About a Boy (2002) Poster



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Version of 

About a Boy (2003) (TV Movie)
based on the same book
About a Boy (2014) (TV Series)
based on the same book

Remade as 

About a Boy (2003) (TV Movie)


Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
Jaws (1975)
The Muppet Show (1976) (TV Series)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) (TV Series)
Candyman (1992)
Video case is shown as part of Will's collection.
Titanic (1997)
Video case is shown as part of Will's collection.
Rushmore (1998)

Referenced in 

Just Shoot Me!: About a Boy (2002) (TV Episode)
title reference
Thirteen (2003)
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.6 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bad Girls: Episode #6.4 (2004) (TV Episode)
VHS in video shop.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in Amanda's house.
Skins: Sketch (2008) (TV Episode)
At the end of the episode, Anwar (Dev Patel) uses "the complete filmography of Hugh Grant since '92... to slow things down". He gets as far as 'Bridget Jone's Diary', then says, "I never get as far as 'About a Boy'." His 'Skins' co-star Nicholas Hoult also co-starred with Hugh Grant in the film 'About a Boy'.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
A poster for this movie is shown in a segment on Hugh Grant.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
El Reviewer Random: New in Town (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is referenced
Community: Virtual Systems Analysis (2012) (TV Episode)
Troy says, "I cried during 'About a Boy' - the soundtrack."
The Mindy Project: Pilot (2012) (TV Episode)
Mindy compairs a coworker to Hugh Grant in this movie
Enie backt: Frühlingserwachen (2013) (TV Episode)
Part of the score is played
The Graham Norton Show: Gary Oldman/Toni Collette/Nick Frost/London Grammar (2014) (TV Episode)
The similarities between Toni Collette's character in this movie and in A Long Way Down (2014) are discussed
Suburgatory: About a Boy-Yoi-Yoing (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
VHS shown
I Didn't Do It: Next of Pumpkin (2014) (TV Episode)
Alternate title reference.
Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.65 (2015) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed
Hot in Cleveland: About a Joy (2015) (TV Episode)
title reference
Supernatural: About a Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Top Gear: Episode #22.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Jeremy mentions that Nicholas Hoult is in About a Boy
iZombie: Flight of the Living Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
iZombie: Virtual Reality Bites (2015) (TV Episode)
segment title reference
Honest Trailers: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
'About a War Boy'
Family Guy: The Heartbreak Dog (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Nicholas Hoult/John Turturro/Bret Baier (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Nicholas Hoult's segment. Also: A still from the film is shown.


Jaws (1975)
Countdown (1982) (TV Series)
Will (Hugh Grant) is seen watching the show on more than one occasion.
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) (TV Series)
Pet Rescue (1997) (TV Series)
Will and Marcus watch program
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998) (TV Series)
Billy Elliot (2000)
Countdown: Episode #44.69 (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 2002 (2003) (TV Episode)
Roeper's #10 pick.
About a Boy: Deleted Scenes (2003) (Video)
deleted scenes from this movie
Best! Movies! Ever!: Restaurants (2006) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best restaurant scenes in films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.92 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Rachel Weisz films
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.152 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce discussion topic.

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