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Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)

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Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Herbie, Number 53, the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own, puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.

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Angela Robinson

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Thomas Lennon (screenplay), Robert Ben Garant (screenplay) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lindsay Lohan ... Maggie Peyton
Michael Keaton ... Ray Peyton Sr.
Matt Dillon ... Trip Murphy
Breckin Meyer ... Ray Peyton Jr.
Justin Long ... Kevin
Cheryl Hines ... Sally
Jimmi Simpson ... Crash
Jill Ritchie ... Charisma
Thomas Lennon ... Larry Murphy
Jeremy Roberts ... Crazy Dave
E.E. Bell ... Beeman
Peter Pasco ... Juan Hernandez
Mario Larraza Mario Larraza ... Miguel Hernandez
Patrick Cranshaw ... Jimmy D.
Scoot McNairy ... Augie
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Storyline

Maggie Peyton is the new owner of Number 53--the free wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own; she puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor. As a third generation member of a NASCAR family, racing is in Maggie Peyton's blood, but she is forbidden from pursuing her dream by her overprotective father, Ray Peyton, Sr. When Ray Sr. offers Maggie a car as a college graduation present, he takes her to a junkyard to choose one from an assortment of very used cars. Maggie has her eye on an old Nissan, but a certain rusty, banged up '63 VW Bug seems to be clamoring for her attention. To her surprise, Maggie leaves the lot with Herbie. As she prepares to leave town for a position with ESPN News, Maggie discovers that Herbie has a mind of his own--and an alternate route for her future. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Herbie See more »

Filming Locations:

Baldwin Park, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,709,221, 26 June 2005

Gross USA:

$66,023,816

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$144,146,816
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Four Herbies were made for the rail-riding stunt in the first race. One was made to jump up the rail, and two were made to ride on the rail. See more »

Goofs

At the NASCAR race, we see Herbie's oil tank leaking. Kevin asks Sally if she has an extra oil tank. We see the tank replacing the other one. Yet when Trip is pushing Herbie up against the wall, we see the oil tank leaking again. It is actually the same one used before the replacement. See more »

Quotes

Charisma: Anyway, I thought I'd come back to start our road trip early.
Maggie Peyton: Slight problem. I promised I'd meet a friend out in the desert.
Charisma: Why? Are you burying a body?
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits is a tribute to Herbie's career, with clips from all his previous movie, excluding to his "Wonderful World of Disney" film, leading up to where he is now in the events of the film. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Emma Stone/Kings of Leon (2010) See more »

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Fun, Fun, Fun
Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
Produced by Matthew Gerrard
Performed by Caleigh Peters
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Low On Gas
5 February 2009 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Four films were made by the Disney Studios with Herbie the enchanted Volkswagen during the Seventies and Eighties and the little car with a heart proved to be quite a money maker. So much so that the Disney Studios decided that once more around the NASCAR track was a good deal for the Magic Kingdom. They even got the current teen queen Lindsay Lohan to star in this one.

One thing you can bet on, with her current publicity both with her substance abuse problems, her parental problems, and all the speculation about her sexual orientation, Lindsay's pretty well gone as a star of G rated movies from Disney. I hope her adult career which shows a lot of promise with Georgia Rule is a big success for her.

She's outgrown Herbie for sure. In this film she's the daughter of former NASCAR great Michael Keaton and she'd like to follow him. But he being the old fashioned type says do more girlish type things. A trip to the auto junkyard for a used car brings her in contact with Herbie who seems to have fallen on bad times. But it's an instant karma for Lindsay and Herbie. He even brings about a reunion of Lindsay with a former boyfriend who is a mechanic. Talk about one practical thinking bug.

Villain of this film is NASCAR driver Matt Dillon, one rather arrogant individual who Herbie shows up. And Dillon KNOWS it's the car outsmarting him, that it's haunted somehow, but of course like in all these films can't get anyone to believe him. He uses some psychology on Herbie and it almost works though.

Herbie Fully Loaded is nothing special, the franchise has run low on gas with this one. Back in the day such folks as Don Knotts and Buddy Hackett were great foils for the car, but they're gone now and no one took their place for this film. Still Lindsay's fans will appreciate though I'm sure she's glad to be doing more adult stuff now.


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