Movies like Bubble Boy

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Bubble Boy (2001)
 5.6
 29K
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: youth, niagara falls, teenage life, obsessive quest, goofy hero, illness, love and romance, romance, chosen one, mutant, nightclub, stereotypes, happy ending, transformation, on the road, family relations, repression, parents and children, self discovery, farce, nothing goes right, disorder, train, midget, erection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cross country

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Most similar movies to Bubble Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and light films with plots about dialogue, destiny, mentor, adaptation, runaway, catastrophe and family mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bubble Boy: Joe Dirt (2001), One Crazy Summer (1986), Multiplicity (1996), My Boss's Daughter (2003), Tommy Boy (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 48K
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, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, janitor, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, goofy hero, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, misfit, buddies, family relations, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, louisiana, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, youth, island, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, escapades, heroic mission, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 28K
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, split personality, experiment gone awry, disorder, twins, family life, misfit, mental illness, fish out of water, switching roles, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, estate, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 7.1
 72K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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: humorous, road movie, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, nothing goes right, road trip, buddies, family relations, inheritance, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, on the road, funeral ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.5
 34K
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, family drama, women, singleness, love and romance, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.1
 13K
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, entertaining, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment gone awry, contests and competitions, youth, blindness and impaired vision, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, mentor ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.3
 36K
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
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, family relations, farce, disorder, ten commandments, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, teenage life, romance, love and romance, musician's life, family, youth, hidden identity, disorder, teenage girl, rise to the top, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.6
 61K
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, humorous, absurd, light, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, inventions and discoveries, fall in love, baby, switching roles, experiment gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, medicine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, mischievous children, parents and children, nothing goes right, couple relations, romance, love and romance, disorder, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, clever ...
Plot: christmas, couple relations, holiday, nothing goes right, eccentric family, looking for love, suburbs, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.3
 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, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, prank, adventurer, mistaken identity, prostitute, goofy hero, nothing goes right, danger, ship, justice, dumb, friends ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.8
 39K
Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA
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: humorous, romantic, light, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: love and romance, adventure, fall in love, mistaken identity, lookalikes, best friends, high society, lifestyle, heir heiress, nothing goes right, twentysomething life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, europe, paris france, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, infidelity, buddies, dishonesty, on the road, crumbling marriage, couple relations, nothing goes right, partners, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: blind date, crossword puzzle, romance, on the road, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, blind ambition, optimism, hostage situation, stereotypes, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 17K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: talky, feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: unfaithful girlfriend, love, college, on the road, romance, youth, opposites attract, nothing goes right, looking for sex, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, semi serious, humorous, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, wedding, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, travel, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, infidelity, extramarital affair, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: humorous, talky, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.5
 16K
The Ex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: workplace, romance, couples, farce, goofy hero, advertising, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, disability, new job, cook, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.2
 14K
Fathers' Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he's her son's real father. Jack ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: odd couple, friendship, missing child, misfit partners, parents and children, parenthood, family relations, teenage life, family problems, disorder, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Blast from the Past (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, cold war, romance, couples, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, atomic bomb, fish out of water, baseball, happy ending, family, love story ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 2.8
 55K
Date Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man (Campbell), his crush (Hannigan), his parents (Coolidge, Willard), and her father (Griffin).
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: parody, looking for love, nothing goes right, opposites attract, friends, youth, couples, family life, disorder, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
College Road Trip (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: road trip, on the road, family, disney, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, father daughter relationship, disorder, youth, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Welcome to Splendona High School, Texas, where football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways. And Starla Grady, the most popular girl in school, is on top of it all. That is, at least until Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, youth, fish out of water, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, high school life, romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, high school, birthday, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, love and romance, high school hunk, teenage life, first love, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Dream a Little Dream (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bobby Kellar has a crush on Lainie Diamond, girlfriend of school jerk Joel. Coleman is working on an experiment which will help him move into a place where Dreams are reality. When an accident occurs Coleman finds himself in Bobby's body and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, clever, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenager, dream, fish out of water, body swapping, romance, misfit, self discovery, youth, disorder, friendship, wish come true, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: dark humor, witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, high school, romance, self discovery, love and romance, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family life, nothing goes right, mischievous children, on the road, interracial romance, love and romance, women, pool party, youth, drugs/alcohol, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, missouri, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%