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Williams, Robin 1951-2014

Works: 634 works in 3,288 publications in 8 languages and 112,969 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Historical films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Producer, Interviewee, Director, Contributor, Other, Singer, Artist, Scenarist, Creator, Instrumentalist, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Night at the Museum by Li wei( Visual )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

126 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Good Will Hunting by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

137 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Happy Feet by George Miller( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

81 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Mrs. Doubtfire by Chris Columbus( Visual )

97 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Hillard (Williams) transforms into everyone's ideal vision of a grandmotherly English housekeeper in order to maintain contact with his three children after his divorce
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

83 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook. After Granny Wendy Darling convinces the middle aged lawyer Peter Banning that he was once the legendary Peter Pan, the adventure begins anew
Robots by Chris Wedge( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

65 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Awakenings by Oliver Sacks( Visual )

66 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

63 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armand is the outlandish owner of a wild Miami Beach nightclub; his partner Albert is the star attraction. When Armand's son Val announces his engagement to the daughter of an ultra-conservative US Senator, who unwittingly sees the match as a way of promoting "traditional family values", the scene is set for a hilarious comedy of errors
August Rush by Kirsten Sheridan( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Happy feet two by George Miller( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mumble's son Erik wants to be a singer instead of a dancer like his father, they have a falling out until a problem that threatens the entire penguin colony brings them together
Patch Adams( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based story of Hunter "Patch" Adams, the founder of the Gesundheit Clinic, a clinic which deals with their patients with humor and pathos. The film starts in 1969 with Hunter admitting himself voluntarily as a patient to a mental institution. Once there, he finds that helping his fellow inmates there gives him a purpose in life. Thus inspired, he leaves the asylum and vows to become a doctor to help people professionally. However, what he finds at medical school is a sickeningly callous philosophy that advocates an arms-length attitude to the patients that does not address their emotional needs or the quality of their lives. Patch Adams is determined to find a better way to help them, although the consequences of his defiance of the rules and the authorities are severe
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Alternative Names
Fromage, Marty

Fromage, Marty 1951-2014

McLaurim Williams, Robin 1951-2014

Nim, Sudy 1951-2014

Robertinus Williams

Robin Uilyams

Robin Williams acteur américain

Robin Williams Actor e comediante estadounidense

Robin Williams actor i comediant estatunidenc

Robin Williams actor y comediante estadounidense

Robin Williams aktor amerykański

Robin Williams American actor and comedian

Robin Williams American actor and stand-up comedian

Robin Williams American stand-up comedian

Robin Williams americký herec a komik

Robin Williams Amerikaanse acteur en komiek

Robin Williams Amerikano nga aktor ken komediante

Robin Williams amerikansk skodespelar og komikar

Robin Williams amerikansk skuespiller og komiker

Robin Williams aranway pukllaq

Robin Williams Ator e comediante estadunidense

Robin Williams comediante y actor estadounidense

Robin Williams comico, attore cinematografico e attore televisivo statunitense

Robin Williams herec a komik USA

Robin Williams US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Komiker

Robins Viljamss amerikāņu aktieris un komiķis

Spelvin, George

Spelvin, George 1951-2014

Tutto, Ray D.

Tutto, Ray D. 1951-2014

Willaims, Robin 1951-2014

Williams, Robin 1951 July 21-

Williams, Robin, 1952, 21 jul.-

Williams, Robin M. 1951-2014

Williams, Robin McLaurim.

Williams, Robin McLaurim 1951-2014

Williams, Robin McLaurin

Williams, Robin McLaurin 1951-2014

Williams, Robin T.

Williams, Robin Templar

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Робин Вилијамс

Робин Уильямс американский актёр и комик

Робин Уилямз

Робин Уилямс

Робін Вільямс

Робін Ўільямз

Робін Уільямс

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וויליאמס, רובין 1951-2014

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رابین ویلیامز

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