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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Released

Dec 18, 1968

Latest Home Video

Nov 02, 2010

MPAA Rating

G

Cast

Dick Van Dyke
Sally Ann Howes
Lionel Jeffries
Benny Hill
Gert Frobe
Anna Quayle
Heather Ripley
Adrian Hall

Studio

1968 Twentieth Century Fox

Still shot from the movie: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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Synopsis

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.

Content Details

Why Is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Rated G?

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is rated G

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...

Violence: Pirates shoot at an automobile. Depicted with slapstick humor, men attempt to blow up a bridge, kidnap a character and steal a car. Characters are hit on the head, slapped with a pie, threatened with weapons and nearly drowned. A child pours a drink down the front of a woman’s dress. A man attempts to do away with his wife. A rocket contraption on a man’s back is engulfed in flames (a discussion about the dangers of burning follows). A car drives over a cliff and begins to fall before flying. Children are captured and imprisoned in cages or cells. Adults are trapped in a net and tied up with ropes. A melee breaks out when children escape from their captors. Characters fight with homemade weapons. Guns are shown, although they are not shot.

Sexual Content: A female characters is seen in undergarments. A couple kisses.

Language: Brief name-calling and a crude anatomical term are included in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Secondary characters drink at a social event. A man is shown with a cigar.

Other: Dogs run wildly through a candy shop. Children unintentionally cause a minor car accident.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...

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

DISC ONE:

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

DISC TWO:

- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on DVD

- Sing-a-long version of the film

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