Disney+ just lost one of Robin Williams’ classic films. fans are looking for Mrs. Doubtfire are going to be a little disappointed as the movie has been pulled from the streaming service. Now, this is not a case of censorship or anything like that. Instead, contracts signed by 20th Century Studios before Disney acquired the company are the culprit. Family favorites like The Sandlot, Mrs. Doubtfire and Mr. Poppers Penguins are all mixed up. However, in the UK and other territories, the Robin Williams movie is still available on the platform. It’s been a bit of musical chairs for Disney+ as the landscape has evolved. Different entities have their own streaming services, and the rights situations for each movie or TV show can be their own journey. If you want to check out the trailer for the classic, go ahead and take a look below.
His son, Zak Williams, penned a tribute to the comedian last year. “Dad, seven years ago today you passed away. The joy and inspiration you brought to the world lives on in your legacy and in your loved family, friends and fans,” said tweeted Williams. “You lived to make others laugh and help others. I will celebrate your memory today. I love you forever.”
Zelda Williams also posted a message of encouragement for people going through similar mental health issues that day. “Sending love today to everyone going through loss,” she posted. “New, old, the connective tissue of this deeply human pain can be hard to bear, but sometimes I find it easier to know how many others have felt the same sting. We are not alone. X”
This is how Fox Family Entertainment describes Mrs. Doubtfire: “Troubled at having little access to his children, divorced Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams) hatches an elaborate plan. With the help of his creative brother Frank (Harvey Fierstein), he dresses as an older British woman and convinces his ex-wife, Miranda (Sally Field), to hire him as a nanny. Doubtfire” seduces the kids and helps Daniel become a better parent – but when Daniel and his nanny character have to meet different parties at the same restaurant, its secrets can be revealed.
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