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Good Will Hunting Movie Review Summary

Actors: Matt Damon, Minnie Driver, Ben Affleck

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Good Will Hunting

At twenty years old, Will(Matt Damon) is a mathematical genius stuck between his abusive past and opportunity for greatness. Booked on assault charges, Will is allowed to leave prison on two conditions, taking math classes with a professor who recognizes his brilliance and psychotherapy. While algebra and exponents come easy for him, love and trust does not. With the help of his therapist (Robin Williams), Will begins to deal with his low self-esteem, fear of intimacy, and past physical abuse, until Will uses his intelligence and goes after Skylar (Minnie Driver), a woman who loved him uncondiionally, to proclaim a life worth living.
The review of this Movie prepared by Erica Whitney



Will Hunting is a genius in mathematics, although he never had a University education. His great advantage is a mind that collects data in an astonishing way, and his main fault his inability to commit himself in any kind of relationship. The professor who discovers him wants him to work on the mathematics field, and have a life full of job. But his therapist wants Will to find happiness. Eventually they will both help each other out, to find the true path in their lives.
The review of this Movie prepared by Mary Savvidou



A great movie about a young man who is struggling with his gift of being a genuis.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kyle



This movie is about a 22 year old Genius from south boston who is a janitor at a school. A professor puts a problem on a board for the students to answer but he catchs "Will Hunting" Writing on the board and yells at him, but he realizes that he was simply writing the answer to the problem. This movie was an incredable movie for young teens with ambithion to write because it was written by the two main characters, Matt damon and Ben Affleck
The review of this Movie prepared by Tyler Reid



A young genius must overcome his inner-anguish in order to make something of himself.
The review of this Movie prepared by Ryan Zane



A young man is struggling with the fact that he is a genius and doesn't want to live up the expectations of everyone around him. He meets a psychiatrist that helps him deal with problems that go way beyond his I.Q.
The review of this Movie prepared by Diane








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   special abilities Battle with shrink/bum?    -   battle with a psychiatrist

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Boston Misc setting    -   school    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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