About a Boy

About a Boy (2002)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy Drama, Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Apr 26, 2002  |   Run Time - 101 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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About a Boy is a 2002 French-American comedy-drama film produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-written and directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz with music by Badly Drawn Boy and written by Peter Hedges. It is an adaptation of the 1998 novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. The film stars are 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.

The film was theatrically released on 26 April 2002 by Universal Pictures. 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. The film received positive reviews from critics and it earned $130,549,455 on a $30 million budget.

Movie Info

Budget

$30,000,000

Box Office

$130,549,455

Tags

Bachelor, Badly Drawn Boy, Coming Of Age/Teen, Family Relationships, Film Based On A Novel, Friendship, Independent, Literary, Rap Music

Attributes

Based On: About a Boy
Filming Location: Greenwich District Hospital
Narrative Location: London
Subject: dysfunctional family

Alternate Titles

About A Boy
About a Boy
AU, BE, CA, EC, EG, HK, IN, IL, KR, NL, PH, SG, ZA, TH, GB, US
About a Boy - Un ragazzo
IT
About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente
AT, DE
Bir erkek hakkında
TR
Bir Oğlan Haqqında
AZ
Był sobie chłopiec
PL
Comme un garçon
BE, CA
Der Tag der toten Ente
AT
Egy fiúról
HU
Era Uma Vez Um Rapaz
PT
Gia ena agori
GR
Gutter er gutter
NO
Gyvenimas pagal ji
LT
Jak na věc
CZ
Om en pojke
FI, SE
Par Puiku
LV
Poika
FI
Pour un garcon
FR
Sve zbog jednog dječaka
HR
Totul despre baieti
RO
Um Grande Garoto
BR
Un gran chico
AR, MX
Un Gran Chico
SV
Un nen gran
ES
Un niño grande
ES
Vse o fantu
SI
Για ένα αγόρι
GR
Мій хлопчик
UA
Маркъс
BG
Мой мальчик
RU
Све о дечаку
RS
अबाउट अ बॉय
IN
アバウト・ア・ボーイ
JP
关于一个男孩
CN
单亲插班生
CN, HK
非关男孩
CN
非關男孩
TW
어바웃 어 보이
KR