Good Will Hunting: Blu-ray Vs. ABC TV Version

TV Version

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As part of it’s ABC Monday Movie Night on February 19th 2001, an alternate version was aired. This version had shortened some scenes due to sexual content and also censored out swear words. This version also contained an alternate scene of Skylar’s joke, which had to be changed for TV censors. This alternate scene has not been officially released on DVD or Blu-ray. The quality of the TV version is also much lower than the Blu-ray.

 

Difference Report:

5:37

The ABC TV version shortens some footage of Cathy insulting Chuckie’s penis size.

Blu-ray:

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9:26

The ABC TV version shortens a shot of Morgan insulting Carmine.

Blu-ray:

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9:47

The ABC TV version shortens a shot of Morgan asking why they can’t spare 15 minutes to go to a restaurant.

Blu-ray:

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11:47

The ABC TV version removes three shots of Morgan joining the fight.

Blu-ray:
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11:56

The ABC TV version removes a shot of Morgan punching one of Carmine’s friends.

Blu-ray:

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12:01

The ABC TV version removes a shot of Carmine being punched by Will.

Blu-ray:

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12:04

The ABC TV version removes a shot of Carmine’s bloody face.

Blu-ray:

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30:51

The ABC TV version shortens the scene of Will telling Henry that he doesn’t mind that Henry prefers to have anal sex and shortens a shot of Professor Lambeau talking about how different theorems are erotic for him.

Blu-ray:

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33:53

The ABC TV version shortens and removes a shot of Sean explaining that therapists should gain a patient’s trust so they could have sex with them.

Blu-ray:

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1:07:43

The ABC TV version contains an alternate shot of Will’s face on Skylar’s stomach.

ABC TV Version:

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Blu-ray:

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1:10:38

The ABC TV version removes a shot of Chuckie telling Morgan to shut up.

Blu-ray:

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1:12:23

The ABC TV version contains an alternate and longer scene of Skylar telling a joke. In the ABC TV version, she talks about a man hanging off a cliff and refusing to let go after God comes offers him to die and go to Heaven. The Blu-ray has her talking about a woman who decides to give her husband a blowjob on their 50th anniversary before spitting out the semen when he asks her what she wants.

ABC TV Version:

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Blu-ray:

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1:32:34

The ABC TV version shortens a scene with Chuckie scolding Morgan for masturbating with his baseball glove in his mother’s bedroom.

Blu-ray:

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1:46:51

The ABC TV version shortens a shot of Sean telling him to shove Dr. Lambeau’s up his ass.

Blu-ray:

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