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Hotel Transylvania (2012) Synopsis
Dracula invites some of the world’s most famous monsters to celebrate his daughter's 118th birthday, but his world could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to her.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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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This movie doesn't give a bad scream!

By mattfan12059
Hotel Translyvania is one of the best animated monster movie of all time! Heck, this was WAY better then Twilight (it even makes fun of it in one scene!). Mavis and Johnny-Stein romance is so...

Hotel Transylania Rocks

By Snail585
Took my 7 & 8 year old girls to this movie and we have a grand time. The whole theater laughed, I cried, and we all danced. The story line was kid and adult friendly. I thought it was one of the...

LOVED THIS, blah, blah, blah

By betbull8
A bunch of us went last night and I had never been to a movie with a line entering the theater before. All the kids left the movie quoting parts from the movie and my friends and I all agreed that...

Hotel Transylvania

By sadieredwang
I thought it was cute. I think I enjoyed watching all the different type of characters. Majority of the monsters' appearance had me cracking up! Some cheesy parts, but enjoyable movie!...

Something to do with the kids

By Jennifer2016
It was cute. The story was very sweet. A little slow at times for some adults but a huge hit for kids. Definitely worth seeing if you are out with the kidos....

Hotel Transylvania

By YRichard
Excellent movie would go to see it again. Couldn't believe how all the young children laughed when the parts were funny and how this little youngster about 3 jumped off her mothers' lap and started...

Awesome Flick! Adam Sandler at his best!

By dellricky
Hotel Transylvania is a great movie! This is a must see for all adults and children 10 and up. This is a fun adventure with great characters that is appropriate for a family outing. The comedic...

Definitely see!

By prnewbanks
I'm real serious about checking the reviews before I make a decision on certain things. Especially where my children are concerned. Reading IMDB, the reviews were mixed but not bad enough to keep us...

Fun Family Movie

By kasoto
I took my 2 kids (4 and 12) to see this movie. Great music, characters and story line. Actors selected to play the characters really brought them to life. Totally recommend!...

Hotel Transylvania

By dlwilli33
This was an awesome movie. Children and parents were laughing the whole way through. There is a great lesson to be learned here. I would see it again!...

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Rated PG | For Action, Scary Images and Some Rude Humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Father-daughter comedy works as intro to monster movies.
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