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Robin Williams: 5 Great Film Moments


1st Jan 2015 Film & TV

Robin Williams: 5 Great Film Moments

Robin Williams brought joy and laughter to millions and will be remembered for his outstanding performances for generations to come. We've compiled a list of some of his greatest film moments.

Actor, Entertainer, Comedian: Robin Williams

Robin Williams was not only a great entertainer and comedian, he was also an incredibly diverse actor; as comfortable in serious roles as in comic. He brought joy to children across the world in Aladdin, Mrs Doubtfire, Hook and much more. He inspired and warmed the hearts of adults in Good Will Hunting, The Dead Poets Society and Awakenings. With so many roles to choose from, we found it really difficult to pick our top 5 Robin Williams moments, but we hope we've captured his diversity and that this page stands as a good tribute to him. Nanu, nanu, Robin, you will be missed.


Robin Williams Does Madonna

This scene from The Birdcage shows Robin Williams as choreographer of a drag show, in it he unleashes his inner Madonna


Robin Williams Finds his inner Peter Pan

Perhaps one of the greatest family films of all time, Hook. This is a Christmas classic is joyous, hilarious and occasionally heartbreaking.


Robin Williams Breaks Matt Damon with An Emotive Speech about Experience

In Good Will Hunting, Matt Damon plays unrecognised genius Will Hunting. This scene (perhaps one of the greatest movie moments) comes the morning after the boy genius spots a painting hanging in his therapist's (Robin Williams) office and assumes he knows everything about him. Williams tells him why his knowledge means nothing...


Robin Williams Helps Robert De Niro Break His Silence

Williams plays a fictionalised version of Dr. Oliver Sacks in this adaptation of Sack's memoir of the same name. In this incredibly inspirational film, William's shows subtlety and sincerity in his portrayal of Sacks where his acting shines through nuance.


Robin Williams Becomes Mrs Doubtfire

Not a scene from the film but check out this amazing real life transformation, from man to Doubtfire!


And we will leave you with this one last clip: an uplifting speech from The Dead Poets Society

Carpe Diem (Seize the Day)