R | | Drama
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.
Gus Van Sant, at one point, asked Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to re-write the script, so that Chuckie is killed in a construction accident. Damon and Affleck protested, but reluctantly wrote the scene in. After Van Sant read it, he agreed that it was a terrible idea.
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.
When Sean tells Will about how his wife used to fart all the time, even in her sleep, everybody is laughing. Even the cameraman. The camera starts bobbing up and down at two very funny moments during that dialogue.
Throughout the end credits, Will's car is driving down the highway.
$10,261,471 (USA) (11 January 1998)
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