U certificateThe Love Bug is a Film programme that first aired in 1968 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Love Bug is a 3 star programme

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The Love Bug (1968)

Directed by
Robert Stevenson

A much-loved family film about a struggling racing driver who 'rescues' a VW Beetle from a rival racer and in gratitude the car, which has a 'life' of its own, starts winning races. Infuriated, the previous owner tries to reappropriate the car, now christened Herbie.

Written by ,

Also known as "Disney's The Love Bug"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1968

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is The Love Bug next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 January 29th, 1:00pm and on Film4 Plus 1 January 29th, 2:00pm. See more...


Dean Jones...Jim Douglas
Michele Lee...Carole Bennett
Image for David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson...Mr. Peter Thorndyke
Buddy Hackett...Tennessee Steinmetz
Joe Flynn...Havershaw
Benson Fong...Mr. Wu
Andy Granatelli...Association President
Joe E. Ross...Det.
Iris Adrian...Carhop
Ned Glass...Toll Booth Attendant
Robert Foulk...Bice
Gil Lamb...Policeman at Park
Barry Kelley...Police Sgt. of Junk-Car Insurance
Nicole Jaffe...Girl In Dune-buggy
Wally Boag