Picture from The Love Bug
Overall B+

Introduce your children to the movie that first infected the nation with Herbie fever. The Love Bug (starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, and Buddy Hackett) was the film dŽbut for "the little white car with heart," and went on to inspire an epidemic of sequels.

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

MPAA Rating: G

The Love Bug

The most recent home video release of this movie is May 19, 2003. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 3 May 2005
Take a ride in The Love Bug with the DVD release of the movie that started the Herbie craze. The two disc set offers an audio commentary with Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, and Michele Lee, the animated short Susie - The Little Blue Coupe, deleted scenes, and a wealth of featurettes. By the time you are finished your tour, you’ll even know who gave Herbie his voice.

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This movie franchise continues in the new millennium with Herbie: Fully Loaded. The fire station Jim and Tennessee live in has been used in other films, including The Princess Diaries. David Tomlinson , who plays the delightfully, diabolical Mr. Peter Thorndyke, also stars as the father in Mary Poppins.