About a boy [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz.
Contributor(s): Rosenthal, Jane | De Niro, Robert | Epstein, Brad | Bevan, Tim | Fellner, Eric | Hedges, Peter | Weitz, Chris | Weitz, Paul | Grant, Hugh | Collette, Toni | Weisz, Rachel | Brook, Isabel | Small, Sharon | Smurfit, Victoria | Hoult, Nicholas | Adefarasin, Remi | Moore, Nick | Badly Drawn Boy | Johnston, Joanna | Clay, Jim | Hornby, Nick | Universal Pictures (Firm) | Studio Canal+ | Tribeca Productions | Working Title Films.Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal, c2002Edition: Full screen version.Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0783274475.Uniform titles: About a boy (Motion picture) Subject(s): Bachelors -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- DramaGenre/Form: Comedy films
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Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
Special features: English to English dictionary!; "Killing me softly" sing-along karaoke style; "Santa's super sleigh": lyrics to the entire song; deleted scenes with director's comments; "Making-of" featurette; how cool are you? quiz; hilarious outtakes; exciting music videos.
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.
Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a 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 are never too cool to grow up.
MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded.
Includes Spanish and French dubbed versions and subtitles in English and Spanish.