Released Date
December 5, 1997
Distributor
Miramax
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$138,433,435 + $87,500,000 = $225,933,435
1951-2014

Robin Williams

as Sean Maguire

51

Matt Damon

as Will Hunting

49

Ben Affleck

as Chuckie Sullivan

46

Casey Affleck

as Morgan O'Mally

51

Minnie Driver

as Skylar

46

Cole Hauser

as Billy McBride

About Good Will Hunting

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.

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.

About

Matt Damon plays a genius named Will Hunting who instead of pursuing his talent, is stuck as a janitor in his hometown. Ultimately he meets a psychologist played by Robin Williams who helps him to follow his passion. 

Trivia

The movie won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck excepted the award with a memorable speech in which they thanked Harvey Weinstein for making the movie.