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Bubble Boy (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Comedy  |  24 August 2001 (USA)
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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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A journey of 2,755.8 miles begins with a single bounce. 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

The tattoos on Danny Trejos chest "Debbie" and "Danielle" are real, and were crossed over for the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy calls Mark from the payphone in the gas station, a crew member is reflected in the cabinet window behind Mark. See more »

Quotes

Slim: Don't live in regret, ese!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs The Graduate (1967) 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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Fun Pee Wee like movie
18 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

If you liked PEE WEE HERMAN'S BIG ADVENTURE, you'll like BUBBLE BOY. Some rude humor but overall a sweet film that was wrongfully maligned by the protests from parents with kids in actual bubbles. The movie wasn't about that - the bubble was obviously a symbol for overprotection. Jake Gyllenhaal is very funny as the wide-eyed innocent.


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