Monster Mash (2000 film)
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|Directed by||Guido Manuli|
|Narrated by||Phil Trainer|
|Music by||John Carnochan|
|Distributed by||Universal Studios Home Entertainment|
Drac, Frank, and Wolf were the scariest monsters around until they became associated with fun. They end up summoned by the Superior Court of Horrors where the judge orders them to prove that they are still scary by the end of 24 hours or they will be sentenced to an eternity entertaining at children's parties. Drac, Frank, and Wolf are assigned to scare the Tinklemeister family. The Tinklemeisters soon ends up assisting Drac, Frank, and Wolf into proving that they are still scary even when the Grim Reaper Prosecutor sends three new monsters consisting of Freddie de Spaghetti: King of Carbohydrates (a humanoid spaghetti monster based on Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees), Chicky: The Doll of Destruction (a wind-up toy based on Chucky), and the Alien Eater from Alien to make sure that they fail.
- David Sobolov as Frank
- W. Harlan May as Frank's singing voice
- Scott McNeil as Wolf
- David Pavlovitch as Wolf's singing voice
- Ian James Corlett as Drac
- Jason Michas as Drac's singing voice
- Janyse Jaud as Spike Tinklemeister, Mom Tinklemeister
- Tabitha St. Germain as Chicky
- Phil Trainer as Yorick
- Jim Byrnes as Grim Reaper prosecutor
- Patricia Drake as Stella Tinklemeister
- Phil Hayes as Judge
- Robert O. Smith
- French Tickner
- Dave Ward as Freddie de Spaghetti
- "Waiting for Spike to Speak"
- "The Heebe Jeebe"
- "When We Were Bad"
- "Monster Mash"
- Funk Groove arrangement by David Pavlovitch
- Country arrangement by Matt McGuire
- Alternative Angst arrangement performed by Jason Michas
"Waiting for Spike to Speak" was composed and written by Matt McGuire. "The Heebe Jeebe" was composed and written by McGuire and Karen Guthery. "When We Were Bad" was composed and written by Sandy Howell and Geoff Levin.
Monster Mash was released on VHS on August 29, 2000.
The film was released on DVD alongside Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein, Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman, and four episodes of Archie's Weird Mysteries on the Monster Bash Fun Pack released on September 7, 2004.
Despite not receiving any professional critical reviews, Monster Mash was well received by audiences. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 78% rating based on 51 users, with an average rating of 4.2/5.