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The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies

Updated June 28, 2021 53.1k votes 10.4k voters 801.2k views63 items

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Celebrate the actor's memory with this list of the best Robin Williams movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robin Williams' highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, but the order of this top Robin Williams movies list is decided by how many votes they receive, so only hist most highly rated films will be at the top of the list.

If you and a friend are arguing about what the greatest Robin Williams movie of all time is, then use this list to end the squabble once and for all. If you think his best role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Robin Williams performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Good Will Hunting, and answers the questions, "What are the best Robin Williams movies?" and "What are the greatest Robin Williams roles of all time?"

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  • 1

    Mrs. Doubtfire

    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan
    2,737
    348

    Released1993

    Directed byChris Columbus, Chuck Jones

    Character: Daniel Hillard / Euphegenia Doubtfire

    Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film

  • 2

    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried
    2,153
    258

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Character: Genie and Peddler (Voices)

    Awards: Golden Globe Award for Achievement

  • 3

    Good Morning, Vietnam

    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker
    2,077
    250

    Released1987

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Character: Adrian Cronauer

    Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film

  • 4

    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams
    2,341
    298

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Character: Sean Maguire

    Awards: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

  • 5

    Dead Poets Society

    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke
    2,184
    439

    Released1989

    Directed byPeter Weir

    Character: John Keating

  • 6

    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams
    2,045
    355

    Released1995

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Character: Alan Parrish

  • 7

    Patch Adams

    Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman
    1,745
    342

    Released1998

    Directed byTom Shadyac

    Character: Patch Adams

  • 8

    Hook

    Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman
    1,822
    383

    Released1991

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Character: Peter Panning / Peter Pan

  • 9

    The Birdcage

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman
    1,393
    261

    Released1996

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Character: Armand Goldman

  • 10

    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller
    1,444
    298

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Character: Theodore Roosevelt

  • 11

    Awakenings

    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams
    1,144
    228

    Released1990

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    Character: Dr. Malcolm Sayer

  • 12

    What Dreams May Come

    Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr.
    1,231
    335

    Released1998

    Directed byVincent Ward

    Character: Chris Nielsen

  • 13

    Jack

    Jennifer Lopez, Robin Williams
    1,113
    294

    Released1996

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Character: Jack Powell

  • 14

    Happy Feet

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman
    1,029
    226

    Released2006

    Directed byJudy Morris, George Miller, Warren Coleman

    Character: Ramon and Lovelace (Voices)

  • 15
    1,052
    225

    Released2009

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Character: Theodore Roosevelt

  • 16

    Bicentennial Man

    Robin Williams, Sam Neill
    938
    242

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Character: Andrew Martin

  • 17

    The Fisher King

    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges
    929
    253

    Released1991

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Character: Henry "Parry" Sagan

    Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film

  • 18

    Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden
    1,043
    309

    Released1997

    Directed byLes Mayfield

    Character: Professor Philip Brainard

  • 19

    The World According to Garp

    Robin Williams, Glenn Close
    727
    217

    Released1982

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    Character: T.S. Garp

  • 20

    Insomnia

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams
    706
    219

    Released2002

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Character: Walter Finch

  • 21

    Robots

    Halle Berry, Robin Williams
    779
    201

    Released2005

    Directed byChris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

    Character: Fender (Voice)

  • 22

    FernGully: The Last Rainforest

    Robin Williams, Tim Curry
    608
    174

    Released1992

    Directed byBill Kroyer

    Character: Batty Koda (Voice)

  • 23

    RV

    Robin Williams, Kristin Chenoweth
    877
    263

    Released2006

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

    Character: Bob Munro

  • 24

    One Hour Photo

    Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen
    801
    292

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Romanek

    Character: Seymour "Sy" Parrish

  • 25

    August Rush

    Robin Williams, Keri Russell
    557
    197

    Released2007

    Directed byKirsten Sheridan

    Character: Maxwell "Wizard" Wallace