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Good Will Hunting

(DVD - 1997 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Good Will Hunting
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A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.
Title: Good Will Hunting
[videorecording]
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c1997
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Special features: Optional audio commentary with Gus Van Sant, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck; Deleted scenes (11 deleted scenes with commentary); Production featurette; Theatrical trailer; TV spots; Academy Award "Best Picture" montage; "Miss Misery" music video; Behind-the-scenes footage
Summary: A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.
Audience: Rated R for strong language including some sex-related dialogue
Awards & Distinctions: 1997 Academy Award: Best supporting Actor (Robin Williams), Best Original Screenplay (Ben Affleck, Matt Damon)
ISBN: 9780788814662
0788814664
9781558908642
1558908641
Branch Call Number: GOOD WILL HUNTING
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Statement of Responsibility: Miramax Films presents a Lawrence Bender production ; a film by Gus Van Sant ; director of photography, Jean Yves Escoffier ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Jonathan Gordon, Su Armstrong ; produced by Lawrence Bender ; written by Matt Damon & Ben Affleck ; directed by Gus Van Sant
Credits: Costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pasztor ; music supervisor, Jeffrey Kimball ; music by Danny Elfman ; editor, Pietro Scalia ; production designer, Melissa Stewart ; co-produced by Chris Moore ; co-executive producers, Kevin Smith, Scott Mosier.
Performers: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård, Minnie Driver, Casey Affleck, Cole Hauser.
System Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound
Other Language: In English with optional English (SDH) subtitles; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Genius and mental illness Drama Genius Drama
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Feature films
Topical Term: Genius and mental illness
Genius
Publisher No: 14888
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Jun 01, 2014
  • d2013 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Engaging and well done!

I saw the movie and I had liked it this is based on a true story this is not for children to watch this would be good for students to watch and teachers to

Jun 12, 2013
  • StarGladiator rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the all time great movies! Vincent Lombardo's comment below is more indicative of severely limited life experience: nasty neighborhoods do exist, and the part Matt Damon plays beautifully illustrates what occurs, and having met a super-genius in 3rd grade, they most definitely do exist and it is a humbling experience to come in contact with them.

May 31, 2013
  • clarap rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Interesting and engaging movie, had my attention. Recommend watching.

Mar 11, 2013
  • re_discover rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I am not usually a fan of Matt Damon, but in Good Will Hunting, he is at his best. Great movie overall, although I wish the ending concentrated on Will rather than romance.

Feb 28, 2013
  • Vincent T Lombardo rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Neither my wife nor I was impressed. You had to suspend your disbelief throughout this movie. Do geniuses like Will Hunting really exist? Are there therapists who conduct themselves like Robin Williams? We also found the gross conduct of Will and his friends excessive. We got the point: Will and his buddies use foul language and engage in antisocial activities -- don't beat us over the head with it!

Feb 05, 2013
  • jack_z rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Matt Damon is awesome. The store is GREAT!

Sep 05, 2012
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Will Hunting is the name of the main character played by Matt Damon. It is about a mathematic genius with basically no formal education. I don't know if this is based on a true story or not. In the end love triumphs over fame. A pretty good drama with good acting by all.

Feb 09, 2012
  • Cyborg_Kid rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Thoughtful and entertaining movie.The entire cast is excellent.

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Dec 13, 2012
  • BlckHybrid rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 31, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Jan 02, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Montreal - Alliance
Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

Mar 26, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

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Mar 31, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Mar 31, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Mar 31, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

Jan 02, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Explicit language used often throughout.

Jan 02, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Scenes of street fights and verbal descriptions of abuse.

Jan 02, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Suggested off screen and sexual language.

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Mar 26, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Chuckie: So this is a Harvard bar, huh? I thought there'd be equations and shit on the wall.

Mar 26, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Billy: You're legally allowed to drink now, so we figured the best thing for you was a car.

Mar 26, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Will: Do you like apples?
Clark: Yeah.
Will: Well, I got her number. How do you like them apples?

Mar 26, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sean: Do you have a soul mate?
Will: Define that.
Sean: Someone you can relate to, someone who opens things up for you.
Will: Sure, I got plenty.
Sean: Well, name them.
Will: Shakespeare, Nietzsche, Frost, O'Conner...
Sean: Well that's great. They're all dead.
Will: Not to me, they're not.
Sean: You can't have a lot of dialogue with them.
Will: Not without a heater and some serious smelling salts.

Jan 02, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Son of a b****... he stole my line

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Mar 26, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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