Good Will Hunting
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Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. Professor Gerald Lambeau decided to help the misguided youth reach his potential after he solved a difficult graduate-level math problem. Professor Lambeau made a deal with Will when he was arrested for attacking the police officer, if he would get treatment from Sean Maguire.
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Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American psychological drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver, and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and Damon, the film follows 20-year-old South Boston janitor Will Hunting (Damon), an unrecognized genius who, as part of a deferred prosecution agreement after assaulting a police officer, becomes a patient of a therapist and studies advanced mathematics with a renowned professor. Through his therapy sessions, Will re-evaluates his relationships with his best friend (Affleck), his girlfriend, and himself, facing the significant task of confronting his past and thinking about his future.The film received positive reviews from critics and grossed over $225 million during its theatrical run against a $10 million budget. At the 70th Academy Awards, it received nominations in nine categories, including Best Picture and Best Director, and won in two: Best Supporting Actor for Williams and Best Original Screenplay for Affleck and Damon.In 2014, it was ranked at number 53 in The Hollywood Reporter's "100 Favorite Films" list.
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