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Bubble Boy (2001)

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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 »


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

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24 August 2001 (USA)  »

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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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Despite the fact that this was filmed in Super 35, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the end credits. See more »

Goofs

The skid wheels can be seen under the cult bus as it skids while chasing Bubble Boy's plane. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: I'm Jimmy.
Chloe: I'm Chloe.
Jimmy: Chloe! The whore next door!
Chloe: What? Where did you hear that?
Jimmy: My Mom, she teaches me everything.
Chloe: Well, really, she got it wrong. I'm actually more of a bitch than a whore.
Jimmy: A bitch. Oh yeah, a bitch. Absolutely a bitch.
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References Land of the Lost (1991) See more »

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Bridal March
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Ray Davies
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What A Bloody GREAT Movie
5 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie by mistake after it was broadcast on BBC1 at midnight last night, I just had to go straight out and get the DVD. It only had a one star rating in my television magazine which I think is terrible. It was a highly entertaining film which myself at 26, my 24 year old girlfriend, my 53 year old mother and even my very young daughter highly enjoyed - A really entertaining, pleasant family movie and obviously VERY under-rated in the UK. It was just one laugh after another, a really uplifting, funny story with a not-too over the top ending (although it was a little predictable). I would, however, like to send my respect to the family & friends of Matthew McGrory, as he always played great characters in all of his movies - I was very shocked and upset to hear that he passed away earlier this year, he will be immortalised by all of the great roles that he entertained the world with.


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