In memory of one of the best actors of Hollywood, let’s take a look again at some of the most memorable films Robin Williams has starred in:
Seize the day. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may… Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing, turn cold and die.
Robin Williams plays the role of English teacher John Keating who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry and the idea of carpe diem (seize the day).
English class in schools will never be complete without showing this film.
Here is a memorable scene from the movie:
Robin Williams as the legendary Peter Pan? Why not?
Directed by acclaimed director Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the titular character of Captain Hook.
It might feel strange seeing Peter Pan growing old but this film will surely make you laugh.
Here is a memorable scene from the movie:
Are you surprised? Yes, Robin Williams was in this movie!
Most of you might have already watched this famous Disney movie. It features our very own Lea Salonga as the singing voice of Jasmine.
Who can forget the comedic Genie? Yes, he is voiced by none other than Robin Williams. Williams also voiced the Merchant who basically tells Aladdin’s story.
Hear the Genie sing:
Before Michael V. started cross-dressing, there was Robin Williams.
Mrs. Doubtfire tells the story of actor Daniel Hillard who, after a bitter divorce, disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.
This film placed 67th in 100 Laughs: America’s Funniest Movies and no. 40 in Bravo Channel’s 100 Funniest Movies of all Time. A much watch indeed.
Here’s the trailer for the movie:
A 90s movie will always have a mixture of fantasy, action, comedy and Robin Williams.
You might be familiar with the Jumanji animated series back then.
The film tells the story of two kids who play a magical and deadly board game and accidentally release a man (played by Robin Williams) who is trapped inside the game for 26 years. Together, they must survive and finish the game, which is kinda… trying to kill them all.
Are you familiar with this face?
Also, this scene:
Hands down, one of the funniest comedy movies I’ve ever seen.
Robin Williams plays Armand, a gay cabaret owner who decides to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing moralistic parents.
Here is one of Robin Williams best performance in the movie:
Who could forget this cute little thing?
Professor Phillip Brainard tries to create a substance that’s a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his wedding twice, and on the afternoon of his third wedding, Professor Brainard creates flubber, which allows objects to fly through the air. It looks like rubber, so he calls it flubber.
Here’s a memorable scene in the movie:
It’s not your fault.
The movie tells the story of Will Hunting (Matt Damon), a janitor with an unrecognized genius, as he undergoes therapy through the help of Dr. Sean Maguire (Robin Williams) to straighten up his life for better .
Definitely one of the greatest drama movies. This film won Robin Williams the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Here’s a great scene in the film:
Is laughter really the best medicine?
Patch Adams is a film based on the life story of Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams who organizes a group of volunteers to dress up as clowns and travel around the world in an effort to bring humor to orphans, patients, and other people.
Robin Williams plays a medical student in the 70’s treats patients, illegally, using humor.
Here’s a memorable line from the movie:
“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.”
And a memorable scene:
A film based on the story written by sci-fi writer, Isaac Asimov.
Andrew (Robin Williams) is an android who wishes to become a human. The title comes from the main character existing to the age of two hundred years.
The film tackles the issues of slavery, prejudice and mortality.
Despite being panned by critics, Robin Williams still brought his character to life even without the humor he always gives in most of his films.
Oldie but goldie.
An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.
A drama film based on a true story starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro.
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
Robin Williams portrays Dr. Malcolm Sayer who administers the new drug to the patients while Robert De Niro plays one of the patients.
There can never be a more awesome portrayal of President Teddy Roosevelt than Robin Williams’.