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The Boy in the Plastic Bubble(Movie, 1976)

PG
| 1h 36min | Genres: TV Movie, Drama
The Boy in the Plastic BubbleRating: 2.9/5 (with 4040 votes)
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble is a 1976 American made for television drama film inspired by the lives of David Vetter and Ted DeVita, who lacked effective immune systems. It stars John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Diana Hyland, Robert Reed, Ralph Bellamy and P.J. Soles. It was written by Douglas Day Stewart, produced by Aaron Spelling and Leonard Goldberg (who, at the time, produced Starsky and Hutch and Charlie's Angels), and directed by Randal Kleiser, who would later work with Travolta again in the 1978 hit musical film adaptation of Grease shortly after. The original music score was composed by Mark Snow. The theme song "What Would They Say" was written and sung by Paul Williams. William Howard Taft High School was used for filming. The movie first aired November 12, 197... ()
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About The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system. As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile environment. His room is completely hermetically sealed against bacteria and virus, his food is specially prepared, and his only human contact comes in the form of gloved hands. The movie follows his life into a teenager.


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The Boy In The Plastic Bubble (1976)(Trailer, 3:22)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 8 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/12/1976
Director: Randal Kleiser
Producer: Aaron Spelling
Screenwriter: Douglas Day Stewart
Film Editor: John McSweeney, Jr.
Director of Photography: Archie R. Dalzell
Composer: Mark Snow
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Boy"
"Мальчик в пластиковом пузыре"
"El Chico de la Burbuja"

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