Big Top Scooby Doo!
The ringmaster of the Brancusi Circus hires the gang to catch a werewolf that's been scaring the performers and stealing jewelry from audience members. Scooby and Shaggy join the circus as entertainers and lead the hunt for the big, bad beast.
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- Ben Jones
- This movie is
NRDirected to Older Children. This program is designed for children age 7 and above.
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; bonus episodes.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Big Top Scooby-Doo! is the 18th feature-length entry in the enduring franchise, and this installment contains a few frights in the form of a growling werewolf that chases people and destroys the circus, but no one is seriously hurt. Once again, the Mystery Inc. members collaborate to solve a crime that no one else can seem to figure out -- especially the authorities.
- Sexual Content
- A trapeze artist warns Fred not to look at his wife, another trapeze artist.
- The werewolves are pretty frightening, although no one gets seriously hurt. They growl and bare their fangs and chase after the Mystery Inc. gang. Because it's a mystery, several of the characters act quite menacing and do things that make the gang wonder if they are responsible for the werewolf invasion. A werewolf attacks a circus, but the attendees think it is part of the act.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- The Mystery Inc. gang is always ready to solve mysteries, even if they interrupt their plans -- in this case to go on vacation. Scooby and his pals prove that you don't have to have everything in common to be unconditional friends.
- There are no product placements in the movie, but all Scooby-Doo DVDs have tie-ins to the plethora of Scooby-Doo merchandise available -- from apparel to games to Halloween costumes.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Not applicable
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it