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"Bubble Boy" is a comedy about a young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom. When he finds out that the woman he has loved... See full summary »

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"Bubble Boy" is a comedy about a young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom. When he finds out that the woman he has loved since childhood is about to be married at Niagara Falls, he builds a portable bubble suit and ventures into the outside world to win her affections. Written by Anonymous

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Life is an adventure. Don't blow it. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and crude sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 August 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A buborék srác  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,038,349 (USA) (24 August 2001)

Gross:

$5,002,310 (USA) (12 October 2001)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Early promotional material credited Michael Kalesniko as one of the writers. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Bubble Boy is making his escape from home, he rolls down the stairs and bounces into the living room. In this shot you can clearly see another layer of the clear bubble material encasing/suspending him for protection during the stunt. In the very next shot, this layer is gone and the bubble moves freely around him. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: Supper time was the best! Nothing could beat Mom's homemade, vitamin-rich, soy-based, germ-free, fat-free fiber cookies.
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Crazy Credits

The "Bright & Shiny" song plays during the first part of the end credits. See more »

Connections

References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Bright Shiny Theme Song
Written by Kevin Hunter & Chad Fischer
Performed by Kevin Hunter, Chad Fischer & Rachel Robinson
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THIS MOVIE HAD ME ROLLIN!!!
23 August 2002 | by (San Franciso Bay Area) – See all my reviews

Some say this movie was offensive, but if so, it was offensive to at least a dozen different demographics equally. This movie owes it to Jake Gyllenhaal. He was hilarious!!! I mean I can't believe he was able to suspend the energy level from the very beginning. You also have to give it up to Swoosie Kurtz. She played her character so well and not to take anything away from her, just looking at her face cracks me up. The funniest moment was when the Indian ice cream truck driver was shooing the big rig to get out of the way!!!HAHAHAHAHA....just thinking about it.


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