Movies like Bubble Boy

If you like "Bubble Boy" you are looking for humorous, road movie and semi serious movies about / with youth, on the road, farce, parents and children, dumb, nothing goes right and romance themes of Adventure, Comedy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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Bubble Boy (2001)
 5.6
 28K
Bubble Boy
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, road movie, semi serious, offbeat, funny, witty, idiotic, absurd, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, on the road, farce, parents and children, dumb, nothing goes right, romance, family relations, stereotypes, stupidity, niagara falls, goofy hero, road trip, lame, obsessive quest, self discovery, parody, teenage life, mentor, destiny, adventure, splatter, love and romance, catastrophe, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cross country
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Meet the Parents
Comedy, Romance
USA
108 min.
 7.0
The Nutty Professor
Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
USA
107 min.
 6.7
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Most similar movies to Bubble Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, idiotic and realistic films with plots about fantasy world, adaptation, mentor, brutality, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bubble Boy: Tommy Boy (1995), Multiplicity (1996), Joe Dirt (2001), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Cabin Boy (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.1
 69K
Tommy Boy
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, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, buddies, father son relationship, dumb, stupidity, parents and children, sarcasm, factory, beer, nothing goes right, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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System:   95%
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 6.0
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Multiplicity
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, funny, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, farce, clones, switching roles, self discovery, parents and children, dumb, chase, mentor, experiment gone awry, catastrophe, family ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
 46K
Joe Dirt
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, not serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, on the road, buddies, dumb, goofy hero, parody, beer, stupidity, friendship, sarcasm, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, idaho, louisiana, california
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System:   87%
    User:   87%
 
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A Night at the Roxbury
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, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightclub, dumb, buddies, stupidity, clubbing, mistaken identity, fish out of water, parody, store, brothers, partners, crazy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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System:   86%
    User:   91%
 
 5.2
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Cabin Boy
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, offbeat, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, parody, prank, irreverent, boat, ship, stupidity, ocean or sea, forces of nature, mistaken identity, nothing goes right ...
Place: hawaii, usa
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    User:   95%
 
All About Steve
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, idiotic, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, looking for love, on the road, true love, wooing, happy ending, eccentricity, destiny, natural disaster, nothing goes right, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tucson arizona, cross country
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System:   73%
    User:   81%
 
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
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, funny, idiotic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: alter ego, family, stupidity, dysfunctional family, goofy hero, split personality, university, eccentric family, college, lame, physical appearance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   73%
 
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 6.0
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Senseless
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, not serious, funny, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, goofy hero, contests and competitions, drugs, college life, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, mentor, parody, fish out of water, ambition, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   62%
 
Overnight Delivery
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, on the road, road trip, buddies, love story, unlikely couple, bar, opposites attract, cheating, college, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
 5.4
 5K
Two Much
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: screwball, gangsters, hidden identity, verbal byplay, unlikely couple, romance, art, opposites attract, adaptation, couple relations, artist, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
Gentlemen Broncos
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, writing, social misfits, eccentricity, writer's life, writers, teenage life, plagiarism, misfit, youth, catastrophe, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
Are We There Yet?
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, road movie, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: children, road trip, family, romance, on the road, single parent, violence, parents and children, nothing goes right, mentor, family life, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   51%
 
 6.5
 78K
Sex Drive
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, road movie, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: road trip, high school, virginity, friendship, sex, coming of age, male nudity, adolescence, teenager, farce, friends, on the road ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
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Waking Up in Reno
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, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, buddies, on the road, crumbling marriage, romance, adultery, couple relations, cheating, infidelity, nothing goes right, dialogue, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
Surviving Christmas
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: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, couple relations, happy ending, nothing goes right, loneliness, suburbs, looking for love, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
 4.0
 60K
Norbit
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couple relations, couples, stereotypes, family relations, disorder, goofy hero, unlikely couple, family, lame, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
 5.5
 32K
Nine Months
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, parenthood, self discovery, farce, couple relations, romance, parents and children, happy ending, family, singleness, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
 5.4
 6K
Hope Springs
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, hotel, opposites attract, starting over, culture clash, happy ending, couple relations, pornography, looking for love, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
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Dumb and Dumber To
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, stupidity, road trip, on the road, buddies, dumb, adoption, goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners, prank, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 4.6
 59K
Junior
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: humorous, funny, light, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, switching roles, science, experiment gone awry, scientist, farce, disorder, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, baby, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
 6.1
 83K
Vacation
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, on the road, nothing goes right, vacation, family relations, amusement park, chase, grand canyon, disorder, roller coaster, cow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
 4.9
 42K
Tammy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, disorder, down on your luck, nothing goes right, escapades, unfulfillment, family relations, catastrophe, dialogue, adventure, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, screwball, dog, restaurant, buddies, pets, lame, opposites attract, friendship, happy ending, looking for love, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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 5.9
 8K
RocketMan
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: mars, family, space travel, nasa, farce, anti heroes, comedy of errors, astronaut, buddies, goofy hero, dumb, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 5.6
 5K
Senior Trip
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: parody, road trip, high school, on the road, goofy hero, teacher, teenager, drugs, adventure, hardcase students, stupidity, geek ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
Saving Silverman
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, kidnapping, buddies, romance, destructive relationship, stupidity, dumb, nothing goes right, lame, love and romance, partners, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 5.1
 13K
Fathers' Day
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, funny ...
Plot: runaway, goofy hero, on the road, odd couple, misfit partners, fish out of water, nothing goes right, mentor, lame, lawyer, partners, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, twists and turns, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: private detective, investigation, culture clash, stupidity, jungle, adventure, dumb, goofy hero, parody, bat, crazy, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 

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Miss March
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Style: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, semi serious ...
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System:   45%
    User:   39%
 
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