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Son of Flubber (1963)

Approved | | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family | 16 January 1963 (USA)
When Professor Brainard experiments further on Flubber derivatives, he gets in trouble and only his students can help.

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Professor Ned Brainard's discovery of flubber hasn't quite brought him - or his college - the riches he thought. The Pentagon has declared his discovery to be top secret and the IRS has slapped him with a huge tax bill, even if he has yet to receive a cent. He thinks he may have found the solution in the form of flubbergas, which can change the weather. It also helps Medfield College's football team to win a game. At home, his wife Betsy is jealous of the attention lavished on him by an old high school girlfriend. Written by garykmcd

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HE PUTS A HALFBACK INTO ORBIT! HE'S THE LAFF OF THE PARTY! HE BLOWS UP A STORM! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

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16 January 1963 (USA)  »

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Après lui, le déluge  »

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$22,129,412 (USA)
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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

As the football team runs onto the field for the climactic game, a banner that reads "Burbank High School" can be seen in the background. See more »

Goofs

When Professor Ned Brainard uses the weather machine to cause a rain cloud inside Shelby's car we see the car get flooded and Shelby floating around, yet without Shelby's foot anywhere near the gas pedal the car still keeps driving. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Harker: Now if you'll just give me a check for the amount on this paper here, please.
Professor Ned Brainard: But how can I pay you if nobody pays me?
Mr. Harker: Well, I regret to say, Professor, that's your problem. But look at it from our standpoint. We've been counting on you. We trusted you. Uncle Sam needs the money. You don't build those rockets to the moon with Green Stamps, you know.
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Crazy Credits

As the movie concludes, the game winning football (with flubber gas) is still rotating up in outer space around satellites. See more »

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Spun-off from The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950) See more »

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A decent film, but quite recycled...
13 February 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Son of Flubber

Fred MacMurray returns to his famous role of a wacky, absent-minded professor who invents a strange substance that he calls "flubber." In this sequel (the strangely named "Son of"), he does little but jump through the same hoops.

Entertaining, but not fresh.

2.5/5 stars.

  • John Ulmer


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