She'll Rock Your World!
|Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams) is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife (Sally Field) needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British nanny who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family.|
"Robin Williams is hysterical. Sheer genius. The film is fall-down funny. Joel Siegel, Good Morning America
"Crowd-pleasing comedy...Williams is in peak form. Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
Editor's NoteWhen an irresponsible and child-like dad is barred from seeing his kids he disguises himself as a woman and applies for the job of housekeeper for his ex-wife. The disguise of a sturdy matron works a beneficial change on him as well -- but how long can he keep this up? Academy Awards: Best Makeup.
Cast & Crew
|Anne Fine - Based On Novel By|
|Chris Columbus - Director|
|Donald McAlpine - Cinematographer|
|Howard Shore - Original Music By|
|Leslie Dixon - Screenplay|
|Matthew Rushton - Executive Producer|
|Raja Gosnell - Editor|
|Randi Mayem Singer - Screenplay|
|Robin Williams - Producer|
|W. Steven Graham - Art Director|
Plot SummaryAn unemployed actor loses custody of his children after his wife leaves him. Desperate to spend more time with the kids, the crafty thespian decides to dress up as a 60-year-old British woman and interview with his ex-wife for a nanny position. He lands the job, but he'll have to give the performance of his life to keep it.
|British Academy Awards, Greg Cannom, et. al., Best Make Up/Hair|
|Golden Globe, Mrs. Doubtfire, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical|
|Golden Globe, Robin Williams, Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical|
|MTV Award, Robin Williams, Best Comedic Performance|
|Oscar, Greg Cannom, et. al., Best Makeup|
|People's Choice, Mrs. Doubtfire, Favorite Comedy Motion Picture|