The Boy in the Plastic Bubble Trailer

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble Trailer (1976)

"A lifetime of loneliness...Or one day of love" 12 November 1976 Drama 96 mins

Based on a true story, Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system (which is unlike being born with AIDS). 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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John Travolta

as Tod Lubitch

Glynnis O'Connor

as Gina Biggs

Robert Reed

as Johnny Lubitch

Diana Hyland

as Mickey Lubitch

Buzz Aldrin

as Himself

Karen Morrow

as Martha Biggs

Howard Platt

as Neighbor

Ralph Bellamy

as Dr. Gunther


Cindy Dunne

Cindy Dunne Producer

Joel Thurm

Joel Thurm Producer

Mark Snow

Original Music Composer

Archie R. Dalzell

Archie R. Dalzell Director of Photography

International Titles

Bubble Trouble Trailer

El chico de la burbuja de plástico Trailer

Под колпаком Trailer

Мальчик в пластиковом пузыре Trailer

El Chico de la Burbuja Trailer

International Releases Dates

United States 12 November 1976

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