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About a Boy

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 ...

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: May 17th, 2002
Budget: $27,000,000.00
Revenue: $129,000,000.00
-- General Information --
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 101 Minutes
Genres: Comedy / Drama / Romance
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

About a Boy Main Cast

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Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
plays Will
Nicholas Hoult
Nicholas Hoult
plays Marcus
Sharon Small
Sharon Small
plays Christine
Madison Cook
Madison Cook
plays Imogen
Jordan Cook
Jordan Cook
plays Imogen
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When Will is confronted by the restaurant maitre d' for disturbing the other customers, the maitre d' first holds up his left arm close to his chest, then it switches to his right arm, then back to his left.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): At the end of the movie, before Will sits on the couch with Marcus, he picks up a nearly full bottle of beer. When he sits on the couch, the beer bottle is almost empty.
  • Brad Pitt turned down the lead role of Will Freeman on the grounds that it was implausible that someone so attractive would need to pretend to be a single father to meet women. He nevertheless appears in the film (sort of) - he is on the cover of an issue of "Esquire" magazine that Will is reading in his flat.
  • Movie Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Will and Marcus say numerous times that the phrase "No man is an island" was written by Jon Bon Jovi. It was actually written by John Dunne.
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