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  1. "About a Boy" is a 2002 British-American comedy-drama film co-written and directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz. It is an adaptation of the 1998 novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. The film stars Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, and Rachel Weisz. The film at times uses double voice-over narration, when the audience hears both Will's and Marcus's thoughts.
  2. About a Boy is an American single-camera television sitcom developed by Jason Katims that premiered midseason on February 22, 2014, following the 2014 Winter Olympics on NBC. It is the second adaptation based on the 1998 novel of the same title by Nick Hornby, preceded by the 2002 theatrical film. The series stars David Walton, Minnie Driver and Benjamin Stockham.


  1. "About a Boy" is a 1998 coming of age novel written by British writer Nick Hornby which has sold over a million copies. It was adapted into a film of the same name and as an American television series in 2014 with a pilot directed by Jon Favreau.
    • also known as "A propos d'un gamin", Erase Una Vez Un Padre
    • language: English Language
    • characters:
      • Will
      • Marcus
      • Fiona
      • Angie
      • Ellie
      • Clive
      • Lindsey
      • Rachel
      • Alistair
      • Ned
    • genre: Fiction
    • subjects: Children, Hipster
    • released in (17 years ago)
  2. "About a boy" is a book by Peter Hedges.
    • also known as "About a boy: the shooting script"


"About a Boy" is an album by Badly Drawn Boy released in 2002 as the soundtrack to the film About a Boy. Gough was chosen to compose and perform the entire soundtrack.


About a Boy is the fifth episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Homeland, and the 41st episode overall. It premiered on Showtime on October 26, 2014.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Child Care Welfare And Guidance In 2 Vols.

by Vijaya Wadhwa

Reading one day about a boy or girl arrested for purse-snatching, for throwing stones through train windows, or for vandalism in school, another, day about a group of teen-agers riding in stolen cars or addicted to narcotics, parents naturally ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series (2000)

by Richard B. Armstrong, Mary Willems Armstrong

was a fact-based story about a boy who raised himself in the woods and the doctor dedicated to “civilizing” him. The ¡976 TV movie Stalk the Wild Child was a thinly-disguised American version about a ...

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Language Learning: Story About A Boy Who Was Terrible At Learning Languages & Became A Polyglot

Polyglot Gabriel Silva shares a true story about a boy who used to be terrible at learning languages and "turned it around", eventually becoming a polyglot and ...

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Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision. (Blake Clark)
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