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Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Many years after the fact, Ben Affleck admitted to having had concerns after the film's success that he would just be regarded as "Matt Damon's stupid friend. Yes, that stayed with me for a while." Source: Appearance on the Graham Norton Show.
Mod fx... squared... dx. So please finish Parceval, by next time. I know many of you had this as undergraduates, but it won't hurt to brush up.
The closing credits thank "the State of Massachusetts". Massachusetts is actually referred to as "the Commonwealth of Massachusetts".
At the end of the credits, the film is dedicated to the memory of poet Allen Ginsberg and writer William S. Burroughs, both of whom died in 1997.
$272,912 (USA) (5 December 1997)
$138,339,411 (USA) (24 July 1998)
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