Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.

  1. Ken Hughes

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Roald Dahl


  3. Ian Fleming


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dick Van Dyke

    Dick Van Dyke

    Caractacus Potts

  2. Sally Ann Howes

    Sally Ann Howes

    Truly Scrumptious

  3. Lionel Jeffries

    Lionel Jeffries

    Grandpa Potts

  4. Gert Fröbe

    Gert Fröbe

    Baron Bomburst

  5. Anna Quayle

    Anna Quayle

    Baroness Bomburst

  6. Benny Hill

    Benny Hill


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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 24m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 18, 1968
    G, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard


Based on the novel written by James Bond creator Ian Flemming, this delightful fantasy charts the journey into the mysteriously childless world of Vulgaria by Caractacus Potts, his two children, Truly Scrumptious and super car Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

I think the main thing that makes this film work so well is that it has a little of everything to make a successful family movie. Catchy tunes at every turn, a fairy tale kingdom awash with colour, bonkers technology, and a little slice of wickedness involving class distinction. Split very much into two halves, Chitty at its... read the rest.

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