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PG-13| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
A coming-of-age comedy follows the life of Jimmy Livingston (Jake Gyllenhaal), a young man born without immunities and raised in a manufactured world provided by his well-intentioned, but misguided mother (Swoosie Kurtz). But when he realizes that he's in love with Chloe (Marley Shelton), the girl next door, he has no choice but to build a mobile bubble suit, and set off across the country to Niagara Falls, to stop Chloe's wedding -- which is only seven days away -- in time to confess his love.

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal , Swoosie Kurtz , Marley Shelton , Danny Trejo , John Carroll Lynch , Verne Troyer , Dave Sheridan , Brian George

Director: Blair Hayes

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

Bubble Boy (2001)

Release Date: August 23rd, 2001|1 hr. 24 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    This movie has a sweetness at its core. show more

  • 50
    USA Today

    Though there are some funny sequences, the frothy Bubble Boy evaporates without delivering enough belly laughs. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The bubble-boy niche is thankfully small. John Travolta began his career playing one in a TV movie, but this movie will undoubtedly finish off the genre for good. show more

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