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  • 1. 

    What Oscar winning film did Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier Co-Executive Produce?

    • A.

      Pulp Fiction

    • B.

      A Few Good Men

    • C.

      The Usual Suspects

    • D.

      Good Will Hunting

    Correct Answer
    D. Good Will Hunting
    Explanation
    Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier co-executive produced the Oscar-winning film "Good Will Hunting."

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  • 2. 

    In the movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" what is the name of the sequel to "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      Applesauce

    • B.

      Hunting Season

    • C.

      The Return Of Will

    • D.

      Seeing About A Girl

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunting Season
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hunting Season." In the movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," "Hunting Season" is presented as the sequel to "Good Will Hunting." This suggests that the characters Jay and Silent Bob are referencing a fictional sequel within the movie's universe.

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  • 3. 

    Tagline, "For the first 20 years of his life, Will Hunting has called the shots. Now he's about to meet his match.", is from which movie?

    • A.

      Far And Away

    • B.

      Good Will Hunting

    • C.

      Blade II

    • D.

      Sweet November

    Correct Answer
    B. Good Will Hunting
    Explanation
    The tagline, "For the first 20 years of his life, Will Hunting has called the shots. Now he's about to meet his match," is from the movie Good Will Hunting. This tagline suggests that the protagonist, Will Hunting, has been in control of his life until now, but something or someone is about to challenge him and change his perspective. Good Will Hunting is a drama film that follows the story of a young mathematical genius who faces personal and emotional challenges while working as a janitor at MIT.

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  • 4. 

    The movie, "Good Will Hunting", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Gus Van Sant

    • B.

      Hugh Wilson

    • C.

      Terry Gilliam

    • D.

      Thomas Carter

    Correct Answer
    A. Gus Van Sant
    Explanation
    "Good Will Hunting" was directed by Gus Van Sant.

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  • 5. 

    What movie had the character Sean Maguire in it?

    • A.

      Magnolia

    • B.

      Witness

    • C.

      Good Will Hunting

    • D.

      A Civil Action

    Correct Answer
    C. Good Will Hunting
    Explanation
    "Good Will Hunting" is the correct answer because the character Sean Maguire is a central character in the film. Played by Robin Williams, Sean Maguire is a psychology professor who becomes a mentor and therapist to the main character, Will Hunting. The film revolves around the relationship between Will and Sean as they navigate personal and emotional challenges.

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  • 6. 

    Which actor was in both "Reindeer Games" and "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      Russell Crowe

    • B.

      Jeremy Irons

    • C.

      Ben Affleck

    • D.

      Robert Redford

    Correct Answer
    C. Ben Affleck
    Explanation
    Ben Affleck is the correct answer because he is the only actor listed who appeared in both "Reindeer Games" and "Good Will Hunting". Russell Crowe, Jeremy Irons, and Robert Redford did not appear in either of these films.

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  • 7. 

    Which actor was in both "Good Will Hunting" and "Patch Adams"?

    • A.

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    • B.

      Gene Hackman

    • C.

      Kevin Spacey

    • D.

      Robin Williams

    Correct Answer
    D. Robin Williams
    Explanation
    Robin Williams is the correct answer because he was the actor who appeared in both "Good Will Hunting" and "Patch Adams." He played significant roles in both movies, showcasing his versatility as an actor. Williams was known for his ability to seamlessly transition between dramatic and comedic roles, making him a beloved and highly respected actor in the industry. His performances in these films were particularly memorable, earning him critical acclaim and further solidifying his status as a talented and versatile actor.

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  • 8. 

    Which best describes Ben Affleck?

    • A.

      Is Will's Best Friend Chuckie In "Good Will Hunting"

    • B.

      Father Ray In TV Series "Nothing Sacred"

    • C.

      Plays Tobias On The Nickelodeon Show "Animorphs"

    • D.

      Westerns Actor, Also Played Controversial Character In "Money Train"

    Correct Answer
    A. Is Will's Best Friend Chuckie In "Good Will Hunting"
    Explanation
    Ben Affleck is best described as Will's best friend Chuckie in the movie "Good Will Hunting".

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  • 9. 

    What team did Sean miss seeing to meet his wife in the film "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      The 1975 Phillies

    • B.

      The 1972 A's

    • C.

      The 1989 Yankees

    • D.

      The 1975 Red Sox

    Correct Answer
    D. The 1975 Red Sox
    Explanation
    In the film "Good Will Hunting," Sean missed seeing the 1975 Red Sox team to meet his wife. This suggests that Sean prioritized his personal life and relationships over his interest in baseball. It also adds depth to his character, highlighting his values and the choices he made in his life.

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  • 10. 

    Who was Gerald Lambeau's college roommate in the movie "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      Morgan O'Mally

    • B.

      Sean Maguire

    • C.

      Chuckie Sullivan

    • D.

      Skylar

    Correct Answer
    B. Sean Maguire
    Explanation
    Sean Maguire was Gerald Lambeau's college roommate in the movie "Good Will Hunting". This can be inferred from the context of the question, which asks about Gerald Lambeau's college roommate.

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  • 11. 

    Where does Will go at the end of "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      To MIT

    • B.

      To Work For The Government

    • C.

      To Work As A Brick Layer

    • D.

      To See About A Girl

    Correct Answer
    D. To See About A Girl
    Explanation
    At the end of "Good Will Hunting," Will decides to go and see about a girl. This implies that he is willing to take a chance on love and pursue a romantic relationship. It suggests that he prioritizes personal connections and emotions over other potential career opportunities, such as going to MIT or working for the government.

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  • 12. 

    "My wife used to fart when she was nervous. She had all sorts of wonderful idiosyncrasies" is a line from what movie?

    • A.

      Animal House

    • B.

      Spinal Tap

    • C.

      Good Will Hunting

    • D.

      Gorky Park

    Correct Answer
    C. Good Will Hunting
    Explanation
    The line "My wife used to fart when she was nervous. She had all sorts of wonderful idiosyncrasies" is a quote from the movie "Good Will Hunting". This line is spoken by the character Sean Maguire, played by Robin Williams, during a therapy session with the main character, Will Hunting. It is a humorous and memorable moment in the film.

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  • 13. 

    What movie directed by Gus Van Sant starred Casey Affleck and Stellan Skarsgsrd?

    • A.

      Lord Of The Flies

    • B.

      Maurice

    • C.

      Flashdance

    • D.

      Good Will Hunting

    Correct Answer
    D. Good Will Hunting
    Explanation
    "Good Will Hunting" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Gus Van Sant that starred Casey Affleck and Stellan Skarsgsrd. The film, released in 1997, follows the story of a young janitor with extraordinary mathematical abilities who forms a unique bond with a psychologist. The movie received critical acclaim and was a commercial success, earning several Oscar nominations, including Best Director for Gus Van Sant.

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  • 14. 

    In the movie "Good Will Hunting", where does Will work as a janitor?

    • A.

      MIT

    • B.

      Stanford University

    • C.

      Harvard University

    • D.

      Bunker Hill Community College

    Correct Answer
    A. MIT
    Explanation
    In the movie "Good Will Hunting", Will works as a janitor at MIT. This is revealed early in the film when his genius-level intellect is discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who works at MIT. Will's job as a janitor at MIT provides a stark contrast to his exceptional intellectual abilities, highlighting the untapped potential that is later explored in the story.

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  • 15. 

    In "Good Will Hunting", the general offers Will a job with which agency (which he turns down)?

    • A.

      NASA

    • B.

      The CIA

    • C.

      The NSA

    • D.

      The FBI

    Correct Answer
    C. The NSA
    Explanation
    In the movie "Good Will Hunting," the general offers Will a job with the NSA, which he turns down. The NSA stands for the National Security Agency, which is responsible for collecting and analyzing information and data for national security purposes. Will's decision to decline the job offer could be attributed to various reasons, such as his desire to pursue a different career path or his reluctance to work for a government agency involved in intelligence gathering.

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  • 16. 

    How old is Will at the end of the movie "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      22

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      21

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    C. 21
    Explanation
    At the end of the movie "Good Will Hunting," Will is 21 years old. This age is significant because it represents a turning point in his life. Throughout the movie, Will struggles with his intelligence and potential, but by the end, he has matured and gained a better understanding of himself and his future. The age of 21 symbolizes his transition into adulthood and the beginning of a new chapter in his life.

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  • 17. 

    What character said this line in the movie "Good Will Hunting": "You don't owe it to yourself, you it to me"?

    • A.

      Sean

    • B.

      Chucky

    • C.

      Morgan

    • D.

      Will

    Correct Answer
    B. Chucky
    Explanation
    In the movie "Good Will Hunting," the character Chucky says the line, "You don't owe it to yourself, you owe it to me." This line suggests that Chucky is expressing his concern and frustration towards another character, possibly Will, emphasizing that his actions or decisions not only impact himself but also have consequences for others. Chucky is highlighting the importance of considering the impact of one's choices on the people around them.

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  • 18. 

    Who was originally supposed to play Ben and Matt in "Good Will Hunting 2" scene in "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"?

    • A.

      Jon Favreau & Vince Vaughn

    • B.

      Luke And Owen Wilson

    • C.

      Casey Affleck & Scott Caan

    • D.

      Brad Pitt & Edward Norton

    Correct Answer
    A. Jon Favreau & Vince Vaughn
    Explanation
    In the movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," the characters Ben and Matt were originally supposed to be played by Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn. This suggests that the filmmakers initially had Favreau and Vaughn in mind for these roles, but for some reason, they were replaced or the scene was changed.

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  • 19. 

    What was the name of Will's childhood bully who he ended up beating down in "Good Will Hunting"?

    • A.

      Chucky

    • B.

      Constantine

    • C.

      Carlos

    • D.

      Carmine

    Correct Answer
    D. Carmine
    Explanation
    In the movie "Good Will Hunting," Will's childhood bully who he eventually defeated was named Carmine.

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