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Mad Monster Party (1967)

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This 1968 children's film centers around a meeting of monsters--including Dracula, the Mummy, the Werewolf, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, and others--to elect a replacement for their leader, Baron Boris von Frankenstein (voice of Boris Karloff). Conflict arises understandably in this document of the 'Animagic' process (whereby figures are filmed with stop-motion photography).

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Cast

Boris Karloff
as Baron Boris von Frankenstein
Phyllis Diller
as The Monster's Mate
Gale Garnett
as Francesca
Allen Swift
as Yetch/Felix Flanken/The Invisible Man/Mr. Cronkite

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All Critics (10)

Witty, sophisticated and delightful animated parody.

Full Review… | January 7, 2016
Examiner.com

A novel animated gem for the Halloween season...

Full Review… | October 7, 2013
Cinema Crazed

nostalgia is key in this loving pastiche of bygone horror. The outmodedness of the villains, even the corniness of the gags, only adds to the film's irresistible charms. It is a fitting swansong to the whole era of 'castle horror'

February 8, 2010
Little White Lies

It doesn't take much effort to spot the short cuts the filmmakers have taken.

Full Review… | November 6, 2009
eFilmCritic.com

... the mix of innocence, stop-motion slapstick, off-beat spoofing, and just plain goofiness is a lot of fun, and sometimes the sheer absurdity of it all can sneak up on you.

Full Review… | September 7, 2009
Seanax.com

Clunky but charming; the subject and animatronic effects helped inspire The Nightmare Before Christmas.

January 12, 2003
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Audience Reviews for Mad Monster Party

I liked this movie because of the cast and the cool puppets, but I didn't like this movie because it tries too hard to be funny and the songs are annoying. Overall, it's okay, but I was expecting more from the title and actors.

Aj V
Aj V

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I'm not a big fan of the Rankin/Bass specials, but I do appreciate all of the hard work that went into them. It's nice to see them tackle something other than Christmas for a change, but the overall product just isn't as much fun as I'd hoped it would be.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

Pretty cool stop motion, with some of the songs.

Marion Ravenwood
Marion Ravenwood

Super Reviewer

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