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Lawrence Bender’s Work on Goodwill Hunting and His Career in Film Production

Lawrence Bender is the producer of one of America’s favorite movies that, is now, a classic. The movie Good Will Hunting was released in 1997 and has such a deep and moving storyline that it became an immediate classic and won over the hearts of billions of people. The entire movie feels like an in-depth peek into the life of Matt Damon’s character and those who weave their lives into his. The script was actually written by two of the movies stars: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. It also lines of the incredible talents of Robin Williams and Minnie Driver to complete an incredible cast. The plot follows the life of Matt Damon’s character, who works as a blue collar janitor. After a run-in with the law, he ends up working closely with therapist and renowned teacher, played by Robin Williams. It comes to like that he is an actual genius with an unmatched talent for mathematics.

In addition of Good Will Hunting, the films Lawrence Bender has produced have received nearly 30 Academy Award nominations, including a total of three nominations for Best Picture. Of those three nominations, he won six of them. He has worked on some very high-level films. These films include Reservoir Dogs, which was one of the firm major films that Lawrence Bender ever worked on in a production capacity. He also worked on Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Inglorious Bastards and Django Unchained. Along with his blockbuster films, he also produced the documentary An Inconvenient Truth. This documentary was one of the best I have seen to date and the documentary raised a huge deal of discussion and awareness about the real issues of climate change that were affecting us today, and would affect us in years to come. An Inconvenient Trust also won that year’s Academy Award for Best Documentary.

Lawrence Bender was born in the Bronx and he officially made his major debut as a member of the known film community in 1987 through his work on Reservoir Dogs, which became an immediate sensation. He is currently still producing some of the top films in Hollywood and also continues his career in screen writing.