Good Will Hunting (1997)

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A touching tale of a wayward young man who struggles to find his identity, living in a world where he can solve any problem, except the one brewing deep within himself, until one day he meets his soul mate who opens his mind and his heart. The story of a genius boy with photographic memory Will Hunting (Matt Damon) and wise therapist Sean Maguire (Robin Williams). The film will leave good feelings on you and make you question many fields like relationships, intelligence, phenomenology etc...  You can also check below for the movies like Good Will Hunting if you like the film.

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The film also won  2 Academy Awards and 1 Golden Globe. All the awards that Good Will Hunting (2000) won and nominations are below.

Won:

  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor – Robin Williams
  • Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay – Ben Affleck & Matt Damon
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Ben Affleck & Matt Damon
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role – Robin Williams
  • Silver Bear for Outstanding Single Achievement – Matt Damon

Academy Award Nominations:

  • Best Picture – Lawrence Bender (producer)
  • Best Director – Gus Van Sant
  • Best Actor – Matt Damon
  • Best Supporting Actress – Minnie Driver
  • Best Film Editing – Pietro Scalia
  • Best Original Dramatic Score – Danny Elfman
  • Best Original Song – "Miss Misery" (music and lyrics by Elliott Smith)

   

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