Robin Williams: Watch the late actor in one of his last roles in 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas'

The comedian starred in the festive comedy about a disgruntled father reconnecting with his son

Neela Debnath
Monday 13 October 2014 12:04
Robin Williams as the grumpy father Mitch
Robin Williams as the grumpy father Mitch

Fans of the late Robin Williams can watch the actor in one of his final performances later this year.

A Merry Friggin’ Christmas sees the comedian take on the role of Mitch, an acerbic-tongued father who doesn't get on with his son.

A trailer for the film has been released and shows the actor on fine form.

“Look at this pile of c**p. This country’s so damn expensive, it makes me want to puke,” Williams says near the start of the two-minute trailer.

Williams stars alongside Lauren Graham, Oliver Platt, Clarke Duke and Joel McHale, who plays his equally bad-tempered son Boyd.

The film follows Mitch and Boyd as they embark a road trip to Chicago to retrieve Christmas presents after Boyd forgets to bring them to a family get together.

Naturally, chaos and hilarity ensues, with the pair knocking over a man dressed as Santa Claus and driving along with a mobile toilet on the back of their car.

The 63-year-old actor died in back August and this comedy is one of his final films.

He also completed work on Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Boulevard and Absolutely Anything before his death.

A Merry Friggin’ Christmas will be released in cinemas and on-demand services on 7 November.

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