“About a Boy” quotes(2002)
Plot – This movie tells the story of a man - a fascinating, rich, shallow, self-centered but irresistible single man - and his friendship with a boy he has met by chance during an effort to know a beautiful woman. It's the adaptation of the famous 1998 novel by Nick Hornby which sold over a million of copies only in the UK and won the first place in the UK bestseller ranks.
All actors – Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook, Nicholas Hutchison, Ryan Speechley, Joseph Speechley, Toni Collette, Natalia Tena, Laura Kennington, Tanika Swaby, Peter McNicholl, Christopher Webster, Ben Ridgeway, Jack Warren, Russell Barr, Isabel Brook, Orlando Thor Newman, Paulette P. Williams, Fritha Goodey, Susannah Doyle, Delma Walsh, Jonathan Franklin, John Kamal, Tessa Vale, Lorna Dallison, Bethany Muir, Bruce Lawrence, Joyce Henderson, Jenny Galloway, Janine Duvitski, Sue Hyams, Maggie Kahal, Lynn Askew, Beverly Milward, Danielle Harvey, Anna Maria Credenzone Philip, Sarah King, Susan Ghamsary, Edna Johnson, Victoria Smurfit, Frog Stone, Buddy Hunter, Kristine Perrin, Nathan Perrin-Hunter, Rachael Perrin-Hunter, Amy Craven, Rebecca Craven, Sidney Livingstone, Cathy Murphy, Joanne Petitt, Jason Salkey, Annabelle Apsion, Matt Wilkinson, Peter Roy, Matthew James Thomas, Aaron Keeling, Scott Charles, Claire Harman, Sian Martin, Mark Drewry, Denise Stephenson, Rosalind Knight, Rachel Weisz, Murray Lachlan Young, Augustus Prew, Alex Kew, Mark Heap, Sunanda Biswas, James Marshall-Gunn, Jamie Mayer, Korede Obashju, Roger Brierley, Stefan Pejic, Macéo Bhardwaj, Tim Rice, Chris Tarrant, Carol Vorderman, Richard Whiteleyshow all
“About a Boy” Quotes 18 quotes
“I find the key is to think of a day as units of time, each unit consisting of no more than thirty minutes. Full hours can be a little bit intimidating and most activities take about half an hour. Taking a bath: one unit, watching countdown: one unit, web-based research: two units, exercising: three units, having my hair carefully disheveled:...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Once you open your door to one person anyone can come in.”
“Me, I didn't mean anything. About anything, to anyone. And I knew that guaranteed me a long, depression-free life.”
“This crying in the morning thing, this depression, let's get that fixed.”
“All men are islands. And what's more, this is the time to be one. This is an island age. A hundred years ago, for example, you had to depend on other people. No one had TV or CDs or DVDs or home espresso makers. As a matter of fact they didn't have anything cool. Whereas now you can make yourself a little islandparadise. With the right supplies...” (continue)(continue reading)
“You don't give a shit about anyone and no one gives a shit about you!”
“I am an island. I am bloody Ibiza!”
“- Christine: You will end up childless and alone.
- Will Freeman: Well, fingers crossed, yeah.”
“My life is made up of units of time. Buying CDs - two units. Eating lunch - three units. Exercising - two units. All in all, I had a very full life. It's just that it didn't mean anything.”
“And there I was killing them softly with my song. Or rather being killed. And not so softly either.”
“- Ellie: You like rap?
- Marcus: A little. It's by black people mostly. And they're pretty angry most of the time. But sometimes they just want to have sex.”