Robin Williams: Top 9 hit movies

1.Good Morning, Vietnam:

In this movie Robbin Williams plays a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service. In the movie his character becomes hugely popular with the troops that infuriates his seniors. Good Morning, Vietnam is an American war comedy film and is loosely based on the experience of AFRS radio DJ Adrain Cronauer.

2.Dead Poets society:

Robin Williams in this movie played the role of a English teacher, who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. The film got nominated at many award function and was critically acclaimed. The film won the award of the best film while Robin Williams was nominated as the best actor.

3.Awakenings:

In the movie Robin Willaims played a dedicated and caring physician at a local hospital. The movie is loosely based on a true story of a British neurologist Oliver sacks, played by Robin Williams as doctor Malcolm Sayer, who survived the 1917-1928 epidemic of encephalitis lethargic.

4.The Fisher King:

In the movie Robin Willaims plays a character of a deluded homeless man, who is on a mission to find the Holy Grail. The Fisher King is a movie about a radio shock jock who tries to find redemption by helping a man whose life he inadvertently shattered. For this movie Robin Willaims got nominated as best actor for the Academy Award while he won a Golden Globe Award.

5.Good Will Hunting:

Robin Willaims played the role of a therapist and won an Academy Award for best supporting actor. The movie is about a 20 year old labourer, who is an unrecognised genius. He further studies mathematics with a renowned professor. Robin’s character eventually re-evaluates his patients’ relationships.

6.Popeye:

Robin Williams played the very famous cartoon character Popeye and was acclaimed on a large scale for his character while his movie was a huge disappointment at the box office and received mixed reviews. He starred opposite Shellet Duvall and it was actually Robin’s debut venture into films.

7.Hook:

Robin Willaims played the character of a successful lawyer Peter Banning, whose relationship with his two kids is strained due to his continuous absences and broken promises. The movie is an adventurous fantasy film directed by Steven Speilberg and also starred Dustin Hoffman and Julia Roberts. The film acts as a sequel to J. M. Barrie’s novel Peter and Wendy, focusing on a grown-up Peter Pan who has forgotten his childhood.

8.Aladdin: Aladdin is a musical fantasy movie where Robin Williams played a comedic genie, with unstoppable powers that can only be exercised when his master wishes it. The movie also made headlines for Robin and his conflict with the studio as he voiced the Genie for SAG (Annual Salary for a Screen Actor ) scale pay ($75,000), on a condition that his name or image would not be used for any marketing.

9.Mrs. Doubtfire:

Robin Willaims not only featured in the movie but also co produced the movie. The movie was based on the novel Alian Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. The film was a huge box office success. The movie also returned with a sequel starring the same cast. However Robin Williams was allegedly unhappy with the plot of the sequel.

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