Robin Williams Remembered One Year After His Death: 10 Movies, Shows You Can Stream on Netflix

Robin Williams in Jumanji
Us Weekly remembers Robin Williams on the one-year anniversary of his death on Aug. 11, with a roundup of 10 of his movies and TV shows you can stream on Netflix. 

It’s a good day to curl up with a Robin Williams movie. The beloved comedian — who died by suicide one year ago on Aug. 11, 2014, at the age of 63 — touched millions with his poignant, funny, and memorable performances in childhood classics like Hook, Jumanji, and Mrs. Doubtfire.

Here, Us Weekly remembers the Oscar-winning actor on the one-year anniversary of his death with a roundup of 10 movies and TV shows starring Williams that you can stream on Netflix.

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1. Jumanji (1995)

Williams starred in the film adaptation of the children’s book Jumanji, about a man named Alan Parrish who is trapped in a board game and freed by two siblings many years later — along with the wild beasts contained within the game.

2. Good Will Hunting (1997)

The actor won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role — his one and only Academy Award win — for his performance as psychologist Sean Maguire in the film, which also starred Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting
Matt Damon and Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting in 1997

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3. Hook (1991)

Williams costarred alongside Dustin Hoffman and Julia Roberts in this whimsical re-imagining of Peter Pan. In the flick, Williams played a grown version of Peter Pan who was forced to return to Neverland to save his kidnapped kids from the villainous Captain Hook (Hoffman).

4. Patch Adams (1998)

Williams played Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams in the film about the larger-than-life real figure, whose book, Gusundheit: Good Health Is a Laughing Matter, inspired millions.

Robin Williams in Patch Adams
Robin Williams in Patch Adams in 1998

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5. FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

The late star voiced a character named Batty Koda in this wacky, adventurous, animated movie that tells the tale of rainforest inhabitants fighting to save their home from massive destruction caused by logging and pollution.

6. The Big Wedding (2013)

Williams portrayed a wacky priest slated to wed two happy lovebirds in this romantic comedy, costarring Susan Sarandon, Robert De Niro, and Diane Keaton.

7. The Crazy Ones (2013)

Williams’ final television show featured the actor as the loopy head of an advertising firm, with the support of his type A daughter (portrayed by Sarah Michelle Gellar).

Robin Williams in The Crazy Ones
Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar in The Crazy Ones

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8. The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

The actor played a man who was told that a brain aneurysm would end his life in 90 minutes, prompting him to scramble to tie up loose ends with as many people possible.

9. Shrink (2009)

In this indie drama, Williams became a patient who seeks the help of a troubled celebrity psychiatrist, played by Kevin Spacey.

10. Nine Months (1995)

Williams played a hilarious Russian doctor in this romantic comedy costarring Julianne Moore and Hugh Grant.

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