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Williams, Robin 1951-2014

Overview
Works: 948 works in 4,408 publications in 10 languages and 119,123 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Musical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Producer, Other, Interviewee, Director, Contributor, Singer, Artist, Creator, Instrumentalist, vac, Scenarist, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robin Williams
 
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Most widely held works by Robin Williams
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

125 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,533 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
Aladdin by Robin Williams( Visual )

89 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aladdin is an orphan living on the streets of the city of Agrabah, continually outwitting and avoiding local law enforcement. One day he meets a young girl--also hiding from the guards--who is actually Princess Jasmine, seeking to escape from a disagreement with her father the Sultan about her marriage. He gallantly conceals her, and promptly falls in love. Soon, the Grand Vizier Jafar divines that Aladdin represents the key to his plans, and tricks him into the mysterious Cave of Wonders. Aladdin finds an ornate lamp, and, accidentally comes face-to-face with a blue genie--ready and willing to grant him three wishes. Aladdin, with the help of his sidekicks--a monkey named Abu and a flying carpet--seeks to win Jasmine's hand, defeat the evil Jafar and his vicious parrot, Iago, and save Agrabah. At the conclusion of his adventures, Aladdin learns that he is a prince where it truly matters most--on the inside
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

140 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,677 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 )

75 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,620 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
Night at the museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

58 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a T. rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep marauding Neanderthals and Mayans in check, fighting a losing battle until President Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams) comes to the rescue. Owen Wilson and Dick Van Dyke co-star in this family-friendly fantasy
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

134 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

129 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers, until he is magically transported before the startled eyes of his friend, Sarah, 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 reunites with Sarah and together with Judy and Peter tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

119 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

96 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,811 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
Robots by Chris Wedge( Visual )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,776 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
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

84 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh--even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earhart
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's greatest work, the power surges through every scene. Kenneth Branagh sets the timeless tale of murder, corruption and revenge in an opulent 19th century world, uses sprawling Blenheim Palace as Elsinore and stages much of the action in shimmering mirrored and gold-lined interiors that include the largest single set in England. The energy is electrifying, set aglow by a luminous cast. The excitement of the Bard's majestic words and an adventurous filmmaking style lift the story from its often shadowy ambiance to fully-lit pageantry and rage
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

79 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,297 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
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

74 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
August Rush by Freddie Highmore( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,175 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
Night at the museum by Shawn Levy( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled night as Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

66 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,122 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
Happy feet two by George Miller( Visual )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,052 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
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dead Poets Society
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Good Will HuntingMrs. DoubtfireJumanjiGood morning, VietnamHookPatch AdamsHamletWhat dreams may come
Alternative Names
Fromage, Marty.

Fromage, Marty 1951-2014

McLaurim Williams Robin

McLaurim Williams, Robin 1951-2014

Nim, Sudy 1951-2014

Robertinus Williams

Robin Uilyams

Robin Williams

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Robin Williams Actor e comediante estadounidense

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Robin Williams American actor and stand-up comedian

Robin Williams American stand-up comedian

Robin Williams americký herec a komik

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Robin Williams amerikai komikus, színész, rendező, producer (1951-2014)

Robin Williams Amerikano nga aktor ken komediante

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Robin Williams amerikansk skuespiller og komiker

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Robin Williams US-amerikanesche Schauspiller

Robin Williams US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Komiker

Robin Williams yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

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

Ρόμπιν Ουίλιαμς

Робин Вилијамс

Робин Уилиамс

Робин Уильямс американский актёр и комик

Робин Уилямз

Робин Уилямс

Робін Вільямс

Робін Ўільямз

Робін Уільямс

Уильямс Робин

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וויליאמס, רובין 1951-2014

וילימס, רובין שחקן קולנוע

רובין ויליאמס

רובין ויליאמס שחקן אמריקאי

رابن ولیمز

رابین ویلیامز

رابین ویلیامز هنرپیشه و کمدین فقید آمریکایی

روبن ويليامز

ڕۆبین ویلیامز

रॉबिन विलियम्स

রবিন উইলিয়ামস

ৰবীন ৱিলিয়ামছ

ਰੋਬਿਨ ਵਿਲੀਅਮਸ

ராபின் வில்லியம்ஸ்

റോബിൻ വില്യംസ്

റോബിൻ വില്യംസ് അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

โรบิน วิลเลียมส์

ရော်ဘင်ဝီလျံစ်

რობინ უილიამსი

로빈 윌리엄스

ウィリアムズ, ロビン

ロビン・ウィリアムズ

罗宾·威廉姆斯

羅賓·威廉斯

羅賓威廉斯

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