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About a Boy

Because You d About a Boy
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7.1/10
Romance Comedy 
Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20021h 41mOn: Free Services Tags: Teen Feel-good Friendship Country: United Kingdom 

Will Freeman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you're never too old to grow up.About a Boy featuring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult is free on Peacock, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (179,853 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Peacock).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#1,787 Ranked Movie

#121 Ranked in Feel-good Movies

#132 Ranked in Friendship Movies

#356 Ranked in Romance Movies

About a Boy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (179,853 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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