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.
- Year: 1997
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Miramax, Lawrence Bender Productions, Be Gentlemen Limited Partnership
- Keyword: boston, massachusetts, professor, baseball, mathematics, genius, harvard university, male friendship, ambition, flashback, love, friends, psychologist, janitor, university, courtroom, prodigy, math genius
- Director: Gus Van Sant
- Cast: Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård, Minnie Driver, Casey Affleck