- Will buying Marcus some trainers to get the other kids to stop picking on him. They steal them, but it's the thought that counts, especially when the shop assistant mistakes him for Marcus's dad.
- Marcus defending Will at Christmas when Suzie and Fiona gang up on him about the whole "I have a son" thing.
- The budding friendship between Ellie and Marcus, especially when she stands up for him against some boys who have been constantly harassing him throughout the movie.
- Will deliberately humiliating himself at the talent show to save Marcus from social suicide.
Heartwarming / About a Boy