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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)

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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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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
Johnny Haymer ...
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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Jacques Marin, Xavier Saint-Macary, François Lalande and Gérard Jugnot dubbed themselves for the French version of the film. See more »

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When Herbie crashes into the table at the gypsy camp, the gypsy setting the table throws both hands in the air, but in the next shot both his arms are at his side. See more »

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Wheely Applegate: [about Jim and Herbie the car] Don't let his modesty or this little car coming out of retirement fool you. There isn't a finer tuned cleaner engine anywhere.
Bruno Von Stickle: I'm sure it should be easy to keep clean. All you got to do is drop it in the washing machine, along with your socks.
Wheely Applegate: Appreciate your humor. But just don't you worry about this little washing machi - ...
[Jim elbows him]
Wheely Applegate:
  • car!



[Von Sticle cracks up at his slip of tongue]
Wheely Applegate: It's a REAL JEWEL!
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Rubbish but sort of endearing
17 July 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

If you thought Herbie trying to kill himself by driving off a bridge in 'The Love Bug' was daft, wait until you see him acting horny in this bewilderingly silly second sequel. Dean Jones is back as the driver competing in the Paris to Monte Carlo rally; this time his sentient VW falls in love with another car in the race, a Lancia driven by Julie Sommars.

By this point in the series the energy and charm is lacking even more than in 'Herbie Rides Again'; the movie is overlong and threadbare, although it's watchable thanks to a few funny bits, the cast's frantic mugging, and the return of Jones, who turns in a typically likable performance.


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