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Raja Gosnell (2002)

PG Certificate


Our Score
Hanna-Barbera's much-loved teen sleuths make their live-action debut in this colourful but woefully misjudged rendition of the popular cartoon series. It attempts to please knowing adults who remember the TV series from their youth with coded drug references and post-modernism, while delivering gags along the lines of a flatulence duel to satisfy otherwise baffled kids. James Gunn's screenplay stays true to the cartoon - in that our heroes investigate a haunted island - but any hope of narrative momentum is undermined by self-referential clever-cleverness. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Matthew Lillard make game attempts at putting flesh on Daphne and Shaggy, but the CGI Scooby is so charmless he sucks the life out of the film. Suddenly The Flintstones movie doesn't look so bad.



Cast & Crew

Fred Jones Freddie Prinze Jr
Daphne Blake Sarah Michelle Gellar
Norville "Shaggy" Rogers Matthew Lillard
Velma Dinkley Linda Cardellini
Emile Mondavarious Rowan Atkinson
Voodoo maestro Miguel A Nunez Jr
Mary Jane Isla Fisher
N'Goo Tuana Steven Grives
Zarkos Sam Greco
Scooby-Doo Neil Fanning
Scrappy-Doo Scott Innes
Toy company owner Pamela Anderson
Director Raja Gosnell
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Warner Bros Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay Released on: 12 Jul 2002

Comedy Childrens Drama

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