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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

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

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$84,185,387 (USA) (13 August 2004)
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Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seth Green previously both starred in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), a series which made many references to Scooby Doo cartoons. Their group was referred to as the Scoobys. See more »

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In the 10,000 volt ghost and black knight scene, the explosion should have ruined the MYSTERY INC. car. See more »

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Shaggy: We're gonna die!
Daphne: Think positive!
Shaggy: We're gonna die quickly!
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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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