Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Dir: Ken Hughes
Cast: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries
144mins   1968   United Kingdom   U   English   

In this family-friendly classic, 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.

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang contains about the best two-hour children's movie you could hope for, with a marvellous magical auto and lots of adventure and a nutty old grandpa and a mean Baron and some funny dances and a couple of [scary] moments' - Roger Ebert