About a Boy

(2002)

Overview

Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, confident in his ability to leave them behind when they start to ask for a commitment. But Will's hope of a continued bachelorhood is interrupted when he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite.

  1. Paul Weitz

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Chris Weitz

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Nick Hornby

    Novel, Screenplay

  4. Peter Hedges

    Screenplay

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 17, 2002
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget $27,000,000.00

Revenue $129,000,000.00

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