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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)

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The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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Brian Levant
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Melton ... Daphne
Hayley Kiyoko ... Velma
Robbie Amell ... Fred
Nick Palatas Nick Palatas ... Shaggy
Frank Welker ... Scooby Doo (voice)
Shawn Macdonald ... Principal Deedle
Garry Chalk ... Vice Principal Grimes
Leah James Leah James ... Prudence Prufrock
Brian J. Sutton Brian J. Sutton ... Ezekial Gallows (as Brian Sutton)
Al Rodrigo ... Ezekial Gallows (voice)
Dee Jay Jackson ... Bus Driver
C. Ernst Harth ... Janitor
Lorena Gale ... Librarian
Devon Thomas Devon Thomas ... Beefy Jock
David Hurtubise David Hurtubise ... Mr. Pupperman (as Dave Hurtubise)
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Storyline

The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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From the director of 'Beethoven' and 'The Flintstones', learn the Who, What, Where, When and HOWL of Mystery Inc. (DVD) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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Goofs

In the scene in the library before the ghosts appear, it starts to get really cold. Shaggy breathes and you can see his breath. However, when the others in the room speak, you can't see theirs. See more »

Quotes

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Different actors, but very enjoyable
13 September 2009 | by night_wng2000See all my reviews

I give this a 7, because the acting is decent, the story is fairly original, and it's Scooby Doo! Now, for those who liked the first 2 live-action films, this is a cartoon network film, so while they are all Scooby movies, they have no other relationship to one another. That's not to say it has no faults. It's fairly campy, though not much, and it does stray from it's origins a bit. Scooby fans will know what I mean, once they see this. It does have good action, and CGI effects are well done. The story moves along without getting bogged down by trying to flesh out the characters. I think Hayley Kiyoko did an awesome job as Velma. It's hard to believe she's only 17. I recommend this one as a family fun film. Kids will love it, and adults will enjoy it as just as much.


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