box office sales, according to the number-crunching website Box Office Mojo . Worldwide his films pulled in $5.2 billion. (The numbers are not adjusted for inflation).
Remembering Robin Williams
Brent Lang, Variety senior film and media reporter, and Richard Roeper, The Chicago Sun-Times, discuss Robin Williams' unique talent and his internal struggles. And CNBC's Julia Boorstin, weighs in.
"There's only a few I can think of who can so nimbly step back and forth between drama and comedy like Robin Williams did," film critic Richard Roeper told CNBC on Tuesday. "The first web link actor who comes to mind is Tom Hanks, one of the great actors of all time," he continued in a " Squawk Box " interview. "But the distinction where Robin Williams has even one more amazing ability, Tom Hanks was never a stand-up comic." The impact of Williams at the box office is not only about his past movies. He had wrapped up shooting on a couple films scheduled for release later this year.
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