About a Boy - Movie Quotes - Rotten Tomatoes

About a Boy Quotes

  • Will Freeman: "Once you open your door to one person, anyone can come in."
    Will Freeman: Once you open your door to one person, anyone can come in.


  • Marcus: (to Will before going to sing in show)What are you doing here?
    Marcus: [to Will before going to sing in show] What are you doing here?
    Will Freeman: Well, I heard you were about to commit social suicide so I thought I'd just drop by, you know


  • Will Freeman: Every man is an Island.
    Will Freeman: Every man is an island.


  • Marcus: You don't give a shit about anybody, and nobody gives a shit about you.
    Marcus: You don't give a shit about anyone and no one gives a shit about you!


  • Marcus: A little. It's by black people mostly. They're pretty angry most of the time. But sometimes they just wanna have sex.
    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.


  • Fiona: (talking to Marcus).. When you sing it brings sunshine and happiness into my heart
    Fiona: (talking to Marcus) When you sing it brings sunshine and happiness into my heart.


  • Marcus: Suddenly I realized - two people isn't enough. You need backup. If you're only two people, and someone drops off the edge, then you're on your own. Two isn't a large enough number. You need three at least.
    Marcus: Suddenly I realized, two people isn't enough. You need backup. If you're only two people, and someone drops off the edge, then you're on your own. Two isn't a large enough number. You need three at least.


  • Marcus: I think I killed a duck!


  • Will Freeman: 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 island paradise. With the right supplies, and more importantly the right attitude, you can become sun-drenched, tropical, a magnet for young Swedish tourists.


  • Will Freeman: The thing is, a person's life is like a TV show. I was the star of The Will Show. And The Will Show wasn't an ensemble drama. Guests came and went, but I was the regular. It came down to me and me alone. If Marcus' mum couldn't manage her own show, if her ratings were falling, it was sad, but that was her problem. Ultimately, the whole single mum plotline was a bit complicated for me.


  • Marcus: "I'm warning you: I'll be back again tomorrow."
    Marcus: I'm warning you, I'll be back again tomorrow.
    Will Freeman: "OOH! I'm really scared!"
    Will Freeman: Ooh! I'm really scared!


Find More Movie Quotes