MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 239 this week

Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (1994)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 518 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 3 critic

Scooby and Shaggy tell an Arabic Caliph two stories, the first about Aliyah-din, a young girl aided by two genies played Yogi and Boo-Boo and the second about Sinbad the Sailor played by Magilla Gorilla.

Writers:

, (additional script material)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 211 titles
created 29 Jun 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 05 Jun 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 28 Oct 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (TV Movie 1994)

Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (TV Movie 1994) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest.

Director: Ray Patterson
Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Hamilton Camp
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

Director: Brian Levant
Stars: Kate Melton, Hayley Kiyoko, Robbie Amell
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

School is out and the familiar Scooby gang are looking to enjoy a long vacation. However, sightings of a Lake Monster cause them to band together once again to solve yet another mystery.

Director: Brian Levant
Stars: Robbie Amell, Hayley Kiyoko, Kate Melton
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, and the Mystery Inc. crew travel to Scotland on vacation and find themselves unexpectedly tackling their biggest monstrosity ever: the Loch Ness Monster! Does it really ... See full summary »

Directors: Scott Jeralds, Joe Sichta
Stars: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A group of friends and their dog (Scooby Doo) travel in a van solving strange and hilarious mysteries

Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After the death of Shaggy's Uncle Beaureguard, he, Scooby, and Scrappy arrive at his uncle's plantation to collect the inheritance. But as soon as they arrive, they find it is haunted by ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Sommer, Carl Urbano, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Sorrell Booke
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Scooby Doo and the gang visited a haunted school. After the girls are kidnapped, it's up to Scooby and the gang to save them.

Directors: Charles A. Nichols, Ray Patterson
Stars: Remy Auberjonois, Susan Blu, Hamilton Camp
Chill Out, Scooby-Doo! (Video 2007)
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The gang's vacation to Paris takes a wrong turn when Scooby and Shaggy miss their flight and end up on a skydiving expedition in the Himalayas. To make matters worse, upon arrival they must outrun the Abominable Snowmonster.

Director: Joe Sichta
Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Jeff Bennett, Mindy Cohn
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The gang go to Australia to investigate the recent disappearances of the performances at the music festivals, by the so called 'Yowie Yahoo'.

Director: Scott Jeralds
Stars: Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Nicole Jaffe
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Join Scooby, Shaggy and the gang as they visit a friend in Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead! Only this time it's a monster that terrorizes the town.

Director: Scott Jeralds
Stars: Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Nicole Jaffe
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A cosmic case of UFOs, intergalactic intrigue and out-of-this-world romance launches Scooby, Shaggy and the Mystery, Inc. kids into their most unearthly adventure ever!

Director: Jim Stenstrum
Stars: Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Scooby-Doo and the gang attempt to solve creepy mysteries in the town of Crystal Cove, a place with a history of eerie supernatural events.

Stars: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Messick ...
Scooby / Boo Boo (voice)
...
Shaggy (voice)
Greg Burson ...
Yogi Bear / Royal Chef (voice)
...
Sinbad / Magilla Gorilla (voice) (as Alan Melvin)
...
Aliyah-din (voice)
...
Prince (voice)
...
Haman (voice)
...
Captain / Royal Guard #1 (voice) (as Charlie Adler)
...
Caliph (voice)
...
Cyclops (voice)
...
Sultan / Royal Guard #2 (voice)
...
Additional Voices (voice)
...
Additional Voices (voice)
...
Additional Voices (voice)
...
Additional Voices (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Scooby and Shaggy tell an Arabic Caliph two stories, the first about Aliyah-din, a young girl aided by two genies played Yogi and Boo-Boo and the second about Sinbad the Sailor played by Magilla Gorilla.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arabian Nights  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the very last Scooby-Doo cartoon to be produced by its original creator, Hanna-Barbera Cartoons. Afterward, all future Scooby-Doo productions would be produced by Warner Bros. Animation, starting with Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998) . See more »

Connections

Followed by Scooby-Doo Mystery (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of Hanna-Barbera's biggest failures ever
7 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a re-write of my short, unhelpful review on this movie, as written in August 2010.

Now, Hanna-Barbera was known for clever cartoons that made up for its limited animation by featuring funny characterizations and sight gags, witty stories, catchy background music, zany sound effects and excellent voice work. During the early-to-mid 1990s, however, they began to struggle before they began producing original material for Cartoon Network, having fallen behind by its new competition (Disney and WB's TV animation studios, as well as the Nicktoons). Some of their 1990s stuff was good ("Tom & Jerry Kids," "The Halloween Tree"), and some of it was bad. This movie is, unfortunately, one of their worst productions ever.

I had high hopes for this movie. It had a pretty good-looking voice cast (with Casey Kasem and Don Messick voicing Shaggy and Scooby, and also featuring many other talented voice actors like Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Tony Jay, Jennifer Hale, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker. etc.), and the video cover artwork made the plot look interesting, but I turned out to be deceived. The plot was very weak; Shaggy and Scooby-Doo were only in 15 minutes out of the film's 70-minute running time. Shaggy just tells stories to the nerdy Caliph (a precursor to Mandark of "Dexter's Lab"), and there is virtually no indication that these are stories he is telling. So it pretty much segues into another cartoon. The "Aliyah-Din" story is pretty much a no-brainer parody of Disney's "Aladdin" with the genders reversed to make it less obvious, and many of the characterizations and gags are unoriginal and seemed ripped off of other cartoons (especially anything made by Disney or WB); for example, Haman is an obvious rip- off of Jafar (with a bit of Dick Dastardly thrown into his design too). Yogi's running gag where he keeps hoping for food gets annoying after ten minutes, too. The soundtrack is also poor. Regarding the music, while I am usually a fan of the Carl Stalling-esquire style (as composed by "Animaniacs" composer Steve Bernstein), just doesn't work with this movie; it's always stopping and starting, moving with every knee jerk or double take, etc. I don't mind hearing this on a "Tiny Toon Adventures" or "Animaniacs" segment (great shows BTW), but here it just sounds out of place. The sound effects are also pretty much out of place, as the cartoon does not use Hanna-Barbera's famous sound FX that often, instead mostly opting for the old Treg Brown/Looney Tunes sound effects. And just as bad is the animation. It is actually very poor, even for 1994 standards! Character designs are rather wonky-looking, the backgrounds are over-stylized, even Shaggy and Scooby look strangely off-model! And the movements are pretty jerky and remind me of some of the worst early "Tiny Toons" animation (but without the crappy computer system used here), and there are a lot of cheap-looking digital pan and zooms that could make you nauseous.

Overall, this was one of Hanna-Barbera's worst cartoons ever from one of their worst periods ever, period. This was pretty much their equivalent to "Titanic: The Animated Musical." Even my YouTube Poop of this movie is better than the real thing! (Check it out if you get the chance to, it will save you the trouble from watching the real thing!)


4 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A total rip off titch-2
Discuss Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?