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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

The Mystery Inc. gang 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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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 enemies? Velma has a crush on the museum curator Patrick Wisely despite her fears of intimacy but why is he acting so suspicious? The Mystery Gang is hard pressed to succeed this time, since annoying television reporter Heather Jasper-Howe insists they are buffoons. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,865,271 (UK) (26 March 2004)

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$84,185,387 (USA) (13 August 2004)
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Trivia

This marks the 5th film in which Freddie Prinze Jr. co-stars with Matthew Lillard. The other four were Scooby Doo, Summer Catch, She's All That and Wing Commander. See more »

Goofs

When the control panel is in the air and Scooby tries to catch it, the Pterodactyl ghost comes flying by, tries to catch it too, and crashes with the Tar monster, which was standing close to them. But when Scooby presses the button and the monsters are destroyed, the Tar monster is across the room, holding Daphne, and the Pterodactyl is no longer stuck on him. See more »

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Shaggy: [Shaggy and Scooby trying to act like real spies] Scoob, what's your conclusion?
Scooby-Doo: [holds up a sketch of a bunny] Bunny!
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Crazy Credits

At the very end after all the credits roll, Scooby is shown in a creepy hall playing a "Scooby Doo" game on a Game Boy Advance. He then turns the game screen towards the camera, and says "Rook! Rodes!" (Look! Codes!), showing a cheat code for the game he was playing. See more »


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Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Again)
Written by Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart)
Produced by Skillz and Fingaz
Performed by Big Brovaz
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (U.K.) Ltd./Riot Recordings/Shalit Global Music
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Better climax.
21 May 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

After the disappointing effort of the first Scooby-Doo film I wasn't much enthusiastic about this "Monsters Unleashed". But to tell the truth this film handled the characters better and the climax more interesting, at least in terms of the identity of the villain. It remained true to the original cartoon storyline in the sense that the character of the villain appeared earlier in the film. The dialogues also got better, though abandoning thick sense of humor was impossible. It failed to develop enough chemistry between the members of the gang, which is in fact faithful to the cartoon where in my opinion the characters are quite one-dimensional.

The CGI of Scooby himself has improved only slightly. The monsters could have been designed better, although there are touches of nice imagination e.g. the candy floss monster. The most irritating parts were unnecessary hip-hop dance sequences. Besides such points, Scooby Doo 2 deserves more praise than its prequel.


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