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.
According to Matt Damon, Robin Williams' best addition is the last line of the film.
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 and Will are hugging in Sean's office, the first shot shows a diagonal hug and then the second shot immediately after shows a round the waist hug.
Throughout the end credits, Will's car is driving down the highway until the very end, when the car drives around a bend and disappears.
In the theatrical release, Chuckie gets angry with Morgan for using his little league baseball glove as "clean up." However in the TV version, Chuckie ends the scene with a curt "Why don't you do what you're doin' at your house." Also, when Will is with the first psychiatrist, the mention of "putting from the rough" is deleted.
$272,912 7 December 1997