Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Top 3 Films: Robin Williams

Happy 59th Birthday Robin!!

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

In this film set during the Vietnam War, Williams plays the lead role as Adrian Cronauer, an Air Force radio disc jockey.

This film also stars Forest Whitacker and J.T. Walsh.

For this film, Williams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor and won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

This film was written by 2 of the actors, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.

Williams plays psychologist Sean Maguire.

Besides Damon and Affleck, it also stars Stellan Skarsgard, Minnie Driver, and Casey Affleck.

Williams won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film also won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay. It was nominated for Best Picture but lost to Titanic (what a crock, Good Will Hunting was a much better film than that piece of trash). Matt Damon was nominated for Best Actor but lost to Jack Nicholson. In all it was nominated for 9 Oscars.

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Direct by Chris Columbus, this movie is based on a novella by Isaac Asimov.

Williams plays Andrew Martin, who is a robot that eventually evolves into a human being.

This movie also stars Oliver Platt and Sam Neill.

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