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The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies

Updated March 3, 2020 52.2k votes 10.2k voters 798.6k views63 items

List RulesVote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipedia

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    Good Morning, Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Good Morning, Vietnam

    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker

    Released1987

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 American comedy film written by Mitch Markowitz and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt... more on Wikipedia
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    Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Mrs. Doubtfire

    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1993

    Directed byChris Columbus, Chuck Jones

    Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Chris Columbus, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Dead Poets Society

    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke

    Released1989

    Directed byPeter Weir

    Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams

    Released1995

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Hook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Hook

    Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1991

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Hook is a 1991 American fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Peter... more on Wikipedia

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    Patch Adams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Patch Adams

    Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released1998

    Directed byTom Shadyac

    Patch Adams is a 1998 semi-biographical comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Monica... more on Wikipedia

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    Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Awakenings

    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams

    Released1990

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    Awakenings is a 1990 American drama film based on Oliver Sacks' 1973 memoir of the same title.... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    The Birdcage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    The Birdcage

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman

    Released1996

    Directed byMike Nichols

    The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, and a remake of the 1978... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Happy Feet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Happy Feet

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed byJudy Morris, George Miller, Warren Coleman

    Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed,... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Fisher King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    The Fisher King

    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges

    Released1991

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    What Dreams May Come

    Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Released1998

    Directed byVincent Ward

    What Dreams May Come is a 1998 American fantasy drama film, starring Robin Williams, Cuba... more on Wikipedia
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    Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Bicentennial Man

    Robin Williams, Sam Neill

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Bicentennial Man is a 1999 American science fiction family comedy-drama film starring Robin... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Jack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Jack

    Jennifer Lopez, Robin Williams

    Released1996

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Jack is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Jennifer Lopez,... more on Wikipedia
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    Night at the Museum: Battle of is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Released2009

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Flubber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released1997

    Directed byLes Mayfield

    Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les... more on Wikipedia
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    Insomnia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Insomnia

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams

    Released2002

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    FernGully: The Last Rainforest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    FernGully: The Last Rainforest

    Robin Williams, Tim Curry

    Released1992

    Directed byBill Kroyer

    FernGully: The Last Rainforest is a 1992 Australian-American animated fantasy environmental... more on Wikipedia

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    The World According to Garp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    The World According to Garp

    Robin Williams, Glenn Close

    Released1982

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Robots is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Robots

    Halle Berry, Robin Williams

    Released2005

    Directed byChris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

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    Popeye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    Popeye

    Robin Williams, Linda Hunt

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Altman

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    RV is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    RV

    Robin Williams, Kristin Chenoweth

    Released2006

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

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    One Hour Photo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ever Robin Williams Movies
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    One Hour Photo

    Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Romanek

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