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.
In a Boston Magazine retrospective interview, Ben Affleck mentioned that he and Matt Damon wrote the part of Sean Maguire with Morgan Freeman or Robert De Niro in mind, and he and Damon would imitate their voices when reviewing the dialogue in the script.
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.
Throughout the end credits, Will's car is driving down the highway.
$10,261,471 (USA) (11 January 1998)
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