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Release Date: May 17th, 2002

DVD Release Date: January 14th, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
A comedy-drama starring Hugh Grant as Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons, he meets Marcus, an odd 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends, and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

Cast: Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Augustus Prew

Director: Chris Weitz , Paul Weitz

Genres: Romance, Comedy drama

Production Co: Tribeca Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

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