Good Will, Mystery Hunting

by Mike Selinker and Dan Katz

In each rewritten scene from Good Will Hunting, Matt Damon and/or Ben Affleck is playing a different character from another of their movies. The director alludes to a bit of trivia for each one, and the first letters of those bits of trivia spell MAN WHO YELLS CUT. The man yelling cut is the director of Good Will Hunting, GUS VAN SANT.

  1. MOOBY'S (Ben is Bartleby and Matt is Loki in Dogma)
  2. AUTHENTIC SWING (Matt is Rannulph Junnuh in The Legend of Bagger Vance)
  3. NASA (Ben is A.J. Frost in Armageddon)
  4. WORLD SERIES OF POKER (Matt is Mike McDermott in Rounders)
  5. HERBERT GREENLEAF (Matt is Tom Ripley in The Talented Mr. Ripley)
  6. OMAHA BEACH (Matt is James Patrick Ryan in Saving Private Ryan)
  7. YEN (Matt is Linus Caldwell in Ocean's Thirteen)
  8. ELEKTRA (Ben is Matt Murdock in Daredevil)
  9. LEONARDO DICAPRIO (Matt is Colin Sullivan in The Departed)
  10. LENA HEADEY (Matt is Wilhelm Grimm in The Brothers Grimm)
  11. SWEENEY TODD (Ben is Ollie Trinke in Jersey Girl)
  12. CHRONIC (Ben is Holden McNeil in Chasing Amy)
  13. ULTIMATUM (Matt is Jason Bourne in The Bourne Ultimatum)
  14. TWELFTH NIGHT (Ben is Ned Alleyn in Shakespeare in Love)