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About a Boy (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,803,000Details
International Box Office $89,956,651Details
Worldwide Box Office $130,759,651
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,014 $40,803,000
All Time International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 956 $89,956,651
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,181 $130,759,651

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$27,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 17th, 2002 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: June 3rd, 2003 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language and some thematic elements
Comparisons: vs. Bend it Like Beckham
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Working Title Films, Tribeca Film
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 132 $7,862,150 May 24, 2002 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 152 $12,138,294 May 24, 2002 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 95 $9,821,030 May 24, 2002 10
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 91 $15,162,588 May 24, 2002 10

Supporting Cast

Rachel Weisz    Rachel

Uncategorized

Hugh Grant    Will Freeman
Toni Collette    Fiona
Nicholas Hoult    Marcus
Isabel Brook    Angie
Sharon Small    Christine
Victoria Smurfit    Suzie
Augustus Prew    Ali
Delma Walsh    Bitter Girlfriend
Nicholas Hutchison    John
Peter McNicholl    Ellie's Friend
Ben Ridgeway    Lee, The Bully
Russell Barr    Maitre d'
Paulette Williams    Bitter Girlfriend
Fritha Goodey    Bitter Girlfriend
Susannah Doyle    Bitter Girlfriend

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Jane Rosenthal    Producer
Robert De Niro    Producer
Brad Epstein    Producer
Tim Bevan    Producer
Eric Fellner    Producer
Nick Hornby    Executive Producer
Lynn Harris    Executive Producer
Nicky Kentish-Barnes    Co-Producer
   Director
   Director
Peter Hedges    Screenwriter
Chris Weitz    Screenwriter
Paul Weitz    Screenwriter
Remi Adefarasin    Cinematographer
Nick Moore    Editor
Patrick Seymour    Music Producer
Jim Clay    Production Designer
Gary Freeman    Art Director
Joanna Johnston    Costume Designer
Bill Meadows    Supervising Sound Editor
Tony Dawe    Supervising Sound Editor
Chris Newman    Assistant Director
Priscilla John    Casting Director

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2002/05/17 4 $8,557,630   1,207 $7,090   $8,557,630 1
2002/05/24 6 $7,862,150 -8% 1,749 $4,495   $21,752,225 2
2002/05/31 8 $4,126,600 -48% 1,756 $2,350   $27,846,180 3
2002/06/07 10 $2,653,520 -36% 1,618 $1,640   $32,448,670 4
2002/06/14 14 $1,482,425 -44% 947 $1,565   $35,290,380 5
2002/06/21 16 $1,210,015 -18% 804 $1,505   $37,305,400 6
2002/06/28 15 $939,770 -22% 696 $1,350   $38,912,870 7
2002/07/05 19 $579,530 -38% 487 $1,190   $40,103,395 8
2002/07/12 25 $198,030 -66% 220 $900   $40,566,655 9
2002/07/19 32 $120,000 -39% 80 $1,500   $40,803,000 10

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/05/17 4 $2,606,000   1,207 $2,159   $2,606,000 1
2002/05/18 4 $3,600,000 +38% 1,207 $2,983   $6,206,000 2
2002/05/19 4 $2,351,630 -35% 1,207 $1,948   $8,557,630 3
2002/05/20 4 $984,000 -58% 1,207 $815   $9,541,000 4
2002/05/21 4 $821,000 -17% 1,207 $680   $10,362,000 5
2002/05/22 4 $760,000 -7% 1,207 $630   $11,123,000 6
2002/05/23 4 $808,000 +6% 1,207 $669   $11,931,195 7
2002/05/24 6 $2,017,000 +150% 1,749 $1,153   $13,948,000 8
2002/05/25 6 $2,938,000 +46% 1,749 $1,680   $17,029,000 9
2002/05/26 6 $2,694,000 -8% 1,749 $1,540   $19,723,000 10
2002/05/27 6 $1,958,880 -27% 1,749 $1,120   $21,752,225 11
2002/05/28 6 $648,000 -67% 1,749 $370   $22,400,000 12
2002/05/29 6 $638,000 -2% 1,749 $365   $23,038,000 13
2002/05/30 6 $681,000 +7% 1,749 $389   $23,720,000 14
2002/05/31 8 $1,255,000 +84% 1,753 $716   $24,975,000 15
2002/06/01 8 $1,800,000 +43% 1,753 $1,027   $26,775,000 16
2002/06/02 8 $1,062,380 -41% 1,756 $605   $27,846,180 17
2002/06/03 8 $429,000 -60% 1,756 $244   $28,276,000 18
2002/06/04 8 $535,000 +25% 1,756 $305   $28,811,000 19
2002/06/05 8 $502,000 -6% 1,756 $286   $29,313,000 20
2002/06/06 8 $483,505 -4% 1,756 $275   $29,795,150 21
2002/06/07 10 $845,000 +75% 1,605 $526   $30,640,000 22
2002/06/08 10 $1,099,000 +30% 1,605 $685   $31,739,000 23
2002/06/09 10 $720,000 -34% 1,618 $445   $32,448,670 24
2002/06/10 10 $291,000 -60% 1,618 $180   $32,740,000 25
2002/06/11 10 $364,000 +25% 1,618 $225   $33,104,000 26
2002/06/12 10 $347,870 -4% 1,618 $215   $33,451,830 27
2002/06/13 10 $356,125 +2% 1,618 $220   $33,807,955 28
2002/06/14 13 $464,425 +30% 947 $490   $34,272,380 29
2002/06/15 13 $648,555 +40% 947 $685   $34,920,935 30
2002/06/16 13 $369,445 -43% 947 $390   $35,290,380 31

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2002/05/17 4 $13,890,075   1,207 $11,508   $13,890,075 1
2002/05/24 6 $9,829,505 -29% 1,749 $5,620   $23,719,580 2
2002/05/31 8 $6,075,570 -38% 1,756 $3,460   $29,795,150 3
2002/06/07 10 $4,012,805 -34% 1,618 $2,480   $33,807,955 4
2002/06/14 14 $2,287,430 -43% 947 $2,415   $36,095,385 5
2002/06/21 16 $1,877,715 -18% 804 $2,335   $37,973,100 6
2002/06/28 15 $1,550,765 -17% 696 $2,228   $39,523,865 7
2002/07/05 19 $844,760 -46% 487 $1,735   $40,368,625 8
2002/07/12 26 $314,375 -63% 220 $1,429   $40,683,000 9
2002/07/19 41 $120,000 -62% 80 $1,500   $40,803,000 10

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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