It’s been a year since we’ve lost the great Robin Williams. He was 63 years old. His career in film and comedy has touched and inspired millions of people with memorable performances and speeches.
Here are some Robin Williams films you can watch right now on Netflix:
Jumanji (1995): Williams stars in the popular children’s novel about a board game that comes to life. Robin Williams and his friends must finish the game or else their town will be taken over by the board game’s wild animals and exotic plants. It even spawned this popular meme.
Patch Adams (1998): Playing the role of Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams, Robin Williams gave a touching and unforgettable performance of the real life doctor who has helped and inspired millions of lives.
Hook (1991): Steven Spielberg brings Neverland to life in this re-imagining of the classic Peter Pan story. Robin Williams plays a grown up Peter Pan who, with the help of Tinker Bell and The Lost Boys, must go back to Neverland to rescue his kids from the villainous Captain Hook, played by Dustin Hoffman.
Good Will Hunting (1997): Robin Williams plays psychologist Sean Maguire in a role that earned him an Oscar for best supporting actor. The film also stars Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
Other Robin Williams films that are not on Netflix, but need to be recognized.
Dead Poets Society (1989): In this drama, Williams plays teacher at a prep school who tears the pages from textbooks and asks the students to stand on their desks and see the world from a different perspective. His “Oh Captain, my Captain” monologue is one of the greatest pieces of dialogue ever recited on film.
The Fisher King (1991): Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges flow together so beautifully in this Terry Gilliam drama about a radio DJ who comes across a whack homeless man who takes him on “a quest for the holy grail”
Robin Williams will forever be remembered in film history as one of the most talented performers to ever grace the screen. Rest in peace. 1951-2004
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