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About a Boy (2002)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on About a Boy as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

About a Boy is an drama movie directed by Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz and starring Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette and Rachel Weisz and Sharon Small. The movie was written by Nick Hornby (novel), Peter Hedges (screenplay). The film has a $27 million budget with a 101-minute running time. About a Boy currently has a 7.1 IMDb rating, based on 156367 and 75 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG-13.

release date for About a Boy

About a Boy release date

When does About a Boy come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for About a Boy (2002)is May 17, 2002.

When will About a Boy be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

About a Boy DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is August 2002. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in August 2002. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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About a Boy budget

How much did About a Boy cost to make?

$27,000,000 budget

The movie cost $27 million to make.

About a Boy movie poster

About a Boy rating

PG-13 Rated

About a Boy is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).

About a Boy reviews

7.1 IMDb 75 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.1 of out 10 IMDb rating and 75 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

About a Boy trailer

About a Boy plot summary

What is About a Boy about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

About a Boy cast

Who is in About a Boy?

Hugh Grant in About a Boy Hugh Grant as Will
Nicholas Hoult in About a Boy Nicholas Hoult as Marcus Brewer
Toni Collette in About a Boy Toni Collette as Fiona Brewer
Rachel Weisz in About a Boy Rachel Weisz as Rachel
Sharon Small in About a Boy Sharon Small as Christine

About a Boy box Office

How much did About a Boy make?

$129,000,000 worldwide

The film has made over $129 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

About a Boy details

Theatrical Release Date: May 17, 2002
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $27 million
Box Office: $129 million
Length: 101 minutes
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Language: English

About a Boy facts

How long is About a Boy?

The movie is 101 minutes long (1 hour and 41 minutes).

What year did About a Boy come out?

The movie is out on May 17, 2002. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Hugh Grant plays as Will.

Who is the director of About a Boy?

Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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