What Are Some Good Movies That Robin Williams Has Played In?


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Good movies featuring Robin Williams are "Dead Poets Society," "The Fisher King," "Good Morning, Vietnam" and "Good Will Hunting," according to Time. Some others are "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Aladdin," and "The World According to Garp."

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In "Dead Poets Society" Robin Williams plays an English teacher who inspires students with his passion and unconventional methods. "The Fisher King" stars Williams as a homeless man who attempts to rebuild his life with the help of the man who indirectly helped to cause his mental breakdown. In "Good Morning Vietnam," Williams plays a radio DJ brought to Saigon to help lift morale with his wit and humor. Williams won an Oscar for his performance as a psychiatrist who mentors a directionless young genius played by Matt Damon in "Good Will Hunting."

In the comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire," Williams plays a divorced dad who poses as a British nanny in order to spend time with his family. Disney's animated film "Aladdin" features Williams as the voice of the genie. He was allowed to improvise large portion's of his character's dialogue, to the extent that the film was not eligible to be considered for a Best Screenplay Oscar. "The World According to Garp," in which Williams plays the title character, was a film adaptation of the John Irving novel by the same name.

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