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Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost (2018)

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Your favorite teen sleuths go on an unforgettable adventure to New England, where they investigate the haunting of a historic colonial inn that's been turned into a state-of-the-art, culinary resort.

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Doug Murphy

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Tim Sheridan, William Hanna (based on characters by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Frank Welker ... Scooby-Doo / Fred Jones (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Daphne Blake / Rocky (voice)
Matthew Lillard ... Shaggy Rogers (voice)
Kate Micucci ... Velma Dinkley (voice)
Bobby Flay ... Bobby Flay (voice)
Giada De Laurentiis ... Giada De Laurentiis (voice)
Marcus Samuelsson ... Marcus Samuelsson (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Jeremiah Noseworthy / Red Ghost (voice)
Maya Haile Maya Haile ... Maya Haile (voice)
David Kaye ... Henry Metcalf / Chef Edward DuFlay (voice)
Salli Saffioti ... Reporter / Nancy Metcalf (voice)
Dana Snyder ... Skip Taylor (voice)
Jason Spisak ... Bradley Bass (voice)
Audrey Wasilewski ... Chef Sue / Librarian (voice)
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Your favorite teen sleuths go on an unforgettable adventure to New England, where they investigate the haunting of a historic colonial inn that's been turned into a state-of-the-art, culinary resort.

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Velma says that according to "Old Newport Cove by Henry Metcalf", the Rocky Harbor Inn has been vacant since 1780. In the pre-title sequence the Inn has a British Union Flag (adopted in 1801) and French Tricolour (adopted in 1794) outside. See more »

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Bobby Flay: [after listening to the reporter] So this is really what you kids do?
Fred Jones: Literally. All the time.
Giada De Laurentiis: And you've actually caught ghosts?
Velma Dinkley: Let's just say we always get our man.
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A run-of-the-mill Scooby-Doo animated movie running on autopilot...
9 February 2019 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Well, I sat down to watch "Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost" with my son as he enjoys the adventures of Scooby-Doo, and I also did grow up watching both Scooby-Doo and Scrabby-Doo on the saturday morning cartoons.

However, the story told in "Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost" was just a run-of-the-mill Scooby-Doo story, one that has been seen hundreds of times before in every single other animated movie and series with the Mystery Gang. Yeah, take it as it is, for better or worse.

While this 2018 animated Scooby-Doo movie is as generic and predictable as it comes, it does follow that special and unique formula that Hanna-Barbera has founded the entire franchise on. Which definitely gives it a sense of sticking to the core essentials, but it also leaves it with lacking new ideas and innovation.

The animation and art style in "Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost" is good, as it always is in these animated Scooby-Doo movies. So that definitely counts in favor of the animated movie, for sure.

And the voice acting is good, again as it always is in these animated movies. It is always a blast to hear the voice acting talents of Frank Welker, Grey Griffin, Matthew Lillard and Kate Micucci. Now, Giada De Laurentiis and Marcus Samuelsson portray animated versions of themselves, yet I sit here and I don't even know who they are, so I don't get much enjoyment from that.

All in all, "Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost" is delivering what to be expected from an animated movie of this type. However, I just find it lacking something new to make it outstanding from the numerous other animated Scooby-Doo movies. And that means that I have to settle on a very mediocre five out of ten starts for "Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost".


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11 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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