5 of Robin Williams Most Inspiring Movie Roles [LIST]

A list of Robin Williams movies to remember the talented actor and comedian’s unparalleled talent.

Aug 13, 2014
A list of Robin Williams' most inspiring films

Shutterstock Image

The world sadly lost one of its most talented entertainers of all time on August 11. Whether it was comedy, drama, improvisation or impressions, Robin Williams was in a league above the rest. He embodied his characters to the fullest, and had the fortune to portray some of the most dynamic and inspirational film roles to date. Robin, you will be missed.

1. PATCH ADAMS

Inspired by a  the life story of Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams, Williams shines as Adams who insists on connecting to his patients through compassion and humor, even though his approach puts his career in jeopardy.  

2. ALADDIN

The animated classic from Disney puts Williams in the hilarious role as the mighty blue genie who helps Aladdin make his dreams come true.

3. DEAD POETS SOCIETY

At the stuffy and aristocratic Welton Academy, Williams is the charismatic and stand out teacher, John Keating that inspires and empowers his students through poetry.

4. GOOD MORNING VIETNAM

The movie takes place in 1965 during the Vietnam War in which Robin Williams shines as the radio DJ for the Armed Forces Radio Service. His hilarious antics as Adrian Cronauer bring morale and laughs to the troops, but get him in trouble with his superiors.

5. GOOD WILL HUNTING

Williams won an Oscar for his role as psychologist Dr. Sean Maguire who treats the troubled and underprivileged mathematical genius Matt Damon, helping him release his demons and actualize his potential.

Made up of writers, editors and content curators, Team Goodnet is passionate about connecting with each and every user - in the field of interest that suits them best.