The Love Bug

(1997)

Overview

The film opens with narration by Jim Douglas and "memory" clips from the first film. The narration ends saying Herbie is now owned by an arrogant Scotsman named Simon Moore III (John Hannah), who abuses and insults Herbie until Herbie comes last in a race, not wanting to obey Simon. Furious, Simon sends Herbie to the junkyard. Meanwhile, Hank Cooper (Bruce Campbell), a mechanic in a small garage, is told to enter a race and persuaded to acquire Herbie. The judges are Donny Shotz (Micky Dolenz), a car enthusiast; Alex (Alexandra Wentworth), an old flame of Hank's; and Simon. When Herbie and Hank have won the race, Alex questions Hank, and he gives her a ride, wherein Herbie takes them to an isolated road. Meanwhile, Simon finds the engineer who created Herbie: Dr. Gustav Stumpful (Harold Gould), and requests a second such car: an evil, black edition, whom Simon names Horace.

  1. Peyton Reed

    Director

  2. Ryan Rowe

    Screenplay

  3. Gordon Buford

    Writer

  4. Don DaGradi

    Writer

  5. Bill Walsh

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bruce Campbell

    Bruce Campbell

    Hank Cooper

  2. John Hannah

    John Hannah

    Simon Moore III

  3. Alexandra Wentworth

    Alexandra Wentworth

    Alex Davis

  4. Kevin J. O'Connor

    Kevin J. O'Connor

    Roddy Martel

  5. Dana Gould

    Dana Gould

    Rupert

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The Love Bug
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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 29, 1997
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

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