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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.
The script was originally developed by Castle Rock, Rob Reiner's production company. When they didn't know what to do with it, Kevin Smith took the script to Miramax. It became the highest grossing film in Miramax history, until Chicago (2002) topped it.
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".
Throughout the end credits, Will's car is driving down the highway.
$10,261,471 (USA) (11 January 1998)