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About a Boy (2002)

PG-13
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.
Writers
Nick Hornby (novel) | Peter Hedges (screenplay) | Chris Weitz (screenplay) | Paul Weitz (screenplay)
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Box Office
Budget
$ 30,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 8,557,630
Gross (USA)
$ 41,385,278
Gross (World)
$ 130,549,455
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Release date
May 17, 2002 (United States)

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