Bubble Boy 2001

Bubble Boy

Critics Consensus

Bubble Boy bounces along with lame, offensive jokes that are more tasteless than funny.

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A coming-of-age comedy follows the life of Jimmy Livingston (Jake Gyllenhaal), a young man born without immunities and raised in a manufactured world provided by his well-intentioned, but misguided mother (Swoosie Kurtz). But when he realizes that he's in love with Chloe (Marley Shelton), the girl next door, he has no choice but to build a mobile bubble suit, and set off across the country to Niagara Falls, to stop Chloe's wedding -- which is only seven days away -- in time to confess his love.

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Critic Reviews for Bubble Boy

All Critics (84) | Top Critics (24) | Fresh (26) | Rotten (58)

Audience Reviews for Bubble Boy

  • Mar 17, 2012
    A silly, not very funny, and forgetable film. Rotten.
    Lucas M Super Reviewer
  • Oct 17, 2010
    Jake Gyllenhaal as a comedic superstar. This is a really funny movie, but it's also got a really good message about living life and taking risks. While it's sort've a spoof of Boy in the Plastic Bubble, it's very much its own movie with a slightly similar concept. The nutjob characters are great, especially the freakshow carnies with mutant powers. The love story is really cute and somehow it never crosses into cheesefest territory. Actually the whole movie is always funny, but never takes anything too far which is really nice.
    Conner R Super Reviewer
  • Feb 07, 2010
    Corney, cute. See it for free if you sympathize with being alienated.
    CivilZen H Super Reviewer
  • Jan 14, 2010
    I laughed very hard! This is an awesome movie!
    KJ P Super Reviewer

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