Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Ending / spoiler

(10 votes)

During his last session with Sean, Will has an emotional breakthrough while Sean reassures him, "it's not your fault" referring to his child abuse by his foster father. The next day, Chuckie shows up at Will's house to pick him up for work, but Will isn't there. Will drops off a note at Sean's house, where Sean is packing his bags to "re-enter" the world. Will's note tells Sean that he "has to go see about a girl" and the last shot is Will driving to California to get back together while Skylar, who is at medical school there.

AmyB

Continuity mistake: At the university in the beginning, the blackboard on the wall changes position in every shot - once it's pushed up, next shot it's at the bottom. Several times. (00:04:10)

More mistakes in Good Will Hunting

Chuckie: Look - you're my best friend, so don't take this the wrong way. In twenty years, if you're still livin' here, comin' over to my house to watch the Patriots games, still workin' construction, I'll fuckin' kill you. That's not a threat; now, that's a fact. I'll fuckin' kill you.

More quotes from Good Will Hunting

Trivia: The painting you see hanging in Sean Maguire's office was painted by the film's director, Gus Van Sant.

More trivia for Good Will Hunting

Question: Why is Sean happy that Will rejected the job interview to go to California? I know he thinks love is important, but his goal was to stop Will from wasting his potential.

MikeH

Chosen answer: Will is not wasting his potential. Sean knows that Will has overcome many of his emotional difficulties and with his exceptional abilities, there will be many other job opportunities, regardless of where he lives. Sean believes it is far more important for Will to pursue a lasting relationship with a woman for the first time in his life.

raywest Premium member

More questions & answers from Good Will Hunting

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.