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Writers (WGA):
Cinco Paul (written by) &
Ken Daurio (written by)
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Release Date:
24 August 2001 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
A journey of 2,755.8 miles begins with a single bounce. See more »
Plot:
"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... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Jake Gyllenhaal ... Jimmy Livingston

Swoosie Kurtz ... Mrs. Livingston

Marley Shelton ... Chloe

Danny Trejo ... Slim

John Carroll Lynch ... Mr. Livingston

Verne Troyer ... Dr. Phreak

Dave Sheridan ... Mark

Brian George ... Pushpop

Patrick Cranshaw ... Pappy / Pippy

Stephen Spinella ... Chicken Man

Ever Carradine ... Lisa, Mark's Sister

Geoffrey Arend ... Flipper Boy

Beetlejuice ... Li'l Zip

Matthew McGrory ... Human Sasquatch

Bonnie Morgan ... Rubber Woman

Jason Sklar ... Shlomo

Randy Sklar ... Dawn
Ping Wu ... Emcee

Zach Galifianakis ... Bus Stop Man

Boti Bliss ... Cashier (as Boti Ann Bliss)

Pablo Schreiber ... Todd

Brian Gattas ... Todd
Cinco Paul ... Todd

Ken Daurio ... Todd
Malik Toure ... Todd

Leo Fitzpatrick ... Todd
J.P. Coe ... Todd
R.J. Durell ... Todd

Brian Friedman ... Todd

Arden Myrin ... Lorraine
Merle Kennedy ... Lorraine

Shulie Cowen ... Lorraine
Alicia Gilley ... Lorraine
Mandy Moore ... Lorraine

Mitch Holleman ... Jimmy, 4 Years Old

Alex Black ... Jimmy, 8 Years Old

Tony Black ... Jimmy, 10 Years Old

Robert Bailey Jr. ... Neighborhood Boy
Oliver Kindred ... Neighborhood Boy (as Oliver A. Kindred)
Brandon de Paul ... Neighborhood Boy (as Brandon dePaul)

Steve Van Wormer ... Mark's Friend

E.J. Callahan ... Perris Townie
Charlie Dell ... Perris Townie
Michael Loprete ... Perris Townie

Charles Noland ... Perris Townie
Emily Stewart ... Perris Townie
Pattie Tierce ... Perris Townie

Gary Bullock ... Perris Sheriff
Susan Hawk ... Perris Waitress

Steven Anthony Lawrence ... Ice Cream Boy (as Steven Lawrence)

Raja Fenske ... Indian Boy

Cleo King ... Minister

Robert LaSardo ... Skinny Biker
Jorge Cottini ... Big Biker
Mindie McCullum ... Red Hot (as Madajah McCullum O'Hearn)

Stacy Keibler ... Working Girl

Fabio ... Gil
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cyia Batten ... Dancer (uncredited)
Bianca Butthole ... Member of 'Betty Blowtorch' (uncredited)

Carina Dawn ... Cult Member (uncredited)
Rod DeOcera ... (uncredited)

Katie Lohmann ... Cult Member (uncredited)
Hayley C. Rosales ... Girl in Bubble (uncredited)
Louis E. Rosas ... Punker (uncredited)

Michael A. Tessiero ... Fan #2 Leather Pants (uncredited)

Cal Thomas ... Cult Member (uncredited)

Jenna Z. Wilson ... Cult Member (uncredited)
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Directed by
Blair Hayes 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Cinco Paul (written by) &
Ken Daurio (written by)

Produced by
Beau Flynn .... producer
Eric McLeod .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Ottman 
 
Cinematography by
Jerzy Zielinski 
 
Film Editing by
Pamela Martin 
 
Casting by
John Papsidera 
 
Production Design by
Barry Robison 
 
Art Direction by
Christa Munro 
Troy Sizemore 
 
Set Decoration by
Garrett Lewis 
 
Costume Design by
Christopher Lawrence 
 
Makeup Department
Barney Burman .... makeup artist
Amy L. Disarro .... makeup artist
Kim M. Ferry .... assistant hair stylist
Voni Hinkle .... hair department head
Melanie Hughes .... makeup department head
Deborah Humphries .... makeup artist
Steve Koch .... prosthetic designer and sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.
Barry R. Koper .... special effects makeup department head
Mike Manzel .... special makeup effects
Shari Perry .... key hair stylist
Gigi Williams .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Katherine E. Beyda .... unit production manager
Brad Goodman .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Amundson .... first assistant director
Brian Bettwy .... second assistant director
Nicole Burke .... additional second assistant director
Jack Gill .... second unit director
Aaron Penn .... second second assistant director
Frederic Roth .... first assistant director: second unit (as Fredric Roth)
 
Art Department
David Carberry .... painter
Cliff Carothers .... foreman construction
Bryan Corbett .... construction foreman
Peter Davidson .... set designer
Doug DuRose .... assistant property master
Heather Elwell .... assistant art department coordinator
Patricio M. Farrell .... art department researcher
Gary Isbell .... lead man
Trevor Larkin .... set dresser
Michael Leblovic .... painter
Dave Margolin .... painter
Eugene McCarthy .... property master
Dutch Merrick .... additional set dresser
Martin Roy Mervel .... set designer (as Martin Mervel)
Eileen A. O'Donnell .... art department coordinator
Michael O'Donnell .... set dresser
Jeff Ozimek .... set designer
James Pyburn .... construction coordinator
Amy Reynolds .... art department coordinator
Chris Samp .... set painter
Michael Sarley .... storyboard artist
Christopher E. Schmid .... greens foreman
Jeff Shewbert .... propmaker foreman
Jason Sweers .... graphic designer
Beck Taylor .... set designer
Douglas Womack .... construction coordinator
Kris Nagle .... welder foreman (uncredited)
Constantine Sekeris .... conceptual designer (uncredited)
Steven C. Voll .... general foreman: re-shoot (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Gary Boatner .... additional utility sound
Richard Burnette .... mix facility coordinator
Robert Carr .... sound recordist
Paul Curtis .... sound editor
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor
David Esparza .... sound editor
Marshall Garlington .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Hedges .... assistant sound editor
Shawn Kennelly .... foley mixer
Shawn Kennelly .... sound mixer
Steve Mann .... sound editor
Joe Michalski .... sound utility
Vince Nicastro .... foley artist
Michael Orlowski .... adr recordist
Andy Peach .... sound recordist
Stephen P. Robinson .... sound effects editor
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Martin Schloemer .... sound recordist
Dan Scolnik .... foley cue
Dan Scolnik .... foley editor
Paul Silver .... additional sound editor
Jonathan Sola .... sound effects editor
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor
Ken Teaney .... sound re-recording mixer
James Thornton .... production sound mixer
Jonathan Wareham .... sound editor
Bernard Weiser .... sound effects editor
Jeffrey R. Whitcher .... supervising sound editor
Scott Reed .... head sound manager (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John S. Baker .... special effects coordinator
Marc Banich .... special effects supervisor
Skip Burrows .... special effects
Wes Campbell .... mold maker
Anthony Francisco .... concept designer
Alec Gillis .... special character effects
Philip Henderson .... rain effects
Sean Kennedy .... suit fabricator
Scott MacLachlan .... special effects
Al Marangoni .... special effects crew
Thomas Rasada .... special effects technician
Keith Suzuki .... special effects technician
Tim Walkey .... special effects foreman
Tom Woodruff Jr. .... special character effects
Don Lanning .... special character effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
David Booth .... film scanning and recording
Marc Canas .... scanning/recording
Rachel Fondiller .... visual effects producer
Kyle J. Healey .... previs supervisor/artist: TSL
John Huikku .... digital compositor: Disney's The Secret Lab
John LeGrande .... technical support
C.J. LePage .... render i/o administrator
Serge Riou .... visual effects coordinator: The Secret Lab
Dean Wright .... visual effects executive producer
Jeff Sadler .... technical support (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Lesley Aletter .... utility stunts
Nick Brett .... utility stunts
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Troy Brown .... stunts
Michael Cassidy .... stunts
Félix Castro .... stunts
Laura Lee Connery .... stunts
Sophia Crawford .... utility stunts
Jeffrey J. Dashnaw .... stunts (as Jeff Dashraw)
Mitchell Dean .... stunt performer
Jared S. Eddo .... stunts (as Jared Eddo)
Kurtis Epper .... stunts
Richard Epper .... stunts
Christian J. Fletcher .... stunt double
Andy Gill .... driving stunts
Austin Gill .... stunt performer
Jack Gill .... stunt coordinator
Anita Hart .... stunts
Randall Huber .... stunt double: Jake Gyllenhaal
Cinda-Lin James .... stunt double
Cinda-Lin James .... stunts (as Cinda James)
Tim Jensen .... stunts
Steve Kelso .... stunts
Shawn Lane .... stunt double: Geoffrey Arend
Janie Liszewski .... stunts
Mike Massa .... utility stunts
Faith Minton .... stunts
Chris O'Hara .... stunt double: Jake Gyllenhall
Chris Palermo .... stunts
Nicole Randall .... stunts
Erik Rondell .... stunts
Katie Rowe .... stunts
Anthony G. Schmidt .... stunt driver
Kevin Scott .... stunts
Craig Shugart .... stunts (as Craig Shuggart)
Spike Silver .... stunts
Mike Washlake .... stunts (as Michael J. Washlake)
Danny Wynands .... stunts
Craig Appel .... utility stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alfred Ainsworth .... video assist operator
Claudette Barius .... additional still photographer
David Boyd .... director of photography: second unit
Brad Boyer .... grip
Richard Brooks Burton .... gyrosphere camera operator
John S. Campbell .... grip
Fred Cooper .... dolly grip
Chris Friebus .... camera loader
Reece Glover .... grip: second unit
Rob J. Greenlea .... grip
R. Dana Harlow .... grip
Ulrike Lamster .... second assistant camera
Philip Lee .... director of photography: second unit
John Linares .... best boy electric
Victor Macias .... rigging grip
Victor Major .... rigging gaffer
Jason Newton .... grip
Steve Parrington .... video assist
Lowell Peterson .... director of photography: second unit
John T. Pouncey .... camera loader: re-shoots
Brian H. Reynolds .... key grip
Robert Snyder .... lighting technician
Adam Southwick .... electrician
Robert Stillman .... rigging grip
Chuck Whelan .... assistant camera
Jeff Andrus .... grip (uncredited)
Joe Hill .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Dana Kilgore .... electrician (uncredited)
Vojislav Mikulic .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Paul Wood .... animator
 
Casting Department
Sande Alessi .... extras casting
Kristan Berona .... extras casting
Vesper Burnett .... extras casting assistant
Johnny Gidcomb .... adr voice casting
Jenny Harrison .... casting assistant
Wendy O'Brien .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shownee Smith .... set costumer
Shownee Smith .... specialty costume fabricator
Janet Stirner Ingram .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Cynthia Feyrer .... negative cutter
Suzy Gilbert .... first assistant editor
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer
Ian Silverstein .... second assistant editor
D.B. Thompson .... first assistant editor
Don Thompson .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
George Doering .... musician
Amanda Goodpaster .... music editor
John Houlihan .... music supervisor
Patrick Houlihan .... music coordinator
Damon Intrabartolo .... conductor
Frank Macchia .... music preparation
Michael Martin Murphey .... composer: song "Wild Fire"
Ted J. Reed .... music coordinator
Paul Silver .... music editor
Casey Stone .... music scoring mixer
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Booker White .... music preparation
Scott Clausen .... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Deborah Lurie .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Tom Raney .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Gil Amaral .... transportation captain
Robert E. Dingle .... transportation co-captain
Troy Flynn .... driver: production van
Philip Henderson .... watertruck driver
David May .... driver
Hugo Ocana .... driver
Robert Ratinoff .... picture car coordinator
Shaun Ryan .... transportation captain
Jimmy West .... driver
Roger Wooge .... transportation
Everett Everett .... driver (uncredited)
Chris Haynes .... production driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Alex Barnoya .... medic
Raymond Bulinski .... craft service
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice artist
Cory Cate .... production assistant
Rudy Coblentz Jr. .... second assistant accountant
Jason Columbus .... office production assistant
Christine Del Tufo .... medic
Jim DeMarco .... post-production accountant
Dyanne C. Deuel .... set medic
Mark Dobkousky .... production assistant
Marcel Donea .... production assistant
Terri Douglas .... adr voice
Alissa Ferguson .... assistant: Mr. Flynn
S.J. 'JoJo' Fieger .... assistant production coordinator
Oscar J. Flores .... office production assistant
Kirby C. Fortenberry .... production assistant
Eric Glasser .... second assistant: Mr. Flynn
Donna Glasser-Hancock .... production accountant (as Donna Glasser)
Shannon Hamed .... production coordinator
Thomas J. Healy IV .... location scout
Jean Hodges .... food stylist
Andy Jagerson .... assistant projectionist
Adam Jensen .... assistant: Mr. Hayes
Dino Juico .... stand-in: Ping Wu
Matthew Katz-Frost .... assistant: Mr. Gyllenhaal
Ryan Keating .... stand-in: Jake Gyllenhaal
Mitch Kelleher .... production assistant: second unit, additional photography
Tiffany Noel Kinder .... key assistant location manager
Ahmed Kirdar .... office production assistant: re-shoots
Ahmed Kirdar .... production assistant: re-shoots
Margo Klewans .... assistant: Mr. Flynn
Kym Langlie .... unit publicist
Ernst W. Laurel .... assistant accountant
Scott Allen Logan .... location manager
Jennifer P. Luther .... first assistant accountant
Marlene Marks .... payroll accountant
Saveria T. Mazzola .... production secretary
Randy McKenney .... extras coordinator
David Mendoza .... production assistant: re-shoot
Matt V. Messina .... assistant location manager (as Matt Messina)
Chris Munday .... key assistant location manager
Elion Olson .... set production assistant
Louis E. Rosas .... extras coordinator
Beth Theriac .... assistant: Eric Mcleod
Ken Twohy .... key set production assistant
James P. Warren .... head animal trainer
Jennifer Wellings .... extras coordinator
Tim Ballou .... script clearance administrator (uncredited)
Robert Boas .... technical supporter (uncredited)
Wes Campbell .... laboratory technician (uncredited)
Melinda A. Grieger .... custom shirt creator (uncredited)
John Francis Long .... production assistant: re-shoots (uncredited)
Adam Martinez .... production assistant (uncredited)
Ledge Musselman .... stand-in (uncredited)
Jack Venturo .... production assistant (uncredited)
Aaron G. York .... remote head technician (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for language and crude sexual humor
Runtime:
84 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Australia:PG (TV rating) | Brazil:14 | Iceland:L | Malaysia:U | Portugal:M/6 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:11 (DVD rating) | UK:12 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #38340)

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Trivia:
Early promotional material credited Michael Kalesniko as one of the writers.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After Jimmy's mud wrestle, he emerges very clean from the bar.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Phreak:Mini? Me? I'm not mini.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Seinfeld" (1989)See more »
Soundtrack:
Wouldn't It Be Nice?See more »

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96 out of 104 people found the following review useful.
Not as Dumb as it Looks, 24 November 2004
Author: dr_mookie (dr_mookie@hotmail.com) from Indiana, USA

When I rented it, I was expecting to be disappointed. What a shock! An awesome film with a delightfully goofy plot. I did not find it offensive in any reagrd. In fact, I disagree with those who have called the film "stupid" or "dumb" or void of any real social commentary. In a nutshell, Almost everyone Jimmy encounters on his adventure is trapped in their own self imposed bubble. Truth is, we all find ways to insulate ourselves from the world, and impose "Bubbles" to convince ourselves of non-existent limitations that prevent us from being and doing what we want. The film's irony and beauty lies in the fact that while Jimmy's bubble is the most obvious, he is the free-est character in the film. He refuses to accept the limitations of his bubble, and will follow his heart no matter what the cost. How many of us can look in the mirror and say the same about ourselves? Well worth the cost of rental. One of the least recognized film jewels of the century so far.

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