Robin Williams: 15 Greatest movies of all time

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Presenter Robin Williams speaks onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Presenter Robin Williams speaks onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) /
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#6 Good Morning, Vietnam

Original Release Date: Good Morning, Vietnam received a limited release on December 23, 1987. It extended its premiere on January 15, 1988.

Box Office Earnings: The budget for Good Morning, Vietnam is not known, but Box Office Mojo reports the movie made $123.9 million domestically. This is a great sum, considering it’s one of Robin Williams’ earlier roles and the movie theater ticket price difference.

Critical Acclaim: Good Morning, Vietnam is one of the great ones! At Rotten Tomatoes, the movie has a 90% Fresh score with an Audience Score of 82%. Robin Williams won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor, an American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture, and received nominations from the Academy Awards, the BAFTAs, and more.

About the Role: The film is entertaining and engaging, but it is Robin Williams’ portrayal of Adrian Cronauer that makes the movie. Adrian is an Airman First Class working as a DJ for Armed Forces Radio Service.

Simply the Best: This movie introduced Robin Williams’ great talents to the world, making him known as the brilliant actor we all remember today. And this was only the beginning! The movie also stars Forest Whitaker, Bruno Kirby, and J.T. Walsh.