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, romance, love and romance, chosen one, wedding, mutant, nightclub, stereotypes, happy ending, transformation, farce, on the road, family relations, repression, parents and children, self discovery, nothing goes right, disorder, 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, funny, realistic and feel good films with plots about runaway, brutality, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, fantasy world and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bubble Boy: License to Wed (2007), How I Got Into College (1989), Overnight Delivery (1998), The Pallbearer (1996), Joe Dirt (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 37K
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, couple relations, farce, marriage, love and romance, nothing goes right, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, partners, college life, teenage love, power relations, youth, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, funeral, friendship, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 6.0
 50K
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, janitor, family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, idaho, california, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.6
 63K
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, absurd, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, science, farce, scientist, fall in love, switching roles, baby, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, disorder, nothing goes right, medicine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Secret Admirer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, comedy of errors, teenage life, mistaken identity, school, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, secret admirer, summer, summer vacation, love letter ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: farce, workplace, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, romance, boss and employee, drugs/alcohol, estate, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, buddies, disorder, island, nothing goes right, friends, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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, adventurer, mistaken identity, prank, danger, nothing goes right, goofy hero, prostitute, ship, justice, catastrophe, dumb ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 ⇓
84%
 6.1
 29K
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, mental illness, family relations, fish out of water, self discovery, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
 74K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, road trip, buddies, inheritance, family relations, self discovery, factory, odd couple, father son relationship, funeral, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, youth, disorder, hidden identity, teenage girl, high school life, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, unlikely couple, high school life, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, toilet humor, gross out humor, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: split personality, alter ego, physical appearance, wedding, family, disorder, silly humor, love and romance, family gatherings, supernatural ability, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, opposites attract, looking for love, travel, infidelity, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, extramarital affair, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, miami, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, idiotic, entertaining, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightclub, goofy hero, clubbing, misfit, buddies, love and romance, disorder, mistaken identity, brother brother relationship, fish out of water, father son relationship, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Chasing Liberty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The President's daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her entourage of Secret Service agents while traveling in Europe. She falls in love with a handsome British stranger, who also happens to be working ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: youth, travel, love and romance, white house, secret identity, overprotective father, working undercover, fall in love, secret agents, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, president ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy, prague, washington d.c., berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, family drama, women, love and romance, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, couple relations, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, experiment gone awry, goofy hero, nothing goes right, youth, contests and competitions, blindness and impaired vision, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, mentor ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: road trip, family relations, on the road, family, disney, parents and children, nothing goes right, father daughter relationship, disorder, youth, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, washington d.c., indiana, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.5
 17K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, couples, romance, goofy hero, advertising, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, disability, new job, cook, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, cold war, romance, hiding place, couples, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, atomic bomb, baseball, fish out of water, happy ending, family ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, on the road, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, optimism, blind ambition, hostage situation, weirdo, mine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, actor's life, nothing goes right, parents and children, youth, family life, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, silly humor, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.8
 56K
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, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: parody, farce, looking for love, nothing goes right, wedding, couples, disorder, family life, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 40K
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: fall in love, love and romance, adventure, lookalikes, mistaken identity, high society, best friends, lifestyle, teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, paris france, europe, england, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
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, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, teenage life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, social awkwardness, social misfits, misfit, small town, eccentricity, plagiarism, fantasizing, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%