Chitty Chitty Bang Bang parents guide

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Overall B

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.

Release date December 18, 1968

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use B+

Why is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang rated G? The MPAA rated Chitty Chitty Bang Bang G

Run Time: 144 minutes

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang rated G? Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is rated G by the MPAA

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.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is directed by and stars Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill, Gert Frobe, Anna Quayle, Heather Ripley, Adrian Hall.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang movie is November 2, 2010. Here are some details…

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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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.