Academy Award winner Robin Williams will remain an immutable Comedy Icon in the sphere of Global Cinema. With the loss of his soul in 2014, the Global Film Industry incurred a huge setback. Inevitably, Robin Williams developed his improvised style as a stand-up comedian and even hosted his television show.
Contributing to films like Jumanji, Mrs. Doubtfire Good Will Hunting and many more, Williams pared the bar of excellence with his extraordinary presence of comedy skills.
Robin William’s Best Movies to Watch (2020 List)
Here we listed Top 10 Best Robin Williams Movies you should start watching today. Do check the list and lemme know your favourite movie in the comments section..
1. Night at the Museum (2006)
Directed by Shawn Levy, Night at the Museum is a fantasy/action movie where Robin Williams played the role of Theodore and is considered as one of the biggest hit movies given by him. The plot of the movie is centralized on a night watchman at the museum played by (Ben Stiller) discovers that after dark all of the exhibits in the museum come to life. The president of exhibits is Theodore Roosevelt (Robin Williams). Stating in his character Williams appeared to have a blast playing Rough Rider who foils a robbery plot in the museum.
2. August Rush (2007)
3. The Fisher King (1991)
Directed by Terry Gilliam, The Fisher king won the best supporting role in females at the Academy Awards and is among the top 10 best movies by Williams. The film starring Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges happens to create an awe-inspiring movie filled with drama and comedy. The plot of the story relatively opens with a backdrop between Parry (Robin William) a homeless man seeking love and Lucas (Jeff Bridges) a former radio-jockey seeking redemption. The film is an extremely notable one as it portrays two different dimensions of life.
4. Hook (1991)
Inspired by children’s classic Peter Pan, Steven Spielberg’s fantasy drama Hook brought a new modern version of Peter Pan. Although the film received mixed critics review, Williams acting and performance as Captain Hook received immense popularity and appreciation. Robin Williams never fails to attract audiences with his charismatic acting skills and in Hook, you can experience a better taste of it.
5. Dead Poets Society (1989)
6. Awakening (1990)
Robin Williams played the role of Dr. Malcom Sayer who accidentally discovers a cure for an epidemic with which many patients get a second chance to live. Awakening is a 2-hour long drama directed by Penny Marshall. Robin William’s performance in Awakening is considered to be one of his most powerful and outstanding performances. His character is portrayed on the backdrop of World War I where he proved to be a life savior for many hopeless encephalitis patients. Awakening is considered as among William’s top 10 best movies.
7. Jumanji (1995)
8. Insomnia (2002)
Robin Williams portrayed the role of Walter Finch, in Christopher Nolan’s Insomnia. The film concentrates on a police detective who is run for an investigation and lands himself into a psychological game planted by the killer making him lose his mental stability.
The character of Walter Finch was in a supporting role next to Will Dormer whose duty was to keep Will awake all night by making his phone calls. Insomnia may be an underrated film but undoubtedly Williams supporting roles are commendable and are noted as the top 10 best movies by Robin Williams.
9. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Who knew that Robin Williams would look as sexy and adoring as a lady. Surely Mrs. Doubtfire is Williams one of the most humorous and notable works throughout his acting career. Detached from his kids after his wife decided to get separated, Daniel Hillard is desperate to meet with his kids. Daniel Hillard’s transformation as Mrs. Doubtfire just to meet with his kids was so endearing that it made the audience cry and laugh. The film sails through an emotional bondage and William’s comedy again proves to the best.
10. Good Will Hunting (1997)
Academy Award winner for the best original screenplay, Good Will Hunting is an Indie film that caters to all. Robin Williams aka Dr. Sean Maguireto plays a strong character of a psychiatrist who is seen helping a genius mathematician Will Hunting (Matt Damon) recovering from his emotional breakdown. This movie will appeal to all and will teach various lessons about life. The film touches various aspects; an orphan, a genius, a person holding back and a widower. Good Will Hunting breaks generation barriers leaving you with blooming lessons. It also breaks the comedy stereotyping of Williams
Remembering Robin Williams just for his comedy movies role is not worth describing him, Williams proved himself to be a versatile actor. Even if he is not present among us, his films will remain evergreen.