About a Boy
Will Lightman 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 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 he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite.
- Based upon the novel by Nick Hornby
22 member reviews/ratings for this MovieAverage Rating: (7.50 / 10)
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Nicholas Hoult is a handsome lad and turns in an excellent performance. The friendship between his character and Hugh Grant's is nicely portrayed, but the rest of the movie is rather less good: it's neatly and slickly made, but pales in comparison to really good odd-couple buddy movies such as Alice in the Cities.My Movie Rating: 7 / 10
Good Movie & Nice Picture.
Love it!My Movie Rating: 8 / 10
This just didn't work for me. I didn't connect with any character.My Movie Rating: 2 / 10
I'm retracting the "Don't Bother" status! The first time I watched this film, I didn't get much past the 1st 30min. I just watched it again, all the way through this time, I have to say I can relate to Marcus, I WAS him at his age! e.i. the Social Outcast at school! So I decided to give this movie a break, and raise my rating a point!My Movie Rating: 3 / 10
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