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Films to Rent

Richard Pryor Show, TheRichard Pryor Show, The (1977)
Feat. Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Sandra Bernhard
The Richard Pryor Show features the outrageous comedian at his peak. Airing in 1977, this cutting–edge sketch comedy program dared to challenge…
Mork and Mindy (TV Series)Mork and Mindy (TV Series) (1978-1982)
Feat. Robin Williams, Pam Dawber
The wacky TV show that proved a breakthrough vehicle for Robin Williams, playing the cutesome, unpredictable Mork, an alien from the planet…
PopeyePopeye (1980)
Dir. Robert Altman
Feat. Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall
Robin Williams is a livewire as the iconic spinach eating sailor man, but it’s Shelley Duvall as gangly Olive Oyl who steals the show in Robert…
World According to Garp, TheWorld According to Garp, The (1982) Recommended
Dir. George Roy Hill
Feat. Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow
Dazzling adaptation of John Irving's novel about an eccentric's often ill–fated journey through life. Robin Williams is brilliant as Garp, with…
Robin Williams - An Evening WithRobin Williams - An Evening With (1982) Recommended
Feat. Robin Williams
The unique lunacy of Robin Williams is captured live in concert on his home turf – The Great American Music Hall in San…
Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (1982-1985) Recommended
Feat. Shelley Duvall, Robin Williams, Teri Garr
Shelley Duvall curated this popular Cable TV series in eighties (which she also hosts and narrates), attracting an impressive roll call of Hollywood…
Moscow on the HudsonMoscow on the Hudson (1984)
Dir. Paul Mazursky
Feat. Robin Williams, Alejandro Rey, Maria Conchita Alonso
Robin Williams plays a Russian musician who defects while touring the U.S., but finds his new home often less than rosy. Tragicomedy, played and…
Seize the DaySeize the Day (1986) Recommended
Dir. Fielder Cook
Feat. Robin Williams, Joseph Wiseman, Jerry Stiller
Under–valued drama, whose title ironically represents the quest of 40–something 'loser' Robin Williams to find some form of redemption…
Club ParadiseClub Paradise (1986)
Dir. Harold Ramis
Feat. Harold Ramis, Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole
Robin Williams retreats to a tropical Caribbean island, helping to renovate a run–down resort at the mercy of ruthless developers. With Jimmy…
Robin Williams - Live at the MetRobin Williams - Live at the Met (1986)
Feat. Robin Williams
Vintage, foul–mouthed Robin Williams performance features the zany comedian at his best in a series of improvisations and loopy character…
Best of Times, TheBest of Times, The (1986)
Dir. Roger Spottiswoode
Feat. Robin Williams, Kurt Russell, Pamela Reed
Robin Williams and Kurt Russell star as two friends attempting to relive a high school football game in this comedy–drama written by…
Good Morning, VietnamGood Morning, Vietnam (1987) Recommended
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker
Robin Williams tour–de–force performance as an irreverant, rebel radio–jock stationed in Saigon during the Vietnam War. The funny…
Dead Poet's SocietyDead Poet's Society (1989) Aro Favourite
Dir. Peter Weir
Feat. Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke
Robin Williams is perfect as an a maverick English teacher at a private high–school for boys, where his passion for poetry profoundly…
Adventures of Baron MunchausenAdventures of Baron Munchausen (1989) Recommended
Dir. Terry Gilliam
Feat. Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman, Robin Williams
An elaborate and hugely expensive adventure for dir. Gilliam who successfully visualises the fantastic tall–tales of the real–life 18th…
Cadillac ManCadillac Man (1990)
Dir. Roger Donaldson
Feat. Robin Williams, Tim Robbins
Motor–mouthed car salesman Robin Williams has his dealership (and alas, the fun) beseiged by a jealous, machine–gun toting husband (Tim…
Fisher King, TheFisher King, The (1991) Recommended
Dir. Terry Gilliam
Feat. Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams
Jeff Bridges plays a self–obssesed DJ who regains his compassion when his life is saved by an endearing lunatic hobo (Robin Williams) –…
Shakes the ClownShakes the Clown (1991)
Dir. Bobcat Goldthwait
Feat. Bobcat Goldthwait, Robin Williams, Julie Brown
Bobcat stars in his own zany tale of a clown who juggles various crises – job, girl, drinking problem, murder charge – in a town infested…
HookHook (1991)
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Feat. Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts
Spielberg's big–budget rendition of the magical fairy tale. Robin Williams stars as a grown–up Peter Pan enticed to Neverland to reclaim…
Saturday Night Live - 15th Anniversary SpecialSaturday Night Live - 15th Anniversary Special (1992)
Feat. Robin Williams, Steve Martin, Tom Hanks
Compilation of some of the best sketches from the first fifteen years of the US TV–show 'Saturday Night Live'. This programme was a training…
Ferngully - The Last RainforestFerngully - The Last Rainforest (1992)
Dir. Bill Kroyer
Feat. Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Tim Curry
A righteous environmentalist message suffuses this animation, which boasts some excellent voices – by Tim Curry, Robin Williams, Cheech and Chong…
Mrs. DoubtfireMrs. Doubtfire (1993) Recommended
Dir. Chris Columbus
Feat. Robin Williams, Sally Field
Robin Williams rummages around in the women's costume closet and finds the biggest hit of his career. Not since Mork and Mindy has he been given the…
ToysToys (1993)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack
Even Robin Williams' enormous talent and inspired art direction fail to enliven this comic fantasy. It plays more like a bad dream from which you…
AladdinAladdin (1993) Recommended
Feat. Robin Williams
Disney regain their Midas touch in animation, courtesy, perhaps, of the leaps and bounds in technology. The grooviest, most broadly appealing cartoon…
Being HumanBeing Human (1994)
Dir. Bill Forsyth
Feat. Robin Williams, Robert Carlyle, John Turturro
An episodic comic–drama in which Robin Williams plays five men named Hector, who each search for their place in their own historical period…
Nine MonthsNine Months (1995)
Dir. Chris Columbus
Feat. Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Jeff Goldblum
Affable slice of pulp Hollywood is in fact a note–for–note remake of a French comedy in which an egocentric yuppie (Hugh Grant) is…
JumanjiJumanji (1995)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst
A pair of orphans roll the dice on a mysterious board game that brings the perils of the Amazon to virtual life. The spirited high–concept is…
Birdcage, TheBirdcage, The (1996)
Dir. Mike Nichols
Feat. Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane
Robin Williams lets someone else wear the frocks in this faithful remake of the French hit, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. As the live–in–lover left…
JackJack (1996)
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin
Robin Williams plays a nine–year–old who suffers from a medical condition that makes him decidedly more wrinkly and hirsute that his…
Secret Agent, TheSecret Agent, The (1996)
Dir. Christopher Hampton
Feat. Bob Hoskins, Gerard Depardieu, Patricia Arquette
Faithful period adaptation of Joseph Conrad's 1907 novel concerning political intrigues in Edwardian London. Russian spy Bob Hoskins is ordered out…
Fathers' DayFathers' Day (1997)
Dir. Ivan Reitman
Feat. Robin Williams, Billy Crystal
Middle–aged slacker Robin Williams and finnicky lawyer Billy Crystal dish up more of the same in this…
HamletHamlet (1997) Recommended
Dir. Kenneth Branagh
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Jack Lemmon
A flash and vigorous reading of Shakespeare's tragedy of the melancholy Dane, hatched by Kenneth Branagh and a bevy of incongruous thesps. An…
FlubberFlubber (1997)
Dir. Les Mayfield
Feat. Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden
Robin Williams again gets the character–chemistry right in a reprise of the classic Absent–Minded Professor, the inadvertent inventor of…
Good Will HuntingGood Will Hunting (1997)
Dir. Gus Van Sant
Feat. Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Robin Williams
Toasted as the stars ascendant of New Hollywood, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck flaunt their writing/acting prowess in this affecting parable of how…
Deconstructing HarryDeconstructing Harry (1998)
Dir. Woody Allen
Feat. Woody Allen, Judy Davis, Bob Balaban
Woody Allen's most unruly comedy in years is an excoriating satire on his 'public–image': morally–depraved author Harry Blok, in a…
What Dreams May ComeWhat Dreams May Come (1998)
Dir. Vincent Ward
Feat. Robin Williams, Annabella Sciorra, Cuba Jr. Gooding
Visually extravagant dive into the afterlife, courtesy of New Zealander Vincent Ward, applying his classically–educated eye to a…
Patch AdamsPatch Adams (1999)
Dir. Tom Shadyac
Feat. Robin Williams
Robin Williams chalks up another outsized, sentimental creation as a depressive–turned–trainee doctor who upsets the establishment when…
Jakob the LiarJakob the Liar (1999)
Dir. Peter Kassovitz
Feat. Alan Arkin, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Robin Williams
In this second version of Jurek Becker's novel, Robin Williams plays a café–owner in Nazi–occupied Poland who capitalises on an unearned…
Bicentennial ManBicentennial Man (1999)
Dir. Chris Columbus
Feat. Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Embeth Davidtz
The indefatigable Robin Williams extends his range into the robotic, playing a household android who, over the course of 200 years learns what it is…
Robin Williams - Live on BroadwayRobin Williams - Live on Broadway (2002) Aro Favourite
Dir. Marty Callner
Feat. Robin Williams
Robin Williams returns to his roots as a stand–up comedian after a 16 year hiatus, proving to have lost nothing of his stupendous comic…
Death to SmoochyDeath to Smoochy (2002)
Dir. Danny DeVito
Feat. Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener
An exuberantly mean–spirited send–up of kids’ television, where lewd, foulmouthed clown Robin Williams declares "death to Smoochy", a…
One Hour PhotoOne Hour Photo (2002)
Dir. Mark Romanek
Feat. Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen, Michael Vartan
In a nifty piece of gimmick casting, Robin Williams shows his darker side as a lonely, middle–aged photolab assistant who develops an unhealthy…
InsomniaInsomnia (2002) Aro Favourite
Dir. Christopher Nolan
Feat. Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank
Consummate thriller from the director of “Memento” is an exemplary remake that follows closely yet deftly refines the well–regarded yet…
Final Cut, TheFinal Cut, The (2004)
Dir. Omar Naim
Feat. Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Jim Caviezel
Pertinent in an age where everything is over–recorded, and continuing a wave of films that play with memory, this sci–fi speculation from…
NoelNoel (2004)
Dir. Chazz Palminteri
Feat. Penelope Cruz, Chazz Palminteri, Susan Sarandon
Five New Yorkers seek redemption from their problems on Christmas Eve in this not–unoriginal Festive drama. WIth a snow–powdered…
Aristocrats, TheAristocrats, The (2005)
Dir. Paul Provenza
Feat. Jason Alexander, Hank Azaria, Billy Connolly
One hundred venerable comedians perform, scrutinise and riff on a particularly dirty joke (touted as the world's most obscene), which has apparently…
Big White, TheBig White, The (2005)
Dir. Mark Mylod
Feat. Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribisi
Black farce set in snowy Alaska around travel–agent Robin Williams who is struggling to help his ailing wife and seizes a dubious opportunity…
RVRV (Runaway Vacation) (2006)
Dir. Barry Sonnenfeld
Feat. Robin Williams, Jeff Daniels, Cherly Hines
Amusing recyled family–disaster comedy with Robin Williams behind the wheel of a lumbering bus–wagon (or 'RV') and determined to make his…
Happy FeetHappy Feet (2006) Recommended
Dir. George Miller
Feat. Robin Williams, Elijah Wood, Hugh Jackman
A winning animated tale of all–singing, all–dancing penguins in Antarctica, with Elijah Woods as the vocally–challenged 'Mumble'…
Night at the MuseumNight at the Museum (2006)
Dir. Shawn Levy
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Dick Van Dyke
Rambuctious creature comedy starring Ben Stiller as a 'desperate dad' who takes the graveyard shift as a night guard for the Natural History Museum,…
Night Listener, TheNight Listener, The (2006)
Dir. Patrick Stettner
Feat. Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Rory Culkin
A restrained Robin Williams plays a radio host who becomes fixated with an autobiography of a boy supposedly dying of AIDS in this unconventional…
Man of the YearMan of the Year (2006)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney
Played for quick laughs, this political satire suitably casts Robin Williams as an affable, late–night talk show host who runs for President…
Comic Relief - The Greatest and the LatestComic Relief - The Greatest and the Latest (2006)
Feat. Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal
Stand–up comedy collection of the greatest moments in 'Comic Relief' history, a comedy show featuring top comedians benefiting important causes…
License to WedLicense to Wed (2007)
Dir. Ken Kwapis
Feat. Robin Williams, Mandy Moore
Robin Williams flounders as a Reverend whose mandate to reduce the nation’s escalating divorce rate gives rise to a boot–camp for engaged…
August RushAugust Rush (2007) Aro Favourite
Dir. Kirsten Sheridan
Feat. Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Celebrating the inspiring power of music, this captivating drama follows the quest of an orphaned musical prodigy who uses his gift to find his…
Old DogsOld Dogs (2009)
Dir. Walt Becker
Feat. John Travolta, Robin Williams, Kelly Preston
Tepid ‘house–husband’ comedy, with Travolta and Williams flexing their middle aged spread as business partners saddled with the care of…
Robin Williams - Weapons Of Self DestructionRobin Williams - Weapons Of Self Destruction (2009)
Feat. Robin Williams
In his first solo special for HBO in seven years, Williams now pushing sixty, shows his mind still moves at it's own unfathomable pace. As manic and…
World's Greatest DadWorld's Greatest Dad (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Bobcat Goldthwait
Feat. Robin Williams, Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson
Savage black comedy gifts Robin Williams his best role in years as a struggling writer and poetry teacher whose life is burdened by his insufferable…
Happy Feet 2Happy Feet 2 (2011)
Dir. George Miller
Feat. Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Sofia Vergara
The all–singing, all–dancing Emperor penguins return to tap up a storm while facing the ever apparent consequences of climate change in…
Big Wedding, TheBig Wedding, The (2013)
Dir. Justin Zackham
Feat. Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl
Predictably inspired by a French farce (Mon frère se marie), and populated by the usual suspects of geriatric comic romances (Keaton, De Niro, et…
Butler, TheButler, The (2013)
Dir. Lee Daniels
Feat. Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey
A stagy but sincere history of post–war Black America from the point of view of a White House servant (played by Forest Whitaker). It works as…
Face of Love, TheFace of Love, The (2013)
Dir. Arie Posin
Feat. Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams
Annette Bening is superb in this otherwise carelessly melodramatic romance centred on a woman who falls in love with a man (Ed Harris) who's the…
Angriest Man in Brooklyn, TheAngriest Man in Brooklyn, The (2014)
Dir. Phil Alden Robinson
Feat. Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage
One of Robin Williams' last completed films, this finds the beloved comedian playing a curmudgeon who is informed by his doctor that he has 90…
A Merry Christmas MiracleA Merry Christmas Miracle (A Merry Friggin' Christmas) (2014)
Dir. Tristram Shapeero
Feat. Joel McHale, Robin Williams, Lauren Graham
Robin Williams (in one of his last roles) and Joel McHale bounce off each other as a father and son who forget their squabbling family's presents and…
Night at the Museum 3:Secret of the TombNight at the Museum 3:Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Dir. Shawn Levy
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson
Concluding chapter in the trilogy has museum guard Stiller trying to decipher why the exhibits are behaving so erratically.
BoulevardBoulevard (2014)
Dir. Dito Montiel
Feat. Robin Williams, Roberto Aguire, Kathy Baker
Robin Williams – in one of his last screen roles – gives a restrained performance as a devoted husband in a marriage of convenience…
Absolutely AnythingAbsolutely Anything (2015)
Dir. Terry Jones
Feat. Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar
Mony Python and Simon Pegg feature in this undemanding comedy in which a group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do…

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