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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)

Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. Unbeknownst to Herbie's driver, thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

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Race car driver, Jim Douglas goes to Monte Carlo to enter his car, Herbie, in the Monte Carlo rally. When they get there, Herbie falls for another driver's car and Jim falls for the driver Diane, who thinks he's weird. But what they don't know is that a pair of thieves who stole a very valuable diamond, hid it in Herbie's gas tank. And the thieves try to get it back. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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24 June 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cupido motorizado enamorado  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

The car that Herbie falls in love with is a 1977 Lancia Montecarlo. See more »

Goofs

When the thieves first appear in the museum, in the first shot Max's leg is up and resting on Quincy, but in the next shot both his legs are on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Max: Excuse me, sir. There's some very impressive racing cars here, but I don't seem to see the little Volkswagen.
Showroom MC: Ah, you mean the Douglas car. It will be here. Patience, my friend, patience.
Quincey: If one more person says "patience" to me, I'll - ...
[Max taps his shoulder]
Max: We better have it now, because if we don't turn up with that diamond, Double X is going to mark the spot where we're buried.
Quincey: [sees Herbie finally arriving] Here, here. Don't dig our graves just yet.
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Jim Douglas Is Back
7 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Vincent McEveety took over directing duties on this third "Herbie" film that sees Dean Jones return as Jim Douglas, who has regained possession of Herbie, and has entered a Paris to Monte Carlo road race with help from his friend Wheely Applegate(played by Don Knotts). Trouble starts when jewel thieves hide a stolen jewel in Herbie's gas tank(located in a spot never seen before or since!) Herbie has also fallen in love with a light-blue Lancia car also in the race, which is a distraction Jim didn't need... Nice to see Dean Jones return, though the unexplained absence of both Buddy Hackett and Michele Lee is annoying. Really no better or worse than the previous film, with equally silly plot elements.


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