Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island

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Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island
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Jinkies, people watching that sequel, and they don't never come out.
Genre: Animation
Mystery
Directed By: Cecilia Aranovich Hamilton
Ethan Spaulding
Written By: Jeremy Adams
Starring: Matthew Lillard
Frank Welker
Grey Griffin
Kate Miccuci
Distributed By: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Release Date: September 3, 2019
Runtime: 80 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English
Franchise: Scooby-Doo
Prequel: Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island ("chronologically")
Scooby-Doo and the Curse of the 13th Ghost (release order)
Sequel: Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo!


Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island is a 2019 direct-to-video supernatural mystery comedy film. It is the thirty-third entry in the Scooby-Doo direct-to-video series and a direct sequel to Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island.

Plot

Mystery Incorporated is pulled out of retirement to re-investigate an old mystery on Moonscar Island.

Why It Sucks

  1. It is completely pointless, because the previous film had an ending to the point of not needing a direct follow-up.
    • In addition, the film came out twenty-one years after Zombie Island, so the idea for a sequel was pretty stale.
  2. Subpar animation that is a huge downgrade from the original, especially for the zombies and werecats.
  3. The main characters (except for Daphne) are not like themselves:
    • Fred has a disturbing obsession with the Mystery Machine.
    • Velma becomes a loud-mouthed, annoying goody-two-shoes.
    • Scooby and Shaggy have became ignorant, stubborn and smug jerks. (Although this can be somewhat justified since they were given the chance for a vacation and the gang agreed to no mysteries.)
  4. Alan Smithee, based on the pseudonym used by film directors disowning their films, is a really unlikable, greedy, egotistical and irritating character who is nothing more than a wannabe director.
  5. Numerous plot holes and continuity errors, such as Mystery Inc. being teenagers (despite being adults in the original).
    1. As a result of the numerous plot holes and the continuity errors, it doesn't really feel like a real sequel to the original movie.
  6. The first act of the film is extremely slow-paced and formulaic.
  7. Pointless cameo from Elvira.
  8. It retcons a major part of the first film (that the monsters were real).

Redeeming Qualities

  1. The voice cast do a good job in their respective roles.
  2. The opening credits are well-done.
  3. The idea of Mystery Inc. returning to Moonscar Island to solve an unresolved mystery is pretty interesting, despite the terrible execution.

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Comments


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Stephenfisher2001

7 months ago
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"Scooby and Shaggy have become ignorant, stubborn and smug jerks."

Hm, seems like that means that both of them act like they don't care about scary stuff at all.
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Declan Kearns

7 months ago
Score 0
I know right. This is easily the worst Scooby Doo film. Not only is it pointless but it has no reason to exist.
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LeroyManTheFirst

7 months ago
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Scooby Doo (2002): Am I a joke to you?
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EijiZeBoi

7 months ago
Score 8

Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island is something else. The big daddy of all anime. It perfectly blends action, comedy, mystery, and emotion in a sweet, tender taste. The characters feel so real and the pacing is perfect. My favorite character is Scooby. His quirky humor and personality are top-notch and make me root for him all the time. The animation is so good I almost thought it was live-action.

The impact of MLK, Michelle Obama, and Lincoln had on society can never compare to this masterpiece of an anime. Such an impact Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island should never be ignored and should always be cherished by humanity.

Truly a masterpiece.

100000000000000000000000/10 would anime again. A must watch before you pass.
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SporeShroom2007

7 months ago
Score 3
Not to mention, Shaggy uses 100% of his power in this film. Absolutely the best anime of all time.
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Spongebuff1991

7 months ago
Score 0
I like it.
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LeroyManTheFirst

7 months ago
Score 0

There's a lot of problems this page has

  1. 1: This was actually requested by the fans of the movie because it was amazing.
  1. 2: The animation is the same animation as the direct to video movies, so obvious that the person who made the page clearly didn't watch the movies.
  1. 3: They're the recent characters nowadays.
  1. 4: It's her character, she's supposed to be like that.
  1. 5: They're their direct to video counterparts, that's why.
  1. 7: She was added just for fanservice and due to her popularity.
  1. 3:
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LeroyManTheFirst

7 months ago
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Correction:

1: This was actually requested by the fans of the movie because it was amazing. 2: The animation is the same animation as the direct to video movies, so it's obvious that the person who made the page clearly didn't watch the movies. 3: They're the recent characters nowadays. 4: It's her character, she's supposed to be like that. 5: They're their direct to video counterparts, that's why.

7: She was added just for fanservice and due to her popularity.
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Trevor807

7 months ago
Score 0
Except it's not wise to treat your opinions like facts.
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PhantomVulture

2 months ago
Score 1

How to ruin THE greatest Scooby-Doo movie in animation history in just one easy step:

Step 1: RETCON EVERYTHING!
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The Dunkman

2 months ago
Score 1
This is one of the worst direct to video films from the Scooby Doo franchise i've ever seen.
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Kiyah Walter

one month ago
Score 0
I'm Mediocre to It

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