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(2002)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2003

Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Peter Hedges
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz

Golden Globes, USA 2003

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Hugh Grant

BAFTA Awards 2003

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Peter Hedges
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Toni Collette

AFI Awards, USA 2003

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

ABOUT A BOY is a pure comic pleasure. This mature look at immaturity is witty, smart and ... More

ABOUT A BOY is a pure comic pleasure. This mature look at immaturity is witty, smart and heartwarming without being sentimental. In a world where laughs are precious, yet film comedy is undervalued, ABOUT A BOY is a tonic for what ails us. Hugh Grant proves once again that his charm is boundless.


American Cinema Editors, USA 2003

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
Nick Moore

American Screenwriters Association, USA 2003

Nominated
Discover Screenwriting Award
Peter Hedges
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2002

Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Toni Collette
For The Hours

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2003

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Young Actor/Actress
Nicholas Hoult

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2003

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Peter Hedges
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz
Best Actor
Hugh Grant

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2003

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Joanna Johnston

Empire Awards, UK 2003

Won
Empire Award
Best British Actor
Hugh Grant
Nominated
Empire Award
Best British Film

Golden Camera, Germany 2003

Won
Golden Camera
Best International Actor
Hugh Grant

Humanitas Prize 2003

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Peter Hedges
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2003

Won
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Hugh Grant
Nominated
ALFS Award
British Film of the Year

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2003

Won
PFCS Award
Overlooked Film of the Year
Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role - Male
Nicholas Hoult

Satellite Awards 2003

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Song
For the song "Something To Talk About".
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Hugh Grant
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical
Toni Collette
Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Best Original Score
Damon Gough

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2002

2nd place
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Toni Collette

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2002

2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Toni Collette

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Performance, Female
Toni Collette

U.S. Comedy Arts Festival 2003

Won
Comedy Film Honor
Best Studio Comedy Feature

Writers Guild of America, USA 2003

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Peter Hedges
Chris Weitz
Paul Weitz

Young Artist Awards 2003

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor
Nicholas Hoult

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