The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976)

In this made-for-TV drama, Tod Lubitsch is a teenager who was born without disease immunities. Tod is forced to live out his life in incubator conditions. When he falls in love with Gina Biggs, Tod must decide between following his heart or… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Randy White
Common Sense Media

Worthwhile tale of adolescence and difference.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Typical disease-of-the-week TV fare, made memorable by a young John Travolta on the cusp of superstardom.

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Aj V
This is one of the best made for TV movies ever. It's a very sad drama with a great, unique story and I loved it. I highly recommend it.
James Alvarez
I may have watched this a hundred times when I was younger late at night when no one was around. All I remember are some pushups and him riding off on a horse… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Touching story, when John Travolta was still a boy. We watched this on TV and were fascinated by it. In 1976, it seemed so hi-tech.
Leo L
Good movie. Interesting story plot. One of my favorite movies from John Travolta.
Leigh Ryan
Well done performances.
Wu Chouin
Heartwarming TV movie is carried by Travolta's great performance.