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