Mad Monster Party
Mad Monster Party (1967)

The only theatrical feature from Rankin/Bass -- the outfit behind countless animated holiday TV specials including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman -- this quaint and colorful production pays amusing homage to nearly… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: August 19, 2003
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A novel animated gem for the Halloween season...

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Sean Axmaker

... 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.

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

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'

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

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

Dan Lybarger

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

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

What it does best is remind that children's entertainment need not be an empty sideshow free of controversy and the occasional chill.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
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.… More
Anthony Valletta
Halloween fun from the team that brought you the good version of Rudolph.
Tim Salmons
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… More
Marion Ravenwood
Pretty cool stop motion, with some of the songs.