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Still shot from the movie: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

When the bumbling inventor and single father Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyck) takes his children (Heather Ripley and Adrian Hall) and beautiful neighbour (Sally Ann Howes) for a quiet picnic on the beach, the event unexpectedly turns into an adventure. Thankfully, the group also brought along their trusty, floating/flying car-- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 144
Theater Release: 18 Dec 1968
Video Release: 02 Nov 2010
MPAA Rating: G
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Flying cars are also featured in Back to the Future, Meet the Robinsons, The Absent Minded Professor and Astro Boy.

Dick Van Dyck’s career includes roles in Mary Poppins, Curious George and Night at the Museum.

Home Video Extra Features

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang releases in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack on November 2, 2010. Bonus extras include:


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (remasterd feature film) on Blu-ray with 7.1 audio

- Toot Sweet Symphony melody maker   the Toot Sweet Toots Musical Maestro

- Chitty’s Bang Bang Driving Game

- Remembering Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with Dick Van Dyke

- A Fantasmagorical Motorcar: Sherman Brothers’ Rare Demos of the film’s most popular songs

- Featurettes: The Ditchling Tinkerer, Dick Van Dyke Press Interview and The Potts Children’s

- Photo Gallery

- Vintage Advertising Gallery (including English and French versions of the theatrical trailer and several television spots)

- Sing-a-long version of the film

- Music Machine


- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on DVD

- Sing-a-long version of the film

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