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Good Will Hunting

1997 , 2h 7m
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Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

  • Director: Gus Van Sant
  • Writer: Matt Damon
  • Stars: Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård, Minnie Driver

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Film Awards

23 wins83 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

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Ratings

8.3
97%
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    Good Will Hunting FAQ

    The director of Good Will Hunting is Gus Van Sant.
    The production budget of Good Will Hunting was 10,000,000 USD.
    The runtime of Good Will Hunting is 127 minutes.
    Good Will Hunting won 1998 Academy Awards, USA, 1998 Golden Globes, USA, 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1998 Berlin International Film Festival, 2016 Telly Awards, 2015 Key Art Awards, 1999 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, 1999 Golden Trailer Awards, 1999 London Critics Circle Film Awards, 1998 BMI Film & TV Awards and 9 others.
    The genre of Good Will Hunting is Drama.
    The revenue of Good Will Hunting was 225,933,435 USD.
    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Good Will Hunting is 8.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 97/100, Metacritic rating is 70/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5232 public reaction to Good Will Hunting including extraordinary, Oscar-worthy performance, masterful story, good story, more rewarding.
    The certification of Good Will Hunting is R.
    Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire..
    The casts of Good Will Hunting are Matt Damon starring as Will Hunting, Robin Williams starring as Sean Maguire, Ben Affleck starring as Chuckie Sullivan, Stellan Skarsgård starring as Gerald Lambeau, Minnie Driver starring as Skylar, Casey Affleck starring as Morgan O'Mally.
    The release date of Good Will Hunting is December 05, 1997.