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Robin Williams Retrospective - Looking Back at Our Favorite Movies!

Robin Williams Retrospective - Looking Back at Our Favorite Movies!

Though Robin Williams‘ sudden death is so heartbreaking, we would like to take a moment to remember him for all the wonderful movies he has made.

The 63-year-old actor, who leaves behind his wife, Susan Schneider and kids – Zelda, Cody, and Zachary, died from an apparent suicide from asphyxia in Marin County, Calif.

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If you haven’t already, please watch some of these movies below, they are some of Robin‘s best work. His movie legacy will live on forever!

Our favorite movie of Robin‘s had to be…

1. Mrs. Doubtfire
Synopsis: After a bitter divorce, an actor (Williams) disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

Click inside for the rest of our list of Robin Williams’ most popular films…

2. Aladdin
Synopsis: Aladdin, a street urchin, accidentally meets Princess Jasmine, who is in the city undercover. They love each other, but she can only marry a prince. Robin provides the voice of our favorite character, The Genie!

3. Dead Poets Society
Synopsis: English teacher John Keating (Williams) inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.

4. Patch Adams
Synopsis: A medical student (Williams) in the 70′s treats patients, illegally, using humor.

5. Good Will Hunting
Synopsis: Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist (Williams) to find direction in his life.

6. One Hour Photo
Synopsis: An employee (Williams) of a one-hour photo lab becomes obsessed with a young suburban family.

7. Good Morning Vietnam
Synopsis: An unorthodox and irreverent DJ (Williams) begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.

8. Insomnia
Synopsis: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn’t set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

9. The Fisher King
Synopsis: A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man (Williams) who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

10. The World According to Garp
Synopsis: Whilst Garp (Williams) sees himself as a “serious” writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

11. World’s Greatest Dad
Synopsis: When his son’s body is found in a humiliating accident, a lonely high school teacher (Williams) inadvertently attracts an overwhelming amount of community and media attention after covering up the truth with a phony suicide note.

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