• Released
  • September 28, 2012
  • PG , 1 hr 35 min
  • Animated
  • 5,529 Fan Ratings
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There's enough here to entertain - and gross out - the kiddie crowd, and parental units, too
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The cutest darn thing in Hotel Transylvania is the way Count Dracula spazzes into a brilliant red devil-face when provoked. The second-cutest thing is his annoyed response to being misquoted by idiot humans.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's the parental mush about trusting one's kid to make her own discoveries and blah blah blah (spoken in a Sandlerized version of a Dracula voice) that drains the movie of blood. What's left are platitudes, and Sandler singing a novelty song in a Transylvanian-accented falsetto.
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Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Some might say there isn't enough that's fresh here to recommend the movie in a big way, except that every generation of trick-or-treaters deserves its monster mash.
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
A serviceable animated movie about a soft-hearted Dracula.
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By James Berardinelli
It's juvenile from start to finish, which is fine if you're young, but not so great if your sole purpose in a theater is to accompany someone who's young.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While it's an energetic romp, there is more slapstick humor than wit at work here, and a good deal of borrowing from the far more clever "Monsters, Inc."
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
As a vampire might say, "Be- vaaare , all who enter here above the age of 7! What lies on the screen ... is not for you !"
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By Ian Buckwalter
The problem is that Jonathan is possibly the most annoying romantic lead in any film in recent memory. His gnarly, X-Games-loving, righteous-dude shtick is so grating that my frustration with the lack of ferocity in the movie's monsters may be largely because I kept wishing one of them would act like a proper monster and tear him limb from limb.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Hotel Transylvania checks in as an anemic example of pure concept over precious little content.
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