About a Boy (2014-2015) TV Series poster and book cover compared.

About a Boy

Jason Katims, 2014-2015

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About a Boy
Nick Hornby, 1998

About a Boy is a TV series created by Jason Katims in 2014 and based on the book of the same name by Nick Hornby, first published in 1998. The TV series features David Walton, Benjamin Stockham, Al Madrigal, Minnie Driver, Annie Mumolo, Adrianne Palicki, and others.

What users say

“The TV series is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.4

/ 10

TV Series Poster: About a Boy (Jason Katims, 2014-2015)

7.5

/ 10

Book Cover: About a Boy (Nick Hornby, 1998)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of About a Boy, the 1998 book by Nick Hornby.

About a Boy

Read by: David Case

Storyline

Successful songwriter and bachelor Will Freeman lives a carefree life in San Francisco as the ultimate man-child. His perfect world is turned upside down when single mother Fiona and her 11-year-old son Marcus move in next door. Will provides an escape for Marcus from his vegan, hippie, uncool, depressed mom.

Movie vs Book

Poster of About a Boy, the 2014 TV series by Jason Katims

Year

2014

Minutes

22

Movie Rate

7.40

Source: IMDb

TV Series

About a Boy

Country: USA

Year: 2014-2015

Length: 22m / 33 episodes

Cover of About a Boy, the 1998 book by Nick Hornby

Year

1998

Pages

307

Book Rate

7.58

S: Goodreads

Book

About a Boy

Country: UK

First published in: 1998

Length: 307 pages

Genre: Fiction

*Provided by Amazon

Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
About a Boy (2002)
Movie by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of About a Boy, the 2014 TV series by Jason Katims

TV Series

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Cover of About a Boy, the 1998 book by Nick Hornby

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of About a Boy, the 2014 TV series by Jason Katims

WATCH

Yes

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25% No

9 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of About a Boy, the 1998 book by Nick Hornby

READ

Yes

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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