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Robin Williams Stars In World’s Greatest Dad!

It’s been a while since legend Robin Williams has been on our screens, but now he’s back with a brand new comedy ‘World’s Greatest Dad.’

It’s not just the fun loving, outrageous, cheesy comedy that the title intimates. It stars Williams as ‘Lance Clayton,’ a struggling writer and a dad to terrible teenage son, Kyle (Daryl Sabara). The story develops around the tragedy of his son’s sudden death and how he and those around him struggle to cope.

Written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, “World’s Greatest Dad” stars Robin Williams, Alexie Gilmore, Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson, Henry Simmons and Mitzi McCall.

The films a great mix of comedy, sorrow, drama and different twists and turns. Most interestingly perhaps, it plays on the irony of how Clayton’s son is suddenly remembered and celebrated as a hero. The school that wished to expel him suddenly
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Exclusive Video: Robin Williams and Bobcat Goldthwait Talk World's Greatest Dad

One wouldn't think that comic legends Robin Williams and Bobcat Goldthwait have a lot in common. While they both forged successful comedic careers in the 1980s, they both took different paths when they first worked together on Goldthwait's directorial debut, Shakes the Clown. They're both back together in Goldthwait's third feature film, World's Greatest Dad, which stars Williams as Lance Clayton, a father that makes some interesting choices after the death of his son, Kyle (the hilarious Daryl Sabara). We were able to speak with both Williams and Goldthwait exclusively about their new film, so click below for our exclusive video interview with the star and writer-director of this new dark comedy.

World's Greatest Dad stars Robin Williams, Alexie Gilmore, Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson, Henry Simmons, Mitzi McCall and will come out in limited release on August 21.
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Worlds Greatest Dad Movie Review

Title: World’s Greatest Dad Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait Starring: Robin Williams (The Prince of Providence, August Rush), Alexie Gilmore (Descent), Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson, Henry Simmons and Mitzi McCall. Scores: Technical: 95, Story: 100, Acting: 100, Overall: 99 Oh man… I just saw World’s Greatest Dad. This film is the funniest thing I have seen in a long time. It follows no formula and pushes the limits to well beyond any normal sense of decency. This is one of the most unbelievably amazing movies I have ever seen. First off, the trailers that I have seen Do Not do the film justice. Most trailers show the best parts of the movie just to get [...]
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World’s Greatest Dad Behind the Scenes featurette

Here is a behind-the-scenes featurette from World’S Greatest Dad. The film is now available on VOD, Xbox Live and Amazon. See it in Theatres August 21st. Written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, World’S Greatest Dad stars Robin Williams, Alexie Gilmore, Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson, Henry Simmons and Mitzi McCall. The film was produced by Tim Perrell, Howard Gertler, Sean McKittrick and Richard Kelly and co-produced by Sarah de Sa Rego A thoughtful but outrageous comedy from Bobcat Goldthwait, World’S Greatest Dad is a story about a man that learns the things you want most may not be the things that make [...]
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Worlds Greatest Dad Featurette with Bobcat Goldthwait

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Magnolia Pictures and Darko Entertainment just released this official featurette with Bobcat Goldthwait for the upcoming film “World’s Greatest Dad” by writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait and starring Robin Williams (The Prince of Providence, August Rush), Alexie Gilmore (Descent), Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson, Henry Simmons and Mitzi McCall. The film was produced by Tim Perrell, Howard Gertler, Sean McKittrick and Richard Kelly and co-produced by Sarah de Sa Rego. Synopsis: A thoughtful but outrageous comedy from Bobcat Goldthwait, World’S Greatest Dad is a story about a man that learns the things you want most may not be the things that make you happy, and that being lonely is not necessarily the same as [...]
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Worlds Greatest Dad Synopsis and Poster

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Magnolia Pictures and Darko Entertainment just released the official synopsis and official poster from “World’s Greatest Dad” by writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait and starring Robin Williams (The Prince of Providence, August Rush), Alexie Gilmore (Descent), Daryl Sabara, Geoff Pierson, Henry Simmons and Mitzi McCall. The film was produced by Tim Perrell, Howard Gertler, Sean McKittrick and Richard Kelly and co-produced by Sarah de Sa Rego. Synopsis: A thoughtful but outrageous comedy from Bobcat Goldthwait, World’S Greatest Dad is a story about a man that learns the things you want most may not be the things that make you happy, and that being lonely is not necessarily the same as being alone. Robin Williams [...]
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"World's Greatest Dad" - New images.

See new images in from Magnolia Pictures' "World's Greatest Dad" starring Robin Williams, Jermaine Williams, Tom Kenny, Michael Thomas Moore, Mitzi McCall. Bobcat Goldthwait helms and writes the film produced by Tim Perell, Howard Gertler, Sean McKittrick and Richard Kelly. The Darko Entertainmentm and Process Productions' film opens on August 21st in limited locations. As the saying goes, be careful what you wish for. In World’s Greatest Dad, a wickedly funny dark comedy, Lance Clayton (Robin Williams) discovers that what he covets most in life may not be what makes him happy, and being lonely is not necessarily the same as being alone. Lance is a high school poetry teacher who dreams of becoming a rich and famous writer. A single father, he tries desperately to connect with his teenage son, Kyle (Daryl Sabara), an insolent, hormone-raging smartass who defies his dad at every turn...
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