World's Greatest Dad Synopsis
A high-school poetry teacher and single father (Robin Williams) dreams of becoming a famous writer.
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Worlds Greatest Dad

By Rich S
I didn't like this movie even though I thought it was an excellent film. A teenage boy is having a very tough rite of passage and makes himself an outcast and a pain in the butt. Kyle's weak father...

WORLD'S GREATEST DAD - Grade: B-minus. (Based on advance VIP press preview)

Thurs 9/2/09 - Just like the reviewer before me, I also DISAGREE with the earlier review/reviewer - this is Robin William's best performance in a drama-dramedy this century. This 1.5hr movie is...


By jojackie
This film could not have come at a more interesting time, what with the renewed glorification of Michael Jackson we've been exposed to upon his death. I disagree with an earlier reviewer- this movie...

“WORLD’S GREATEST DAD” – The “Award” (& ending) doesn’t “FIT”, & the Story’s distressingly “DYSFUNCTIONAL” = Rating: 6.5 of 10 stars (based on an advance screening).

By jimchudnow
Writer-director BOB GOLDTHWAIT has been quoted as saying he likes making movies about “flawed” people & ones that cause people to feel “awkward”. He has “succeeded” on both counts with this film....

Not one of Robin Williams' best

By doubt77
This was described as a black comedy. It was dark but there was no comedy at all. The movie bogged down in the middle and got boring. The ending was good, but wait for it to come out on video.Not...

By torixoxoxo

Saw Sneek Peek...

By lwuxanna
This was one of the best Robin Williams movies to come out in a long time. Really enjoyed it! It definately fits the description as a "Black Comedy." Directorial debut of Bobcat Goldthwait was very...

worlds greatest dad

By myoyo18
this movie was depressing and it sucked. the son needed to be put in a mental institution and the girlfriend was a ****. please dont waste time or money on this film...

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Rated R | For language, crude sexual content, some drug use and disturbing images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pitch-black Robin Williams comedy too edgy for young teens.
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