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Robin Williams (Movies)

Celebrate the life and work of Robin Williams with this list of movies.

Robin Williams : come inside my mind

An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams

Robin Williams remembered : a pioneers of television special

Features one of Robin Williams's last full-length interviews and includes comments on his life and work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew him, along with clips from moments throughout his career

Mrs. Doubtfire : 2-DVD edition

Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family

Patch Adams

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story

Dead Poets Society

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever

Boulevard

A subtle and moving drama following a devoted husband and dutiful bank employee who begins to confront his own secrets. What starts as an aimless drive down an unfamiliar street turns into a life-altering decision for the curious Nolan Mack. For many years, Nolan and his wife Joy have embraced their marriage as a convenient distraction from facing reality. When he meets a troubled young man named Leo on his drive home, Nolan finds himself breaking from the confines of his old life

Good morning, Vietnam

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms

Jumanji

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces

The birdcage

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down

The angriest man in Brooklyn

A foul-tempered Brooklyner is told he has ninety minutes to live, sending him rushing all over New York to make amends

The face of love

When a widow meets a man who looks like her former husband, she falls in love with him but tries to keep him a secret from the people close to her

The big wedding

To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all of the wedding guests looking on, the Griffins are hilariously forced to confront their past, present and future, and hopefully avoid killing each other in the process

A merry friggin' Christmas

Boyd and his family are forced to spend Christmas at his parents' house. When he realizes that he left his son's gifts at home, Boyd and his father must hit the road to retrieve the gifts before sunrise and save Christmas

Insomnia

When Detective Will Dormer goes to Alaska to solve a brutal murder, his inability to adjust to constant daylight leads him to start questioning his own mind while trying to catch the killer

World's greatest dad

Lance Clayton once dreamed of a career as a rich and famous writer. He has only managed to be a single dad and high school poetry teacher. His son is a jerk who won't give him the time of day, and his girlfriend won't acknowledge publicly that they are dating. A freak accident provides Lance his worst tragedy, and greatest opportunity at fame, fortune, and popularity. But can he live with the knowledge of how he got there?

Death to Smoochy

Venom-laced and the raucous rivalry of scandalized former kid-show host Rainbow Randolph and his squeaky-clean replacement, Sheldon Mopes, a.k.a. Smoochy the Rhino. Randolph is insanely obsessed with getting his job back, but Smoochy's a smash, and their war for kid-vid supremacy places a jaded "KidNet" producer in the middle of a Rainbow/Rhino smackdown

Hook

A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook

Good Will Hunting

A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor

The world according to Garp

Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, his mother Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women

August Rush

A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth

License to wed

Newly engaged couple, Ben Murphy and Sadie Jones can't wait to be married and live their life together. The problem is that Sadie's family church, St. Augustine's, is run by Reverend Frank, who won't bless them until they pass his patented, "fool-proof" marriage-prep course. The course consists of outrageous classes, outlandish homework assignments and some outright invasion of privacy. Reverend Frank's rigorous curriculum puts Ben and Sadie's relationship to the test

The night listener

In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions of the boy's identity comes up, the host's life is thrown into chaos

What dreams may come

Killed in an accident, Chris Nielsen tries to remain close to his mortal wife, Annie, even after she commits suicide

Jack

Jack suffers from a disorder that makes him look 4 times as old as he is, so when the 10-year-old attends school for the first time, he runs into some obvious difficulties

Moscow on the Hudson

After a Soviet citizen defects to the USA, he has problems coping with the new lifestyle in America

One hour photo

Sy works in photo processing. His favorite customers are the Yorkin family. Sy dotes on the Yorkins whenever they drop off film to be processed and they are indulgent of Sy's attentions. What the Yorkins don't know is Sy has been obsessively making copies of their photos, imagining himself to be "Uncle Sy," a member of the family. Sy's tenuous hold on reality begins to collapse when he develops a roll of film brought in by a new customer that suggests infidelity and the notion that his ideal family may be falling apart is troubling for Sy

RV

Bob is determined to combine work and pleasure. He rents a recreational motor home to drive his wife and kids on a scenic vacation to the Colorado Rockies. While trying to enjoy some much needed, quality time with his family, Bob is secretly preparing a presentation for a high-stakes corporate merger. Their dysfunctional road trip leads to repeated encounters with the perky Gornicke family. The Gornicke's don't appear to be too bright, but to Bob, they represent the familial togetherness that Bob was hoping to regain

Bicentennial man

The story of an android who learns to experience emotions and thought, learning the intricacies of humanity, life, and love

Awakenings

House of D

By working through challenges stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends

The final cut

Set in a world where implanted microchips record all moments of one's life. The chips are removed upon death and images are edited by a cutter into a highlight reel for loved ones who want to remember the deceased. Robin Williams plays a troubled cutter

Popeye

Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Bluto and others join Popeye in his adventures in the harbor town of Sweethaven

The fisher King

A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail

Absolutely anything

When aliens interfere with his life as an experiment, schoolteacher Neil suddenly has the ability to do anything he wants

Happy feet

Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people

Aladdin

After Aladdin discovers the Genie in the lamp, he uses his wishes to help win the heart of Princess Jasmine, despite the evil tricks of the Grand Vizier Jafar

Night at the museum

Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life

Old dogs

Two best friends have their lives turned upside down when they are charged with the care of seven-year-old twins while on the verge of a big business deal. The clueless bachelors stumble in their efforts, leading to one debacle after another, with a gorilla and some pecking penguins

Flubber

Brilliant but befuddled Professor Phillip Brainard is on the brink of inventing a revolutionary energy source and missing his wedding for the third time! He develops a miraculous elastic goo flubber that enables anything its applied to, to bounce super high and fast

Robin Williams, comic genius. Disc 1, HBO on location : Robin Williams--off the wall

Collection of previously recorded comedy performances, talk show segments, all featuring Robin Williams, from the 1970s through the mid-2000s. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special

Robin Williams, comic genius. Disc 2, An evening with Robin Williams

Collection of previously recorded comedy performances, talk show segments, all featuring Robin Williams, from the 1970s through the mid-2000s. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special

Robin Williams, comic genius.. Disc 3, Robin Williams : an evening at the Met

Collection of previously recorded comedy performances, talk show segments, all featuring Robin Williams, from the 1970s through the mid-2000s. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special

Robin Williams, comic genius. Disc 4, Robin Williams : live on Broadway

Collection of previously recorded comedy performances, talk show segments, all featuring Robin Williams, from the 1970s through the mid-2000s. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special

Robin Williams, comic genius. Disc 5, Robin Williams : weapons of self destruction

Collection of previously recorded comedy performances, talk show segments, all featuring Robin Williams, from the 1970s through the mid-2000s. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special. Each disc features an HBO stand-up comedy special
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