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Spooky Island is a horror-themed amusement park owned by Emile Mondavarious . Attractions vary from dancing "ghouls" to "monster" roller coasters to the Ring of Fire Velma went to. Scrappy-Doo took over the island and summoned real demons to steal people's souls ( protoplasm ), possess their bodies, and create an army of possessed students to take over the world and usher in an age of darkness where the Demons rule the world for 10,000 years in the Darkopolypse Ritual .

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Employees [ ]

  • Emile Mondavarious (owner)
  • Zarkos (cult lieutenant)
  • Scrappy-Doo (cult leader)
  • N' Goo Tuana (cult priest)

History [ ]

Scooby-doo: the movie [ ].

After being kicked out of Mystery Incorporated for his power-hungry behavior and constantly urinating on Daphne , Scrappy-Doo, seeking revenge on them, arrives on Spooky Island initially under the surmise of auditioning for a role there. However, once he has met the owner, Emile Mondavarious, Scrappy is able to capture Mondavarious and imprison him in a small holding cell in the main ritual chamber of the Darkopolypse Ritual on top of Mt. Spooky. Using a robotic double of Mondavarious to impersonate him and aided by henchmen such as N' Goo Tuana and the masked luchador Zarkos , Scrappy invites collage students to Spooky Island, where he captures them, extracts their protoplasmic souls, and has the Demons possess their bodies. All part of a plan to use the Darkopolypse Ritual to allow the Demons to rule the Earth for 10,000 years and take revenge on Mystery Incorporated. However, wanting to have them witness his triumph, Scrappy invites all of them to Spooky Island, unaware that the gang had recently parted ways following tempers boiling over between Fred , Daphne, and Velma following the Luna Ghost mystery. Nevertheless, the gang reluctantly travel together to Spooky Island, but split up to explore and start to find clues regarding the Darkopolypse Ritual, with Daphne finding and taking the Daemon Ritus . His plans compromised, Scrappy sends the Demons to attack Mystery Incorporated and the other guests, while pretending to be kidnapped as well in his Mondavarious android body. He succeeds in capturing Fred and Velma, taking their souls and having their bodies possessed by Demons, and does the same shortly thereafter with Daphne after she's captured by Zarkos. He then captures his uncle Scooby , as the Darkopolypse Ritual requires a pure soul to be successful, and Scooby was perfect for it.

However, Shaggy stumbles across the main ritual chamber, finds the cauldron containing everyone's protoplasmic souls, and is able to send Fred, Daphne, and Velma's souls back to their bodies. Velma and Daphne exorcise the Demons from their bodies, which are then killed by exposure to sunlight. Fred exorcises his demon too and is presumably destroyed despite never being showed on screen. Shaggy then grabs the Daemon Ritus and flees to regroup with the others, only to learn that Fred and Daphne got their souls switched by mistake. Luckily, the Daemon Ritus mix-matched Mystery Incorporated's souls around until they are all back in their proper bodies. They then learn of the Darkopolypse Ritual from the Voodoo Maestro , and realizing Scooby and the world are in mortal danger, Fred, Daphne, and Velma agree to put their argument from the Luna Ghost mystery behind them to help Shaggy save Scooby and the world from the Demons.

While Shaggy, Fred, and Velma infiltrate the main ritual chamber, Daphne remains topside to unleash the disco skull to reflect the sunlight into the chamber to kill the Demons once they were exorcised from their host bodies. Unfortunately, the ritual begins before everything is set, and Fred and Velma try to blend in before being caught, while Daphne is found by Zarkos and forced to fight him. After knocking out a guard, Shaggy is able to disguise himself and get close to Scooby to try and warn him, but by the time he does, Scooby's soul is extracted by N' Goo. Scrappy then attaches the Daemon Ritus to his chest and begins absorbing the protoplasmic souls of the students. Luckily, Shaggy causes the arm that N' Goo grabbed Scooby's soul with to hit Scrappy's robotic Mondavarious body, damaging it, and preventing him from absorbing the soul of Scooby and anymore students, all while getting Scooby's soul back in his body. When Fred and Velma discover Mondavarious is a robot, Scrappy reveals himself, before using the souls he was able to absorb through the Daemon Ritus to transform into a monstrous version of himself dubbed Scrappy Rex . Despite doing their best to outrun and outsmart him, Scooby and Shaggy are soon captured by Mary Jane , herself another of the Demon-possessed victims, and after subduing Shaggy with the Demon's breath, she hands Scooby over to Scrappy Rex so Scooby's soul can be extracted and the Darkopolypse Ritual completed.

It looks like the end for Mystery Incorporated and the world, until Daphne, fed up with being the damsel-in-distress, bites Zarkos' hand, forcing him to release her as he could not tolerate the pain, and she uses her martial arts to soon shove him through the vent into the main ritual chamber, destroying the slats, letting sunlight inside the ritual chamber, causing him to fall to his death, knock over the cauldron carrying all the unabsorbed souls, which immediately take flight in the cave, returning to their bodies, a possessed woman and man are seen having their protoplasmic souls return to their bodies, diving down into their mouths with enough momentum to knock them onto the ground, they are seen visually writing on the ground and soon their Demons are exorcised from their bodies, including Mary Jane's, which dives down her mouth with such force, she's forced to release Shaggy as the recoil pushes her away from him and onto her back, stunning her. Her Demon is exorcised off screen. Daphne releases the disco skull, and as the Demons are ejected from their human bodies, the reflected sunlight shines on them, causing their bodies to develop glowing boils and they subsequently explode, ending their threat.

However, despite the ritual being ruined and having most of the Demons in the cave destroyed, Scrappy Rex refuses to admit defeat, and tries to chase down Fred and Velma in revenge, only to be distracted by Shaggy, who had gained control of the arm N' Goo used earlier against Scooby, and telling Scrappy he's a bad puppy, Shaggy lunges the arm at Scrappy, who screams in horror as the arm grabs the Daemon Ritus, and after some effort, rips the artifact from Scrappy's chest. Without the Daemon Ritus, all the souls Scrappy absorbed are freed, and as they depart Spooky Island to return to their original bodies to wipe out the remaining Demons who had left the island previously, Scrappy is reduced back to his normal form, but still wants to fight until Scooby smacks him into the nearby wall, knocking him out. Thanks to Mystery Incorporated, the Darkopolypse Ritual is stopped, the Demons destroyed, and Scrappy and his remaining henchman N' Goo are arrested by the authorities and taken to prison. Shaggy frees the real Mondavarious, allowing him to reclaim control of Spooky Island, and the gang reunite to resume solving mysteries.

Appearances [ ]

  • Scooby-Doo: The Movie

Notes/trivia [ ]

  • The scenes filmed at Spooky Island, were in Australia at Tangalooma Island Resort , where over 400 cast and crew took over the Resort for six weeks and transformed it into an exclusive film set.
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Brief synopsis, cast & crew, raja gosnell, sarah michelle gellar, freddie prinze, matthew lillard, linda cardellini, neil fanning, technical specs.

Zoinks! Two years after a clash of egos forced Mystery Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his clever crime-solving cohorts Fred, Daphne, Shaggy and Velma are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series a paranormal incidents at the ultra-hip Spring Break hot spot. Concerned that his frightfully popular resort might truly be haunted, Spooky Island owner Emile Mondavarious tries to reunite those notoriously meddling detectives to solve the mystery before his supernatural secret scares away the college crowds. Scooby and the gang will have to overcome their personal differences and forget everything they think they know about fake ghouls and phony creatures to crack the case, save themselves and possibly the world... Ruh-roh!

Rowan Atkinson

Frank welker, celeste gosnell, rodney sheppard, cayley gosnell, scott innes, dj homicide, michael caffrey, j.p. manoux, adam williams, miguel a nunez, martin broome, ashley evans, kristian schmid, david vallon, troy mackinder, kyas sherriff, michala banas, stephen holford, jess harnell, andrew bryniarski, bradley gosnell, charles cousins, jonathan coffey, michael montgomery, robert diaz, audrey gosnell, craig behenna, holly brisley, emily gosnell, steven grives, kym jackson, andrew waters, stephen colyer, rodney syaranamual, stan frazier, mark mcgrath, isla fisher, robert ricks, marea lambert barker, keith bullock, fiona horne, chris cruickshanks, simone dumbleton, murphy karges, janis mcgavin, nicholas hope, ashley walker, remi broadway, danielle starkey, sheryl benko, richard allardice, jodie allen, alexandra altrocchi, john august, caroline austin, richard baneham, joseph barbera, andrt benjamin, bruce botnick, pierre bouvier, brendon boyd, lisa brennan, paul brincat, donna brown, patrick brown, john bunkley, ian burrell, graeme callander, lincoln chase, charles-andre comeau, jennifer cornwell, peter t crosman, peter cunnah, scott d'agostino, ian dewhurst, regis ducatillon, paula marie duncan, david eggby, damon elliott, robyn elliott, shirley elliston, robert e. engelman, leesa evans, lloyd ferguson, bernard fowler, alan g. glazer, gabrielle gliniak, william hanna, christen hill, christian husband, jalil hutchins, gregory jamrock, stephen jones, leon joosen, judy kalman, david kelly, angela kenny, william king, beyoncé knowles, solange knowles, bill kroyer, kevin kutchaver, roger lanser, ronald lapread, jacinta leong, rebecca r liddle, grahame litchfield, joshua madrers, paul malane, georgina marquis, andrew mason, suza maybury, peter mccaffrey, thomas mcclary, jamie mclennan, fiona mcmaster, tom mcsweeney, romeo miller, margaret a mitchell, jackie mitto, david newman, krystyna newman, david nimmo, john o'connell, peter oberdorfer, walter orange, kelly oxford, betsy paterson, philip a patterson, paul pattison, jamie petrie, stacie plunk, matthew putland, katherine quittner, ben raleigh, busta rhymes, lionel richie, michael robinson, lisa marie rosenberg, charles roven, danny saber, scott sanders, laura schultz, david sheats, hunter shepherd, todd shifflett, andrew silver, fitzroy simpson, lawrence smith, kelley smith-wait, jean-francois stinco, scott storch, richard suckle, paul thomas, craig titley, michael turner, lara twyford, michele c. vallillo, lesley vanderwalt, mary vernieu, tom villano, peter von sholly, laura z. wasserman, michael wilhoit, kurt williams, milan williams, brian wilson, sandy wingrove, anthony zierhut, miscellaneous notes.

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2002

Released in United States Summer June 14, 2002

Re-released in United States on Video October 22, 2013

Sequel to "Scooby-Doo" (USA/2001) directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Live action adaptation of the Hanna-Barbera half-hour animated series "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?" (1969-74) which aired on ABC.

Project was previously a co-production with Turner Pictures.

Mike Myers was formerly attached to star.

Mosiac Media Group is a joint venture bewteen Atlas Entertainment, Third Rail and Gold/Miller Productions.

Producer Dawn Steel died December 20, 1997.

Tim Burton was formerly attached to direct.

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The 12 Best 'Scooby-Doo!' Movies, Ranked According to IMDb

Jinkies! That's a lot of movies!

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Velma was unfortunately an instant disappointment when it premiered, with the series currently holding a shockingly low 1.6 rating on IMDb . Fans and critics weren't impressed by the predictable storylines and forced humor, which brought the entire show down. For viewers looking for high-quality Scooby-Doo content, there are so many fantastic movies out there that represent the best of the franchise.

First airing in 1969 with Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! , fans of all ages and throughout multiple generations love coming back to see their favorite teenage detective gang solving spooky mysteries. Along with their cowardly-lovable pup Scooby-Doo the gang consists of team leader Fred Jones, the brains Velma Dinkley, the intuitive Daphne Blake, and the strong appetite of Shaggy Rogers as Mystery Incorporated, and an extensive roster of guest stars, solve a mixture concocted hoaxes and supernatural threats.

Produced by cartoon legends William Hanna and Joseph Barbera , Scooby-Doo' s first television series inspired countless spinoffs and continuations, including made-for-television, home-video-release, and theatrical movies. While some of the best Scooby-Doo movies are mostly crafted in 2D animation, the Scooby gang has had stints in live-action, 3D animation, gotten the Lego treatment, and even puppet form, and saw its first entry into adult animation with Velma starring Mindy Kaling , last January.

Updated on October 11, 2023, by Hannah Saab:

12 'big top scooby-doo' (2012), imdb rating: 6.7/10.

A rewatchable direct-to-DVD entry in the Scooby-Doo movies , Big Top Scooby-Doo sees the gang travel towards Atlantic City for a well-deserved chill holiday. Of course, that's not what happens when they arrive, as they discover a big top circus tent surrounded by ravenous werewolves. Soon, the members of the gang transform into talented circus performers themselves to solve the problem.

With Daphne practicing her comedic skills as a clown and Scooby doing his best to perform tricks in hilarious yet entertaining ways, there's a lot to love about this film. It may not have the most exciting mystery ever, but it's a great one to see for tons of fun from the main characters.

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11 'Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon' (2012)

Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon is an exciting animated crossover that includes fan-favorite characters Blue Falcon and Dynomutt. It's the 19th direct-to-video Scooby movie and it depicts the events following Mr. Hyde's decision to unleash mischievous monster bats, creepy slimey creatures, and bloodthirsty hounds at a convention. The gang works together to round these up before the event is completely ruined.

It has a straightforward and predictable plot, but that doesn't stop the film from being amusing from start to finish. The brilliant and gut-busting ways the Mystery Inc. team figures out how to stop each horrific creature can be genuinely surprising at times, making the end result all the more satisfying.

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10 'Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf' (1988)

Scooby-Doo was an instant classic animated show when it was aired back in 1969 and would receive several spin-offs. One such spark to keep the franchise feeling fresh was the introduction of Scrappy-Doo in 1979. Fans would have fun following the overly-confident nephew of Scooby in numerous shorts, TV series, and eventually a series of three films, including Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf . This would be Scrappy's last appearance until the 2002 live-action installment.

Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf follows Scooby and Scrappy , both voiced by Don Messick , and Shaggy, Casey Kasem, who voiced Shaggy for 28 years, as they gather at Dracula's castle for the Monster Road Rally. In a fun twist of events, Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to his pals to help him win the race and transform back to human form.

9 'Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School' (1988)

Imdb rating: 6.8/10.

Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School is part of a series of made-for-television specials alongside The Reluctant Werewolf and once again stars just Scooby, Shaggy, and Scrappy and not the entire Mystery Inc. gang. Upon being hired as gym teachers, the three friends soon figure out that Ms. Grimwood's Finishing School for Girls is a school for paranormal students.

Frightened upon their realization, the trio is introduced to the students; Sibella the vampire and Dracula's daughter, Winnie the howling werewolf; the re-animated Elsa Frankenteen, Phantasma the ghost, and the youngest of the bunch, Tanis, the daughter of the Mummy. After 30 years, the five girl ghouls would appear in 2018's OK K.O! Let's Be Heroes episode "Monster Party."

8 'Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders' (2000)

Most known for depicting classic monsters and horror creatures Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders was a playful step into science fiction. Playing much like campy UFO flicks from the '50s depicting strange encounters with extraterrestrial life, the story finds Scooby and Shaggy lost in the desert and abducted by aliens! However, not is all as it seems.

Alien Invaders sees the entire gang with an updated voice cast, including Scott Innes as both Shaggy and Scooby, Mary Kay Bergman as Daphne in sadly her last role before her passing in 1999, B.J. Ward as Velma, and Frank Welker in his longstanding vocal performance as Fred. The cast also features a hippy love interest, Crystal, and her dog Amber, both voiced by Candi Milo , for Shaggy and Scooby drop head over heels for.

7 'Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright' (2013)

Imdb rating: 6.9/10.

Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright takes a page from the Phantom of the Opera , featuring a villain named The Phantom, who haunts an old opera house. As Fred boasts his guitar skills, the gang travels to Chicago to appear in Daphne's favorite show, "Talent Star"; they are made aware that the old opera house is haunted. The Phantom is hellbent on a certain contestant winning the contest. However, the hijinx never ends as multiple Phantoms are revealed.

Stage Fright features an even further updated voice cast, including Matthew Lillard as Shaggy, after playing the character in the 2002 and 2004 live-action films, prolific voice actor Grey DeLise as Daphne, Mindy Cohn as Velma and returning as always is Welker as Fred, and also voicing Scooby. Providing their vocal cords in guest appearances are notable actors Vivica A. Fox , Wayne Brady , and Peter MacNicol as the gang tries to unravel the mystery of The Phantom in a classic revealed hoax.

6 'Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers' (1987)

Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers is the first made-for-television movie for the Scooby-Doo franchise airing on syndication on October 18th, 1987. Like its follow-up installments, Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School and Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf in 1988, they went back and forth using exclamation points after Scooby-Doo, the movie follows just Scooby, Shaggy and Scrappy-Doo alone on a chilling mystery.

Featuring the original voice performances of Messick as Scooby and Scrappy and Kasem as Shaggy, the three pals travel to the plantation of Shaggy's late uncle to collect his inheritance, where the ghost of a confederate soldier and other frightening ghouls haunts them. Scrappy then calls the ghost exterminators The Boo Brothers made up of Meako, Freako, and Shreako. As a humorous homage to The Three Stooges, the Boo Brothers assist Shaggy in a series of clues to find the hidden jewels.

5 'Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra Doo!' (2009)

Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra Doo! follows the gang as they travel to O'Flannery Castle, Home of Whirlen Merlin's Academy of Magic, to check in on Velma's younger sister Madelyn ( Danica McKellar ). The gang finds the castle under attack by the legendary Griffin, an eagle creature with a lion-like body. Through investigating O'Flannery's past, facing a Banshee and a series of suspicious characters, the gang attempts to solve the case.

Abracadabra Doo! features the first voice performance of Matthew Lillard as Shaggy. Lillard is most recognizable as Shaggy in the Scooby Doo live-action installments written by James Gunn . While those films fail to rank high on IMDb's user ratings, Lillard's great performance as the frightened and lovable goof translates perfectly into his vocal performance of the iconic character. Abracadabra Doo! is also noted to be a design return for the gang as they all dawn their original trademark outfits.

4 'Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase' (2001)

Imdb rating: 7.0/10.

Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase would become the final film produced by both Hanna and Barbera just before the passing of William Hanna, but the movie would receive praise for its exciting storyline despite the sad news. On some further somber notes, the movie was without the voice performance of Bergman as Daphne after her passing in 1999, so DeLise respectfully took over the role and has continued to reprise her performance of Daphne to this day.

Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase see the team combat the Phantom Virus after being trapped inside the video game that was made about them, forced to beat the game to escape. In likely the film's most memorable sequence, the entire gang meets virtual throwback versions of themselves. The two mirrored groups are identical except for the virtual gang's simplified designs and costume differences for a humorous double dose of fun.

3 'Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare' (2010)

Imdb rating: 7.2/10.

Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare takes the gang to summer camp as Fred returns to his childhood Camp Little Moose to be camp counselors ; however, upon arrival, he finds the camp is nearly abandoned. Fred is then told that the campers were scared away by the legend of the Woodsman, a former camp counselor who was driven insane by pranks and returns to seek revenge. This fun summer camp setting makes for some charming laughs, and nostalgic scares as the Mystery Inc. gang finds those old campfire stories coming to life.

Featuring the more recent casting of Lillard, Griffin, Cohn, and Welker as the gang, Camp Scare features many other renowned voice actors like Tara Strong , often portraying Harley Quinn, Phil LaMarr , known for many DC and Star Wars voices, Dee Bradley Baker who reprised his performance as the entire clone squad in Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2, and Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill .

2 'Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost' (1999)

Imdb rating: 7.3/10.

In a play on the Salem Witch Trials, Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost follows Mystery Inc. to the fictional New England town of Oakhaven , looking to turn the town's history of witch trials into a tourist location. Invited by famous horror writer Ben Ravencroft ( Tim Curry ), he explains to the gang how his very own ancestor Sarah Ravencroft was an evil witch. Her ghost eventually starts terrorizing the town.

Meanwhile, the town is hosting the Autumn Harvest Festival, and helping draw in crowds is the all-female gothic rock band, The Hex Girls. Comprised of lead singer and guitarist Sally "Thorn" McKnight ( Jennifer Hale ), drummer and singer Dusk ( Jane Wiedlin ), and keyboardist and singer Luna ( Kimberly Brooks ) the band featured original songs for the movie. The Hex Girls proved immensely popular among fans and the fictional band appeared in multiple Scooby-Doo movies and series episodes.

1 'Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island' (1998)

Imdb rating: 7.7/10.

Taking the commanding spot as a fan-favorite is the home movie that reignited the Scooby-Doo franchise, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island. Over time the excitement for the various television series and spinoffs started to diminish, so to keep Scooby-Doo a popular franchise, movies like Zombie Island were crafted. Luckily, Zombie Island' s immense success would pave the way for the massive library of Scooby-Doo movies we have today. This was also the first time animation took place at Mook Animation in Japan, revamping the classic look with more dynamic motion that elevated the strong story.

Zombie Island is noted for inserting actual supernatural threats into its plot, not just criminals in masks. It also reflects the state of the franchise at the time as the scattered gang reunites to investigate the spooky New Orleans island. There on the pepper plantation, they encounter the pirate ghost of Morgan Moonscar and, much to their surprise, real zombies! As the team's investigation comes closer to the harvest moon, the true villains show their faces.

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Zoinks! Two years after a clash of egos forced Mystery Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his clever crime-solving cohorts Fred (Freddie Prinze Jr.), Daphne (Sarah Michelle Gellar), Shaggy (Matthew Lillard) and Velma (Linda Cardellini) are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series of paranormal incidents at the ultra-hip Spring Break hot spot.

Rating: PG (Some Rude Humor|Language|Some Scary Action)

Genre: Kids & family, Comedy, Adventure

Original Language: English

Director: Raja Gosnell

Producer: Charles Roven

Writer: James Gunn , James Gunn , Craig Titley

Release Date (Theaters): Jun 14, 2002  wide

Release Date (Streaming): Dec 26, 2011

Box Office (Gross USA): $153.3M

Runtime: 1h 26m

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Production Co: Village Roadshow Prod., Mosaic Media Group, Meespierson Film CV, Atlas Entertainment, Hanna-Barbera Productions

Sound Mix: Dolby Stereo, Dolby Digital, Dolby A, Surround, Dolby SR

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

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Cast & Crew

Freddie Prinze Jr.

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Daphne Blake

Matthew Lillard

Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers

Linda Cardellini

Velma Dinkley

Rowan Atkinson


Isla Fisher

Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Voodoo Maestro

Steven Grives

N' Goo Tuana

Charles Cousins

Velma's Friend

Kristian Schmid

Nicholas Hope

Old Man Smithers

Neil Fanning

Scooby Voice

Raja Gosnell


Craig Titley

Robert Engelman

Executive Producer

Richard Suckle

Andrew Mason

Kelley Smith-Wait

William Hanna

Joseph Barbera

Film Editing

Charles Roven

Production Design

David Eggby


Kurt Williams

Visual Effects Producer

Peter Crosman

Visual Effects Supervisor

David Newman

Original Music

Leesa Evans

Costume Design

Mary Vernieu

Stephen Jones

Unit Production Manager

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This live-action Scooby-Doo film is an atrocity beyond imagination. Hanna-Barbera should be ashamed for allowing this garbage to be made. That said, the casting actually isn't that bad (Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred, Sarah Michelle Gellar as Daphne, Matthew Lillard as Shaggy, etc.), however the performances are piss-poor. But then again, the dialog is terrible. In fact, all of the writing is terrible and betrays everything that the Scooby-Doo cartoon was. Yet, it's the abysmal special effects that damn this film more than anything else. The CGI monsters, and Scooby-Doo himself, stick out like a sore thumb and have hardly any depth or texture to them. A textbook case of bad filmmaking, Scooby-Doo is all kinds of wrong.

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I must admit that I really enjoyed it, Faithfull to the cartoons and the cast look great, Scooby looks pretty good and I did laugh a few times, Kids will love it, Deserves more credit.

It might have a few clever scenes (particularly the haunted house one), but Scooby-Doo is mostly a dull, unfunny, and ugly film that kids will find very gruesome and violent. Overall Rating: 17

A really, really, really bad movie. It was just painful to watch - I feel bad for the actors that agreed to be in this movie. Luckily, for the most part, they've lived past it!

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Scooby-Doo is the 2002 live action adaptation of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon franchise , written by James Gunn , and directed by Raja Gosnell starring Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred, Sarah Michelle Gellar as Daphne, Linda Cardellini as Velma, and Matthew Lillard as Shaggy. The cast also features Rowan Atkinson as Emile Mondavarious, the head of Spooky Island.

After a sudden break-up of Mystery Inc. , the gang had gone about their separate ways for some time. Until one day they're all invited to an amusement park to once again solve a mystery together.

The film is more of a self-aware parody of the Scooby-Doo franchise than a straight adaptation. It also pushes its PG rating pretty hard (it was originally supposed to be PG-13, and its first cut even received an R rating) with many raunchy jokes and double entendres. It wasn't a critical success, but it grossed almost $300 million at the worldwide box office and spawned a more family-friendly sequel two years later. It was the last Hanna-Barbera property to be overseen by founders William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, who served as executive producers. Hanna passed away a year before the film was released.

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  • Accidental Hero : Shaggy and Scooby accidentally cause the other members of Mystery, Inc. to fail to capture the Luna Ghost at the beginning , but still manage to get the Ghost captured by accident when they are stuck in a barrel and hanging from a hook, and end up swinging into the Ghost.
  • Accidental Misnaming : Only once in the entire movie could Fred say Mondavarious' name correctly.
  • Action Prologue : At the start of the film, Mystery Inc. is working the case of the Luna Ghost, whom they capture within 5 minutes. Aside from establishing the main characters and their relationship dynamics, the case also functions as the catalyst that breaks the gang up .
  • Actor Allusion : It's no coincidence that Daphne's Xenafication in the live-action film comes along when she's being played by Buffy . Also, her line, "This must be the secret relic thingy they worship," could be considered Buffy Speak .
  • Adaptation Dye-Job : Velma's hair is darker in the film than it is in the cartoons, being more of a dark chestnut color than auburn. Subsequent live-action projects would also cast dark brown-haired actresses to portray Velma.
  • Adaptation Expansion : The novelization actually expands a lot of things, adding more dialogue to short scenes - and giving backstories for a lot of moments. It also restores some deleted scenes and treats them as Canon (Daphne finding possessed Velma, Shaggy seeing Daphne getting possessed).
  • Daphne gets this big time, mostly because in the original cartoon, she didn't have much of a defined character. Here she's a lot like a Valley Girl as well as an obsessive fashionista.
  • In the novelization, Fred is written to be far more of an airhead than in the film. He thinks NASA is the company that created Pokémon , and is prone to Comically Missing the Point .
  • Scrappy turns from a friendly, if impulsive fellow to an arrogant evil mastermind.
  • Adaptational Badass : Daphne goes from an accident-prone damsel in distress in the animated series to a certified Action Girl in the movie. A case could be made for the entire Mystery Inc. gang, who go from teenage sleuths to a crew capable of saving the entire world.
  • Fred goes from being the calm, laid-back leader to a narcissistic jock who takes advantage of the team's success, despite not even doing much of the planning.
  • Velma goes from being the sensible voice of reason to being an argumentative know-it-all, also demonstrated by the fact that Fred, Daphne, and Velma spend the majority of the film just arguing with each other.
  • In the cartoons, Shaggy's first instinct when facing anything spooky would be to run. However, whenever his friends were in danger, he would almost always come through and try his best to rescue them. Here, after Fred and Velma are captured by monsters, he's initially more than willing to abandon them (although this could be because he's being emotionally distant from them after not seeing them for years).
  • The flashback with Scrappy-Doo shows Mystery Inc. just abandoning him in the middle of nowhere, which is jarring since Scooby is Scrappy's uncle and parental figure.
  • While Scrappy could be obnoxious in the cartoons ( his first in particular ), he was a good-hearted individual who cared about his friends. Here, however, he's an arrogant, egotistical jerk whose obnoxiousness is taken up to eleven, leading to him getting kicked out of the gang. And that's before he's revealed to be a villain.
  • Adaptational Villainy : Scrappy-Doo of all people is the Big Bad .
  • Adaptational Wimp : In the cartoons, Scrappy had super-strength and was a Pint-Sized Powerhouse , able to punch through solid rock and once survived falling off a rooftop without a scratch and would occasionally be the one to incapacitate the bad guy, while movie's Scrappy (once depowered) goes down with a single punch .
  • Affectionate Parody : Of the Scooby franchise in general. Originally it was supposed to be a more openly parodic PG-13 movie like The Brady Bunch Movie , but the final version of the film was heavily toned town to become more family-friendly. It still retains a notable parodic edge, to the point where it's more a spoof than a straight-up adaptation.
  • And the Adventure Continues : Implied at the end, when Mystery Inc. get back together for good and decide to take on the case of the Mud Bog Ghoul wreaking havoc in London.

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  • Answer Cut : During the airport scene when Shaggy appears to meet up with the rest of the gang, Velma asks where Scooby is. Cut to Scooby dressed as an old woman making his way towards them.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking : When Shaggy and Scooby initially decline the invitation to Spooky Island. Shaggy : Oh, Scoob and I don't go near any place with "spooky", "haunted", "forbidden", or "creepy" in the name. Scooby : Or "hydrocolonic". Shaggy : Right, or "hydrocolonic". But that's for a totally different reason, man.
  • In addition to having stunted growth, another common symptom in dogs is mental dullness. Scrappy can perfectly impersonate a polite, successful businessman and keep up that masquerade and everything it required for over two years.
  • Artistic License – Law : Abandoning an animal on the side of the highway, any animal, puppy or not, is illegal in almost all states of the US note  In particular, Nevada, which, judging by the 'Yucca Flatts', sign, is where they left Scrappy and can be punished with a fine of up to 1000 dollars and/or six months in prison. Velma of all people doesn't seem to know or care, though this is probably a result of the screenwriter not knowing this either. Though it's worth mentioning, at the end, when Scrappy's been arrested (and thus there are police officers present) and Velma is tasked with explaining everyone, she leaves that bit out.)
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other : Daphne really doesn't like Fred very much, but at the end, she still consents to The Big Damn Kiss . Afterwards, however, she tells him to cut it out .
  • Batman Cold Open : The film begins with Mystery Inc. catching the Luna Ghost, showing each member of the gang's specialty and role in the Five-Man Band , and once he's captured, they immediately break up , setting the tone of the first act of the plot.
  • Being captured is Daphne's. In the two years that Mystery, Inc. split up, she becomes a black belt to try and stop this from happening.
  • Flicking any dog on the nose. Fred does it to Scooby on the plane, and gets punched in the face for it . In the climax, Scooby does the same thing to Scrappy, who immediately roars in Scooby's face.
  • Big Bad : Emile Mondavarious, who really turns out to be Scrappy-Doo operating a robot .
  • The Big Damn Kiss : Fred and Daphne have one at the end. Afterwards, she tells him to cut it out.
  • Big Eater : Shaggy and Scooby. In fact, this is the sole reason they go to Spooky Island in the first place, because of the all-you-can-eat deal that comes with the invitation. The thought of all-you-can-eat makes Scooby pass out.
  • Big "NO!" : Scrappy yells "No" when Shaggy uses the pincer to remove the Daemon Ritus from his chest.
  • Big Red Button : One sets off the security alarm in the castle.
  • Black Sheep : Velma says every family has one nut. In the case of Mystery Inc., it was Scrappy.
  • Scrappy urinating on Daphne was an "accident".
  • Velma states that "The culprit of the spooky island hijinks was Scrappy, who was sadly corrupted by the Daemon Ritus. She delivers the line with an enormous smile on her face.
  • Blind Without 'Em : Velma, to the point where she tries to strangle Fred thinking he's Daphne, when the latter steals her glasses.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead : If you include the three female leads there is Velma who is definitely a Brainy Brunette , Daphne is quite the Fiery Redhead and Mary Jane is more Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold than Dumb Blonde . If you swap Fred out for Mary Jane then you get the Dumb Blonde .
  • Bookcase Passage : Velma and Fred are trapped in a dead-end corridor with a pair of swinging axes gradually advancing towards them. There's a bookcase at the end of the corridor, so Velma quickly realizes that one of them must trigger a secret passageway, but with no way to figure out which, they're forced to just keep flinging books off the shelf until they find the right one. By the time the axes are stopped, there's only one book left on the shelf; turns out that's the right one.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase : After going One-Winged Angel on Mystery, Inc., Scrappy mockingly shouts, "Scooby Doo, where are you?!"
  • Breaking the Fellowship : The gang decides to break up Mystery Inc. and go about their own paths early in the movie. They get better.
  • Brick Joke : While on the island, it's announced there is a phone call for "Mr. Doo". A guy named Melvin Doo asks if it was for him, but it was for Scooby. Later, when it is announced Scooby will be sacrificed, he panics and says "Me? Don't you mean Melvin Doo?", pointing at the same guy.
  • Bros Before Hoes : Inverted. Turns out Mary Jane is allergic to dogs, so on the plane, Shaggy sends Scooby to sit with Fred and Velma so he can spend time with Mary Jane. He later doesn't believe Scooby when he tells Shaggy that she has been possessed. Fed up of this behaviour, Scooby angrily tells Shaggy, "You're whipped!", which leads to an argument between them.
  • Burping Contest : Shaggy and Scooby engage in a burping and farting contest until Daphne walks in on them.
  • Butt-Monkey : Daphne, she becomes Damsel in Distress so often that her friends don't care about this happening to her anymore, despite her best attempts to get out of this , she fails miserably. In opening of the movie, she is captured by the Luna Ghost, she gets Wedgie , and in a Flashback Scrappy urinated on her, only this time the gang do not act unsympathetic towards Daphne and scold Scrappy for it.
  • Pamela Anderson appears at the start of the film, apparently as the one who got Mystery Inc on the case. She appears to be a spokesperson for the factory.
  • The band Sugar Ray performing at Spooky Island.
  • Canine Confusion : Scrappy Doo is said to have a glandular disorder, but the only symptom he has from it is that he looks like a puppy when he isn't . In real life, dogs with glandular disorders express symptoms such as increased thirst, hair loss, and thin skin.
  • Canon Discontinuity : The events of this film were not even referenced in the 2004 sequel.
  • Captain Obvious : The Voodoo Maestro has this to say after he accidentally causes an explosion: "Something tells me that was the wrong ingredient!"
  • Cassandra Truth : Shaggy refuses to believe Scooby saying Mary Jane has been possessed. Scooby manages to say "Told you so!" when she does a Neck Lift on them both in a later scene while still possessed.
  • The reason Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Geller were cast was because they wanted to cast a real Hollywood couple as Fred and Daphne.
  • In the Japanese dub, Velma is voiced by Yuriko Fuchizaki , who already voiced sexy girls with glasses previously in her career .
  • Subverted. On the plane to Spooky Island, Fred flicks Scooby on the nose to stop him barking at a cat. It doesn't work. It earns him a punch in the face. Later, in the climax, Scooby attempts to do the same thing to Scrappy . That doesn't work either.
  • Played straight with the disco skull and the Daemon Ritus, both of which come back in the climax.
  • Daphne mentions after the gang meet up at the airport that she undertook becoming a blackbelt. This comes in handy during her fight with Zarkos at the end.
  • Played straight with Shaggy showcasing his skill at manipulating the claw machine game to win a plush shrunken head toy for Mary Jane. During the climax, this skill came in handy when he needed to manipulate the giant claw-like pincher machine to rip the Daemon Ritus from Scrappy's chest.
  • Cleavage Window : Daphne's top in a deleted scene, featuring a martial arts practice session.
  • Compliment Backfire : Fred attempts to compliment Velma... "I'm a man of substance. Dorky chicks like you turn me on too."
  • Contrived Coincidence : Mystery, Inc. all go up to the castle to investigate around the same time on the same night, with Fred and Velma going up separately offscreen, then Daphne, Shaggy and Scooby joining them inside.
  • Played with. Shaggy tells Scooby when the latter is about to be sacrificed that they should get the hell out of there on the count of five. As they're counting, Scooby's soul is sucked out of his body.
  • Played straight during the credits when Shaggy and Scooby are each about to down a jar of hot peppers.
  • Covers Always Lie : Downplayed. The poster for this film shows Mystery Inc. in the shadow of the Luna Ghost...whom they capture within 5 minutes of the start of the film and is never seen again.
  • Cowardly Lion : Shaggy. Averted at one point, as after Fred and Velma are captured, he suggests leaving them behind. Daphne talks him out of it. Played very straight when he releases the souls of the gang back to their bodies after they are captured, and vows to save Scooby when he learns Scooby is to be sacrificed. With the help of the others, he does. He's also the one to remove the Daemon Ritus from Scrappy's chest.
  • Create Your Own Villain : The gang don't so much kick Scrappy out of the gang as leave him out in the desert. He's later revealed to be the main villain out for revenge. Good job, guys .
  • Curse Cut Short : This line from Scrappy at the end: "And I would have gotten away with it too if not for you meddling sons of- " (helicopter door is slammed shut)
  • Damsel in Distress : Daphne tries hard to avert this. In the end, she does...
  • Damsel out of Distress : ...and becomes one of these at the end.
  • Deadpan Snarker : Velma. One snark at the beginning leads to Daphne snatching Velma's glasses off her face.
  • Deconstructive Parody : The film enjoys taking apart the tropes of the Scooby Doo Universe, Daphne getting kidnapped, warning of obviously dangerous and scary locations and examining the roles of the team.
  • Designated Victim : Deconstructed with Daphne. She is genuinely offended when the gang talk about her always getting kidnapped and uses that as her reason to leave, eventually learning martial arts to overcome this.
  • Didn't Want an Adventure : Shaggy and Scooby initially refused the invitation to Spooky Island. The only thing that got them to accept it was the all-you-can-eat deal that came with it .
  • Disneyfication : The novelization does this with a couple of the radar-dodging moments, eliminating Shaggy's line about that naughty French line. Daphne complains about the Luna Ghost groping her in the film, but in the book just complains about his bad breath.
  • Disproportionate Retribution : Fred flicks Scooby on the nose on the plane to Spooky Island to try and stop him barking at a cat. In retaliation, Scooby punches Fred in the face.
  • Distracted by My Own Sexy : When Fred's protoplasm ends up in Daphne's body, he immediately realizes the benefits of being stuck as an attractive woman , even sneaking a peek down "his" top before leaving with Velma. He then plays the trope straighter and checks his original body out while flirting with Daphne-as-Fred. Fred (in Daphne's body) : Hey, I can look at myself naked !
  • Distracted by the Sexy : Shaggy when he first sees Mary Jane on the plane to Spooky Island. So much so that he doesn't notice or react to Scooby gobbling up Shaggy's sandwich right out of his hand .
  • Does This Remind You of Anything? : An early scene has Shaggy cooking eggplant burgers in the van, but it opens up outside the van with smoke coming out of the sunroof while Shaggy and Scooby giggle uncontrollably inside. Then someone starts banging heavily on the van looking for the duo (to employ their services in solving a mystery), prompting the two to panic and try to make a quick getaway. The whole thing plays out like a stoner trying to avoid getting arrested in a drug bust.
  • The Dragon : Zarkos is this to N'Goo Tuana, who himself is arguably this to Scrappy .
  • Dramatic Unmask : The opening with the Luna Ghost, everyone but Velma is surprised of who the culprit is.
  • Dumbass Has a Point : After the team realise the nature of the threat they're facing, Fred is the one to wonder why Mondavarious would have invited the entire team if he only needed Scooby for his ritual, but at the time Shaggy insists that they focus on saving Scooby rather than wondering about that .
  • Every Man Has His Price : Played with. Shaggy is offered $10,000 to go to Spooky Island, but he says materialism isn’t his thing. What convinces him and Scooby to accept the deal is the all-you-can-eat offer .
  • Exact Words : The Big Bad needs a "pure soul" as a sacrifice. No one said it had to be human...
  • Evil-Detecting Dog : Scooby gets a moment of this. He correctly suspects Mary Jane has been possessed when, while riding the quad bikes, she hits a branch and her face is bent out of shape, causing him to start angrily barking at her when the chase ends.
  • Evil Is Hammy : The creatures try to blend into human society with utterly outdated Totally Radical speech. Judging by the instructional video, their true personalities are markedly different. Actor 1: Hey, sorry bro. Actor 2: I WILL CRUSH YOUR BONES INTO DUST!
  • Evil Laugh : The two Coast Guards after hanging up on Mary Jane.
  • Evil Uncle : Inverted. It's actually Scrappy , Scooby's nephew, who's the villain.
  • Fainting : Scooby, after being told that if he and Shaggy accept the offer to go to Spooky Island, they will be given an all-you-can-eat deal.
  • Fake Food : In-Universe . When Shaggy and Scooby are held by strings of sausages in the castle, Shaggy suggests eating them to escape. Scooby bites one, and finds it's made of plastic.
  • Most (if not all) of Mary Jane's outfits are like this.
  • Velma in one of her outfits, plus in a deleted scene, a bikini (albeit while she's possessed) .
  • Zarkos's wrestler outfits make him a rare male example
  • Fat Flex : In the middle of Scrappy Doo's transformation near the end, he flexes and poses before suddenly gaining a muscle gut.
  • Shaggy's cowardice reaches a new low when he suggests abandoning Fred and Velma to their fates.
  • Scrappy's obnoxiousness and over-confidence is exaggerated at the expense of his better qualities.
  • Flat "What" : The boy in the orange jumper in the airport when he sees Scooby (dressed as a woman) makes his way towards the others.
  • Velma losing her glasses. Daphne does it as a Kick the Dog moment early on, but then she loses her glasses when the creatures attack, it ends up getting her captured.
  • The fact that Scooby is particularly important (his soul is the purest one to be absorbed through the Daemon Ritus) are hinted at first of all with the whole thing with the hamburgers in the woods before the castle scene and again when Shaggy and Scooby run into the possessed rock band and possessed-Fred says, "Get the dog."
  • Also played straight with Emile Mondavarious's initial introductory scene when he was revealed as a hidden person operating a large greeting robot from the inside. Later, it was revealed that Emile Mondavarious is actually a robot being operated from the inside by a hidden Scrappy Doo all this while because the real, human Emile Mondavarious have been put aside and imprisoned by Scrappy two years earlier.
  • After The Reveal that Emile Mondavarious is the Big Bad , having brought Scooby to the island, there's several hints in the scene where he talks to Scooby that point to his 'real' identity. First he has a photo of Scooby hanging around, a bobblehead cat, and other small things - pointing to a certain nephew, Scrappy. Also, the way he scratches at his neck earlier during Scooby's freakout at the hotel after seeing one of the monsters is similar to the way a dog scratches itself.
  • The name of the Wow-O! Toy Factory. Only one character said "Wow-O-Wow!" on a consistent basis: Scrappy. Said factory is possessed by a hostile force, wreaked havoc upon by mystery inc., and Old Man Smithers as the Lunar Ghost even threatens to blow it to bits with a match and lighter. A bit similar to what they did with Scrappy's character, no?
  • Fred pointing out that Emile Mondovarius had no reason to invite all of them if he just needed Scooby for his ritual is a sign it's someone with a vendetta against the whole gang, not someone who just wanted to use the Daemon Ritus.
  • "Freaky Friday" Flip : Mystery Inc. minus Scooby after their souls were transferred to different bodies. After a few switches, they end up back in the correct bodies.
  • Scrappy. When he tried to appoint himself the new leader of the gang in flashback, he said it was either that, or he was not staying. The rest of them unanimously decide to dump him and drive off.
  • Daphne to a lesser extent, nobody really cares when she gets kidnapped, swung around a few stories in the air in the precarious grip of a madman, and given wedgies while she's wearing a dress , (Shaggy and Scooby are more wrapped up in their own fear of the ghost, Velma heads the rescue attempt with sarcasm and a great deal of begrudgement, Fred's more intersted in fiddling with his hair) and Fred himself not hesitate To feel her up without a moment's regret or trying to restrain himself when he switches bodies, even when Daphne is right there and clearly perturbed by it. Velma's reaction to seeing her in the airport is an Oh, Crap! and she and Fred laugh in her face when she tells them about her karate lessons. Scrappy in this continuity makes his feelings clear by casually urinating on her. (Jarringly, this is the one time where the others treat her suffering as anything but an inconvenience)
  • The Friends Who Never Hang : As the film is set up with an acknowledgment to the animated series, Velma is annoyed at being the odd man out yet again during the obligatory Let's Split Up, Gang! (Shaggy & Scooby, Fred & Daphne). Fred volunteers to partner up with her, but as they don't hang, Fred struggles to carry a conversation with her, but she appreciates the effort.
  • Game Face : The possessed students' eyes glow green. When Mary Jane is hit in the face by a branch, it's literally bent out of shape, revealing her as a monster in disguise, though only Scooby notices.
  • Gender Bender : When the gang keeps switching bodies due to the approximity of the Daemon Ritus, Daphne and Fred find themselves in each other's bodies. Daphne is repulsed by Fred's body whereas Fred finds Daphne's body very hot and says he can look at himself naked . Shaggy also winds up in Velma's body and later Daphne's, although he is more focused on Daphne's lack of eating and why he is dressed as a girl.
  • Genre Savvy : When Shaggy and Scooby hear a man asking for them outside of the van, they realize that it's someone trying to hire them to investigate a mystery, causing them to try to beat it out of there before he can find them.
  • Girly Bruiser : Daphne becomes this, as she's more of a ditzy Valley Girl in this incarnation, and she has undergone Xenafication to become a black belt. She does all her ass kicking in pink and purple outfits.
  • Groin Attack : After a henchman is Mugged for Disguise by Shaggy near the end, he gives the henchman one when he wakes up.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold : Mary Jane who is kind and sweet to everyone, as well as sharing Shaggy's love of food.
  • Hate Sink : Scrappy-Doo appears in a flashback showing how he was kicked off the team, though he's portrayed as a massively egotistical jerk instead of merely being overconfident. He's also the main villain of the movie, acting out of a desire for vengeance over being kicked off the team.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door : A justified variation. Any good character who gets possessed by the monsters becomes bad, as seen a few times such as with Fred, Mary Jane and Velma in a deleted scene, when the former two go after Shaggy and Scooby . When their soul returns to their body, they become themselves (good) again.
  • "Hell, Yes!" Moment : Shaggy when he and Scooby are trapped in a garage by possessed-Fred and the possessed rock band, and Scooby finds two quad bikes under a sheet. The two use these to escape and pick up Mary Jane.
  • The Hero : Deconstructed with Fred. Velma is the one who figures out most of the mysteries, yet Fred takes credit for all her plans. Deleted scenes reveal that Fred attempts to promote a book about himself but fails miserably without the rest of the gang.
  • Shaggy and Scooby are having eggplant burgers for breakfast before they receive the invitation to Spooky Island.
  • Before the castle scene, Shaggy and Mary Jane are hanging out on the island and Shaggy wins a prize from a crane machine for Mary Jane.
  • The morning after Fred and Velma are captured, a group of teens is playing volleyball further along the beach that Shaggy, Mary Jane and Daphne slept on while waiting for the Coast Guard.
  • Shaggy and Scooby are seen during the early part of the credits enjoying the all-you-can-eat deal that got them to come out to Spooky Island in the first place.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners : A rare man and man's best friend case — Shaggy and Scooby-Doo. They're best friends and always look out for each other, and as such are nearly always seen together. For example, when Scooby falls down the hole during his argument with Shaggy, Shaggy dives down after him to try and find him. He's the first to actively decide to rescue Scooby after it's discovered Scooby's soul is the pure one needed for the demons' ritual . He also tries to attack Mondavarious to stop the actual absorption from happening.
  • Shaggy demonstrates to Mary Jane that he is quite good at crane machines, by winning a stuffed dismembered head toy for her from one.
  • N'Goo Tuana turns out to be pretty good at the piano.
  • While Velma is understandably upset that Fred took all the credit for her plan, it's implied he figured out the Luna Ghost's motive on his own.
  • I Want You to Meet an Old Friend of Mine : Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar had done I Know What You Did Last Summer together prior to this. Freddie Prinze Jr. and Matthew Lillard had done She's All That , with brief cameo appearance in that film by Sarah, as well as Wing Commander and Summer Catch .
  • Ironic Echo : Fred tries to tame Scooby by flicking him in the nose, with Shaggy ordering him to sit down (to no avail). Later, when Scrappy-Rex has Scooby in his palm, Scooby tries using the same technique on him (also to no avail). Shaggy: (on the plane) Sit, grandma! Bad grandma! Don't eat the kitty! (later) Scooby: Scrappy , down! Sit! Bad Scrappy .
  • It also is very similar to the hebrew verb, qrn , which means "radiance". Once again, Scrappy's actions do not bring the adjective "radiant" to mind.
  • Especially since light is lethal for demons, and radiance is essentially concentrated light.
  • Irony : There are two references to Scrappy episodes from The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries : Fred and Velma becoming an author and a NASA worker respectively is exactly like in Happy Birthday, Scooby-Doo and the "Evil Elf" auditions-which mirrors the Evil Elf King, villain of Night of the Living Toys. The former has Scrappy playing a major role in helping save Scooby's life, while he was trying to kill him here. He also manages to knock over both a prominent suspect and the costumed villain, where has his two fights here in his normal form end badly when Mystery Inc easily kicks him out and drops him onto the road by his head, and Scooby easily KO's him with a single punch at the end. The latter has a stark contrast to Scrappy's attitude on being called "cute". In the movie here he indignantly claims that he's as cute as a powerpuff girl, (along with being adored and getting his own show) there, he gets disgusted at the idea of being cute (a trait which shows just about every continuity he's in except for this one) and even declares that he knew he couldn't trust the villain as soon as she "started putting ribbons on him."
  • Scrappy in the flashback depicting him shows him as an egotistical jerk, which leads to the rest of Mystery, Inc. kicking him out. Velma even calls him an egomaniac.
  • Fred to a lesser degree. Daphne calls him egocentric as well when Fred-in-Daphne's body won't stop touching herself.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold : Fred is very self-loving and takes credit for Velma's plans, but he's still a good guy despite that and still cares for the other members of Mystery Inc., as can be seen several times.
  • Kick the Dog : Daphne pulls Velma's glasses off her face for making fun of the fact that Daphne gets captured a lot, mocking her by saying "Who's helpless now?"
  • Knight's Armor Hideout : Shaggy and Fred in the castle to hide from Zarkos and some Mooks. Daphne and Velma make do with a princess outfit and a bearded scholar outfit respectively.
  • Fred says the trope name when the small henchman sets off the security alarm in the castle.
  • Shaggy later invokes the trope in the climax when Scrappy goes One-Winged Angel and attempts to capture him and Scooby.
  • Let's Split Up, Gang! : The team decides to go off on their own for a while to investigate different aspects of their new mystery.
  • Like Is, Like, a Comma : Shaggy does this a lot. Maybe half his lines have him saying it at some point.
  • Literal-Minded : Scooby has a moment of this in the castle. He and Shaggy enter a room to find a feast laid out on the tables. Shaggy starts to say, "Pinch me, I'm in heaven", only for Scooby to actually pinch him mid-sentence. Shaggy irritably tells him it's a figure of speech.
  • Little "No" : Shaggy's response to Velma quitting the gang is a soft "no".
  • The Load : Mostly averted with Shaggy, who sees himself as this and early on he calls himself "the dude that carries the bags". He still is very capable of helping the others out, and in fact, some parts of the film couldn't occur without his help, as he is the only member of the gang not to get captured by the creatures, and so he is able to release the souls of the others back to their bodies when they get captured.
  • Logo Joke : A bite is taken out of the Warner Bros. shield; although you don't see him, Scooby's laugh is heard. Then the logo disappears and Scooby's dog tag reading "SD" appears, underneath it says "A Mystery Inc. Company".
  • Lots of Luggage : Daphne has seven carry-on bags she wants to take with her to Spooky Island.
  • Magic Skirt : Linda Cardellini had her skirt taped to her legs so it wouldn't flip over in the scene where she (as Velma) dangles upside down by one foot in a scaffold chain. This was Warner Bros.' edict to help preserve the "family film" integrity.
  • The Man Behind the Man : Scrappy-Doo is the real villain of the film, with Emile just being a very convincing human robot suit he pilots.
  • Master Actor : It's revealed that Emile Mondavarious is really Scrappy-Doo, who pulls off a very convincing gentlemanly human businessman .
  • Daphne walks around dressed in plenty of flattering dresses that show cleavage.
  • Velma became this due to being played by the buxom Linda Cardellini with her wearing a tight cleavage-friendly blouse during the second half of the movie.
  • There's also the cameo from Pamela Anderson in a sheer white tank top.
  • Mary Jane also wears some very figure-flattering clothes.
  • An infamous deleted scene has Daphne walking in on a possessed Velma dancing around in a locker room wearing nothing but a tiny red bikini, along with several other scantily-clad girls.
  • When Shaggy is explaining why he and Scooby "don't do castles", the spooky things he mentions ("paintings with eyes that watch you, and suits of armor you think is a statue, but there's a guy inside who follows you every time you turn around!") are a reference to the first ever episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! , "What a Night for a Knight".
  • Fred being an Author and Velma claiming to working for NASA is to The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries .
  • Likewise, the "Evil Elf" auditions is a reference to an episode from that series...where there really were evil elves.
  • Mugged for Disguise : After Shaggy swings into a henchman near the end, he disguises himself by wearing the henchman's clothes over his own. He ditches the disguise when he goes to attack Mondavarious.
  • The Napoleon : A flashback to the "good old days" shows Scrappy attempting to usurp leadership of the gang from Fred, saying he "doesn't have the scrote for the job!" before unceremoniously being given the boot.
  • Neck Lift : Possessed Mary Jane lifts Shaggy and Scooby by their necks near the end.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain : Despite only needing Scooby for the ritual, Emile Mondavarious/Scrappy-Doo invited the entire gang of Mystery Inc. to the island when the members had already broken up and went their separate ways, just so that they can witness his moment of triumph. This subsequently results in the previously-hostile Scooby Gang rekindling its relationship and coming together to defeat Scrappy's plan.
  • No Name Given : The young man who flirts with Velma over a drink and tries to defend her when the demons attack is never named.
  • Nobody Here but Us Statues : In the castle, the gang sees the approaching shadows of Zarkos and some Mooks while they're standing in front of a medieval display. Fred says he has a plan, the camera pans to Zarkos and the Mooks entering the corridor, and when it pans back to the display three seconds later, the gang have managed to hide themselves in two suits of armor (Shaggy and Fred) a metallic gargoyle (Scooby), a princess costume (Daphne) and a bearded scholar costume (Velma) in the display.
  • According to Fred about Scooby: "This is the most embarrassing thing you've done since you decided to clean your beans at Don Knotts ' Christmas party."
  • According to Shaggy, he and Scooby tried to eat a man in a hot dog costume.
  • No, You : Shaggy's response to Scooby telling him that his mother eats feline excrement is simply to parrot the insult. Shaggy : No, Scooby-Doo, your mom eats cat poop!
  • Not So Above It All : Velma is the most mature and serious-minded of the gang but even she couldn't resist the opportunity to scare Daphne with a haunted house's animatronics.
  • Oh, Crap! : A LOT of them and has its own page .
  • Older Than They Look : When Scrappy appears in a flashback, Velma mentions how he wasn't a puppy anymore despite his appearances thanks to a gland disorder.
  • One-Winged Angel : Scrappy after absorbing the souls .
  • Outside-Context Problem : The entire situation is this for the gang; as Fred notes, their "area of expertise is nutjobs in Halloween costumes", and they are now facing a legitimate demon threat .
  • Paper-Thin Disguise : Big dogs aren't allowed on the plane so Shaggy dresses Scooby up in a dress, big hat and sunglasses as "Grandma". Velma and Daphne say that no one will fall for it and then Fred does. The novelization (written from Velma's point of view) says that the disguise fooled everyone on the plane.
  • Perspective Flip : The novelization, which tells each chapter from a different character's point of view. For example, Velma's POV covers the opening break-up and the next chapter is from Shaggy's.
  • Pre Ass Kicking One Liner : Shaggy says, "Like, dude... You're a bad puppy!" just before he removes the Daemon Ritus from Scrappy's chest .
  • Pre-Explosion Glow : When the monsters are exposed to the sunlight, they glow with bright spots just before they explode .
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner : Velma to the monster that just emerged from Daphne's body: "You could use a little sunlight!" before opening the window blind and causing the sunlight to make the monster explode.
  • Pretty Boy : Scrappy seems to think Fred is one, as when he becomes a monster after absorbing the souls, he yells, "Take that, pretty boy!" when he knocks Fred over.
  • Cans of Sprite and Diet Coke are seen behind Scooby in the Mystery Machine when he and Shaggy are having eggplant burgers .
  • A Coca-Cola cooler is visible outside the quad bike shed that Shaggy and Scooby take refuge in.
  • Properly Paranoid : Before going into the castle, Shaggy worries aloud that castles have paintings that eyes that watch you and suits of armor that appear to be empty, but actually have a person inside. He's right about both parts of it, as the small henchman glimpses Fred and Velma through a peephole with the eyes of a figure on the wall, and Velma briefly hides in a skeletal cloaked figure to scare Daphne. Shaggy himself later has to hide in an actual suit of armor to avoid being captured by Zarkos.
  • Pool Scene : Occurs during the performance by Sugar Ray the morning after Fred and Velma are captured by the monsters.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis! : At one point during Daphne’s fight with Zarkos, he has her held above his head and smugly says, “Captured again, señorita!” She manages to partly free herself and say (in slow-motion), “Not...this...time!” before biting his hand.
  • Purple Is Powerful : Daphne is trying to prove that she's an Action Girl and wears nothing but purple and pink. As seen in the prologue, she also has a purple Mercedes SUV.
  • Punny Name : Emile Mondavarious, be it intentional or not, actually makes a coherent phrase in italian : E mi le mondava.
  • Putting the Band Back Together : Mystery Inc. splits up in the first few minutes of the movie. It's only two years later they are individually called to Spooky Island by Emile Mondavariou to investigate the mystery there. However, they cannot seem to get along nor have any wish to return as a team despite Shaggy and Scooby's wishes. After saving Scooby from Scrappy and saving the world, the gang does get back together.
  • Fred's red ascot, the sole red item of clothing he wears.
  • Velma probably fits this more closely, as her wardrobe is entirely red and orange.
  • Frank Welker , the original voice of Fred, voices a guard with a green skeletal outfit saying "Uh, no" to Velma.
  • In the Latin American Spanish dub, Arturo Mercado , who regurlarly voiced Shaggy in the animated adaptations until the 2010s, voiced Scrappy , a role he voiced as well, while his son, Arturo Mercado Jr. , voiced Shaggy instead.
  • Reverse Psychology : A voodoo man warns Daphne not to go into the Spooky Island Castle, which she takes as a trick and decides to do just that.
  • Right Behind Me : The Luna Ghost behind Shaggy as he's trying to explain there's no such thing as monsters. He lampshades it when Scooby points out the Luna Ghost is behind him. Happens again later on as he and Scooby are having a farting contest. He doesn't notice that Daphne is right behind him.
  • Shaggy and Scooby are implied to be stoners, with smoke coming from the top the Mystery Machine, only to reveal that they're cooking from a mini-grill; "Mary Jane", which happens to be Shaggy's favourite name, is a drug euphemism; Shaggy isn't knocked out by the mist from the possessed Mary Jane, but instead delighted by it.
  • Velma says "Crap", after first seeing Daphne at the airport.
  • Daphne wants to open a can of Chinese "whoopass".
  • During the possessed Fred's conversation with other college students, he uses the term, "biatch".
  • Velma consumes alcohol, getting drunk. It's also implied she's never had it before.
  • After Scooby sees a creature out the window, he makes a commotion about it, and Fred reacts by telling him he hasn't been this embarrassed since the former cleaned his "beans" at Don Knotts ' Christmas party.
  • After Fred is initially freaked out by being in Daphne's body, he realizes the benefits, which irks Velma.
  • Velma is seen without her glasses three times. The first is during a Kick the Dog moment when Daphne removes Velma's glasses on purpose. The second time she loses them, she gets captured by the creature who returns them to her. The third time is when Shaggy returns her soul to her body, as she is seen without her glasses and puts them back on when the creature who had previously been possessing her explodes upon exposure to sunlight.
  • Fred and the rest of the gang tell Mondavarious that they have three suspects as to who's behind the mystery when he comes across them at the hotel after the castle scene: N'Goo Tuana, the Voodoo Man, and Mondavarious himself.
  • Mary Jane's soul is the third one we see to return to its body when Daphne knocks Zarkos down a shaft into the protoplasm vat, knocking it over.
  • Velma screams "Fred!" after the latter accidentally sprays a fire hose at her and causes her to fall off a ledge.
  • Daphne screams "Fred!" when he is captured by a monster at the hotel. Shaggy then screams "Velma!" when she is captured too. Daphne then does it again when Mondavarious is captured.
  • Shaggy, Daphne and Mary-Jane all scream "SCOOBY!" during an Oh, Crap! moment when Scooby accidentally pushes them out of a window.
  • Shaggy screams "SCOOB!" when the latter falls down a tunnel. Moments later, Shaggy dives down the tunnel to try and find him.
  • Shaggy does this again a few times, when Scooby's soul is sucked out of his body by N'Goo Tuana's pincer.
  • Schmuck Bait : The mysterious phone call Scooby receives the night the gang arrive at the island. Caller : Got a bag of uhhh... hamburgers here for ya. Scooby : Mmmm! Caller : Just walk into the dark shadowy part of the forest where no one can see you . ( Beat , dramatic music) Scooby : Roh-kay!
  • This happens when Velma, Fred and Daphne quit Mystery Inc., leaving only Shaggy and Scooby. Velma even says "I'm outta here" before walking away.
  • Subverted later on. Shaggy and Scooby try fleeing the Mystery Machine when the man attempts to invite them to Spooky Island, but when they burst out, they bump right into him and end up going anyway.
  • When the alarm is triggered in the castle with Mystery Inc. inside, they all get a Mass "Oh, Crap!" and run for it. At least by then, they had picked up some clues they needed.
  • Shaggy suggests doing this after Fred and Velma are captured. Daphne talks him out of it.
  • Self-Deprecation : In a flashback, Scrappy is portrayed as an egotistical maniac instead of merely overconfident, as part of a nod to how reviled he was by fans.
  • Shag Wagon : Shaggy and Scooby turn the Mystery Machine into one of these after Mystery, Inc. breaks up, complete with a fake-out weed joke.
  • Velma and Fred, Daphne and Mark McGrath from Sugar Ray . Especially in the former case, since the official pairing in the movie is Fred and Daphne . The latter have barely interactions except for the body-swapping scene and The Big Damn Kiss at the end. Compare that with...
  • Despite being established as very self-absorbed and easily irritated in this continuity, Fred is surprisingly patient when Velma accidentally tries to strangle him at the beginning of the movie, just gently pushes her off and goes, "Watch the ascot!"
  • Them being the only two members of Mystery Inc. to not immediately start bickering with another when they meet again, and sitting next to each other on the plane to spooky island.
  • Velma is very bitter when Fred wants to go off with Daphne, and when she makes her jealousy known Fred actually obliges her.
  • Just all of their time in the castle. All of it.
  • And then we have this lovely moment from the novelization: Velma: Jinkies. Fred's Internal Monologue: Hearing her say that brought back a wave of memories. I suddenly felt a wave of tenderness for good old Velma.
  • It really doesn't help that every time the two have a touching moment there is as swell of almost romantic sounding music...seriously, was someone on the team secretly a Frelma shipper or something? The Fraphne bits seem almost like an afterthought.
  • The novel also ships Daphne with Shaggy, describing Shaggy as "The only person she was happy to see."
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead : Daphne, as portrayed by Sarah Michelle Gellar, who has green eyes.
  • Skewed Priorities : When Velma strangles Fred after Daphne removes her glasses early on, he makes her let go and indignantly says, "Watch the ascot!"
  • Sleeves Are for Wimps : Daphne swaps out her traditional long-sleeved outfit for dresses that have no sleeves. But then again in the final scene where she does the most ass-kicking, she's wearing a bodysuit with sleeves.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses : Velma, who wears glasses and is The Smart Guy . The only thing that slows her down is the glasses themselves, as she is Blind Without 'Em .
  • The Stinger : The first part of the credits feature Scooby and Shaggy in a hot pepper eating contest.
  • Targeted Human Sacrifice : The Big Bad needs a pure soul for his ritual. The only soul meeting the requirements on the whole island is Scooby's .
  • Take That! : "Spooky Island" is a gleeful slam on all Standards and Practices, and is proven to be wildly popular with college students for precisely all reasons. Possibly a given, since Joe Barbera , who was very vocally against what he saw as over-cleansing in the 80's, was one of the executive producers.
  • Team Hand-Stack : Mystery Inc. do two of these. The first one is when they decide to save Scooby and stop the Darkopalypse ritual from happening. The second one is when they officially get back together at the end.
  • Technicolor Death : When the monsters possessing the humans are freed and exposed to sunlight, they explode into sparks and green smoke .
  • In the airport scene, Daphne tells Fred and Velma that she won't talk to them and turns away, then almost immediately asks why they're there.
  • This quote from Fred: “There’s absolutely, absolutely, no such thing as...” Guess what bursts in right at that moment. “MONSTER!”
  • Theme Music Power-Up : Happens in the climax with MXPX's cover of the theme song playing.
  • Toilet-Drinking Dog Gag : While investigating a scary ride, Scooby and Shaggy find themselves entangled on sausages with the only option being to eat their way out. After one bite, Scooby complains about it being plastic only for Shaggy to quip how Scooby drinks out of the toilet. Scooby's response to the statement is telling Shaggy that he does that too.
  • Toilet Humour : Scooby and Shaggy have a farting contest and Scrappy urinates on Daphne.
  • Took a Level in Badass : Daphne had a radical change from her classic Damsel in Distress characterization. Elements of this change stuck around in future Scooby-Doo media, notably in What's New, Scooby-Doo? .

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  • Totally Radical : The creatures have learned to imitate human speech - using this as an example. So it's easy to spot who's been possessed and who hasn't.
  • Trademark Favourite Food : Chocolate-covered eggplant burgers for Shaggy. He says so in the first scene we see after the two-year gap as he's about to eat one. Also Scooby snacks, for Shaggy as well as for Scooby.
  • Tree Buchet : A monster that tries to capture Scooby in the woods ends up being flung away in this manner.
  • All of the gang, especially fashionista Daphne. Her outfits are: Long-sleeve dress, scarf, gogo boots, headband (Luna Ghost investigation; this one has the closest resemblance to that of her cartoon counterpart); Trench coat, headband, sunglasses, gogo boots, mini dress (airport); Cheongsam top, athletic headband, flats, pants (deleted scene); Halter top, sunhat, sunglasses, flare pants, gogo boots (arriving at Spooky Island); Sleeveless low-cut dress, gogo boots, clutch purse (Investigating the castle); Different sleeveless dress from above, gogo boots, different clutch from above (monsters); Different long-sleeve dress, scarf, and headband (flashback); Cropped halter tankini top with skirt bottoms, wedges, handbag (Beach/captured); Lowcut wrap dress, gogo boots, 3rd clutch (Possession); Jumpsuit, gogo boots (Battle/Epilogue).
  • Velma is the same case, although not as bad as Daphne.
  • Tropical Island Adventure : The gang are invited to Spooky Island, a tropical island resort with a ghostly and mystical theme.
  • Ungrateful Bastard : Shaggy gets Daphne's protoplasm out of the vat after freeing Velma and Fred. She tells him to put her back in, as she wants to get herself out. He releases her anyway.
  • Unspoken Plan Guarantee : The gang formulates a plan to stop the sacrificial ceremony and briefly explain what it is before it commences. Naturally, everything goes wrong but in the end it still does its job .
  • Urine Trouble : In a flashback Scrappy pees on Daphne, which — in addition to his massive ego — is what got him kicked off the team.
  • Valley Girl : Daphne talks like this at the beginning but has dropped it when the gang reunite.
  • Villain Ball : Scrappy-Doo's plan to unleash the demon army and take over the world might have succeeded, but since he wanted Mystery Inc. to witness his victory, he invited the entire team and encouraged them to come together (albeit while disguised), thus giving them the chance to defeat him.
  • Villainous Crush : Why else would Scrappy urinate all over Daphne in the flashback? In Fred's words, he was "marking his territory".
  • After the castle scene, N'Goo Tuana is seen playing the piano at the hotel. He's pretty good at it, considering the applause he gets afterwards.
  • Possessed characters are seen in a pool, playing with a beach ball and generally just chilling and listening to Sugar Ray perform, who are also possessed, before turning on Shaggy and Scooby.
  • Vocal Dissonance : When Mary Jane says "No, Shaggy" when Shaggy tells her he has to rescue Scooby, she mysteriously sounds like a man. Justified because she was possessed at the time.
  • Voices Are Mental : When the members of Mystery Inc. swap bodies.
  • Wasn't That Fun? : After the capture of the Luna Ghost, Shaggy remarks this to Scooby about the chase they just had, and that they should find another skateboard and "like, do it again".
  • Wham Line : Mystery Inc. deduced that the villains need a pure soul for their plans. Fred wonders where they are going to find a pure human soul. Velma : I didn't say human ...
  • Wham Shot : Fred removes what he thinks is a mask of Mondavarious's face. Underneath is not a human face, but a series of robotic workings, revealing him to be a robot.
  • Who's Laughing Now? : Daphne : (having just overpowered Zarkos) Now who's the damsel in distress? Zarkos : Me? Daphne : Straight up!
  • Who Would Be Stupid Enough? : Near the beginning of the movie, when Scooby disguises himself as an old woman in order to be allowed onto the plane. Daphne : No one is stupid enough to believe that. Fred : Who's the ugly old broad?
  • Who Would Want to Watch Us? : Shaggy mentions how creepy castles always have paintings with eyes that watch you and suits of armor that have guys in it who follow you but stop every time you turn around. Daphne has to ask how many times has it actually happened. According to Shaggy, the answer is 12.
  • She thinks he's pulling Reverse Psychology by telling her not to go to a creepy castle so she'll fall into a trap he set up.
  • She then thinks he's pulling a Batman Gambit and is hiding something in there that ties him to the case, and by telling her not to go, she'll avoid it to avoid being trapped. She decides it's worth going either way, but he really was just trying to protect her safety.
  • After she ends up nearly getting killed albeit still finding some valuable clues, she pegs Voodoo Maestro as the culprit, as opposed to him just being Properly Paranoid .
  • "You!" Exclamation : Daphne's soul before it enters Fred's body the first time.
  • You Have GOT to Be Kidding Me! : The hilarious expression of a boy in an orange jumper at the airport seeing Scooby poorly disguised as a woman. Velma states the trope almost word-for-word immediately afterwards.
  • You Need a Breath Mint : When one of the island demons growls in Velma's face, Velma says "Nice Mask, bad breath".
  • Your Mom : Comes up during a tiff between Scooby and Shaggy. Scooby : Your rama reats rat roop! Shaggy : No, Scooby-Doo , your mom eats cat poop!

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The Cast of “Scooby-Doo: The Movie: ”Where Are They Now?

Posted: October 12, 2023 | Last updated: December 19, 2023

From Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. to Isla Fisher, see what the cast of 'Scooby-Doo: The Movie' has been up to since the film's premiere in 2002

Sure, they were dysfunctional, a little competitive and certainly very eccentric, but Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang knew how to hunt a ghost, ghoul or conniving criminal down effectively. The beloved cartoon series — which first hit the small screens in 1969 — reached new heights when in 2002, Warner Bros. debuted a film version of the crime-solving gang.

It comes as no surprise that the film was a hit at the box office, raking in $257 million worldwide after being filmed on an $84 million budget, per IMDb .

From Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. to Isla Fisher , see what the stars of Scooby-Doo: The Movie have been up to since the film dropped so many years ago.

Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred Jones

Fresh off the success of I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer , Freddie Prinze Jr. continued the spooky movie streak by taking on the role of Mystery Inc.'s wannabe main man, Fred Jones.

Though Scooby-Doo: The Movie found much success and became an instant classic, it was more than a film for Prinze Jr., who got to work with his then-fiancée Sarah Michelle Gellar.

The pair first met on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997 and though they " really didn't dig each other ," they remained friends before their relationship turned romantic, and they wed in 2002.

The two share two kids together — daughter  Charlotte Grace , whom they welcomed in 2009, and son  Rocky James , who arrived in 2012.

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Daphne Blake

Before stepping into the stylish detective shoes of Daphne Blake, Sarah Michelle Gellar was no stranger to being in an ensemble cast.

The talented actress had famously starred as the titular character on The WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer for seven seasons . She also snagged a role in Girl Interrupted alongside Angelina Jolie, Brittany Murphy and Winona Ryder and then, of course, she and Freddie Prinze Jr. had been in I Know What You Did Last Summer and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer with the likes of Jennifer Love Hewitt, Mekhi Phifer, Ryan Phillippe and Brandy.

Matthew Lillard as Shaggy Rogers

Determined to get the gang back together was the goofy, out-there best pal to Scooby, Shaggy Rogers, who was portrayed by Matthew Lillard .

Like his other co-stars, Lillard was no stranger to making Halloween movies prior to joining the Scooby-Doo cast. The actor famously played Stu Macher in Scream, opposite Neve Campbell and Skeet Ulrich.

He would go on to become a fixture in the Scooby-Doo franchise, voicing Shaggy in several cartoons, including Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon, Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Scarecrow as well as Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays and many more.

Lillard and wife Heather Helm have three children.

Linda Cardellini as Velma Dinkley

Getting all the jinkies was Linda Cardellini , who played the brains of the operation, Velma Dinkley.

Though she went on to forge an illustrious career, which included roles in E.R., The Curse of La Llorana , Green Book, Mad Men, Dead to Me and plenty of others, many people will recognize Cardellini for her role as Chutney Windham, whose faulty perm story led Elle Woods to win her first court case in Legally Blonde.

Cardellini and her husband, Steven Rodriguez welcomed their daughter, Lilah-Rose , in February of 2012.

Isla Fisher as Mary Jane

A young Isla Fisher sharpened her acting skills playing Shaggy's love interest, Mary Jane, in the movie.

The powerhouse actress has since launched an enormous career, starring in Definitely Maybe, Now You See Me, Wedding Crashers and the 2009 blockbuster hit, Confessions of a Shopaholic.

It seems Fisher has also found success in her personal life. The Australian native has been married to fellow actor Sacha Baron Cohen since 2010. The two share three kids : daughters Olivia, 16 and Elula, 13 and a son, Montgomery, 8.

Neil Fanning as Scooby

Voicing the beloved Great Dane was Australian actor Neil Fanning. And while he lent his vocals to other films and series in the Scooby-Doo franchise, Fanning has kept a relatively low profile. According to IMDb , his last role was in 2016 when he played a roadhouse cop on the Australian TV series, Wanted.

Rowan Atkinson as Mondavarious

Rowan Atkinson made his name playing the lovable, albeit accident-prone Mr. Bean. However, he turned a leaf playing Mondavarious, the villain in Scooby-Doo: The Movie.

Since the 2002 film, the English actor has reprised his famous character in various movies, shorts and an animated series.

Miguel A. Núñez Jr. as Voodoo Maestro

Miguel A. Núñez Jr. played eccentric Spooky Island resident, Voodoo Maestro.

Though he's had a steady career, Núñez Jr. is mostly known for playing the lead in Juwanna Mann, which also came out in 2002. He also has credits in Life, Tour of Duty, The Return of the Living Dead and more.

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How to visit the Australian resort Scooby Doo's iconic Spooky Island movie was filmed on in the early 2000s

  • Sophie Grace shared a video to TikTok of Tangalooma Resort on Moreton Island
  • The Queensland resort was used as Spooky Island in a 2002 Scooby-Doo film
  • While the island doesn't have the landmarks from film, facilities used still remain 
  • Many individuals were stunned to find out that the island was used as a movie set

By Manoli Luxford For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 01:06 EST, 6 October 2021 | Updated: 01:13 EST, 6 October 2021

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A pair of travelling friends have explored the Australian resort where the iconic 2002 film Scooby Doo's Spooky Island was filmed and have given an insight into how others can visit the tropical island for themselves.

Sophie Grace shared the video to TikTok on Tuesday after she visited the Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island in Queensland and showed off several of the landmarks used in the film.

The resort, known as the horror-themed amusement park 'Spooky Island' in the Scooby-Doo film, is a 75-minute catamaran boat ride from Brisbane .

Sophie Grace shared the video to TikTok on Tuesday after she visited the Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island in Queensland and showed off several of the landmarks used in the film

Sophie Grace shared the video to TikTok on Tuesday after she visited the Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island in Queensland and showed off several of the landmarks used in the film

The resort, known as the horror-themed amusement park ¿Spooky Island¿ in the Scooby-Doo film, is a 75-minute catamaran boat ride from Brisbane

The resort, known as the horror-themed amusement park 'Spooky Island' in the Scooby-Doo film, is a 75-minute catamaran boat ride from Brisbane

From afar, the resort doesn't shed a similar resemblance to the movie's rollercoaster-filled island with skulls noticeably carved into rocks and placed on the front of the 'monster' coasters along with other figures placed along the beach.

However, Ms Grace's montage of the crystal clear water, the sandy shore and coastland filled with a vast amount of greenery were very familiar scenes in the 2002 movie.

Ms Grace captured the resort's Dolphin Lodge which was known as the 'Spooky Hotel' for the film.

Ms Grace captured the resort¿s Dolphin Lodge, which was known as the ¿Spooky Hotel¿ for the film

Ms Grace captured the resort's Dolphin Lodge, which was known as the 'Spooky Hotel' for the film

While the accommodation was decorated with a tiki head at the entrance in the movie, the building has noticeably remained the same colour (pictured: movie set of the Spooky Hotel)

While the accommodation was decorated with a tiki head at the entrance in the movie, the building has noticeably remained the same colour (pictured: movie set of the Spooky Hotel)

While the accommodation was decorated with a tiki head at the entrance in the movie that isn't on the building today, although it has noticeably remained the same colour.

The Tangalooma Resort's long jetty was also seen in Ms Grace's video and was often featured in the movie set as the 'Spooky Island Pier' filled with flags and signage that represented the frightening-looking theme park.

Ms Grace then revealed further parts of the island, such as the resort's pool, buildings used for sporting activities and accommodation, as well as groups of pelicans that often stand on the island's shore.

Tourists can visit the island on a day trip or stay in the accommodation for a holiday, and use the facilities where filming occurred.

The Tangalooma Resort¿s long jetty was also seen in Ms Grace¿s video and was often featured in the movie set as the ¿Spooky Island Pier¿

The Tangalooma Resort's long jetty was also seen in Ms Grace's video and was often featured in the movie set as the 'Spooky Island Pier'

The characters from the 2002 film along the jetty at the Tangalooma Island Resort

The characters from the 2002 film along the jetty at the Tangalooma Island Resort


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Tangalooma Jetty was used as 'Spooky Island Pier' in the movie and was decorated with flags and figures that represented the terrifying theme park (Pictured: stock image of the movie set decorations)

Tangalooma Jetty was used as 'Spooky Island Pier' in the movie and was decorated with flags and figures that represented the terrifying theme park (Pictured: stock image of the movie set decorations)

Many individuals were stunned by the revelation and didn't know the island was used as the location of 'Spooky Island' in the film.

One user wrote: 'You're telling me Spooky Island was in my state the WHOLE TIME?!'

'I was today years old when I found out it was filmed here,' wrote another.

Another user said: 'Omg my cruise docked here and we were on the ISLAND and I DIDN'T EVEN REALISE.'

While a fourth wrote: 'I've literally been here twice and had no idea - I now appreciate this place so much more.'

Many individuals were stunned by the revelation and didn't know the island was used as the location of 'Spooky Island' in the film (pictured: A scene from the Scooby Doo Spooky Island film)

Many individuals were stunned by the revelation and didn't know the island was used as the location of 'Spooky Island' in the film (pictured: A scene from the Scooby Doo Spooky Island film)

People can visit the island for a day trip or stay in the accommodation for a holiday, and use the facilities where filming occurred (stock image of Tangalooma Resort)

People can visit the island for a day trip or stay in the accommodation for a holiday, and use the facilities where filming occurred (stock image of Tangalooma Resort)

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New Spooky Island Horror Event Coming to New York This Fall

by Emily Ann · Published July 31, 2023 · Updated July 31, 2023

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Taking place at Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Spooky Island is a brand new horror event located in Schaghticoke, NY this fall! The event will begin on Spooky Island, dark woods that are filled with ancient tribal spirits and horrific creatures. The event will feature:

  • 3 spine-tingling scare zones
  • 2 horrifying haunted house
  • Over 15 carnival rides and games
  • Food & Beverages with 20 different vendor options
  • Live Entertainment – DJs playing throughout, nightly magicians and fire acts
  • Horror vendor hall with 20 horror-themed vendors

Tickets to the event include both haunted houses and scare zones but do NOT include food, beverages, or carnival rides. Tickets for carnival rides can be purchased on the midway. The ticket must be used on the date of purchase, pricing, and availability vary by date and product

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The event will be open Thursday-Sunday starting on September 29, 2023, and ending on October 29, 2023, with haunted houses open from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm and rides open from 4:00 pm – 11:30pm

Listed below are the terrifying zones and houses you can experience at the event!

Scare-Zone 1: Spooky Island’s Tribe of Terror

You awaken and find yourself stranded on an unknown island, with no other land or life in sight. Where are you? How did you get here? This place feels different… time feels still as you hear the sound of crashing waves. As you regain your composure, you stumble through the trees going deeper into the island. You hear what sounds like chanting coming from the distance. Against every instinct you have, you continue further down the rabbit hole, the sound drawing you closer. As you brush the last of the branches out of your view you see it. A large wooden archway stands with a name carved in the center: Spooky Island. You look around and see what looks to be the middle of a ritualistic ceremony, you feel the pounding of the drums hitting your heart like a hammer. As you inch closers to get a better look, the crunching of the leaves gives away your location. The drums and chanting cease as the beings now look directly at you. Their faces are covered in blood-stained wooden tiki-like masks and their bodies are covered in blood and body paint. They are all wearing torn blood-smeared clothing and are carrying barbaric weapons they seem unafraid to use on you. What are these creatures? They appear human-like but they also do not feel of this world. As they continue to look in your direction, you begin to hear the sound of the drums slowly building back up. The creatures slowly move to the side and reveal a giant creature dragging a club of skulls across the dirt. You feel your heart skip a beat and you begin to back up into the forest. The drums get loud and louder and the creatures begin to move forward. On a giant podium in the center, a woman stands holding a staff dressed in black cloth and wearing a wooden eye mask. She bangs the staff, points it at you, and lets out a shout. The creatures begin to charge you as you try and escape into the trees. As they chase you, you hear the woman laugh in the distance. Tonight they are the predators… and you are the prey.

Scare-Zone 2: Upstate Ripper

In colonial New York, a village deep in the Catskill Mountains, a full moon has risen. As you wander through the forest of Spooky Island, trying to escape what lies behind you, a strange feeling comes over you. You look around and the area looks different… the time feels different. As you continue down the moonlit path you see it: A desolate village with a sign reading “Luna’s Cradle”. Legend has it, every 13 years on the night of a full moon, an entity known as the Upstate Ripper can be summoned… but only with a blood sacrifice. It’s told that he can grant a child a single wish but there is a price to pay: an unquenchable thirst for blood and violence. Empty shopfronts and homes line the street, an eerie fog acting as a blanket over the land. As you wander through the empty street, an out-of-tune bell tolls in the distance, the sound seeping into your consciousness and allowing an uneasy feeling to set in. You continue through the town, but a sight makes you stop dead in your tracks. In a small hay-filled pen outside of a house, a zombified child feasts on a dead goat. Their back is to you as they tear through the flesh of the dead animal. As you begin to back away, the child stops and slowly stands upright. They turn and begin to look at you, blood is smeared on their face and body. You sprint away from the child, looking for any safe place that you can escape. You see a warmly glowing candle shop in front of you and begin to scream for help. The door slams open revealing another zombified child covered in burns and scratch marks. The child is holding the head of her dead mother which is covered in blood and dripping wax. You avoid the shop and head for the town exit. As you exit the town you see a large tree with satanic decorations hanging and a pentagram right in the center of the ground. Children begin to emerge from the bushes and behind the tree… and then you see him. The Upstate Ripper emerges from behind the tree, towering over us. As the children begin to approach you he silently watches with an enormous smile. Scare-Zone 3: Disciples of Darkness In an alternate future of New York, a world once powered by steam and cogs now runs on the blasphemous new magic of electricity. As technology advances, citizens have engaged in the latest drug: body modifications and upgrades. As you enter a grimy back alleyway, you pass by a booth with a neon sign reading “psychic”. A medium emerges from the darkness and stops you in your tracks. She presents you with a reading, warning that the end is near. As we continue down the alleyway, a mysterious man going by the name of “Doctor Daemon” has gathered a crowd for a demonstration, promising advancement in the latest body mods. Signs of propaganda line the walls of the stage with phrases: “The Future is Now”, “Become Your Best Self”, and “God is a Machine”. As he reveals his latest experiments, you begin to realize something feels very wrong… But it is already too late. Emerging from the darkness, his latest creations slowly walk into the crowd. They resemble humans but any sense of morality is long gone. They wear crowns of thorns and eyes all black, dressed in gothic attire. Blood and cuts cover their skin showing signs of involuntary surgery. Just as they get closer to the crowd, they stop and slowly turn back toward the stage, obeying the commands of their master. The Doctor continues his speech, revealing his prized creation. In between two pillars, we see the ripper doctor known simply as “The Surgeon”. He stands wearing a modified welding mask and wields two Tesla coils powered by electricity. He begins his show moment, using his coils to resurrect a modified human, sounds of pain echo throughout. As you stand in horror, you notice the other demons have entered the crowd, and have begun stealing observers to be the next experiments. The area lights up with neon lights and upside crosses, becoming an otherworldly demonic playground. As you try to escape, the demons surround you. The future of change is for the deranged. Don’t struggle. The doctor will see you now.

Haunted House 1: Tunnel of Blood

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In a modern-day small town, a Tunnel of Love attraction has appeared overnight with the promise of allowing those young and old to embrace the nostalgia of a simpler time. The town is on edge, however, as people have started disappearing without a trace and the mumblings of a secret cult nicknamed “Cupid’s Messengers” rumors to lurk in the town’s shadow. Authorities start to receive reports of the animatronics in the Tunnel of Love attraction eerily resembling the missing citizens. Could this be a coincidence… or is there something more sinister going on inside the Tunnel of Love?

Haunted House 2: Spook-E-State

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When it comes to Halloween, Zoey is a self-proclaimed decorating master. Every year, her neighborhood has a house decorating concert, yet she always seems to fall in second place. Willing to do whatever it takes, she dabbles in dark magic to guarantee her house is the scariest on the block. When her tacky decorations seem to take on a life of her own, she realizes her deal may have come with a price.

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Emily Ann has always loved the theme parks, and is now so happy she gets to create content around them for ThrillGeek! She considers herself a huge theme park foodie, as well as finding unique items across the parks. Would die for HHN.

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  18. Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island

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  19. How to visit the Australian resort Scooby Doo's iconic Spooky Island

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  22. New Spooky Island Horror Event Coming to New York This Fall

    Taking place at Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Spooky Island is a brand new horror event located in Schaghticoke, NY this fall! The event will begin on Spooky Island, dark woods that are filled with ancient tribal spirits and horrific creatures. The event will feature: 3 spine-tingling scare zones 2 horrifying haunted house