Hotel Transylvania

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Hotel Transylvania
Directed byGenndy Tartakovsky[1]
Screenplay by
Story by
Produced byMichelle Murdocca
Starring
Edited byCatherine Apple
Music byMark Mothersbaugh[4]
Production
companies
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing[2]
Release dates
  • September 8, 2012 (2012-09-08) (TIFF)
  • September 28, 2012 (2012-09-28) (United States)
Running time
91 minutes[6]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$85 million[7]
Box office$358.4 million[7]

Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 American computer-animated comedy movie. It was produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation. The movie starsAdam Sandler as the voice of Dracula and Selena Gomez as Mavis, Dracula's daughter.


Plot[change | change source]

Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) is the owner and creator of Hotel Transylvania, a five-star resort where the world's monsters can be safe from humans. Dracula invites some of the most famous monsters, such as Frankenstein (Kevin James) and his wife Eunice (Fran Drescher), Murray the mummy (Cee Lo Green), Wayne and Wanda Werewolf (Steve Buscemi and Molly Shannon), Griffin the Invisible Man (David Spade), Bigfoot, The Blob, and other monsters to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter Mavis (voiced by Selena Gomez). When Hotel Transylvania is unexpectedly visited by a human traveler named Jonathan (voiced by Andy Samberg), Dracula must protect Mavis and stop her from falling in love with him before it is too late.[8]

Voice cast[change | change source]

The Shrunken Heads were voiced by Luenell[14] and Jim Wise. Hydra Heads were voiced by Paul Brittain, Craig Kellman, Brian McCann, Jonny Solomon, and Jim Wise.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hulett, Steve (April 5, 2011). "Splashing Around the SPA". The Animation Guild Blog. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Hotel Transylvania (2012)". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  3. "Columbia Pictures Press Kit - Hotel Transylvania" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 22, 2012.
  4. "Mark Mothersbaugh to score 'Hotel Transylvania'". Film Music Reporter. January 27, 2011. Retrieved May 12, 2012.
  5. Hotel Transylvania. The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
  6. "Hotel Transylvania". TIFF. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Hotel Transylvania". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
  8. Goldberg, Matt (January 16, 2012). "First Official Synopses for SKYFALL (The New James Bond Film), HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, TOTAL RECALL, and More". Collider.com. Archived from the original on January 18, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 "Adam Sandler To Lead Voice Cast Of Sony Animation's 'Hotel Transylvania'" (Press release). Deadline.com. July 5, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2011.
  10. Malkin, Marc; Malec, Brett (February 10, 2012). "Selena Gomez Replaces Miley Cyrus in Vampire Flick". E! Online. Retrieved February 10, 2012.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Vary, Adam B. "Miley Cyrus to voice Adam Sandler's daughter in 'Hotel Transylvania' -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 11, 2011.
  12. Lovitz, Jon (May 30, 2012). "Here's a picture of my character,..." Twitter. Retrieved May 30, 2012. Here's a picture of my character, Quasimodo the Chef, from Adam Sandler's "Hotel Transylvania"
  13. Douglas, Edward (June 26, 2012). "A Preview of Sony Animation's Hotel Transylvania". Shock Till You Drop. Retrieved August 8, 2012.
  14. Luenell (April 3, 2012). "My 2nd movie w/Adam Sandler". Twitter. Retrieved April 4, 2012. My 2nd movie w/Adam Sandler, "Hotel Transylvania"! Comes out n 3-D thus Sept! I'm the shrunken head hanging on the do

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