Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his wedding twice, and on the afternoon of his third wedding, Professor Brainard creates flubber, which allows objects to fly through the air.

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  1. Les Mayfield


  2. John Hughes


  3. Bill Walsh


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  1. Robin Williams

    Robin Williams

    Professor Philip Brainard

  2. Marcia Gay Harden

    Marcia Gay Harden

    Dr. Sara Jean Reynolds

  3. Christopher McDonald

    Christopher McDonald

    Wilson Croft

  4. Raymond J. Barry

    Raymond J. Barry

    Chester Hoenicker

  5. Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown


  6. Nancy Olson

    Nancy Olson

    Secretary at Ford Motor Company

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $80,000,000.00

Revenue $177,977,226.00

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Release Information

  • November 26, 1997
    PG, Theatrical



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