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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.

Director:

Holger Tappe

Writers:

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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Trivia

This movie is based on a short 4D cinema/ride at a tourist attraction in the UK called "Wookey Hole". The animation and basic premise are the same - a family transformed into monsters - but it occurs on a roller coaster ride. See more »

Goofs

In the very beginning of the movie, three bats play J.S. Bach's "Toccata et Fuga" (BWV 565), yet the keys they push do not match even closely those which would have to be played. See more »

Quotes

Baba Yaga: [Repeated line] Disappear pronto!
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It's a fun movie for kids that isn't too horrible for adults
17 October 2019 | by mellkleckerismSee all my reviews

Honestly it's a good "Halloween time" movie to add as a filler. Considering it's originally in the German the, the lip sync isn't too terrible and there's not much that can be done about it (there's plenty of foreign dubbed movies on Netflix) The animation isn't too terrible either! Hoodwinked has academy acclaimed award winning voice actors and the animation on that was in the pits.


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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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