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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)

The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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Cast

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Nick Palatas ...
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Scooby Doo (voice)
Shawn Macdonald ...
Principal Deedle
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Vice Principal Grimes
Leah James ...
Brian J. Sutton ...
Ezekial Gallows (as Brian Sutton)
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Ezekial Gallows (voice)
Dee Jay Jackson ...
Bus Driver
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Janitor
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Librarian
Devon Thomas ...
Beefy Jock
David Hurtubise ...
Mr. Pupperman (as Dave Hurtubise)
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Storyline

The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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From the director of 'Beethoven' and 'The Flintstones', learn the Who, What, Where, When and HOWL of Mystery Inc. (DVD) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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13 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Scooby Doo 3  »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The gang's hometown of Coolsville is located in Ohio. See more »

Goofs

When the teens are serving their detention in the library and the weather storm begins, at one point Velma says "unusual 'climactic' anomaly" referring to the impending weather storm. In fact Velma should have said "unusual 'climatic' anomaly. Her use of the adjective is in error as "climactic" refers to the word "climax" whereas "climatic" would be the adjective to use when referring to "climate." See more »

Quotes

Fred: So, the Bears really slaughtered those Dolphins last night, huh?
Shaggy: What? That's terrible! Who in their right mind would bring bears to the beach?
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Connections

References The Huckleberry Hound Show (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

American Jig
from House of Wax (1953)
Written by David Buttolph
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Fun DVD fare
16 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

It may not have the gloss of the two previous live action Scooby films but this one still has all the heart and fun of those two films. It will entertain families in the same way that the classic cartoon did over forty years ago.

An all new cast do a fair job of playing the iconic characters and the story plods along at a pace that can be enjoyed by both parents and kids alike.

There are flaws in the plot but it does come across as more than just a DVD spin and that is a testament to the cast.

Overall this is funny and entertaining enough of a film for those who have enjoyed the previous live action Scooby outings.


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