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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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Cast

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Jacques Marin ...
Inspector Bouchet
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Quincey
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Max
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Bruno Von Stickle
Xavier Saint-Macary ...
Detective Fontenoy (as Xavier Saint Macary)
François Lalande ...
Monsieur Ribeaux
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Emile
Laurie Main ...
Duval
Mike Kulcsar ...
Claude
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Race Official
Stanley Brock ...
Taxi Driver
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Waiter
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Storyline

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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The Love Bug turns the great race into a Herbie-Derby! See more »


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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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(Technicolor)

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Dean Jones' last starring role in a Disney feature film. Jones would later reprise his role as Jim Douglas in a short lived 1982 TV series, Herbie, the Love Bug (1982) and in a 1997 television remake of The Love Bug (The Wonderful World of Disney: The Love Bug (1997)). See more »

Goofs

When Herbie is racing backwards up the mountain from the jewel thieves, the car starts out covered with debris from the avalanche; when it reaches the top of the mountain, the car is clean once again. See more »

Quotes

[after Herbie successfully passed Bruno Von Stickle's race car in dark tunnel and last half mile before the finish line]
Bruno Von Stickle: Swine!
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Followed by The Wonderful World of Disney: The Love Bug (1997) See more »

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Really funny.
5 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

Herbie goes to Monte Carlo is my first favorite "Herbie" film. My favorite scenes were: The scene when the diamond thieves are chasing Herbie through the French country side and my other favorite scene was when Dean Jones and Don Knotts got into a fight with the diamond thieves. The whole movie is funny but I thought those were the funniest scenes. Don Knotts is hilarious as usual, just like on the "Andy Griffith" show.

A cute scene I liked was when Herbie was taking a shower from the splashing water of a big fountain.


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