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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.


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64 Clips & Quotes

I can't get out - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:21
I can't get out
Why is it the only food we have in this house is parrot food - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:33
Why is it the only food we have in this house is parrot food
Here it comes again - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:42
Here it comes again
This little car saved his life - screenshot from movie 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 - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:25
How true it is that the simplest ways are the best ways...
Without a real car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:15
Without a real car
I salute your honesty - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:20
I salute your honesty
Where's the beast - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:35
Where's the beast
You don't understand what happens - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:41
You don't understand what happens
The other rats are out for the evening - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:15
The other rats are out for the evening
What do you mean - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
02:49
What do you mean
Would you say this is a compact car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:47
Would you say this is a compact car
The machine starts to think it  is  somebody - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:07
The machine starts to think it is somebody
This little car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:42
This little car
I'm not saying a mechanical thing - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
02:45
I'm not saying a mechanical thing
I'd like another shot at that prize money - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:39
I'd like another shot at that prize money
Who's the guy in the fur coat - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:13
Who's the guy in the fur coat
What part of Ireland did you say your mother came from - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:18
What part of Ireland did you say your mother came from
What do you know - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:49
What do you know
I may be kidding myself - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:26
I may be kidding myself
What's that for - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:14
What's that for
Has everybody gone nuts around here - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:28
Has everybody gone nuts around here
You know something else - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:59
You know something else
At a time like this - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:25
At a time like this
I know what you did to my car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:19
I know what you did to my car
You used to be a big track driver - screenshot from movie 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 - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:19
I think now is chance to remove egg foo young off of face
Will you stop the car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:35
Will you stop the car
You aren't winning any of those races - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:29
You aren't winning any of those races
Douglas needs a car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:54
Douglas needs a car
What happened to it - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:22
What happened to it
Forgive me for pointing - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:38
Forgive me for pointing
But if I sold this gentleman the car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:34
But if I sold this gentleman the car
Where'd that wheel come from - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:13
Where'd that wheel come from
It's a matter of talking their language - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:37
It's a matter of talking their language
You speak my language - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:11
You speak my language
What's the matter - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:11
What's the matter
You keep your eye on your friend in the Bug - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:23
You keep your eye on your friend in the Bug
You know something about champagne - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:29
You know something about champagne
Don't pay any attention - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:16
Don't pay any attention
Will you knock it off out there - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:13
Will you knock it off out there
Thorndyke again - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:15
Thorndyke again
What's the rush - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:10
What's the rush
I ain't sayin' this is the classiest joint in town - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:43
I ain't sayin' this is the classiest joint in town
Want to give that doodle bug a work out - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:19
Want to give that doodle bug a work out
This voice inside of me continued as follows - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:06
This voice inside of me continued as follows
I wouldn't have believed it - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:13
I wouldn't have believed it
If everything you say about this car is true - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:46
If everything you say about this car is true
Don't lose your grip - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:40
Don't lose your grip
That rotten car is driving me piffy - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:32
That rotten car is driving me piffy
What do you think - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:20
What do you think
Do I now detect a note of timidity - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:21
Do I now detect a note of timidity
We've tried to reduce the rules to a minimum - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:51
We've tried to reduce the rules to a minimum
You wanna know the secret of the little car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:36
You wanna know the secret of the little car
You let that little car get under your skin - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
01:24
You let that little car get under your skin
Anticipation of victory is the purest form of aspirin - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:18
Anticipation of victory is the purest form of aspirin
To the little car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:26
To the little car
Don't let it get ya - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:36
Don't let it get ya
You certainly picked the right crew - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:14
You certainly picked the right crew
Hurry is waste - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:29
Hurry is waste
You want me to tell you something - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:46
You want me to tell you something
You don't believe a word I said about this little car - screenshot from movie The Love Bug
00:40
You don't believe a word I said about this little car
There are times like this when I really don't like myself very much - screenshot from movie 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' - screenshot from movie 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