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Good Will Hunting

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Good Will Hunting.


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.6Dr. Sean Maguire
83.5Will Hunting

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Good Will Hunting?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 0
2 It's bad 5
3 It's okay 141
4 It's good 1613
5 It's my favorite 489

This gives it an average score of 4.15 / 5. Making it 62nd out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
chaotic (not orderly)0.0532213
mature (not juvenile)0.0511146
disarming (not creepy)0.0512114
stylish (not slovenly)0.0452158
masculine (not feminine)0.0452219
deep (not shallow)0.0442160
genius (not dunce)0.042189
logical (not emotional)0.042203
social (not reclusive)0.0392171
fresh (not stinky)0.0382151
scientific (not artistic)0.0361245
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0352202
jock (not nerd)0.0342159
rebellious (not obedient)0.0312158
tame (not wild)0.0281203
loyal (not traitorous)0.0262210
frugal (not lavish)0.0252077
alpha (not beta)0.0252120
charming (not awkward)0.0242205
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0242162
lenient (not strict)0.0242208
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0182145
creative (not conventional)0.0182213
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0172024
reasonable (not deranged)0.0162172
altruistic (not selfish)0.0152155
intimate (not formal)0.0132145
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0091194
gracious (not feisty)0.0072134
demonic (not angelic)0.0062137
meek (not bossy)0.0052170
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0052128
arcane (not mainstream)0.0042119
haunted (not blissful)0.0021167
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0011154
indulgent (not sober)0.0012134


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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