Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, CeeLo Green, Jon Lovitz
Dracula has lost his wife by the hands of humans, so he is raising their daughter alone. He created an intense barrier around his castle to make sure that humans could not find the location of the castle. Every year on his daughter, Mavis' birthday, Dracula invites all of the monsters over for a party and retreat. It is the one time that they all do not have to worry about humans, and they can be themselves. It's Mavis' 116th Birthday, and she wants to go out into the village to finally get to see how humans live. He lets her got, but the village is fake. A human teenager out backpacking follows a group of zombies to the secret passage to Dracula's castle. Jonathan, the teenager, has to be made up as a monster to hide in the crowd, but Mavis has a crush on him.
This was one of the few non-Disney animated movies in the past year that was really well made. I am not an Adam Sandler fan at all, but it seems the older that he gets his movies are better. He has shown that he can do more than stupid voices and act like an idiot adult child. With this movie you have an all star studded cast, just look at all of the big names above. With the movie being animated, you do not have to deal with someone trying to upstage anyone else.
This was a great movie with great characters. It is almost basically a Halloween movie for kids, well kind of. It was a fun movie to watch, and if this would have come out when I was a kid, I would have been completely overjoyed. You have an animated movie with all of the monsters in it, all of them. I was expecting this movie to be really cheesy and stupid, so it took me sometime to watch it. It took the magic of the Halloween season to stop and watch it, and I am so glad I did. From the look and the quality of the animation to the actors and the script, this was a kids movie worth watching. Enjoy.
Hotel Transylvania (2012) Trailer