Starz Encore Sets Robin Williams Marathon Tribute!

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Starz Encore has scheduled a Robin Williams marathon in tribute to his unique talents – a marthon of five movies that show his full range: One Hour Photo, Cadillac Man, RV, Good Will Hunting and Awakenings.

The Robin Williams Tribute Marathon will begin at 3/2C on Sunday, August 17th.

 Encore Honors the Brilliant and Beloved icon – Robin Williams – With Film Tribute on Sunday, August 17th

ENCORE’s Film Tribute to Robin Williams Features His Memorable Roles inGood Will Hunting,’ ‘One Hour Photo,’ ‘Cadillac Man,’ ‘RV’ and ‘Awakenings’

Beverly Hills, Calif., August 13, 2014 – ENCORE will commemorate the life and work of the multifaceted, multi-award-winning entertainment icon, Robin Williams (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb – December 18, 2014 release date), with a film tribute on Sunday, August 17th beginning at 3pm ET/PT on ENCORE. The tribute will feature the Oscar® winning film Good Will Hunting, for which he won an Oscar® for Best Supporting Actor, One Hour Photo, Cadillac Man, RV and the Oscar® nominated film Awakenings. An Oscar®, Golden Globe®, Emmy® and Grammy® award winner, Williams was an immensely talented and accomplished actor, comedian, voice actor, film producer and screenwriter.

ENCORE’s Tribute to Robin Williams* – Sunday, August 17th beginning at 3pm ET/PT on ENCORE

3:00 pm                      One Hour Photo (2002)

4:40 pm                      Cadillac Man (1990)

6:20 pm                      RV (2006)

8:00 pm                      Good Will Hunting (1997)

10:10 pm                       Awakenings (1990)

*This film tribute will air on Encore, Encore HD and on Encore Español.

Film Synopses:

One Hour Photo (2002) – dramatic thriller about an employee of a one-hour photo lab becomes obsessed with a young suburban family. Starring Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen and Michael Vartan.

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Cadillac Man (1990) A high-roller car salesman hits a slump and can’t meet his quota – and his problem is compounded by girlfriends, an ex-wife and finally, an enraged gun-toting husband! Starring Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Pamela Reed and Fran Drescher.

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RV (2006) – What can go wrong when dad rents an ugly green RV for his dysfunctional family’s mountain vacation? How about no brakes, unruly septic tanks, and being stuck with yodeling traveling companions! Starring Robin Williams, Jeff Daniels, Cheryl Hines and Kristen Chenoweth.

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Good Will Hunting (1997) – A math genius denies his gift to hang with his old friends and work as a janitor, finally coming to terms with his past when he meets a quirky psychologist. Oscars for Robin Williams and Best Original Screenplay.  Starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Stellan Skarsgård and Minnie Driver.

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Awakenings (1990) – Experimenting with a new drug, a shy research physician is able to revive patients who have been catatonic for years – but what are the side effects? Riveting and heartwarming, based on a true story. Starring Robin Williams and Robert de Niro.

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