Best Robin Williams movies

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Best Robin Williams movies
We present our ranking of the best Robin Williams movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Robin Williams.

TOP 25:
The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp
Robin Williams as: T.S. Garp
Genre: Drama
Release: 1982
Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Lithgow movies?

TOP 24:
Hook
Hook
Robin Williams as: Peter Banning
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1991
The boy who wasn't supposed grow up鈥擯eter Pan鈥攄oes just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. During his trip to see Granny Wendy in London, the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bill Farmer movies?


TOP 23:
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Robin Williams as: John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Blythe Danner movies?

TOP 22:
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Robin Williams as: King of the Moon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1988
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Pryce movies?

TOP 21:
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Robin Williams as: Dr. Know (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2001
David, a robotic boy鈥攖he first of his kind programmed to love鈥攊s adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Haley Joel Osment movies?


TOP 20:
The Birdcage
The Birdcage
Robin Williams as: Armand Goldman
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fianc茅's conservative moralistic parents.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dianne Wiest movies?

TOP 19:
And the Oscar Goes To...
And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Louis Gossett Jr. movies?

TOP 18:
What Dreams May Come
What Dreams May Come
Robin Williams as: Chris Nielsen
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1998
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Max von Sydow movies?


TOP 17:
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire
Robin Williams as: Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1993
Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English nanny. Soon he becomes not only his children's best pal but the kind of parent he should have been from the start.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sally Field movies?

TOP 16:
Bicentennial Man
Bicentennial Man
Robin Williams as: Andrew Martin
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Drama
Release: 1999
Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought, the Martin family soon discovers they don't have an ordinary robot.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bradley Whitford movies?

TOP 15:

Jumanji

Jumanji
Robin Williams as: Alan Parrish
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1995
When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the game, which proves risky as all three find themselves running from giant rhinoceroses, evil monkeys and other terrifying creatures.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patricia Clarkson movies?


TOP 14:

August Rush

August Rush
Robin Williams as: Maxwell Wizard Wallace
Genre: Family, Drama, Music
Release: 2007
An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies?

TOP 13:

Patch Adams

Patch Adams
Robin Williams as: Hunter 'Patch' Adams
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh鈥攅ven if it means risking his own career.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Coyote movies?

TOP 12:

The Fisher King

The Fisher King
Robin Williams as: Henry Sagan 'Parry'
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1991
Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.

TOP 11:

Deconstructing Harry

Deconstructing Harry
Robin Williams as: Mel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1997
This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him as a result.


TOP 10:

The Butler

The Butler
Robin Williams as: Dwight Eisenhower
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

TOP 9:

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam
Robin Williams as: Adrian Cronauer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Release: 1987
Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take on the war. While Dickerson attempts to censor Cronauer's broadcasts, Cronauer pursues a relationship with a Vietnamese girl named Trinh, who shows him the horrors of war first-hand.

TOP 8:

Hamlet

Hamlet
Robin Williams as: Osric
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

TOP 7:

Aladdin

Aladdin
Robin Williams as: The Genie / The Peddler (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 1992
Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being thrown in jail, Aladdin becomes embroiled in a plot to find a mysterious lamp, with which the evil Jafar hopes to rule the land.

TOP 6:

Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction

Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction
Robin Williams as: Himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2009
HBO presents one of the most gifted and revered performers of our time, Academy-Award winning Robin Williams, starring in his fifth exclusive HBO special, taped before a live audience at Washington's Constitution Hall.


TOP 5:

Awakenings

Awakenings
Robin Williams as: Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Genre: Drama
Release: 1990
Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for Sayer too, as the exuberant patient reveals life's simple but unutterably sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor.

TOP 4:

Robin Williams: Live on Broadway

Robin Williams: Live on Broadway
Robin Williams as: Himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2002
2002 HBO Stand-up Special starring Robin Williams. Recorded and broadcast live from New Your City's Broadway Theater at the culmination of his historic 2002 sold-out tour, this special finds the Oscar-winning actor/writer/comedian returning after 16 years to his stand-up roots to deliver what the Washington Post calls "...in its madcap way, a seminal cultural event."

TOP 3:

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
Robin Williams as: Himself (archive footage)
Genre: Comedy, Documentary
Release: 2018
A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world鈥檚 most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.

TOP 2:

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting
Robin Williams as: Sean Maguire
Genre: Drama
Release: 1997
Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

TOP 1:

Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society
Robin Williams as: John Keating
Genre: Drama
Release: 1989
At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.



If you like the best Robin Williams movies, then you will also like the best Dan Futterman movies, where many of their films coincide.