The Love Bug Trailer & Clips


The Love Bug full movie is released on Mar 13, 1969. Watch The Love Bug online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $51,264,022. The Love Bug is directed by Robert Stevenson and created by Bill Walsh with Dean Jones and Michele Lee. The Love Bug is available online on Disney Plus and Apple iTunes.

Meet Jim Douglas, a down-on-his-luck race car driver who lives in an old run-down fire house in San Francisco with his friend Tennessee Steinmetz, a occasional drunk mechanic. One day, Jim goes to a luxury car dealer and sees a strange Volkswagen Beetle with a unusual problem: it tends to drive on its own, as if it were sentient. The little Bug follows Jim home but Jim believes that the owner of the car dealership, Peter Thorndyke, is playing a trick on him. Jim decides to try out the car, and experiences its magical nature, fahrvergnügen, if you will, for himself. Jim repairs the little car and Tennessee names the him "Herbie". Behind the wheel of Herbie, Jim becomes more successful in racing. Thorndyke wants Herbie back, but Jim refuses and Thorndyke decides to race against him. Thorndyke sabotages Herbie before a big race known as the "El Dorado" - an obvious parody of the then-new "Baja 1000" race in Mexico. Jim and Tennessee along with Thorndyke's former assistant (and ex-girlfriend) Carol Bennett, repair Herbie before the El Dorado. The trio are determined to beat Thorndyke who will stop at nothing in order to gain a victory - and Herbie.

As know as:

Se Meu Fusca Falasse, Se o Meu 'Fusca' Falasse, Car-Boy-Girl, A kicsi kocsi kalandjai, Cupido motorizado

Release Date:

Dec 24, 1968

Release Date (Streaming):

Apr 24, 2009


United States


English, Cantonese, Spanish

Production Companies:

Walt Disney Productions

Gross worldwide:



Herbie Will Honk His Way Into Your Heart., Can Herbie, a clean-living, hard-working small car find happiness in today's hectic world?, Catch the Bug!, If You Haven't Caught The Bug... It's Going Around Again!, You Have Been Warned! The Love Bug Will Split Your Sides...And Steal Your Heart, It's a Love-in for Herbie... the incredible little car who shifts for himself!


Ben Kern
Minneapolis Star Tribune
After straining to appreciate films of loftier ambitions, I found it relaxing and enjoyable to watch one that is eager to entertain, is better than a green hand at its business, and demands nothing more of the viewer than a modicum of goodwill.
by rottentomatoes, Mar 02, 2022
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine
The first of the silly VW Beetle with a cute personality comedies, is as childish dated and occasionally sweet as the others.
by rottentomatoes, May 05, 2008
Variety Staff
For sheer inventiveness of situation and the charm that such an idea projects, The Love Bug rates as one of the better entries of the Disney organization.
by rottentomatoes, May 05, 2008

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