About a Boy (2002) (Movie)

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About a Boy
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About a Boy is a 2002 British-American comedy-drama film co-written and directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz. It is an adaptation of the 1998 novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. The film stars Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, and Rachel Weisz. The film at times uses double voice-over narration, when the audience hears both Will's and Marcus's thoughts. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Actors Hugh Grant and Toni Collette were nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award respectively for their performances. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 56 photos, 95 quotes, 10 trivia items, 1 magazine, 55 lists, 11 songs, 27 awards, 72 news stories, and key facts about About a Boy!

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About a Boy is a member of the following lists: English-language films, Films based on novels, British films, Universal Pictures films, Films set in London, 2000s romantic comedy films, French comedy films, Films about dysfunctional families, StudioCanal films and 2002 films.

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Christine: You will end up childless and alone. Will: Well, fingers crossed, yeah.


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Nominated for 27 Awards | Won 7

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