Entertainment Weekly - 11/28/2003
"...There's more here than gears-and-gadget love..."
Total Film - 12/01/2003
"...This is a psychedelic fairytale, coated in chocolate and tied up in a bright purple bow..."
Van Dyke's charming as a daydreaming inventor who fixes up an old jalopy and, with the vivid imaginations of his two children and a lady friend, it is transformed into a flying, floating wonder car that carries them to a magical kingdom. Inspired by an Ian Fleming idea.
A widowed inventor saves a racing automobile from destruction, after which the car mysteriously develops magical powers.
Essential Cinema |
Family (General) |
High Flying |
Shot in 70-M Super Panavision.
DVD Special Features: Sing-Along Feature, Production Notes, Behind the Scenes Look, Theatrical Trailer, THX-Certified Release.