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Meet Jim Douglas, a down-on-his-luck race car driver who lives in an old run-down fire house in San Francisco with his friend Tennessee Steinmetz, a occasional drunk mechanic. One day, Jim goes to a luxury car dealer and sees a strange Volkswagen Beetle with a unusual problem: it tends to drive on its own, as if it were sentient. The little Bug follows Jim home but Jim believes that the owner of the car dealership, Peter Thorndyke, is playing a trick on him. Jim decides to try out the car, and experiences its magical nature, fahrvergnügen, if you will, for himself. Jim repairs the little car and Tennessee names the him "Herbie". Behind the wheel of Herbie, Jim becomes more successful in racing. Thorndyke wants Herbie back, but Jim refuses and Thorndyke decides to race against him. Thorndyke sabotages Herbie before a big race known as the "El Dorado" - an obvious parody of the then-new "Baja 1000" race in Mexico. Jim and Tennessee along with Thorndyke's former assistant (and ...

Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Bill Walsh (screenplay), Don DaGradi (screenplay), Gordon Buford (story)
Production: N/A
Year: 1968
MetaScore: 48/100
ImdbRating: 6.5
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 13 Mar 1969
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations.


58 Clips & Quotes

I can't get out - The Love Bug 00:21 I can't get out Why is it the only food we have in this house is parrot food - The Love Bug 00:33 Why is it the only food we have in this house is parrot food Here it comes again - The Love Bug 00:42 Here it comes again This little car saved his life - The Love Bug 00:53 This little car saved his life How true it is that the simplest ways are the best ways after all - The Love Bug 00:25 How true it is that the simplest ways are the best ways... Without a real car - The Love Bug 00:15 Without a real car I salute your honesty - The Love Bug 00:20 I salute your honesty Where's the beast - The Love Bug 00:35 Where's the beast You don't understand what happens - The Love Bug 00:41 You don't understand what happens The other rats are out for the evening - The Love Bug 00:15 The other rats are out for the evening What do you mean - The Love Bug 02:49 What do you mean Would you say this is a compact car - The Love Bug 01:47 Would you say this is a compact car The machine starts to think it  is  somebody - The Love Bug 01:07 The machine starts to think it is somebody This little car - The Love Bug 00:42 This little car I'm not saying a mechanical thing - The Love Bug 02:45 I'm not saying a mechanical thing I'd like another shot at that prize money - The Love Bug 00:39 I'd like another shot at that prize money Who's the guy in the fur coat - The Love Bug 00:13 Who's the guy in the fur coat What part of Ireland did you say your mother came from - The Love Bug 00:18 What part of Ireland did you say your mother came from What do you know - The Love Bug 00:49 What do you know I may be kidding myself - The Love Bug 00:26 I may be kidding myself What's that for - The Love Bug 01:14 What's that for Has everybody gone nuts around here - The Love Bug 00:28 Has everybody gone nuts around here You know something else - The Love Bug 00:59 You know something else At a time like this - The Love Bug 00:25 At a time like this You used to be a big track driver - The Love Bug 00:27 You used to be a big track driver I think now is chance to remove egg foo young off of face - The Love Bug 00:19 I think now is chance to remove egg foo young off of face Will you stop the car - The Love Bug 00:35 Will you stop the car You aren't winning any of those races - The Love Bug 00:29 You aren't winning any of those races Douglas needs a car - The Love Bug 00:54 Douglas needs a car What happened to it - The Love Bug 00:22 What happened to it Forgive me for pointing - The Love Bug 01:38 Forgive me for pointing But if I sold this gentleman the car - The Love Bug 00:34 But if I sold this gentleman the car Where'd that wheel come from - The Love Bug 00:13 Where'd that wheel come from It's a matter of talking their language - The Love Bug 00:37 It's a matter of talking their language You speak my language - The Love Bug 00:11 You speak my language What's the matter - The Love Bug 00:11 What's the matter You keep your eye on your friend in the Bug - The Love Bug 00:23 You keep your eye on your friend in the Bug You know something about champagne - The Love Bug 00:29 You know something about champagne Don't pay any attention - The Love Bug 00:16 Don't pay any attention Will you knock it off out there - The Love Bug 00:13 Will you knock it off out there Thorndyke again - The Love Bug 00:15 Thorndyke again I ain't sayin' this is the classiest joint in town - The Love Bug 00:43 I ain't sayin' this is the classiest joint in town This voice inside of me continued as follows - The Love Bug 01:06 This voice inside of me continued as follows If everything you say about this car is true - The Love Bug 01:46 If everything you say about this car is true Don't lose your grip - The Love Bug 00:40 Don't lose your grip That rotten car is driving me piffy - The Love Bug 00:32 That rotten car is driving me piffy What do you think - The Love Bug 00:20 What do you think Do I now detect a note of timidity - The Love Bug 00:21 Do I now detect a note of timidity We've tried to reduce the rules to a minimum - The Love Bug 00:51 We've tried to reduce the rules to a minimum You let that little car get under your skin - The Love Bug 01:24 You let that little car get under your skin Anticipation of victory is the purest form of aspirin - The Love Bug 00:18 Anticipation of victory is the purest form of aspirin To the little car - The Love Bug 00:26 To the little car Don't let it get ya - The Love Bug 00:36 Don't let it get ya You certainly picked the right crew - The Love Bug 00:14 You certainly picked the right crew Hurry is waste - The Love Bug 00:29 Hurry is waste You want me to tell you something - The Love Bug 00:46 You want me to tell you something There are times like this when I really don't like myself very much - The Love Bug 00:21 There are times like this when I really don't like myself... You don't know what you're doin' - The Love Bug 00:49 You don't know what you're doin'

Cast

Jim Douglas - Dean Jones
Carole Bennett - Michele Lee
Peter Thorndyke - David Tomlinson
Tennessee Steinmetz - Buddy Hackett
Havershaw - Joe Flynn
Tang Wu - Benson Fong
Detective - Joe E. Ross
Police Sgt. - Barry Kelley
Carhop - Iris Adrian
Association President - Andy Granatelli
Toll Booth Attendant - Ned Glass
Policeman at Park - Gil Lamb
Girl In Dune-buggy - Nicole Jaffe
Flabbergasted Driver - Wally Boag
Boy Driving Dune-buggy - Russ Caldwell
Policeman on Bridge - Peter Renaday
Chinese Carrying Herbie - Brian Fong
Announcer - Gary Owens
Announcer - Chick Hearn
Mexican Driver (as Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez) - Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez
Driver (as Reg Parton) - Regis Parton
Driver - Regina Parton
Driver - Tom Bamford
Driver - Bob Drake
Driver - Hall Brock
Driver - Bill Hickman
Driver - Rex Ramsey
Driver - Hal Grist
Driver - Lynn Grate
Driver - Larry Schmitz
Driver (as Richard Warlock) - Dick Warlock
Driver - Dana Derfus
Driver - Gerald Jann
Driver - Bill Couch
Driver - Ted Duncan
Driver (as Robert Hoy) - Bob Hoy
Driver - Gene Roscoe
Driver (as Jack Mahoney) - Jock Mahoney
Driver - Richard Brill
Driver - Rudy Doucette
Driver - J.J. Wilson
Driver (as Jim McCullough) - Jim McCullough Sr.
Driver - Bud Ekins
Driver (as Glenn Wilder) - Glenn R. Wilder
Driver - Gene Curtis
Driver - Robert James
Driver - John Timanus
Driver - Bob Harris
Driver - Fred Krone
Driver (as Richard Geary) - Dick Geary
Driver - Jesse Wayne
Driver - Jack Perkins
Driver - Fred Stromsoe
Driver (as Ronnie Rondell) - Ronnie Rondell Jr.
Driver - Kim Brewer
Itself - Herbie
Official - Leon Alton
Race Spectator - Tom Anfinsen
Track Timekeeper - Larry J. Blake
Official - Donald Chaffin
Official - Dick Cherney
Track Official - John Cliff
Mr. Wu's Manager - Harold Fong
Mexican Official - Ben Frommer
Official - George Holmes
Gas Station Attendant - Allen Jung
Driver - Carey Loftin
Flower Saleswoman - Kathryn Minner
Official - Paul Ravel
Track Starter - Bing Russell
Race Spectator - Eddie Smith
Policeman on Bridge - Herb Vigran