• Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Hotel Transylvania

Release Date: September 28th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 29th, 2013

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

When monsters want to get away from it all, they go to Count Dracula's (Adam Sandler) Hotel Transylvania, a lavish resort where they can be themselves without humans around to bother them. On one special weekend, Dracula invites creatures like the Invisible Man, the Mummy and others to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez). However, an unforeseen complication unfolds when an ordinary human unwittingly crashes the party and falls in love with Mavis.

Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Genres: Fantasy , Comedy , Children , Animated

Production Co: Sony Pictures Animation

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Lighthearted, Hotel, Madcap, 2010s, Love, Endearing, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Hotel Transylvania checks in as an anemic example of pure concept over precious little content. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    There's enough here to entertain - and gross out - the kiddie crowd, and parental units, too show more

  • 40
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    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. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Animated Feature Film