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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.
Roger Ebert asked in his "Movie Answer Man" column for suggestions as to who Will's brothers Marky, Ricky, Danny, Terry, Mikey, Davey, Timmy, Tommy, Joey, Robby, Johnny, and Brian were named after. Gina Dante of Minneapolis suggested that they were "directors ... ...
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 handwriting and layout of the first math problem on the hallway chalkboard changes between the scene when Will first sees it, and the scene during the alumni reunion when Lambeau and the students are looking at the solution that Will had (anonymously) put up on the board.
Throughout the end credits, Will's car is driving down the highway.
$10,261,471 (USA) (11 January 1998)
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