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      Scooby and the Reluctant Werewolf

      TV-G 1988 1h 35m Kids & Family Mystery & Thriller Animation List
      20% Tomatometer 5 Reviews 61% Audience Score 250+ Ratings Dracula transforms Shaggy into a canine horror when the werewolf drops out of the annual Transylvania car race. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Renee Schonfeld Common Sense Media Typical Scooby tale has lots of jokes and cartoon jeopardy. Rated: 2/5 Jan 24, 2017 Full Review Michael Szymanski Zap2it.com Rated: 4/5 Nov 7, 2002 Full Review Cheryl DeWolfe Apollo Guide Rated: 69/100 Aug 13, 2002 Full Review Reel.com Rated: 0/4 Aug 13, 2002 Full Review Widgett Walls Needcoffee.com I'm being deadly serious here--I'll take Scooby's team-up with Jerry Reed, Sonny and Cher AND Phyllis Diller before this one. Rated: .5/5 Aug 12, 2002 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Nate T In general it's just a fun romp. I know the Superstars 10 movies aren't for everyone when it comes to Hanna-Barbera but it fits the Scooby-Doo tone perfectly. A guy and his dog getting into all kinds of unfathomable situations with equally convoluted but nonetheless hilarious solutions. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/03/24 Full Review Keith N One of the best Scooby Doo movies I've seen, literally one of my childhood favorites Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12/27/23 Full Review Lorenzo G the best scooby doo film ever. everything is perfect, from the characters to the story, MASTERPIECE Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12/11/22 Full Review Charles T Hanna-Barbera worked hard to find new things for their cash cow Scooby-Doo to do, and that explains this silly 1980's full-length animated film. Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, Scrappy-Doo, and Shaggy's girlfriend Googie race cars in auto races. A group of monsters meet in Transylvania for the Monster Road Race, and must replace the now retired werewolf. Luckily, the moon is right to create a new werewolf in the form of Shaggy. Count Dracula sends a duo known as the Hunch Bunch to change Shaggy into a werewolf, and they kidnap him and his friends back to Transylvania to drive in the race. As the werewolfed Shaggy and Scooby drive the race car, Scrappy and Googie follow behind them and the four try and outsmart the other cheating monsters who are competing. Count Dracula and Vanna Pira are commentators, and are also trying to get Shaggy to lose. This thing clocks in at over ninety minutes, and that is too long. The original Scooby-Doo gang is jettisoned for this forced comedy. The screenwriter, trying to make this as long as possible, fills the last half hour with the car race, which may test even the most patient Scooby-Doo fans. There are some funny lines: Vanna's idea of color commentary is to name the colors she sees, and the local townspeople are forced to cheer for the monsters, but the film makers think this is so original they repeat those jokes non-stop- the first time is amusing, after that, it is desperate. The animation is Saturday morning mediocrity. The film has a hurried rush to it, as if they knew kids would buy it no matter what, so why put any effort in to it? This is like Disney's old straight-to-video sequels to their better theatrical films. I am not reluctant in not recommending this. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 07/18/23 Full Review Audience Member The most underrated Scooby film, and one of my favorites. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review Audience Member One of the boring movies ever Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Movie Info

      Synopsis Dracula transforms Shaggy into a canine horror when the werewolf drops out of the annual Transylvania car race.
      Director
      Ray Patterson
      Producer
      Bernard Wolf
      Screenwriter
      Jim Ryan
      Production Co
      Hanna-Barbera Productions
      Rating
      TV-G
      Genre
      Kids & Family, Mystery & Thriller, Animation
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 1, 2012
      Runtime
      1h 35m
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