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The Daily Movie Quote: Good Will Hunting
"Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself." - Sean Maguire, Good Will Hunting (1997)
Miramax Films. rated R, 126 minutes.
Directed By: Gus Van Sant
Robin Williams - Sean Maguire
Matt Damon - Will Hunting
Ben Affleck - Chuckie Sullivan
Stellan Skarsgard - Professor Gerald Lambeau
Minnie Driver - Skylar
Casey Affleck - Morgan O'Mally
Domestic Box Office Gross: $138,433,435
Synopsis: A math genius works as a janitor at MIT only to be pressured by friends, a professor and a psychologist to live up to his full potential.
Fact: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Academy Award for best original screenplay for this film.
Trivia: Premiere magazine ranked Good Will Hunting as one of "The 20 Most Overrated Movies of All Time"
Movie Mistake: Will's scars disappear when he's riding the subway after he's released from jail only to reappear after he gets off.
My Take: That blows me away that Premiere had that ranking. I really enjoyed Good Will Hunting and thought Robin Williams was awesome. I found the film to be fresh and original and I usually drop the remote when I stumble across it.
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