Scoob!

Scoob!

Scoob!

Scooby-Doo animated origin story starring the voice talent of Will Forte as Shaggy, Amanda Seyfried as Daphne, Gina Rodriguez as Velma, and Zac Efron as Fred. This film leads into a Hanna-Barbera cinematic universe which will reportedly include Jetsons, Flintstones and Wacky Races movies.

Scoob! takes us back to Scooby and Shaggy's first encounter and reveals how they came to join up with detectives, Fred, Velma and Daphne to found Mystery Inc. Hundreds of cases later, they're faced with their most difficult task to date: foiling a plot to unleash a ghost dog named Cerberus upon the world. And while doing so, they discover that Scooby has a mysterious legacy and destiny that none of them had ever imagined.

2020Rating: PGUSA
AnimatedKids & Family
90%
want to see

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Reviews & comments

Vulture

Vulture

press

The best part of Scoob!, a computer-animated reboot of the Scooby-Doo franchise, is the part in which the movie painstakingly recreates the opening credits of the original series.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

press

With Scoob!, Warners has begun tethering together all those junky old mystery-caper cartoons—which enjoyed their heyday in the aesthetically ravaged 1970s—to create a new and formidable franchise, replete with mineable I.P. and appealing to . . . well, therein lies the problem.

Variety

Variety

press

These are trying times, and parents may be grateful to have a virtual babysitter to distract their kids for 90 minutes, in which case, “Scoob!” is surely more effective than sitting them in front of the fish tank.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A messy and mystery-free relaunch of the classic animation tries, and fails, to update the formula, adding a charmless superhero spin.

2.0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

Look, no one is expecting Citizen Scoob here. This is not cinema, it’s a $19.99 48-hour distraction.

2.0
Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

press

The occasionally clever dialogue and the peppy voice performances are the best things about “Scoob!,” but not nearly enough to overcome the loud and convoluted overall tone.

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

press

As corporate directives go, Scoob! has a lighter spirit (until the obligatory protracted action climax) and swifter throwaway gags than either of the live-action “Scooby-Doo” remakes offered. (Thank God for Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini, though. I start each day with that prayer.) The animated “Scoob!” aims younger, and mostly is better for it.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Yes, it’s all a bit silly and oddly plot-heavy — including a very generous dose of classic mythology — but it feels like a classic Scooby-Doo mystery, and it’s clear that everyone involved with the project has nothing but love for the universe they’re trying to retrofit for the modern age.

IGN

IGN

press

A perfectly fine distraction for kids and parents stuck at home, with enough cute and amusing elements throughout to keep viewers engaged.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The filmmakers' choice of computerized animation style, emphasizing bold colors and high contrast, looks great for props and backgrounds, but tends to leave character features lacking in detail.

Vulture

Vulture

press

The best part of Scoob!, a computer-animated reboot of the Scooby-Doo franchise, is the part in which the movie painstakingly recreates the opening credits of the original series.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

press

With Scoob!, Warners has begun tethering together all those junky old mystery-caper cartoons—which enjoyed their heyday in the aesthetically ravaged 1970s—to create a new and formidable franchise, replete with mineable I.P. and appealing to . . . well, therein lies the problem.

Variety

Variety

press

These are trying times, and parents may be grateful to have a virtual babysitter to distract their kids for 90 minutes, in which case, “Scoob!” is surely more effective than sitting them in front of the fish tank.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A messy and mystery-free relaunch of the classic animation tries, and fails, to update the formula, adding a charmless superhero spin.

2.0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

Look, no one is expecting Citizen Scoob here. This is not cinema, it’s a $19.99 48-hour distraction.

2.0
Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

press

The occasionally clever dialogue and the peppy voice performances are the best things about “Scoob!,” but not nearly enough to overcome the loud and convoluted overall tone.

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

press

As corporate directives go, Scoob! has a lighter spirit (until the obligatory protracted action climax) and swifter throwaway gags than either of the live-action “Scooby-Doo” remakes offered. (Thank God for Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini, though. I start each day with that prayer.) The animated “Scoob!” aims younger, and mostly is better for it.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Yes, it’s all a bit silly and oddly plot-heavy — including a very generous dose of classic mythology — but it feels like a classic Scooby-Doo mystery, and it’s clear that everyone involved with the project has nothing but love for the universe they’re trying to retrofit for the modern age.

IGN

IGN

press

A perfectly fine distraction for kids and parents stuck at home, with enough cute and amusing elements throughout to keep viewers engaged.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The filmmakers' choice of computerized animation style, emphasizing bold colors and high contrast, looks great for props and backgrounds, but tends to leave character features lacking in detail.

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