PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
The brand name seen on Mr. Prenderghast's underwear is 'Mr. Fell', after co-director Sam Fell. Mitch wears 'Mr. Butler' underwear, after co-director Chris Butler.
Grandma: What's happening now?
Norman Babcock: Well, the zombie is eating her head, Grandma.
Grandma: That's not very nice. What's he doing that for?
Norman Babcock: Because he's a zombie. That's what they do.
Grandma: He's gonna ruin his dinner. I'm sure if they just bothered to sit down and ...
In the film's Epilogue, after spending quite a bit of time together trying to escape zombies, Mitch refers to Norman's sister, Courtney, as "Cathy". This may be a goof, or may be an extremely subtle indication of Mitch's indifference to Courtney's attempted seductions. (Any further explanation here would probably be a spoiler.)
After the credits, a short featurette shows a time-lapse video of the creation and modeling of the Norman figure used for filming.
$14,087,050 (USA) (19 August 2012)
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