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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed [2004] (1 disc)

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Director:Raja Gosnell
Writer:James Gunn
Composer:David Newman
Length:93 minutes
(1 hour 33 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Suggested Event Use:Halloween
Sorting Category:Kids
IMDB Rating:4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:20%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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  • Mystery
  • Kids
  • Action
  • Fantasy
  • CG
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Synopsis: Mystery Inc. is doing okay for itself, until someone seems to be targetting them for humiliation.


Reaction: This one hits the jokes a bit more consistently than the previous outing.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
Raja Gosnell => Director
James Gunn => Writer
David Newman => Composer
Alicia Silverstone => Heather
Bill Mondy => Vomit Reporter
Bob Papenbrook => Black Knight (voice)
C. Ernst Harth => Miner 49er
Cascy Beddow => Young Shaggy
Christopher R. Sumpton => Zombie
Dee Bradley Baker => Zombie / 10,000 Volt Ghost / Red Eye Skeleton (voice)
Emily Tennant => Young Daphne
Freddie Prinze Jr. => Fred
J.P. Manoux => Scooby Brainiac (voice)
Kevin Durand => Black Knight Ghost
Lauren Kennedy => Young Velma
Linda Cardellini => Velma
Matthew Lillard => Shaggy
Michael Sorich => Cotton Candy Glob (as Michael J. Sorich) (voice) / Tar Monster
Neil Fanning => Scooby-Doo Voice (voice)
Peter Boyle => Old Man Wickles
Ruben Studdard => Himself
Ryan Vrba => Young Fred
Sarah Michelle Gellar => Daphne
Scott McNeil => Evil Masked Figure
Seth Green => Patrick
Tasmanian Devil => Himself
Terrence Stone => 10,000 Volt Ghost (voice)
Tim Blake Nelson => Jacobo

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • In the high school clubhouse, Daphne has a dart throwing trophy.
  • When Velma is sitting in the backseat of the van and her leather outfit makes a farting noise, the line, "That was my outfit, I swear," was an ad-lib by Linda Cardellini.
  • When in Wickles mansion, the Gang finds a Celtic book with names written on the first page. Among the names are Harry Hausen (a nod to [?] Ray Harryhausen, pioneer of stop animation monsters), Werner Brovas (Warner Brothers), and Munster Mash.
  • There was a gag, created by the animators at Rhythm & Hues, where Scooby would turn into his cartoon version when he mistakenly drinks a potion. The gag was not in the script and was at one point chosen to replace a less-favored gag in which Scooby would turn into George W. Bush. In the end, Warner Brothers decided that they didn't want the audience to compare 2D Scooby to 3D Scooby, so they chose to have him turn into the Tasmanian Devil instead.
  • Velma's nameplate necklace reads 'Velmalicious'
  • The original [Scooby-Doo] episode dealing with the pterodactyl ghost featured a villain and motive that were quite different. The pterodactyl/hang glider costume was used to smuggle pirated music, with the small-town mayor behind the whole scheme.
  • At one point in the film, Scooby and Shaggy are pretending to sing into a toilet brush "microphone". The song they are actually singing is {Strangers in the Night} - Frank Sinatra's version featured the improvised scat lyrics, "Scoo-bee-doo-bee-doo", lyrics which then-CBS executive [?] Fred Silverman chose as the replacement name of Scooby-Doo, in the original Scooby-Doo series. The original choice of name for Scooby was "Too Much", a popular catchphrase of the era.
  • The metal slide rule which Velma uses to calculate how to negate the effects of randamonium is, in fact, an E6-B flight calculator. The E6-B is an incredibly important tool for pilots to calculate wind velocities, air and ground speeds, fuel consumption, time en route, and aircraft course headings, amongst other things.