Good Will Hunting

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Moving story of brilliant, troubled youth for older teens.

R 1999 126 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 71 reviews

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age 12+

Love it and appropriate for teens

Literally my all time favorite movie. Yes, the amount of sex and sexual references is a little annoying but the positive messages definitely make up for it. It’s a great movie to show your tweens and even teenagers will love it. I 100% recommend.

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Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

One of the best movies ever. Worth it despite bad language....

This is one of my favorite movies of all-time. I showed it to my kids (14 and 12) and both really liked it and responded to it. The language is off-the-charts bad, but it fits in with the characters and there are so many good messages in this movie that it is more than worth it. I would say this is Robin Williams' best movie and the scenes with him and Matt Damon are so powerful. A tremendous movie that holds up incredibly well...

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Too much swearing

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