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Bubble Boy

Rating:PG-13 (for language and crude sexual humor)
Genre:Comedy, Romance
Release Date:August 24, 2001
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Jake Gyllenhaal, Marley Shelton, Swoosie Kurtz, Geoffrey Arend, Kid Rock
Director:Blair Hayes
Producer:Beau Flynn
Writer:Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Michael Kalesniko
Distributor:Touchstone Pictures

Description: Jimmy Livingston is happy enough, and has all the same experiences of other boys and girls growing up... except he's lived his whole life in a hermetically sealed bubble. However, when Jimmy realizes that he's in love with Chloe, the girl next door, he has no choice but to build a mobile "bubble suit" and venture out of his bedroom. He sets off across the country to Niagara Falls, to stop Chloe's wedding--which is only days away--in time to confess his love to her. As Jimmy sees the world for the first time, he encounters a motley crew of people. Along the way, he crosses paths with freaks, bikers, rock stars, and a cult--all the while, racing against the clock and his parents who are determined to bring Jimmy back to the safety of his "bubble room."

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