From The Martian to Air: 5 Must-Watch Films of Matt Damon on Streaming

Sharanya Kumar

Air (2023) - Amazon Prime Video

Matt Damon plays Nike's basketball talent scout in this critically acclaimed sports drama directed by the actor’s close friend, Ben Affleck. Damon’s character pursues pro-athlete Michael Jordan for a partnership that would soon become legendary.

Good Will Hunting (1997) - Amazon Prime Video

Written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, this drama explores the touching relationship between a mathematics genius and his psychiatrist (played by Robin Williams). The film was nominated for nine Oscars, and won a slew of awards.

The Martian (2015) - Disney+ Hotstar

This hit sci-fi film directed by Ridley Scott follows the story of an astronaut who is accidentally abandoned during a mission to Mars. He struggles to survive on his own as his team attempts to rescue him. The screenplay was adapted from the 2011 novel by Andy Weir.

The Bourne Identity (2002) - Amazon Prime Video

This action-thriller is the first of five instalments in the Bourne film series. Matt Damon plays the titular Jason Bourne, an amnesiac CIA agent who must regain his memory and evade several assassination attempts before it is too late.

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) - Amazon Prime Video

Tom Ripley finds himself impersonating the wealthy Dickie Greenleaf against the backdrop of a gorgeous Italian summer. Matt Damon nails the unnerving earnestness of the character as he scrambles to maintain a lie that quickly spirals out of his control.

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