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Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (2016)

Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Video 9 August 2016
1:43 | Trailer
Scooby-Doo and his friends, team-up with the WWE wrestlers for a car race, but a mysterious racer is trying to sabotage the race.


Tim Divar, Dong Won Jung (as Dongwon Jung) | 3 more credits »


Matt Wayne (story by), Ernie Altbacker (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Welker ... Scooby-Doo / Fred Jones (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Daphne Blake (voice)
Matthew Lillard ... Shaggy Rogers (voice)
Kate Micucci ... Velma Dinkley (voice)
Michael Coulthard ... Michael Cole (voice) (as Michael Cole)
Edwin Colón ... Diego (voice) (as Diego)
Orlando Colón ... Fernando (voice) (as Fernando)
Mascarita Dorada ... El Torito (voice) (as El Torito)
Dustin Rhodes ... Goldust (voice) (as Goldust)
Kofi Kingston ... Kofi Kingston (voice)
C.J. Perry ... Lana (voice) (as Lana)
Stephanie McMahon ... Stephanie McMahon (voice)
Mike 'The Miz' Mizanin ... The Miz (voice) (as The Miz)
Saraya-Jade Bevis ... Paige (voice) (as Paige)
Dusty Rhodes ... Dusty Rhodes (voice)


It's pedal to the metal as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the gang team up with the superstars of WWE in this hi-octane, original movie! When Scooby and Mystery Inc. visit an off-road racing competition, it's not long before strange events start to occur. A mysterious phantom racer, known only as Inferno, is causing chaos and determined to sabotage the race. It's up Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and their new driving partner, The Undertaker, to save the race and solve the mystery. Along with other WWE superstars such as Triple H, Paige and Shamus, it's time to start your engine and your appetite because Scooby-Doo and WWE are chasing down adventure and laughs just for you!

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Final voice performance of "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes. See more »


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The Undertaker: Well, I'll be. You're the two the vanquished the Ghost Bear.
Scooby-Doo: Undertaker!
Shaggy Rogers: [Shaking with Scooby] Scared... excited... same time... brain confused!
The Undertaker: Skinny Man and Dead Meat, right?
Shaggy Rogers: Like, yeah. But, you can call us Shaggy and Scooby. In fact, you can call us anything you'd like, but please don't put us to a final rest, Mr. Undertaker-Phenom-Dead Man, sir!
[Shaggy and Scooby shake and whimper more]
The Undertaker: The bell tolls only for the Demon.
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A lot of WWE, but not enough Mystery Incorporated
21 March 2018 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Being a huge 'Scooby Doo' fan for goodness knows how long, any new show, special or film would be watched with great anticipation. While 'Scooby Doo Where Are You' is still the jewel of the crown of the franchise, a vast majority of the 'Scooby Doo' films have a huge amount to like and are worth watching at least once.

The second Scooby Doo and WWE cross-over (after 2014's 'WrestleMania Mystery'), 'Curse of the Speed Demon' is not one of the best 'Scooby Doo' films. Not like 'Zombie Island', 'Witch's Ghost', 'Big Top', 'Goblin King' (am aware that this is not going to be a popular opinion) and 'Mask of the Blue Falcon', though find a lot to like about almost all the animated 'Scooby Doo' films (one of few exceptions being 'Monster of Mexico'). Actually too preferred 'WrestleMania Mystery' which felt more balanced in its components. For me, 'Curse of the Speed Demon' is one of the weaker outings.

Not because it's bad, far from it. It just felt a little unbalanced. For WWE fans, it is more successful, as they are much more prominent. The WWE sequences are exciting, fun to watch and well animated and choreographed, though there could have been more of them in action while a couple of their scenes are a little too prolonged. The characters entertain and are voiced well.

For Scooby Doo fans, like me (more so than WWE and more of the reason for viewing), 'Curse of the Speed Demon' doesn't fare so well. What there is of them is fine, the gang are true to personality and what they're given is charming and engaging. The chemistry between them is great, especially between Scooby and Shaggy (one of the franchise's biggest selling points in the first place), and the writing is endearingly goofy and amusing with a good deal of heart. The problem is that they are underused and feel too much like support characters when actually they should be the stars.

Likewise there could have been more mystery. It is slight, doesn't feature enough (playing second fiddle to the WWE) and the identity of the culprit and the motive are too prematurely foreseeable, knew who it was without trouble well before the reveal myself. It is also though fun, creepy and engaging with a good, well designed and pretty freaky villain.

On a visual level, 'Curse of the Speed Demon' is great. Everything is beautifully drawn and meticulously detailed, with rich, atmospheric colours and a lot of care and time clearly went into how the characters were drawn and move. The music is both dynamic and groovy, with a lot of energy and a haunting undercurrent.

Voice acting is also spot on from all, especially from Matthew Lillard, for a while he has filled big shoes in a more than worthy way and does Casey Kasem proud. It is amazing too at how it's been nearly 50 years since 'Scooby Doo' first started and Frank Welker is still voicing Fred and with no signs with being long in the tooth. His Scooby voice has taken a lot of getting used to, having grown up with Don Messick, but it has grown on me.

Overall, sort of a mixed-marginally positive experience for me. Liked enough aspects to stop me from rating it badly, but its disjointed and unbalanced nature stopped me from enjoying it more. 6/10 Bethany Cox

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