PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.
The scene where Dracula lifts Phoebe up and she screams was done in one take. Duncan Regehr wouldn't wear his red contacts or fangs around the five year old Ashley Bank because it scared her too much. For the scene, director Fred Dekker just told Ashley to scream once the platform raised her. When she asked, "When?", Dekker told her, "Oh, you'll know," and proceeded to shoot. The terrified scream you hear when Dracula opens his eyes is Ashley's genuine scream of fright.
Det. Del Crenshaw:
I thought they killed him in the last one.
Sean: They did, he returns from the grave.
Det. Del Crenshaw: He always returns from the grave. If they blew him up, put his head in a blender and mailed the rest of him to Norway, he would still return from the grave!
Sean: That was ...
When Frankenstein's monster is holding on to Phoebe's fingers and than starts to get sucked into the vortex the long shot of him, you can see he is on a platform with wheels being pulled back.
The TV print shown on TNT contains roughly four minutes of additional deleted scenes not included on the DVD release, including:
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