 Rated R
This movie is an American Psychological Thriller of crime and mystery. Also starring Hilary Swank and Al Pacino. It’s the story about two Los Angeles homicide detectives who are investigating a murder. Robin Williams plays a crime writer named Walter Finch who offers a detective a deal, who is suffering from insomnia after coming under the microscope of internal investigation. Suspenseful and mysterious. This film is a thriller with action, mystery, and drama.
1. Good Will Hunting — 1997 Rated R
American drama film starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Robin Williams. This story is of 20 year old genius, Will Hunting. Who has a highly advanced memory and mathematical intellect. Who after getting into trouble with assault of a police officer, has agreed to become a patient of a behavioral therapist Sean Maguire, played by Williams, in order to not be incarcerated. Through his sessions of counseling, he begins his focus on the relationships in his life. Mainly that of his best friend, his girlfriend, and his desired path of the future.