Bubble Boy

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Bubble Boy ★ 2001 (PG-13)

Disney has finally jumped on the crude and offenton, sive humor bandwagon, with a simplistic storyline involving the journey of Jimmy (Gyllenhaal), a naive guy born with an immune system deficiency that requires him to live in a germ-free environment, as he races across the country to stop his sweetheart (Shelton) from marrying a jerk. Jimmy constructs a mobile bubble and hits the road. Along the way, the alleged jokes manage to offend Christians, Hindus, Jews, Republicans, Latinos, Asians and circus freaks while still wallowing in boner humor. That'd be almost forgivable if the “humor” was actually funny. 84m/C VHS, DVD . US Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo, John Carroll Lynch, Stephen Spinella, Verne Troyer, Dave Sheridan, Brian George, Patrick Cranshaw, Fabio; D: Blair Hayes; W: Ken Daurio, Cinco Paul; C: Jerzy Zielinski; M: John Ottman.