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About a Boy

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7/10
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Comedy Drama 
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Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20021h 41mOn: Netflix Showtime Tags: Based on Books Friendship Music Country: United Kingdom 
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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 he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite.About a Boy featuring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult is streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming on Showtime, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 6 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (163,765 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Showtime).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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#1,337 Ranked Movie

#59 Ranked in Movies on Showtime

#109 Ranked in Friendship Movies

#247 Ranked in Romance Movies

About a Boy has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (163,765 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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