R | | Drama, Romance
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.
Matt Damon was twenty-six when the movie was filmed. His character, Will, was twenty.
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.
Earlier in the film, Chuckie expresses his wish to come to Will's door, to find that he has left without notice. This happens at the end, however, the group has already given Will his car, eliminating the need for Chuckie to come pick him up.
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.
$10,261,471 (USA) (11 January 1998)