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Monster Family (2017)

Happy Family (original title)
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Despite the title, the Wishbone family are far from happy. In an attempt to reconnect as a family, Mum and Emma plan a fun night out. However, her plan backfires when an evil witch curses them, and they're all turned into Monsters.

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Holger Tappe

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David Safier (screenplay), Catharina Junk (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Dirk Stollberg ... 1st Bat
Emily Watson ... Emma (voice)
Jason Isaacs ... Dracula (voice)
Jan Makino Jan Makino ... 2nd Bat
Nick Frost ... Frank (voice)
Paul Stone Paul Stone ... 3rd Bat
Jessica Brown Findlay ... Fay (voice)
Celia Imrie ... Cheyenne (voice)
Catherine Tate ... Baba Yaga (voice)
Ethan Rouse ... Max (voice)
Ewan Bailey ... Renfield (voice)
Emma Tate Emma Tate ... Head Model (voice)
Jessica McDonald Jessica McDonald ... Sheila (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Ben Zenou ... Imhotep (voice)
Bettina Kenney ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Despite the title, the Wishbone family are far from happy. In an attempt to reconnect as a family, Mum and Emma plan a fun night out. However, her plan backfires when an evil witch curses them, and they're all turned into Monsters.

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A regular family on a monster of an adventure!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dracula's pets (three little bats) never speak. They also have no name. See more »

Goofs

When the Family are in London the Union Flags surrounding the building are ALL upside down. See more »

Quotes

Imhotep: I am Pharaoh Imhotep!
Fay: You're Johnny Depp?
Imhotep: [Loudly, insistently] I'm Imhotep!
Fay: Ok, oh great and sandy one.
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Not even fit for a kids movie.
28 November 2017 | by freddyfazbearentcoSee all my reviews

I don't think I've ever seen a worse movie in a cinema. I watch loads of movies and saying this means a lot from me. I'm extremely dismissive of movie mistakes and plot-holes, but this, oh boy. It's loud, it's obnoxious, it has scenes that go on for too long. This movie has no plot, no structure no nothing. Yes, I understand this is a kids movie, but at least have the movie make sense. In fact, the movie is so terrible, in the first 30 minutes or so I left because I couldn't stand it anymore.

TL;DR, don't go to see this movie, not even with your children, they will most likely not like it either.


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Country:

Germany | UK

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

9 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Monster Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Hannover, Niederachsen, Germany

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$576, 11 February 2018

Gross USA:

$127,259

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,820,586
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Color (4K)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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