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R| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard), who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire (Robin Williams).

Cast: Matt Damon , Robin Williams , Ben Affleck , Minnie Driver , Stellan Skarsgard , Casey Affleck , Cole Hauser , Rachel Majorowski

Director: Gus Van Sant

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Release Date: January 9th, 1998|2 hr. 6 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Intimate, heartfelt and wickedly funny, it's a movie whose impact lingers. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Damon convincingly matches Williams recrimination for recrimination in this portrayal of mutual tough love, even with the latter giving what may be the best performance of his career. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    You'd never guess this just-off-center movie was directed by indie hero Gus Van Sant. Maybe, like Will, he's casual about his gifts and feels no need to trot them out. show more

  • December 21, 2009 WPerez1000
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    Jason says this movie is great, so I have to believe him :)

  • September 29, 2009 greasedaword
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    I've always loved this movie it's so powerful, and touching. Matt Damon, and Robin Williams both make the movie AMAZING!

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