Below is a list of all the known bubble blowing scenes in movies. Links are to each movie's entry in the Internet Movie Database.

The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Sit through this Diceman flick at your own risk, but there are a couple of nice bubble scenes with a young blonde actress whose name escapes me, but she played Margaret Cho's coworker at the cosmetic counter in the comedienne's short-lived series.

The Bikini Car Wash Company
Shows up on USA Network's Up All Night a lot.

Bring On The Night
In this Sting rockumentary, one of the back-up singers in his band blows a couple of nice bubbles while the band runs through the Flintstones theme while rehearsing for a world tour.

Caddyshack
Chevy Chase sits down at a piano and sings a typically Chevy nonsense song to try and impress (Cindy Morgan? Sarah Holcomb?). Unimpressed, the girl blows a good sized bubble and promptly sucks it back in.

Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death
Look for Bill Maher in a role he'd just as soon forget. B-movie actress Karen Mistal allegedly blows some nice-sized bubbles, but no one has been able to confirm this. (I've caught this on Comedy Central and seen scenes where the bubbles should have been, but weren't. They might be there if you rent it, however.)

Carrie
Nancy Allen in this Stephen King classic.

The Coca-Cola Kid
Greta Scacchi

Cookie
Emily Lloyd and Peter Falk

Crimes of Passion
Kathleen Turner

Curdled
Angela Jones (the taxi driver in Pulp Fiction) is always chewing a large wad of gum as she plays opposite Alec Baldwin in this little known Quentin Tarantino produced flick. Several prominent, large (orange to grapefruit size) bubbles. A must see for bubble fans, even if the movie is lacking. (If you should rent it, make sure you watch the ending interview with Quentin Tarantino!)

Desperately Seeking Susan
Madonna blows a good size bubble within the first minute of the film. Unfortunately, due to the camera angle, it's difficult to see well.

Dr. Alien, a k a I Was a Teenage Sex Mutant
need description

Dream a Little Dream
Featuring the two Coreys, Feldman and Haim. An unconfirmed bubble somewhere in the film.

Fame
In the early part of the movie, the auditions for the school, there is a heavy-set black girl who blows several large bubbles both before and during her dance routine. Don't know her name, but she comes to the school with Leroy (Gene Anthony Ray, later in the TV series) who is there to help her audition but ends up admitted to the school, while she is rejected. See the Pictures pages for three captures from Fame.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
While Ben Stein's monotonal teacher lectures on the evils of Voodoo Economics and the Laffer Curve, an obviously bored student (Lisa Bellard?) blows a large bubble which pops with a satisfying "thwack".

Frantic
Harrison Ford in a Roman Polanski directed movie about an American doctor in Paris for a conference whose wife is kidnapped. Very complicated, but look for a few decent, if hard to catch because of the camera angle, bubbles from a young French woman whose aid he enlists to find his wife, in a scene in a Paris airport about an hour, maybe 80 minutes, into the movie.

Freaky Friday
Barbara Harris and a young Jodie Foster swap bodies in this Disney classic. Harris blows several bubbles in about three scenes, all during the first 30 minutes of the movie. A 1995 TV remake may have a similar scene.

Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Sarah Jessica Parker

Grease
Didi Conn, in the role of Frenchy, blows arguably the best and biggest bubble in filmdom, during the song "Beauty School Dropout" (about 1:40 into the movie). Nearly the size of her head, Frankie Avalon pops it with his finger.

Grease 2
Michelle Pfeiffer

Great Balls of Fire
Winona Ryder

History of the World, Part I
Madeline Kahn, playing Caesar's (Dom Deluise) wife, blows a smallish bubble to signify her boredom while Mel Brooks sweats it out in the Main Room at Caesar's Palace. Easy bubble to miss, as Kahn is standing off in a corner of the screen, but a great movie nonetheless.

House Party

Indecent Proposal
Demi Moore

The Joy of Sex
Liz Sampson (Colleen Camp) blows a large bubble in a classroom scene, which pops all over her face and the gum gets caught in her retainer. Loosely based on the book of the same name.

L.A. Story
Sarah Jessica Parker

Looker
Susan Dey, post-Partridge Family and pre-L.A. Law

Mannequin 2: On the Move
About twenty minutes into the movie, a woman garbage truck driver blows a nearly face-sized bubble.

Mirror, Mirror
A Winona-Ryder lookalike named Rainbow Harvest (!) plays a goth-chick named Megan Gordon who finds a black-magic mirror in her attic. Not making this up. The movie is quite bad, but there is a very nice scene of Ms. Harvest blowing a large bubble in front of the mirror. Look for it occasionally on late-night cable.

Mortal Thoughts
Glenn Headley. Most of the bubbles are cut out in the non-widescreen version.

(National Lampoon's) European Vacation
After the Griswold troupe is run out of town during the Beer Festival, they all sit sulking at one another on a train. The daughter (Dana Hill) interrupts the silence in their cabin by blowing several grapefruit sized bubbles and popping them loudly.

Night On Earth
Winona Ryder

Red
Irene Jacob in the last film in Czech director Krzysztof Kieslowski's three film cycle Trois Couleurs.

Silkwood
Meryl Streep

True Lies
Eliza Dushku, playing Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter Dana, can be seen blowing a pretty large bubble in the background while waiting for her father to come home. Brief and easy to miss, however.

The Pom Pom Girls
Shows up on USA's Up All Night occasionally, stars Robert Carradine (Revenge of the Nerds). A few bubbles throughout, and a nice bubble from a girl in a van with Carradine.

Pink Cadillac
Bernadette Peters blows a large bubble while passing a school bus in the title vehicle.

Robocop
Nancy Allen blows three or four nice bubbles throughout the film.

Smokey Bites The Dust
A '70s film with no connection to Burt Reynolds' Smokey and the Bandit. A teenage girl tries to get the main character (played by Jimmy MacNichol) to buy cigarettes for her, and blows two large bubbles in the scene. Very obscure film.

Spring Fever
Not to be confused with Spring Break or any other such movie, it was a vehicle for then-teen tennis phenom Carling Bassett, who played (surprise!) a teen-age tennis player. Bassett blows several large bubbles, on court and off. Very obscure movie.

Spy Hard

Strange Invaders

Warlock: The Armageddon
A model seductively blows a bubble backstage at a fashion show. Pretty quick shot.


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