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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)

The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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Cast

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Nick Palatas ...
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Scooby Doo (voice)
Shawn Macdonald ...
Principal Deedle
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Vice Principal Grimes
Leah James ...
Brian J. Sutton ...
Ezekial Gallows (as Brian Sutton)
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Ezekial Gallows (voice)
Dee Jay Jackson ...
Bus Driver
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Janitor
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Librarian
Devon Thomas ...
Beefy Jock
David Hurtubise ...
Mr. Pupperman (as Dave Hurtubise)
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Storyline

The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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The Greatest Mystery Is How It All Began See more »


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Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Scooby Doo 3  »

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Trivia

The first live-action Scooby-Doo film not to have a theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

When the teens are serving their detention in the library and the weather storm begins, at one point Velma says "unusual 'climactic' anomaly" referring to the impending weather storm. In fact Velma should have said "unusual 'climatic' anomaly. Her use of the adjective is in error as "climactic" refers to the word "climax" whereas "climatic" would be the adjective to use when referring to "climate." See more »

Quotes

Fred: So, the Bears really slaughtered those Dolphins last night, huh?
Shaggy: What? That's terrible! Who in their right mind would bring bears to the beach?
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Connections

Followed by Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

American Jig
from House of Wax (1953)
Written by David Buttolph
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Enjoyable
13 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I heard of this movie through my 12 year old cousin who knew I was a Scooby Doo fan and mentioned this movie when I visited her. I must say I was apprehensive of the movie as I felt it wouldn't live up to the original 'Scooby Doo' movie and its sequel. I also was a little nervous as it didn't have any of the original cast in the movie.

When I watched this movie, I was prepared for poor acting and unreal special effects. However, I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed myself throughout it.

1. Frank Welker brings Scooby to life in this movie and I am happy that brought in an original 'Scooby Doo' cast member from the TV show. 2. Robbie Amell, Hayley Kiyoko and Kate Melton as Fred, Velma and Daphne fill the roles of these characters and their performances should make even the original cast of the movie proud. 3. Nick Palatas as Shaggy was the star of the show and had Shaggy's voice down to a T. Palatas and 'Scooby' steal the show as the always-in-trouble duo and Palatas' performance by far surpassed the rest.

All in all, this was a very enjoyable movie and if you are a Scooby Doo fan, as I am, I am sure you will enjoy this. It's great for the kids and adults, as well. My grandparents, parents and a few friends that were over, all enjoyed this movie and we are definitely going to add this to our movie collection when it becomes available.


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