About a Boy Image
Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 38 Critics

User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 98 Ratings

Summary: About a Boy is about a man (Grant) -- a handsome, rich, shallow, self-absorbed, irresistible cad -- and the unexpected relationship he develops with a boy he meets while trying to pick up another boy's mother. (Universal Pictures)
Runtime: 101 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some thematic elements.
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Countries: USA, Germany, UK, France
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 14, 2003
Director Credit
Chris Weitz Director
Paul Weitz Director
Writer Credit
Chris Weitz Screenplay
Nick Hornby Novel
Paul Weitz Screenplay
Peter Hedges Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Hugh Grant Will
Cast Credit
Ben Ridgeway Lee, The Bully
Christopher Webster Ellie's Friend
Jordan Cook Imogen
Joseph Speechley Barney
Laura Kennington Ellie's Friend
Madison Cook Imogen
Natalia Tena Ellie
Nicholas Hoult Marcus
Nicholas Hutchison John
Peter McNicholl Ellie's Friend
Ryan Speechley Barney
Sharon Small Christine
Tanika Swaby Ellie's Friend
Toni Collette Fiona
Producer Credit
Brad Epstein Producer
Debra Hayward Co-Producer
Eric Fellner Producer
Hardy Justice Co-Producer
Jane Rosenthal Producer
Liza Chasin Co-Producer
Lynn Harris Executive Producer
Nick Hornby Executive Producer
Nicky Kentish Barnes Co-Producer
Robert De Niro Producer
Tim Bevan Producer
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