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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

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Mystery Inc. must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.

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Daphne's Tattooed Fan #1 (as Christopher Gauthier)
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Daphne's Tattooed Fan #2
Morgan Brayton ...
Mullet Nerdette #1
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Storyline

When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes of the gang's most notorious villains: Black Knight Ghost, Pterodactyl Ghost and Tar Monster. Could it be that their nemesis, mad scientist Jonathan Jacobo has returned and is trying to recreate their deadliest foes? Velma has a crush on the hunk / museum curator Patrick Wisely but why is he acting so suspicious? The Mystery Gang is hard pressed to succeed this time, since pesky TV reporter Heather Jasper-Howe insists they are buffoons. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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monster | ghost | museum | tv | masked villain | See more »

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Rated PG for some scary action, rude humor and language | See all certifications »

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26 March 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Scooby 2  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$142,995 (Japan) (15 October 2004)

Gross:

$337,678 (Japan) (22 October 2004)
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Trivia

During filming outside the Vancouver Art Museum a boom camera zooming into the Mystery Machine after its arrival crashed into the back end of the vehicle, denting it and breaking the lens. See more »

Goofs

When Velma is watching the projection in the cave, the projector has no tape on it. The wheels are also spinning the same way, so no projection would actually be shown. See more »

Quotes

Fred: This is bad.
Shaggy: No doubt.
Fred: Shaggy?
Shaggy: Yeah?
Fred: Who's driving?
Shaggy: Uhh...
[the gang looks back to see who is driving with no one there but Scooby in the passenger seat]
Scooby-Doo: Rello!
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Tazmanian Devil - Himself See more »

Connections

Follows Scooby-Doo's Creepiest Capers (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Undone
Written by David Jost and Dave Roth
Performed by Patrick Nuo
Courtesy of WEA Records
A Division of Warner Music Group Germany Holding GmbH
(only in selected territories)
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User Reviews

Dastardly deeds and CGI hijinks ensue.

It's Friday afternoon, and you and your buds are trying to decide on a movie. "How about Scooby-Doo 2? Should we check it out?" Good question. Allow me to point out a few things that might help you make up your mind:

1. The word "Scooby" is in the title. 2. The word "Doo" is in the title. 3. The action takes place in a city called "Coolsville." 4. The local museum is called the "Coolsonian." 5. The phrase "Doo the fright thing" appears on the poster.

Got the picture? If so, then you should realize that this is NOT a movie that guys should see alone together. However, would it be all right to see with your significant other? Ask yourself the following questions:

1. Did I watch *and* enjoy the original Scooby TV series?

2. Did I watch *and* enjoy the first Scooby movie?

If you answered "no" to both of those questions, then it should not shock you into a heart attack to hear that you might not enjoy this Scooby sequel.

THE GIST:

Yes, some of the jokes are pretty silly. And OK, there's enough cheese for more than a couple of Ritz crackers. And I'll admit, the inspirational "You are a hero" speeches are pretty painful. And while the CGI isn't going to make George Lucas' beard quiver, I still thought it was cool. I can't give "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" a whole-hearted recommendation, but it's great fun for the kids, and if you still find humor in the cartoon then you just might find yourself enjoying this live-action version. Just don't expect *too* much.

P.S. Aren't you glad I didn't say not to expect *doo* much?? BWAHAHAHAHA! I'm sorry. I officially apologize for that. It won't happen again.

Rating: 2 1/2 (out of 5)


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