About a Boy poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: About a Boy DVD release date is set for August 1, 2006. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: About a Boy Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: About a Boy digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is July 2006. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

About a Boy stars Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

May 17, 2002


Misunderstood twelve-year-old Marcus Brewer tries everything to make his chronically depressed mom Fiona happy. Marcus’ quirky and sometimes odd behavior makes him the perfect target for bullies. Fiona and her son are soon going to cross paths with Will Freeman, an unambitious man who lives off the royalties from a song created by his dead dad. Will dreams up a plan of dating single moms for his own selfishness. When Will and Marcus and his mother finally meet, their lives will be forever changed.

PG-13 Rating

About a Boy DVD/Blu-ray is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).


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The movie currently has a 7.2 out of 10 IMDb rating and 75 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$84.6 million


Romantic Comedy, Drama



Theatrical Release Date: May 17, 2002
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: August 1, 2006
Age Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 101 minutes
Budget: $30,000,000
Box Office: $84.6 million
Genre: Romantic Comedy, Drama
Language: English