About a Boy

Trivia: We see Will typing in the website supermodelswithseethroughtops.com. This is actually an active Web site, but don't get excited. It consists only of a picture of the Pope in his "Pope-mobile".

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Trivia: Brad Pitt turned down the lead role of Will Freeman on the grounds that it was implausible that someone so attractive would need to pretend to be a single father to meet women.

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Trivia: In the beginning of the film, Marcus says he would be able to take care of his mum (Toni Collette) if he were Haley Joel Osment. Toni Collette played Haley Joel Osment's mother in the The Sixth Sense.

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Continuity mistake: During the Xmas day scene, Markus receives a Sony portable CD player as a gift from Will. However, before the gift's unwrapped, the Sony box is visible on the table. (00:51:45)

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Will: Once you open your door to one person anyone can come in.

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