Movies like Bubble Boy

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Bubble Boy (2001)
 5.6
 30K
Bubble Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- bubble suit and all -- treks cross-country to stop her. Swoosie Kurtz, as Jimmy's overprotective mom, co-stars along with Fabio, who portrays the leader of a religious cult.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, satirical, entertaining, melancholic, light, offbeat, witty, road movie ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: niagara falls, teenage life, youth, self discovery, obsessive quest, goofy hero, illness, romance, love and romance, chosen one, wedding, mutant, nightclub, stereotypes, happy ending, transformation, farce, on the road, family relations, repression, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, silly humor, crush ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas

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Most similar movies to Bubble Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and funny films with plots about mentor, dialogue, adaptation, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bubble Boy: Career Opportunities (1991), License to Wed (2007), The Pallbearer (1996), How I Got Into College (1989), My Boss's Daughter (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, teenage love, fall in love, couples, crimes, friends, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 38K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, priest, farce, marriage, love and romance, nothing goes right, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, couple relations, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, youth, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, self discovery, older woman younger man relationship, funeral, friendship, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: college, high school, romance, partners, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, looking for love, teenage love, power relations, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, farce, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, looking for love, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece ...
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: split personality, alter ego, physical appearance, family, eccentric family, nothing goes right, goofy hero, supernatural ability, disorder, mad scientist, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 30K
Multiplicity (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, experiment gone awry, split personality, disorder, twins, family life, self discovery, family relations, misfit, nothing goes right, mental illness, parents and children ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.4
 8K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, mistaken identity, prank, adventurer, danger, goofy hero, prostitute, nothing goes right, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 77K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, buddies, family relations, factory, self discovery, odd couple, father son relationship, inheritance, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, disorder, island, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, heroic mission, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 65K
Junior (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, baby, farce, fall in love, switching roles, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, disorder, nothing goes right, fertility ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1994, twentieth century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 52K
Joe Dirt (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, white trash, janitor, family relations, on the road, obsessive quest, parent child relationship, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, louisiana, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, destiny, unlikely couple, looking for love, opposites attract, travel, nothing goes right, infidelity, fall in love, disorder, on the road, storm ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, united states, miami, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: love and romance, american abroad, friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, disorder, youth, hidden identity, teenage girl, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 35K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, family drama, women, eccentric family, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 106K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, birthday, self discovery, high school life, teenage life, youth, first love, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 18K
Get Over It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fall in love, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 17K
The Ex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When his lawyer wife, Sofia, becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly must take a job at his father-in-law's advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, and he finds himself in an increasingly ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, couples, romance, goofy hero, advertising, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, disability, cooking, cook, new job ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 14K
Senseless (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Style: humorous, funny, experimental, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, experiment gone awry, goofy hero, nothing goes right, youth, contests and competitions, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, blindness and impaired vision, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, idiotic, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, goofy hero, buddies, brother brother relationship, misfit, disorder, love and romance, fish out of water, father son relationship, marriage, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: chemistry, farce, university, laboratory, college, fall in love, satire, hung over, professor, teacher, student, potion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.
Style: romantic, semi serious, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, lookalikes, adventure, high society, best friends, mistaken identity, lifestyle, teenage life, nothing goes right, tour guide, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, paris france, europe, monaco, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, dysfunctional family, happy ending, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All About Steve (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After one short date, a brilliant crossword constructor decides that a CNN cameraman is her true love. Because the cameraman's job takes him hither and yon, she crisscrosses the country, turning up at media events as she tries to convince him ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: blind date, crossword puzzle, romance, wooing, looking for love, on the road, love and romance, blind ambition, optimism, hostage situation, mine, weirdo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, witty, ridiculous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, family disapproval, jewish, cia, marriage, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, buddies, on the road, couple relations, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 6K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love, robbery, teenager, gang, party, condom, nothing goes right, youth, love and romance, buddies, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, love and romance, buddies, opposites attract, friendship, unfulfilled love, looking for love, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%