About A Boy

90
  • PG-13
A comedy-drama starring Hugh Grant as Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons, he... read more
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A comedy-drama starring Hugh Grant as Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons, he meets Marcus, an odd 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends, and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

Original Release

04/26/2002

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Cast

Directors

Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

Writers

Peter Hedges, Nick Hornby, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

Cast

Hugh Grant Will Freeman
Victoria Smurfit Suzie
Rachel Weisz Rachel
Nicholas Hoult Marcus Brewer
Isabel Brook Angie
Sharon Small Christine
Toni Collette Fiona Brewer
Madison Cook Imogen
Jordan Cook Imogen
Nicholas Hutchison John
Ryan Speechley Barney
Joseph Speechley Barney
Denise Stephenson Lindsey
Natalia Tena Ellie (as Nat Gastiain Tena)
Christopher Webster Ellie's Friend
Orlando Thor Newman Angie's Kid
Augustus Prew Ali
Paulette P. Williams Bitter Ex-Girlfriend (as Paulette Williams)
Susannah Doyle Bitter Ex-Girlfriend
Fritha Goodey Bitter Ex-Girlfriend

Producers

Lynn Harris Executive Producer
Nick Hornby Executive Producer
Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Hardy Justice Executive Producer
Tim Bevan Producer
Robert De Niro Producer
Brad Epstein Producer
Eric Fellner Producer
Jane Rosenthal Producer
Nicky Kentish Barnes Producer
Liza Chasin Producer
Debra Hayward Producer
Hardy Justice Producer
Lynn Harris Producer
Nick Hornby Producer

Editors

Nick Moore

2003 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Nominated
2003 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2003 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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