Hotel Transylvania 4 is an animated disaster

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  • 24 Frames Of Nick
    24 Frames Of Nick  4 months ago +10202

    why dont you transform these nuts

  • Fyrijou
    Fyrijou 4 months ago +2661

    The 4th movie should’ve been about the biggest major issue the series never acknowledged. It’s that if Johnny continues being a human, he will die of old age before Mavis becomes a fully grown Woman and his son actually growing up because he is not an immortal Vampire.
    They could’ve make the story take place 15 - 20 years later after 3, a big timeskip. You see Johnny getting older whilst Mavis and his Son stay the same and that causes major concerns. Johnny starts to panic because the thought of him simply dying of old age in, what we can assume is the blink of an eye as a Vampire terrifies Johnny, especially since he probably will never witness his son be fully grown up.
    And the story could revolve around Johnny now, a story of if he decides to become a monster/ vampire too, basically throwing away everything they’ve been building up with „humans & monsters living together“ or if he stays human and accepts his inevitable fate.

    • Nyn The twat
      Nyn The twat 8 hours ago

      lol no funny dinosaur go boom boom

    • XYZ
      XYZ 13 days ago

      basically Twilight

    • rasheed el_sayed
      rasheed el_sayed 21 day ago

      now THATS a good idea

    • LaCabraAsada
      LaCabraAsada Month ago +2

      Kids are smart enough to understand death idk why companies think their demographic can't handle dark themes.

  • Bloom
    Bloom 4 months ago +2570

    I hate the ideia "Reject the old, embrace the modern". Seeing the hotel like that on the end credits honestly made me offended lol. The hotel had so much emotional attachment to it's history, it was basically a tribute to Martha and got ruined.
    Mavis and Johnny would have been the perfect "old and modern" partners in this, Mavis would make sure to respect and tribute the traditions and history and Johnny could do his... thing. But nah, there is no mid term

    • Vũ Anh Đức
      Vũ Anh Đức 2 months ago +1

      @jf k so basically u want a prequel

    • arc dave
      arc dave 3 months ago +3

      @Luke Lichtenthal 🤣things doesn't always change and if that change went from good to just sh*tty then i prefer no change at all everytime

    • Chandler Burse
      Chandler Burse 3 months ago +3

      @Luke Lichtenthal Things don’t always have to change conformity is stupid sometimes.
      Especially when there’s so much emotional attachment to the original point of the Hotel

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +3

      @Crazy Cockatoo Personally, I think what made the first film successful because it did had bit of a serious tone to it. I enjoys the film series and appreciates the message of unity, but at the same time I think that maybe they did overdid it a bit. We often see Drac trying to understand these newfound ideas but rarely does Mavis and Johnny tries to understand Drac's views which is kinda bit unfair. They're both from a generation where they rarely have to struggles so their views are about fun and equally. Drac comes from a world where monsters did had to struggled to survived, lost his first love of his life, led monsters during a dark time and raised a child on his own. He knows from experience that life isn't always easy.
      For the most part, he is happy with his new life but at the same time, you can't help but wonders if he does feels bit alone in his family. Possibly the only family member who could understand his view is his father Vlad but they have a strange relationship even after Vlad rejoined the family. Johnny is a bit better out of the two since he does tries to understand better why the hotel means so much to Drac and is genuinely sorry about Martha's death. However, it's implies that Mavis really doesn't fully realizes how bad things really were for monsters in the past or how much her mother's death really affected her father. This is why I think it would be an interesting idea if we had a film where Mavis and Johnny travels back in time where they see the reality on how things really were. It's important to move towards to the future, but important to remember and honors the past as well. It's time for Mavis and Johnny to take a step back from their views and learns some hard truths.

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +3

      @Crazy Cockatoo Here are things that could been explored. Really, exploring all of the monsters' backstories would be interesting. However, Dracula have always been the most fascinating character because he is the guy who you know will think two steps ahead before everybody else does, who is extremely well-educated and the one who will carry others' pain and struggles so that they won't have to. He is a very strong and strong-willed person but he is also extremely private. He won't talk about his past unless he have to. I bet that his friends and Mavis didn't even know that he went to vampire camp until the second film events. What other things that he is hiding and not sharing with Mavis? Here are some other things to explore.
      1. Explores more of the animosity between humans and monsters. We know that neither side were completely innocent but it seems that toward to the end it was more of the humans' own paranoid.
      2. When and how did Drac meet his future friends?
      3. How did Frank/Eunice and Wayne/Wanda meet and hooked up?
      4. Wayne and Wanda's first reaction when they found out that they were going to be parents.
      5. What other hobbies/knowledge does Drac know besides ballroom dancing, painting, playing the ukulele and having at least basic knowledge of law-making (based on him being able to easily make up a seemingly convincing monster estate law on the spot to Johnny in the recent film).
      6. What other places have Drac been to besides Hawaii.
      7. More information about Drac and Martha's relationship.
      8. Drac's final moment with dying Martha before finding baby Mavis and escaping from the angry mob.
      9. Clearly the entire gang were fond of Martha since they wished that she was there for Mavis's 118th birthday. Still it would be cool to see their and other monsters' relationship to her and how they reacted to her death.
      10. How did Drac coped with Martha's death while raising Mavis, running the hotel and leading the monsters during a dark time. Clearly, he was able to hide his more extreme sadness from Mavis since she didn't even realized that he was depressed until after they met Ericka.
      11. More on Drac's struggles on being a single father. Clearly, he went out of his way to make sure that Mavis was safe and happy. Still, he admitted to Ericka that being a single dad was not easy meaning that there must had been some tense moments between them due to Mavis growing up and increasingly wanting to see the outside world. Unknown to her, there were probably lot of times that he probably was questioning if he was making the right choice.
      I like Mavis and she is a good person. But like many teenagers, she think she know better than her parent and because of that she can be a bit preachy to him at times. Both of her parents lived a hard life where monsters were more focused on surviving rather than fairness and fun. They wanted a better life for her. Even long after Martha's death, Drac kept that promise. Mavis really owns her dad everything. Her safety, happiness and even her young family. However, because of lack of experiences, she really got little idea on how lucky she really is. I don't want her to start disliking humans because there are good humans out there like Johnny. But have her kinda takes a step back and really think to herself, oh, so that is why dad acted in this way in the past and maybe I wasn't always being fair to him. Being a true adult is when one person fully realizes/recognizes their parents' sacrifices for you and despite being a young mother, Mavis haven't fully reached to that yet.

  • Derphan Lol
    Derphan Lol 4 months ago +500

    The concept of Drac not wanting Johnny to run the hotel would’ve been so much better if it was because Drac thought Johnny was too immature. Like, that definitely could’ve set up interesting character development for Johnny whilst also giving a much better dynamic than the one we had for 3 movies.

    • arc dave
      arc dave 3 months ago +3

      @Fasebooster Man that is literally not what the movie is about... They had johnny acting like total man child through out the whole movie and act like that kind of bs behavior from a supposed adult and a father is okay

    • ofekk213
      ofekk213 3 months ago +22

      @Derphan Lol no. you see, johnney thinks dracula does not want him to run the hotel because he is human so he turns to van hellsing to make him into a monster.
      we see clearly in the beggining what johnney wants to do with the hotel, and dracula is afraid of this because the hotel means a LOT to him. after all, dracula made this hotel as soon as his wife died and made it for monsters safety from humans (at the time).
      dracula accepted johnney's humanity in the 1st movie and the subject never got touched again.
      the whole conversation between dracula and mavis while everyone is frozen at the beggining of the movie should had told this very clearly.

    • Derphan Lol
      Derphan Lol 3 months ago +5

      @Fasebooster Man No it’s not, Drac doesn’t want Johnny to run the hotel because he’s a human.

    • Fasebooster Man
      Fasebooster Man 3 months ago +10

      That is literally what the movie is about lol

  • Fangy
    Fangy 4 months ago +130

    I had no idea that Adam Sandler wasn't voicing Dracula (though I could "feel" something was off while watching). Kudos to the voice actor, honestly.

  • TheSocialGracesofanAngryBear
    TheSocialGracesofanAngryBear 4 months ago +5734

    Dracula wasn’t scared to give Johnny the hotel because he’s human since that was said and done in the 1st movie, it was because Johnny’s plans for the hotel were almost offensive to Dracula. The hotel was built immediately after the wife’s passing and designed to protect monsters and it just has so much history and you can tell he’s too emotionally invested in it to just give it to a young hippy kid who plans on essentially changing everything about it.

    • Internetor
      Internetor 2 months ago +2

      FINALLY I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO THINKS ABOUT THIS!!!!

    • Kugai
      Kugai 2 months ago +2

      @Retro-Milk Dennisovich, a vampire, got hypnotized, even when in the 2nd movie it was stated that vampires can't hypnotize other vampires.
      The hell is wrong with the continuity, man... I really LOVE the first 2 movies and they literally ruined it in this last sequel.

    • birdyghostly
      birdyghostly 2 months ago

      This

    • arc dave
      arc dave 3 months ago +1

      @Moondivine22 johnny is not an idiot or just too exited.. he is a man child, not sure of how old is he supposed to be but from this last movie he acts like an undisciplined 2yr old and i have seen 2yr olds act better than him. Johnny is just a shit character, even mavis is blegh

  • Odd-Eyes
    Odd-Eyes 4 months ago +549

    "Fun" fact: The crystal is seemingly located in the Brazilian center-west, yet everytime a local speaks or something is written it's in spanish, instead of the native Portuguese. So not only is the movie bad, but it also manages to be offensive

    • Marina Vieira
      Marina Vieira Month ago

      @neon5162 I do, bcs I'm brazilian And i haven't watched the movie yet ._.

    • neon5162
      neon5162 2 months ago

      Fun fact --- And your point is. Oh wait no one cares.

    • juanita canon
      juanita canon 3 months ago +1

      Maybe it’s in Colombia or Peru’s side of the Amazon

    • Maria Aurenir
      Maria Aurenir 3 months ago +1

      @Pullimau are you even brazilian?

    • Pullimau
      Pullimau 3 months ago

      if you get offended by that. grow up and go outside

  • A walking abortion
    A walking abortion 4 months ago +429

    They could've just made the 4th movie about Erica and Mavis. It would have been more interesting to see their relationship grow and see how Mavis adjusted to her new Stepmom
    Either way I still somewhat enjoyed this movie

    • Depressed banana edits
      Depressed banana edits 24 days ago +2

      YES! THANK YOU! When Drac proposed to Erica the very first thing that popped into my mind was: “Wow! I can’t wait to see Erica and Mavis’s dynamic!” And Mavis was a baby when Martha died so this would’ve been the first time mavis would’ve had a Mom! I really hoped they would explore that but NOPE!

    • Luke Lichtenthal
      Luke Lichtenthal Month ago +1

      Nobody care about Erica

    • Gamer's Theater
      Gamer's Theater 3 months ago +1

      It’s already clear that Erica and Mavis are tolerant, I want to see Johnny and Mavis more

    • JustKimmy
      JustKimmy  3 months ago +7

      I really did wanna see more of Erica with mavis

    • JustKimmy
      JustKimmy  4 months ago +2

      True

  • Syrus Angi
    Syrus Angi 4 months ago +31

    3:42 Actually, the reason Dracula didn't want to give Johnny the hotel isn't because he's human, he only said that so Johnny wouldn't bother him about.
    The REAL reason is cuz of his immature, chaotic personality, n Drac was just worried that he'll literally destroy the hotel which is honestly a valid fear.
    I mean the first thing Johnny does in the movie is nearly destroy the anniversary party with his dangerous stunts had it not been for Drac fixing everything at literal last second. Then he becomes a dragon being unaware of his surroundings n proceeds to wreck things along his path at the hotel.
    So yeah, I wouldn't trust Johnny with my property either. He may be Mavis' idiot n loves him for that, but he's still an idiot n the dangerous kind too.

  • Xina Moira
    Xina Moira 4 months ago +162

    I actually kinda liked the first movie. Second wasn't completely unwatchable, considering it's for children. They're just goofy enough to be at least watchable when your kid insists they want to watch it. Plus, monsters are cool.
    My kid wasn't even interested in seeing 3 or 4 and she's still in the intended age range for it, not even a tween yet, so that tells you all you need to know. Some kids can tell when a movie intended for them is cheap garbage meant to sell them shit.

    • Black Cat 🐈 • 80 Years ago
      Black Cat 🐈 • 80 Years ago 3 months ago +5

      @Kofi zayn You're lost from Twitter or something

    • Kofi zayn
      Kofi zayn 3 months ago +1

      What do you mean it's not completely unwatchable? We get it. It's a kids movie no need to point it out it's obvious. Soooooooo it's a kids movie? So whattttttttttt?

  • George Gerardi
    George Gerardi 4 months ago +5662

    The only part of this movie I actually liked was when Dracula used Johnny's marshmallow metaphor to calm him down at the end. I thought it was a really good callback and every word out of Dracula's mouth felt genuine.

    • Gay Catgirl Go Purr
      Gay Catgirl Go Purr 3 months ago

      Funny I felt it was contrived, even if was delivered well

    • Cat guy
      Cat guy 3 months ago

      @Î Àm ÇhrîsBB ×59 ratio

    • Schmutz
      Schmutz 4 months ago

      It was good, but I believe it has become a bit cliché-ic throughout the film industry to “Kingdom Hearts” the heck out of the antagonist to make them good again.

    • Chamali Kodikara
      Chamali Kodikara 4 months ago

      Yeah it was nice but it felt repititive cuz all previous movies had a similar messege accepting humans. Damn that's the whole plot of the first movie.

  • chris Froat
    chris Froat 4 months ago +94

    Why did they even need the accepting Johnny as a human and road trip adventure? It sounds like it had an organic plot it could have focused on. Dracula Retiring could have been the entire plot. You could explore how Mavis running the hotel is different than Dracula, have some moments between Johnny and Dracula that build off the previous three films, explore what Dracula wants to do in retirement. Would he pick up a new hobby that could be worked into some jokes? Keep dropping by to check on the hotel? There's plenty of plot and comedy to mine there.

    • Martín Avila
      Martín Avila 4 months ago +2

      Dude, I'd actually watch that movie, it sounds like quite a perfect idea for the ending of a franchise such as this one

  • HipposAreDeadly
    HipposAreDeadly 3 months ago +27

    Finally someone who’s honest and knows that the franchise isn’t THAT BAD

  • king of games and anime
    king of games and anime 4 months ago +8

    Also, a minor nitpick, I’m not sure the timeline adds up. At the beginning of the movie it’s supposed to be the 125th anniversary of the hotel, but the hotel is a 5-10 years younger than Mavis, who was turning 118 in the first movie. That would make this movie take place somewhere around 15 years after the first, which doesn’t make sense since Johnny, who was 21 in the first movie, hasn’t aged at all.

    • Maria Aurenir
      Maria Aurenir 24 days ago

      @Isabella Mack Holden wait, thats true.... he kissed an vampire, so why isnt he one?

    • Isabella Mack Holden
      Isabella Mack Holden 27 days ago

      @Maria Aurenir I wonder if he has immortality or something

    • Maria Aurenir
      Maria Aurenir 3 months ago +4

      Not an nitpick, just the truth

  • hereonly2comment
    hereonly2comment 4 months ago +30

    Brian Hull did the best he did with what he was given. I hope this starts his professional voiceover career because he’s way too talented to be just an impression

  • DisneyVillainsFan 16
    DisneyVillainsFan 16 4 months ago +17857

    "The last 3 movies had Dracula accepting that Johnny was a human, over and over again."
    Phew, I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks that.

    • Tizy Man
      Tizy Man 3 months ago

      @ManaAdvent NO

    • Flame Epidemic
      Flame Epidemic 3 months ago

      For real I honestly don’t even like johnny hes litterally a grown ass child and then theres no character development so i see why drac also doesnt like him lol

    • Metazoxan Dexall
      Metazoxan Dexall 3 months ago

      At least with movie 2 the reason they were retreading the same issue was more to do with Dracula's father than Dracula himself still hating humans as well as wanting his grandson to take after him. So there was a logic to going over it again.
      But there really wasn't a good excuse to doing it AGAIN after that.

    • Joel Michael Viado
      Joel Michael Viado 3 months ago +1

      I'm human and I barely accept Johnny even now

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago

      @Greywall Here are things that could been explored. Really, exploring all of the monsters' backstories would be interesting. However, Dracula have always been the most fascinating character because he is the guy who you know will think two steps ahead before everybody else does, who is extremely well-educated and the one who will carry others' pain and struggles so that they won't have to. He is a very strong and strong-willed person but he is also extremely private. He won't talk about his past unless he have to. I bet that his friends and Mavis didn't even know that he went to vampire camp until the second film events. What other things that he is hiding and not sharing with Mavis? Here are some other things to explore.
      1. Explores more of the animosity between humans and monsters. We know that neither side were completely innocent but it seems that toward to the end it was more of the humans' own paranoid.
      2. When and how did Drac meet his future friends?
      3. How did Frank/Eunice and Wayne/Wanda meet and hooked up?
      4. Wayne and Wanda's first reaction when they found out that they were going to be parents.
      5. What other hobbies/knowledge does Drac know besides ballroom dancing, painting, playing the ukulele and having at least basic knowledge of law-making (based on him being able to easily make up a seemingly convincing monster estate law on the spot to Johnny in the recent film).
      6. What other places have Drac been to besides Hawaii.
      7. More information about Drac and Martha's relationship.
      8. Drac's final moment with dying Martha before finding baby Mavis and escaping from the angry mob.
      9. Clearly the entire gang were fond of Martha since they wished that she was there for Mavis's 118th birthday. Still it would be cool to see their and other monsters' relationship to her and how they reacted to her death.
      10. How did Drac coped with Martha's death while raising Mavis, running the hotel and leading the monsters during a dark time. Clearly, he was able to hide his more extreme sadness from Mavis since she didn't even realized that he was depressed until after they met Ericka.
      11. More on Drac's struggles on being a single father. Clearly, he went out of his way to make sure that Mavis was safe and happy. Still, he admitted to Ericka that being a single dad was not easy meaning that there must had been some tense moments between them due to Mavis growing up and increasingly wanting to see the outside world. Unknown to her, there were probably lot of times that he probably was questioning if he was making the right choice.
      I like Mavis and she is a good person. But like many teenagers, she think she know better than her parent and because of that she can be a bit preachy to him at times. Both of her parents lived a hard life where monsters were more focused on surviving rather than fairness and fun. They wanted a better life for her. Even long after Martha's death, Drac kept that promise. Mavis really owns her dad everything. Her safety, happiness and even her young family. However, because of lack of experiences, she really got little idea on how lucky she really is. I don't want her to start disliking humans because there are good humans out there like Johnny. But have her kinda takes a step back and really think to herself, oh, so that is why dad acted in this way in the past and maybe I wasn't always being fair to him. Being a true adult is when one person fully realizes/recognizes their parents' sacrifices for you and despite being a young mother, Mavis haven't fully reached to that yet.

  • Call Me Cloudy
    Call Me Cloudy 3 months ago +7

    I love how since the first movie, one of the messages of the whole thing has been to not judge monsters just because they look scary or have that reputation, and then completely throw that away when Johnny turns into one on the inside. Kind of contradictory, no...?

  • AnGerBomB
    AnGerBomB 4 months ago +47

    People literally *Never* learn about changing director's. Pretty much every time a director for a franchise is changed it ruins everything.
    Also it reminds me of "The Croods 2" in that it seems like a chaotic children's movie. But the difference between then Is that The Croods 2 is actually good and well made.

  • Jade 1872
    Jade 1872 4 months ago +10

    When I first heard of this I was thinking “they are finally making Johnny a vampire, cool! Can finally explore him adapting to them and not them adapting to humans” Nope. Was just a let down. Never realized the Sandler thing either until this, but it all felt sanded down into a mess. Johnny was never mature much, but he wasn’t completely brain dead. Think he may have fallen off the hotels roof off screen, and Mavis seemed to do the same. Was never much of a character besides her appearance, but even this made her just seem like the “but daddy I love him” type.

  • Magicdolphin30
    Magicdolphin30 4 months ago +34

    As someone who has watched Brian Hull for years, its so cool to see him get a major role in a movie. Congrats to him!

  • That guy Kai
    That guy Kai 4 months ago +1753

    I was hoping that this movie was about Johnny having an existential crisis about the fact that his wife and son will outlive him, maybe showing that he’s getting older and is worried that he won’t even see his kid enter middle school. Then the movie does the whole transformation thing. This time Johnny is acting more selfish and doesn’t want to turn back.

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago

      @Mr Critical It was a combination of wanting Drac's full respect and ensuring that Mavis get the hotel. He meant well but went about things in the wrong way.

    • That guy Kai
      That guy Kai 4 months ago +1

      @The Fat Piranha Plant not in hotel Transylvania

    • Sir Narwhal
      Sir Narwhal 4 months ago

      @I Am V0id I think it was a misinterpretation. Vampires, especially in Dracula novels and films, can ‘paralyze’ their prey. They aren’t widely known to stop time like Dio Brando can.

    • Sir Narwhal
      Sir Narwhal 4 months ago +1

      @The Fat Piranha Plant It depends on the lore. Some vampire rules have it where a vampire giving blood to a virgin would turn them into a vampire, but if they aren’t they just turn into a normal ghoul.

  • Kate Slate
    Kate Slate 4 months ago +14

    Genndy has a unique pulse and take on animation. It's not the same without him, and it's not surprising.

  • Loaf of Bread
    Loaf of Bread 4 months ago +11

    I absolutely loved the first movie, the second and third movies were okay, but the forth one didn't even need to be a movie, the could've just made it an animated short and it still wouldn't of been good but at least it would've made sense

  • Zer0memory
    Zer0memory 4 months ago +4

    Brian Hull is amazing at voice impressions nonetheless. I hope he gets his own character to play one day

  • Absolite 6
    Absolite 6 4 months ago +4

    Honestly one of the biggest mysteries to me in these films regarding the invisible man was that Griffin, literature speaking anyway, was technically a human before he experimented on himself and turned invisible. Was that like, not a thing here too?
    *They'd of have a stroke if Dr Jekyll existed in this universe.*

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +1

      I wonder if he was some kind of mad scientist in a past life?

  • Random Person
    Random Person 4 months ago +5704

    Johnny feels like a kid. I know he was always a little "immature" but I can barely believe he's the dad

    • Luke Lichtenthal
      Luke Lichtenthal Month ago

      @Rachel-in-the-208 😒

    • Rachel-in-the-208
      Rachel-in-the-208 Month ago

      @Luke Lichtenthal Why are you giving me attitude? We were talking about Johnny, I gave my opinion. All I could think of was the opening scene when he was singing “Just the THREE of Us” and I was like “UMMM, did you forget you had a child.” Johnny became a monster because he felt he didn’t have a purpose because he didn’t have Drack’s approval … but he should be focusing on the fact that his purpose is being a father.
      I focused on Johnny because HE AND HIS FAMILY ARE THE MAIN CHARACTERS!! … I said the movie was awful! Excuse me for not mentioning everything wrong with the movie and mentioning your precious Winnie.

    • Luke Lichtenthal
      Luke Lichtenthal Month ago

      @Rachel-in-the-208 Oh okay. Let’s just ignore the fact that Winnie’s parents do the same thing but worse!! Also there have been scenes where they do interact which is more then I can say for Wayne or Wanda!!

  • Kokonatzu
    Kokonatzu 4 months ago +9

    The one thing I loved about this movie is that the invisible guy is, in fact, the Red Guy from cow and chicken.
    Don’t believe me? Watch the credit scene where he’s covered in paint.

  • Sahana Bahuguna
    Sahana Bahuguna 2 months ago +2

    can we please talk about the end credits scene? i was genuinely disappointed when i saw the hotel all colorful... i feel like the hotel was meant to stay black and white and kinda gloomy and all cuz that style was iconic and familiar to everyone.... the hotel was also a tribute to martha and now they ruined it which i genuinely feel bad about cuz im pretty sure the writers have forgotten about her already-
    also is is just me or did anyone else not want dracula to give johnny the hotel at the start of the movie?

  • jf k
    jf k 3 months ago +2

    I feel that many people are misunderstanding the film so I'm going to set the record straight. It is possible to like someone while still wishing that there are few things that person is different about. I don't think that this changes anything. I think it makes sense. You are telling that there isn't anything that you would change about your own family even though you loves/cares about them deeply? You are taking this way too personally. He accepted that Mavis loves him and he does like Johnny deep down. However, his obsession with keeping his hotel afloat and Johnny's clumsiness and free-spirited kept him from embracing the little parts about Johnny that he may not had cared for before.
    The problem is that these two had different life experiences which made them hard to relates each other fully. Drac was shouldered with many responsibilities in his life while Johnny had more of a carefree life. I think that the talk between the two of them during the fire scene tells you a lot. Yes, he have deep pride in the successful hotel that he had long build but more importantly it have a deep symbolism to him. It is a place that he build to keep Mavis and the other monsters safe during a dark time for everyone. Almost everything he did was for both his and others' sake. Mavis never got to experience the hard life that Drac and Martha both had go to through. They wanted a better life for her and even long after Martha had passed, Drac kept that promise that they both made. The hotel is more than a business to him. It is also home and have a deep symbolism to it for him. Drac have always been one who at the end of the day will look at all angles and makes the biggest sacrifices. He build the hotel, devotedly raised his daughter on his own, allowed Johnny and Mavis to get together and is helping them raise their son. All he wants in return is the safe knowing that his hotel will still be fine when he isn't in charge anymore and he felt that Johnny wasn't responsible enough for it. The disaster performance at the party in the beginning doesn't exactly gives him much confident. The worst part is that with the exception of Ericka, nobody stopped to consider Drac's view. Not even Mavis really stop to considered how hard it is for her dad to let go of the hotel or will admit that Johnny really can be a bit much sometimes. Everybody acts like he is the only one with a problem, but is he really?
    Yes, he lied few times to avoid some uncomfortable talks with his family but Mavis was the one who spoiled the surprise by listening to him, Van Helsing was the one who build the machine and Johnny was the one who choosed to take up Van Helsing's offer. It wasn't just one person in this mess. The film isn't about Drac accepting Johnny into the family. It is about him accepting the idea that while he may not always agree with Johnny's ideas that doesn't means that it'll always turns out bad and sometimes you have to trust your family even if you are against them. But at the same time, it is important for others to consider Drac's views as well. Johnny and Mavis start really thinking how much the hotel means to Drac after it got burned down which is why they ended up compromising by making the outside part of the new hotel the same.

  • Bee Diverse
    Bee Diverse 4 months ago +7

    The only thing I liked about this film would be the “Just The Two of Us” between Drac and Mavis

  • Agent Awassi
    Agent Awassi 4 months ago +3861

    My favorite joke about the Invisible Man's appearance is "He looks like a racist caricature for a race that doesn't exist"

    • cat son
      cat son 3 months ago

      redheads.

    • John Smith
      John Smith 3 months ago

      @StingerGaming Oh yeah.
      “THE GODS CAN BE KILLED!!!”
      - Kratos, probably

    • MacyPooh196
      MacyPooh196 3 months ago

      That’s actually really good 😂

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      JOVANKA-----👇💋 3 months ago

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  • TheGreenRenegade
    TheGreenRenegade 4 months ago +1

    Can I just say, I appreciate them focusing the movie back on Johnny and Dracula, the emotional and comedic core of the series was always Johnny and Dracula playing off of each other. Although I wish they leaned less on the idea of making johnny a pathetic loser.

  • Morganne Griffin
    Morganne Griffin 4 months ago +2

    The whole repeated plot beats aside, I actually really liked this movie. I loved dragon Johnny and the new voice actors did a decent job. I think my expectations for this movie were just so low it ended up being better than I ever thought it would be. It was way better than the third one at least.

  • Maxine Jyellee
    Maxine Jyellee Month ago

    Seeing Brian Hull as a voice actor is impressive, I only remember him back in 2017 as the TheXvidr voice impressionist, though I do kinda regret seeing the voice actor switch.
    I hated the entire series even when it first released. No matter how immature I was for a child, the silliness of the movies annoyed me to the point I wished Martha wasn't the one hunted down.

  • Crazy Cockatoo
    Crazy Cockatoo 4 months ago +7

    0:53 I was 100% expecting at least one of the characters in this movie, especially Ninja's character to break out in some flossing frenzy during the whole dance party opening, or any Fortnite related dances for that matter. But no, we got Wayne doing the renegade for about 10 seconds instead.
    Are we going to be at the point where at least one character from virtually every franchise will break out in TikTok dances now? Like how there was a phase in Hollywood cinema where many fictional characters started doing Fortnite dances. Soon, more and more characters will start breaking out in TikTok dances, and then the whole internet will have some fit over it just cause their favorite characters did said dances.

  • TFaithMOMO
    TFaithMOMO 4 months ago +9336

    It’s a shame honestly because Brian Hull is very talented when it comes to voice impressions and he was so excited to play Dracula because this was his first time doing voice acting for a movie… he deserves better than just being a replacement for Adam Sandler

    • Scaley The Dino
      Scaley The Dino 4 months ago

      I agree

    • Tommy DeVito
      Tommy DeVito 4 months ago +1

      @TFaithMOMO ikr, and he was so excited to play Drac in the movie and people are just realizing now that it’s him and not Adam Sandler. Hopefully he gets better acting parts in the future cause he did a good job with what he was given

    • Tommy DeVito
      Tommy DeVito 4 months ago +1

      I remember when the trailer dropped and seeing Brain Hull’s TheXvid video saying that he was playing Drac in the movie and watching it in disbelief thinking he was making it up and commented saying that I didn’t believe him and my reasoning why. I have since deleted the comment when I found out that a couple days later he was telling the truth when I saw the confirmation that Adam Sandler wasn’t in the movie. It’s a shame though because he was billed lower than everyone else and he’s the main character and the fact that when the majority of people found that he was Drac was when the credits rolled. Does anyone know exactly why Adam Sandler wasn’t in the movie?

    • Your friendly neighbourhood menace
      Your friendly neighbourhood menace 4 months ago +1

      @Lady.historia Ymir is disappointed in you spamming and self promoting

  • Keith Phillip
    Keith Phillip 4 months ago +1

    Yeah but you know what I'm glad that Brian Hull is finding professional work as a voice actor. It gives me hope because I wish to be a voice actor too. And seeing a relatively big small guy like Brian Hull getting this big of a roll inspires me

  • Ozzy Wildeyes
    Ozzy Wildeyes 4 months ago +1

    The 1st and 2nd Hotel Transylvania will always have a place in my heart, but the plot started to go down hill at the 3rd one. Especially the 4th one. So did the animation.

  • Michael Ramirez
    Michael Ramirez 4 months ago +2

    I was surprised at how rushed the ending was. It went from the hotel being destroyed in one scene, and literally rebuilt in the next. Then it just went to the credits. They should’ve left the hotel destroyed and have the characters plan to rebuild it together or sum. I did find the animation style funny at some parts in the movie, though. It’s so goofy.

    • Gamer87 Animations
      Gamer87 Animations Month ago

      That ending was sequel baiting like the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Rise of Electro for hotel Transylvania transformania era

  • M.C. Gargamel
    M.C. Gargamel 4 months ago +5

    The amount of similarities Hotel Transylvania 4 and Encanto share is honestly astounding:
    • Primarily takes place in south america
    • A family with magical/supernatural powers
    • One family member doesn't get accepted because they're normal
    • The head of the family doesn't accept normal person because they are normal
    • They go on a journey to repair a magical artifact that lost it's magic
    • Many magical individuals lose their powers and become normal
    • In the end the huge house that they live in gets destroyed but rebuilt
    • The shunned family member gets accepted.
    • And the message is that family always sticks together and that you're special in your own way.

    • gil
      gil 4 months ago +1

      Is it really because Johnny is normal (or human)?
      From what I saw, Dracula accepts "normal" people obviously his wife is the that person, just not Johnny for being an annoying man child. I seriously have to side with Drac here, Johnny was so annoying and threw a very dangerous surprise with fire despite knowing Frank's situations?

    • M.C. Gargamel
      M.C. Gargamel 4 months ago +1

      @SKG Cody Well Encanto *technically* had a journey, where Mirabell travelled through the rooms and when they endes up by the river.

    • SKG Cody
      SKG Cody 4 months ago

      Nearly accurate except the journey

  • The Nailsage Of Geo
    The Nailsage Of Geo 4 months ago +7672

    The thing I hate about this the most is that the concept could have been really cool. Like, Drac accepted Jonny as a human, but still treated him differently, though that is probably more to do with him being Drac’s son in law. But if the story was about Jonny trying to prove that he has what it takes to be a monster, trying to prove that in another life he could have fit in, only to realize that he couldn’t live up to the standard but that Drac and the gang still care about him, would have made a better story in my opinion. Like, make the story more Jonny central, with the side monsters on their own B plot where they enjoy being human for a while, being able to fit in with the world and all. Idk man just feels like a waste

    • Pygmy Puff
      Pygmy Puff 4 months ago

      Isn't Mavis supposed to be super strong? She was so weak. Wtf happened to her compared to when she was kicking vampire butt back in the second movie?

    • LuminaIV
      LuminaIV 4 months ago

      Sly you greedy fly u made me pay 1.6k geo maybe even more for a lantern >:(

    • Wing
      Wing 4 months ago

      @hornet is void 😭

    • Ding Ding The Youtube Buddy
      Ding Ding The Youtube Buddy 4 months ago

      Classic switcharoo plot, would've been much better

    • Dylan HH
      Dylan HH 4 months ago

      There is a scene the in crystal cave where his reflection looks like how the fans wanted it to be lol

  • M1tZ1
    M1tZ1 3 months ago

    Okay, I’ll be honest. Adam Sandler was in some of my favorite movies (I love him), when I watched the trailer I knew it wasn’t Adam. I don’t hate Brian Hull, he seems like a pretty cool guy but it was so obvious that it was an impression, like I kinda wanted to rip out my hair listening to it

  • Porter Ijsseldijk🇺🇦
    Porter Ijsseldijk🇺🇦 4 months ago +3

    I can't believe it's been nearly 10 years since the first one came out.

  • J7 Soulless
    J7 Soulless 4 months ago +6

    My question is... why did their transformations make them genuinely hideous? Except Frank's Monster.

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago

      I liked their designs

    • J7 Soulless
      J7 Soulless 4 months ago

      @Nathan Forester Wayne wasn't as bad as the rest to be honest.

    • Nathan Forester
      Nathan Forester 4 months ago

      Frank should have been a mix of different people, and yeah I don't buy Murray not being an African American as a human, okay...he sort is, but he's elderly and not an overweight guy, Wayne should have been a dilf.

  • error: try again later
    error: try again later 4 months ago +4

    Ngl I thought it was pretty funny how they made all the typical "bishie bait" monsters into unattractive humans 💀 I relate to that one tweet about how somehow missing _the Invisible Man from Hotel Transylvania fandom_ lmao

  • Red Streak 94
    Red Streak 94 4 months ago +1937

    I think it’s a bad sign when 50% of the people who were involved with the series were absent from the supposed finale. Even Genndy was only a writer and executive producer this time

  • mandarinduck
    mandarinduck 4 months ago +1

    This is definitely the most direct-to-video feeling of all the sequels.

  • WolfDemonProductions
    WolfDemonProductions 4 months ago +1

    1 I absolutely loved. 2 was good, but I wasn't super into it. 3 I wasn't into except the ending which was so bad it was genius and I loved it. 4 wasn't great. The animation is great in all 4.
    Wait, Adam Sandler wasn't in 4? That sounded exactly like Adam Sandler

  • Squid Lasers
    Squid Lasers 4 months ago

    Honestly props to Sony for having the balls to just ghost Amazon on the release of their major motion picture

  • therealCrazyJake
    therealCrazyJake 4 months ago +6

    Hey, David Spade ain’t bad looking, though. Personally, I’m just surprised that they didn’t make him look like a scrawny dweeb. Pretty much the only thing consistent about that character design is the red curly hair, as mentioned in the first movie.

  • Comical Realm Animations
    Comical Realm Animations 4 months ago +15399

    Fun fact: This is 4th theatrically released animated film to have 4 films, after Shrek Forever After (2010), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), and Toy Story 4 (2019).

    • The Follower
      The Follower Month ago

      So this is why I always felt like a lot of animated movie series' only ever get 3 entries.

    • Chainsonic
      Chainsonic Month ago

      Mista: r/AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

    • neon5162
      neon5162 2 months ago

      What about American tail series or even the land before time. I know they were pumping land before time movies out for at least two decades with advertising and then after that with no advertising

    • Benedict cucumberbatch
      Benedict cucumberbatch 3 months ago

      Funny thing is that none of those are really that good.

    • outrageskater
      outrageskater 3 months ago

      What about Monster High?

  • Cool Scratcher
    Cool Scratcher 3 months ago

    I still liked Brian Hull as Dracula. I might be biased since he's one of my favorite content creators and I know how wholesome he is, and yes I miss Adam Sandler, but it's not like Brian Hull is terrible. He's good, just not what we all wanted.
    Hated the story.

  • Cydra
    Cydra 3 months ago

    I watched this a few weeks ago and I ended up mildly enjoying it. I think the biggest disappoint for me is some of it's missed opportunities. Early on it seemed like they were setting Drac up to experience what human life is like, there was a good moment early on where he get's to actually be outside during the day and I thought to myself "wow that's actually really interesting, this character has never experienced something as normal as daylight" but then it quickly devolves into slapstick and there's nothing wrong with that but it was honestly a shame. Especially when you remember Mavis' arc in the first two movies was learning about human life, I'm sure she would love to experience that but the movie just never mentions or even hints at the idea.

  • - therealgregary -
    - therealgregary - 4 months ago +1

    I watched the movie on Amazon Prime for basically free and I'm so glad I did because if I paid money to watch that film, I would have disliked it way more. The fact that I watched it for basically free makes it less bad.

  • Boar Ragnarok
    Boar Ragnarok 4 months ago +1

    I didn't think this was the fourth movie. I genuinely thought it was a direct to DVD type deal. Like an optional side-quest.

  • 은지
    은지 4 months ago +5

    Im always gonna be upset Adam Sandler wasnt Drac, he just fits him perfectly

  • lemon iced tea
    lemon iced tea 4 months ago

    Even when I first saw the trailer I could tell that the animation was different and the whole vibe was a bit off? The first 2 in particular had a really unique and charming style but from what I’ve seen of the 4th one the animation looks like someone tried to copy the style of the first two but didn’t quite get it right lmao

  • Skepadoo
    Skepadoo 4 months ago

    I mean this with every bit of my soul the moment I finished this movie I have never felt closer to wanting to end it all and I mean that genuinely

  • Justa Guy
    Justa Guy 2 months ago +1

    Never knew this movie was being made, let alone that it came out. Compared to the third movie it got zero marketing. That said yeah I didn't expect a lot and it disappointed even that little bit. Hotel Transylvania was a cute movie that was surprisingly good. I honestly didn't expect anything from a modern Adam Sandler movie.
    But the sequels were all pretty hit or miss for me. It really felt like they had no plan for a sequel for the first movie, as if Sony had no faith in it. The sequels that came didn't feel like a story that had to be told. There was no plan, just "random thing happens". Which tends to be the same plot of Johnny being a Human and the problems with that.

  • Pengmaeda
    Pengmaeda 4 months ago +7603

    My favorite thing about the 4th one was back when the trailer came out and people were mad that the invisible guy didn’t look hot.
    Glad he mentioned it.

    • Kaylee Riera
      Kaylee Riera 2 months ago

      @Y. wait time stamp?

    • Material Cheshire
      Material Cheshire 3 months ago +2

      He didn't need to be hot, But his design didn't match his outline in the suits

    • Elizabeth
      Elizabeth 3 months ago

      @orange juice At least we'd enjoy those lmao

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago

      @Pygmy Puff Or could she?

    • Pygmy Puff
      Pygmy Puff 3 months ago +1

      @Fairuz Raz 24 Yes, i acknowledge that, but she could have easily restrained him.

  • Starmis
    Starmis 4 months ago +2

    The issue is the story and how predictable, short and depressing how it turned into a liar reveal story instead. This worries me a little bit for Spiderverse 2, but hopefully the team will do it again so well.

    • Gamer87 Animations
      Gamer87 Animations Month ago

      Will spider verse 2 be Sony animations second apology after transformania released the same year

  • RadUnit
    RadUnit 4 months ago

    Had me cringing all the time. Even at the 1st 10 minutes made me know that it's not good 😏
    Look how bad they botched it disappointing.

  • king of games and anime
    king of games and anime 4 months ago +2

    Head writer: okay gang, the premise of this one is that Van Helsing helps Johnny become a monster and then Dracula and the others become human by accident. What should we set up as the inciting incident? Why does Johnny want to become a monster?
    Intern: what if Johnny gets hurt, or finds a grey hair, or maybe a human relative passes away and he realizes that, unlike Mavis and Dennis, he isn’t going to live forever? I mean, that’s kind of been hanging unspoken over the series since the beginning right? The fact that hiswife and son are immortal but he isn’t? Maybe in the end, Drac and Mavis even decide to become human for Johnny and Ericka?
    Writer: Nah, that’s dumb. What if Dracula was planning on giving the hotel to Mavis and Johnny, but then he remembers what a screw up Johnny is and makes up a lie that a human can’t own the hotel?
    Intern: But, Dracula likes Johnny’s wacky fun personality. That’s like, the whole first movie. Plus, that lie doesn’t even make sense. If that were the case, why wouldn’t he give it to just Mavis?
    Writer: shut up intern I’m writing gold here!

  • Kab Plummer
    Kab Plummer 4 months ago +1

    Idk, the way I interpreted it wasn’t that Dracula wasn’t accepting of Johnny being human, it was more that he wasn’t accepting of Johnny’s personality and interpretations of things, kind of from a traditional glance, since it focuses it on the ideas Johnny relayed of his view of the hotel and the immaturity of Johnny and the ending involved Dracula accepting that while he viewed Johnny as an immature goof, Johnny showed him the different perspective that he is instead a more modernized fun loving guy who has had a lot of experience in different scenarios, mentioned in his backpacking story and relayed from how he got along well with people on the trip, even speaking their language fluently. The movie was still a flop, but I don’t see it as Dracula coming to terms with Johnny being a human again as talked about in the video.

  • Wolf Gaming 40
    Wolf Gaming 40 4 months ago +1477

    I’m so sad how Hotel Transylvania ends like this. The first one is probably one of my favourite films by this studio, only beaten by Open Season (which is good thanks to rose tinted lenses). It’s so sad to see how this series ends, started off with a unique premise and ends with yet another road trip.
    I like the message though- a dad trying to accept the person his daughter goes out with/marries, even if it’s not the person/monster he envisioned. A surprisingly modern story for a children’s film.

    • J - J
      J - J 3 months ago

      Hey, rose tinted glasses are the best when it comes to movies

    • Kieran Stark
      Kieran Stark 4 months ago

      @Omao Right?! Surf’s Up: The Original >>>>>>> WaveMania!

    • Omao
      Omao 4 months ago

      @JCL Kaytwo
      Oh nooo

    • Omao
      Omao 4 months ago

      @JCL Kaytwo
      Exactly what I was thinking

    • Omao
      Omao 4 months ago +2

      @Kieran Stark
      The first Surf’s Up is good, the second one sucks. As for my top fav movies.
      Spiderman into the spiderverse and The Mitchells vs The Machines get the crown easy.

  • Lord Malachi
    Lord Malachi 4 months ago +17

    To be fair, Drac wasn't afraid of handing the hotel over to a human, he was afraid of handing it over to Johnny specifically, as a crazy inexperienced goofball. "Because you're a human" was just the best excuse he could come up with on short notice.

    • Metazoxan Dexall
      Metazoxan Dexall 3 months ago

      Which is dumb because straight up saying he's immature would be fine. So acting like he's doubling back on past issues is like ... the worst idea possible.

  • MaxPogFrog Speedruns
    MaxPogFrog Speedruns 4 months ago

    This video felt very true to the title. Usually with a format like in the title, it’s just the TheXvidr cracking jokes and making fun of the movie/show deservingly or undeservingly.
    But this video felt very serious and sincere, like a very disappointed parent. It’s kinda relieving and relatable for some reason, and idk why.
    tl:dr: loved the video, felt very therapeutic for some reason.

  • Harribo
    Harribo 4 months ago +1

    Somebody referred to the series as a *quadrilogy* to me.
    I was confused. And then I was Mortified.
    I just… hope it wont become a *quintrilogy*

  • eviemay
    eviemay 3 months ago +1

    I loved these movies as a kid and the first and second movies are my fav, it was always The first Hotel Transylvania and Wreck it Ralph as my childhood favs.. But after the second movie, the third and forth movies just went downhill…

    • Gamer87 Animations
      Gamer87 Animations Month ago

      I feel like Andy samberg and Selena Gomez could’ve done an interview with Kelly Clarkson in Variety about them revealing that they were feeling heartbroken about the critics and audiences hating hotel Transylvania like Andrew Garfield working on Spider-Man

  • My Name Is Jeff
    My Name Is Jeff 4 months ago +2331

    I’m also a fan of the first three films and man, this movie was not it. Uninspired, lame and dull, not even the wacky animation was able to save it. And like you said, they have done so little with the transformania.

    • Omao
      Omao 4 months ago

      I stopped liking them since the number three.
      The first two movies were good, the two last ones are… what ?

    • CheeseDoggy
      CheeseDoggy 4 months ago +3

      The thing I liked is that every movie of HT has a character that shines/focus the most:
      HT: Mavis
      HT 2: Jonathan
      HT 3: Ericka
      HT 4: Johnny
      Notice how Jonathan got least screentime in HT 4 because he already shined in HT 2, Erika got a bit half/more screentime in HT 4 because she's being the actual wife now, Mavis and the other gang are sides.

    • Sebas Romero
      Sebas Romero 4 months ago +2

      The animation felt lacking. Like a lifeless copy of 3. The time they wasted with random gags wasn’t even done like the previous films. Don’t know what it is but HT3 had genuinely funny random gags that didn’t feel like a waste of my time. But the ones here felt like a drag. Maybe the team had too much pressure to try to mimic the style of its predecessors that it didn’t establish itself as a unique take on the franchise. Idk

    • GloryForShame
      GloryForShame 4 months ago +3

      @Head of Cosmos Pictures it was not a masterpiece but not a terrible movie...

    • Jessica S
      Jessica S 4 months ago +25

      I liked thr third but I found Dracula and Erika together dumb he didn't need anyone else and what happened to you only zing once?

  • Ilo Ib
    Ilo Ib 3 months ago

    Thank you for actually saying all this outloud. when the trailer for this came out, I seriously thought it was all a prank of some sorts …sadly, it was not…

  • asioe kiou
    asioe kiou 4 months ago

    My favorite thing about the 4th one was back when the trailer came out and people were mad that the invisible guy didn’t look hot. Glad he mentioned it.

  • ShadowAntix
    ShadowAntix 2 months ago

    I love the fact that the movie just ignores Frankenstein being a combination of body parts from dead people and just turns him into an attractive 30 year old

  • Daniel’s Garden
    Daniel’s Garden 4 months ago

    Big fan of the first 2, the second one being my favourite. It’s simple and cute family fun and I really didn’t like the third movie, the franchise has gotten so tired and worn out it did nothing in the third movie and found nothing actually funny in it. I definitely won’t be watching it in theatre. this just puts the nail in the coffin when the fact that the first movie was about Drac accepting the fact that he was human. So yeah I’m not surprised these movies where never cinematic masterpieces are great but they delivered humour and I’m honestly not surprised it came to this point

  • Lasagna LookingCRISP
    Lasagna LookingCRISP 4 months ago +2259

    Brian Hull really tried to match Adam Sandler's Dracula and that's something I can't hate about him. Plus he's also a genuinely nice dude as well

    • Amber Valencia
      Amber Valencia 4 months ago +1

      @Mach tbh when u say it like that, he probably put his best foot forward instead of trying to stray really far from what the audience already liked and was familiar with

    • MiniAsian 71
      MiniAsian 71 4 months ago

      I watched the movie without knowing any of the previous information or trailers and honestly, I didn't hear a difference with the voice acting. I believe that Brian did an amazing job for the role.

    • setsers1
      setsers1 4 months ago +1

      I can't believe they changed the voice. Like, HOLY SHIT

    • spr shb
      spr shb 4 months ago +4

      Honestly, as someone who didn’t watch this franchise in a while, I didn’t notice, the marshmellow scene felt genuine too, he did good for what it was worth.

    • Dell12 16
      Dell12 16 4 months ago +6

      Literally could not tell there was even a difference so good for him

  • Ripsky
    Ripsky 4 months ago +2

    Im from romania, and i admit that every movie is acurate to how it is in real life.

  • Beatriz Sanchez
    Beatriz Sanchez 3 months ago +1

    To be completely and totally honest I love Hotel Transylvania 1, 2, and 3 much more better. The 4th however not very much.
    Because there's no Adam Sandler or Kevin James doing the voicing for the characters, 🤔 and Genndy Tartakovsky does a better and to mention a spectacular job 😉 of directing the last three movies of Hotel Transylvania.

    • Koning Willum
      Koning Willum 3 months ago +1

      Brian Hull did a good job tho.. I get that its not the same but replacing a voice actor with someone that can actually do something close to the voice is better thn completely changing a voice or a whole character in normal movies

  • Greywall
    Greywall 3 months ago +1

    Having just watched it, I honestly personally believe the 4th movie is better than the 3rd... at least when it comes to the animation, the 3rd movie's movement was just uninspired and boring, the 4th went back to the high octane, energetic and fluid motion of the first two movies that the third movie lacked.
    Plus some of the jokes were fun enough... although it got unintentionally hilarious when Dracula left the Hotel to his kid AFTER it got destroyed, my room mate just went "Lmao i leave this ruin to you kids, enjoy the prospects of rebuilding an entire hotel, suckers, time to retire"

  • Amber Hernandez
    Amber Hernandez 4 months ago

    This is the first movie I've heard being advertised on the _radio_ (which we're forced to have at work). This was after two release dates failed, which reveals their desperation lol

  • Chloe_thefox Studios
    Chloe_thefox Studios 4 months ago +1029

    This movie should've been Mavis realizing her husband is "quirky" but that's not always okay and understanding where her dad was coming from she's always defending him even when he's in the wrong, the whole Time watching all I could think was "he doesn't hate johnny he just thinks he's irresponsible and he has so many different vaild reasons for thinking that!" For example Johnny has fire around frank who we all know doesn't like fire which can cause a whole disaster and all Mavis can say is "I like Johnny for who he is" which is fine but she fails to see he does things without thinking about the consequences and time and time again it messes things up, drac can be chill and cool like Johnny but he thinks about how that can effect his family, friends and the hotel

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +6

      @Chloe_thefox Studios Personally, I think what made the first film successful because it did had bit of a serious tone to it. I enjoys the film series and appreciates the message of unity, but at the same time I think that maybe they did overdid it a bit. We often see Drac trying to understand these newfound ideas but rarely does Mavis and Johnny tries to understand Drac's views which is kinda bit unfair. They're both from a generation where they rarely have to struggles so their views are about fun and equally. Drac comes from a world where monsters did had to struggled to survived, lost his first love of his life, led monsters during a dark time and raised a child on his own. He knows from experience that life isn't always easy.
      For the most part, he is happy with his new life but at the same time, you can't help but wonders if he does feels bit alone in his family. Possibly the only family member who could understand his view is his father Vlad but they have a strange relationship even after Vlad rejoined the family. Johnny is a bit better out of the two since he does tries to understand better why the hotel means so much to Drac and is genuinely sorry about Martha's death. However, it's implies that Mavis really doesn't fully realizes how bad things really were for monsters in the past or how much her mother's death really affected her father. This is why I think it would be an interesting idea if we had a film where Mavis and Johnny travels back in time where they see the reality on how things really were. It's important to move towards to the future, but important to remember and honors the past as well. It's time for Mavis and Johnny to take a step back from their views and learns some hard truths.

    • Chloe_thefox Studios
      Chloe_thefox Studios 3 months ago +8

      @jf k I would paid to see THIS version of them movie, everything is exactly what I wanted form the series and yes I know their kids movies but if this is what they were like they'd be ontop of Disney quality

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +9

      Here are things that could been explored. Really, exploring all of the monsters' backstories would be interesting. However, Dracula have always been the most fascinating character because he is the guy who you know will think two steps ahead before everybody else does, who is extremely well-educated and the one who will carry others' pain and struggles so that they won't have to. He is a very strong and strong-willed person but he is also extremely private. He won't talk about his past unless he have to. I bet that his friends and Mavis didn't even know that he went to vampire camp until the second film events. What other things that he is hiding and not sharing with Mavis? Here are some other things to explore.
      1. Explores more of the animosity between humans and monsters. We know that neither side were completely innocent but it seems that toward to the end it was more of the humans' own paranoid.
      2. When and how did Drac meet his future friends?
      3. How did Frank/Eunice and Wayne/Wanda meet and hooked up?
      4. Wayne and Wanda's first reaction when they found out that they were going to be parents.
      5. What other hobbies/knowledge does Drac know besides ballroom dancing, painting, playing the ukulele and having at least basic knowledge of law-making (based on him being able to easily make up a seemingly convincing monster estate law on the spot to Johnny in the recent film).
      6. What other places have Drac been to besides Hawaii.
      7. More information about Drac and Martha's relationship.
      8. Drac's final moment with dying Martha before finding baby Mavis and escaping from the angry mob.
      9. Clearly the entire gang were fond of Martha since they wished that she was there for Mavis's 118th birthday. Still it would be cool to see their and other monsters' relationship to her and how they reacted to her death.
      10. How did Drac coped with Martha's death while raising Mavis, running the hotel and leading the monsters during a dark time. Clearly, he was able to hide his more extreme sadness from Mavis since she didn't even realized that he was depressed until after they met Ericka.
      11. More on Drac's struggles on being a single father. Clearly, he went out of his way to make sure that Mavis was safe and happy. Still, he admitted to Ericka that being a single dad was not easy meaning that there must had been some tense moments between them due to Mavis growing up and increasingly wanting to see the outside world. Unknown to her, there were probably lot of times that he probably was questioning if he was making the right choice.
      I like Mavis and she is a good person. But like many teenagers, she think she know better than her parent and because of that she can be a bit preachy to him at times. Both of her parents lived a hard life where monsters were more focused on surviving rather than fairness and fun. They wanted a better life for her. Even long after Martha's death, Drac kept that promise. Mavis really owns her dad everything. Her safety, happiness and even her young family. However, because of lack of experiences, she really got little idea on how lucky she really is. I don't want her to start disliking humans because there are good humans out there like Johnny. But have her kinda takes a step back and really think to herself, oh, so that is why dad acted in this way in the past and maybe I wasn't always being fair to him. Being a true adult is when one person fully realizes/recognizes their parents' sacrifices for you and despite being a young mother, Mavis haven't fully reached to that yet.

    • Chloe_thefox Studios
      Chloe_thefox Studios 4 months ago +12

      @[VALVE] Cozy Glow understandable I'm not the best at forming paragraphs nor explaining what I mean

    • [VALVE] Cozy Glow
      [VALVE] Cozy Glow 4 months ago +1

      I had an aneurism reading this

  • 𝙴𝚟𝚎
    𝙴𝚟𝚎 4 months ago

    When I saw the trailer I instantly thought this movie will be a total disaster because the story line sounded really stupid to be. The concept with the species-switch is actually not bad but I think the story behind how it came to be is

  • Omar Reyes
    Omar Reyes 4 months ago

    this film suffers from a terminal case of "straight to dvd sequelitis" it has all the symptoms:
    1.- not the original cast for the main protagonist of the series
    2.- not the same director
    3.- half the effort and budget
    4.- it was clearly meant to be a streaming plataform release.

  • Potassium
    Potassium 4 months ago

    The Third one was a fever dream, I have never seen a movie both so greatly animated as well as utter insane as HT3

  • Booty Crusader
    Booty Crusader 4 months ago

    I literally only watched this cause I thought it was nice that Johnny got some proper characterization for once and I liked the monster design they made for him... Then that gigantic fat-fetish looking last transformation showed up on screen and it lost me entirely

  • MyStringSnapped
    MyStringSnapped 4 months ago +1396

    They really underutilized the gimmick of the monsters turning human. It was really underwhelming and the movie did feel less exciting and fun than the previous 3. And this is coming from someone who really enjoyed the 3rd movie.

    • Pygmy Puff
      Pygmy Puff 4 months ago

      Isn't Mavis supposed to be super strong? She was so weak. Wtf happened to her compared to when she was kicking vampire butt back in the second movie?

    • NITRO GT
      NITRO GT 4 months ago

      THE SECOND AND FIRST ONR WERE GREAT ALSO

    • MyStringSnapped
      MyStringSnapped 4 months ago +1

      @NITRO GT it’s my favorite too. I really enjoyed the Van Helsings and the fun setting.

    • NITRO GT
      NITRO GT 4 months ago +1

      THE 3RD ONE IS MY PERSONAL FAVORITE

    • Dalton Boardman
      Dalton Boardman 4 months ago +13

      All the monsters should've turned human, including Mavis. That would've been interesting.

  • Saturn Venus
    Saturn Venus 4 months ago

    The Mitchells vs The Machines was one of the few road trips movies I really really liked! I’d definitely recommend watching it, and even you made a video about it, even better! 😊

    • Saturn Venus
      Saturn Venus 4 months ago

      *only kind of sort of a road trip movie*

  • To be continued…
    To be continued… Month ago

    Brian Hull being recognised enough to land a massive movie role makes me very happy. It's just he does so many other, way better impressions so…

  • Yuk21sel
    Yuk21sel 4 months ago

    Watching this with my brother made me die inside. Quality in kids or family movies have gone down over the years when disneylike companies found out u can make the same amount of money without the effort.

  • jf k
    jf k 3 months ago

    To me, the problem was a combination of Drac, Johnny and Van Helsing. Yes, Drac told few lies to avoid having few uncomfortable conversations with his family but Van Helsing was the one who build the machine in the first place while Johnny was the one who made the choice to take up his offer to turned into a monster. Ericka doesn't even bothers to defend her great-grandfather when she find out the truth and Johnny himself seems to realized that he went a bit overboard this time since he does offers Drac to rebuild the hotel the same way when it catches on fire in the end.

  • Phil
    Phil 4 months ago +1096

    Dracula's problem with leaving the hotel to Johnny was that he's a spaz and his wacky ideas would ruin the hotel, not that he's human. Drac just uses the excuse that he's human to go back on giving the hotel to him without hurting his feelings. But that's kind of a nitpick everything else you said is right. This movie's a drag. Does make you wonder why Johnny never wanted to be turned though.

    • caesar jackson
      caesar jackson 4 months ago

      yea Johnny is a doofus

    • Rager Carnage
      Rager Carnage 4 months ago +3

      @Moody Moo Right? This is the kind of Johnny who’d throw a surprise party the he would like not one Dracula who like. B hole energy radiates from this guy.

    • Phil
      Phil 4 months ago +3

      @Moody Moo right. Like in part 3 he's the one who talked Mavis down when she was mad about drac sad Erica. Showing emotional maturity and empathy even if he is a goof. They kind of touch on it briefly at the campfire scene in this one but aside from that Johnny is just a doofus.
      Give us a scene with Johnny putting thought into the surprise. Let the audience understand that even if he was misguided the decision made sense at least from his point of view.

    • Moody Moo
      Moody Moo 4 months ago +10

      Honestly Drac wasn’t even in the wrong for not wanting to give it to him?? He couldn’t even organise his “surprises” in the anniversary party and nearly decapitated someone and started a fire...the way he’s represented in the movie does not make him in anyway seem fit for running a hotel. They ruined his character by making him way to goofy and dumb.

    • Eunice Lim
      Eunice Lim 4 months ago +7

      I hate to see this movie, no offense. Because first Johnny is so irresponsible and immature that he just ruins everything not to mention mavis trying to defend him. Like Johnny always breaks things and its so sad to see Drac trying to make things perfect and right but mavis always sees the bad side of him. Mavis goes to Johnny first, like when she hugged him first and gets mad at his dad because he “lied” I mean he is just concerned about his hotel which he worked hard for since she was born or even before. Then after she gets mad at her dad, she then regrets it and say sorry, bruh. She its even concerned what happened to her dad, I mean her dad is a human, he could have been hurt so badly.
      I’m sorry for the people who liked this film lol. Maybe it’s becuz im asian and if I got mad at my parents or just talked back at them, I might not be alive tomorrow😂

  • This channel doesn’t exist

    To explain
    It goes through a plot what I swear we already had (not the whole transformations thing the drac doesn’t like Johnny part) and therefore makes it as predictable as possible
    Mavis gets mad at drac for let’s say theeee 3rd time (idk I forgot what happened in the 1-3rd movie
    And follows them with the new character additions
    It was rarely funny and all emotional moments fell flat
    I don’t recommend sadly :(

  • Natalie Goodfellow
    Natalie Goodfellow 4 months ago

    When I heard about this movie I thought it was going to be a short or like a mini movie. Then I watched it and I wondered why they didn’t do that.
    The animation was so weird. Mavis loved out of place for most of the movie. Most of the characters looked like character models from other movie that they smashed together. Like a an old Scooby-Doo crossover with Batman. It just didn’t fit. And it wasn’t good.

  • Chase Hicks
    Chase Hicks 3 months ago +1

    Seriously... whoever wrote this plot completely dropped the ball. We already did this movie story in the last 3........ Drac and Johnny had a great relationship by this movie... This was just a "GIANT" let down 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  • Irohnic
    Irohnic 4 months ago +3

    Wasn’t Ice Age and Shrek already enough proof that any movie series will be ruined if it is forced to go on for too long?

    • Elizabeth
      Elizabeth 3 months ago

      Shrek? No. Only bad movie was really the third one, but I honestly think people exaggerate with that one. And the fourth was a masterpiece.
      But Ice Age? Absolutely.

  • Struffler
    Struffler 4 months ago +1059

    I didnt like this movie either. While watching it i had so many questions
    Was Jonny always this insufferable?
    Hasnt drac already learned to accept and tolerate Jonny before?
    Why was everything so frustrating??? Like first jonny almost killing multiple people at a party, fucking around with drac making him panic and not give them the hotel, jonny turning into a monster and running around the hotel to find mavis knocking everything down, the whole trip to the crystal (that was just basically dracula torture), and so much more. I felt so mad at everything.
    I hated how they made every other character besides Jonny and dracula side characters. I mean they just completely erased denis, mavis brought everyone that was humanified to go get jonny and drac because she didn't think it was safe to keep them at the hotel, but she didn't bring her own son?? And that one dog girl, all her other siblings were there, why was she excluded???
    I feel like they exaggerated jonnys character, cause i genuinely can't remember him being so annoying. This movie is so disappointing, I definitely wrote way too much but whatever.

    • The Dove Handsoap
      The Dove Handsoap 3 months ago

      @jf k pls pls write the 4th*** movie, I will try my best to animate it, I want to see this happen so bad 😭😭

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +2

      @Joshua Gonzalez Personally, I think what made the first film successful because it did had bit of a serious tone to it. I enjoys the film series and appreciates the message of unity, but at the same time I think that maybe they did overdid it a bit. We often see Drac trying to understand these newfound ideas but rarely does Mavis and Johnny tries to understand Drac's views which is kinda bit unfair. They're both from a generation where they rarely have to struggles so their views are about fun and equally. Drac comes from a world where monsters did had to struggled to survived, lost his first love of his life, led monsters during a dark time and raised a child on his own. He knows from experience that life isn't always easy.
      For the most part, he is happy with his new life but at the same time, you can't help but wonders if he does feels bit alone in his family. Possibly the only family member who could understand his view is his father Vlad but they have a strange relationship even after Vlad rejoined the family. Johnny is a bit better out of the two since he does tries to understand better why the hotel means so much to Drac and is genuinely sorry about Martha's death. However, it's implies that Mavis really doesn't fully realizes how bad things really were for monsters in the past or how much her mother's death really affected her father. This is why I think it would be an interesting idea if we had a film where Mavis and Johnny travels back in time where they see the reality on how things really were. It's important to move towards to the future, but important to remember and honors the past as well. It's time for Mavis and Johnny to take a step back from their views and learns some hard truths.

    • Joshua Gonzalez
      Joshua Gonzalez 3 months ago

      @jf k just…….
      beautiful ;>

    • jf k
      jf k 3 months ago +4

      Here are things that could been explored. Really, exploring all of the monsters' backstories would be interesting. However, Dracula have always been the most fascinating character because he is the guy who you know will think two steps ahead before everybody else does, who is extremely well-educated and the one who will carry others' pain and struggles so that they won't have to. He is a very strong and strong-willed person but he is also extremely private. He won't talk about his past unless he have to. I bet that his friends and Mavis didn't even know that he went to vampire camp until the second film events. What other things that he is hiding and not sharing with Mavis? Here are some other things to explore.
      1. Explores more of the animosity between humans and monsters. We know that neither side were completely innocent but it seems that toward to the end it was more of the humans' own paranoid.
      2. When and how did Drac meet his future friends?
      3. How did Frank/Eunice and Wayne/Wanda meet and hooked up?
      4. Wayne and Wanda's first reaction when they found out that they were going to be parents.
      5. What other hobbies/knowledge does Drac know besides ballroom dancing, painting, playing the ukulele and having at least basic knowledge of law-making (based on him being able to easily make up a seemingly convincing monster estate law on the spot to Johnny in the recent film).
      6. What other places have Drac been to besides Hawaii.
      7. More information about Drac and Martha's relationship.
      8. Drac's final moment with dying Martha before finding baby Mavis and escaping from the angry mob.
      9. Clearly the entire gang were fond of Martha since they wished that she was there for Mavis's 118th birthday. Still it would be cool to see their and other monsters' relationship to her and how they reacted to her death.
      10. How did Drac coped with Martha's death while raising Mavis, running the hotel and leading the monsters during a dark time. Clearly, he was able to hide his more extreme sadness from Mavis since she didn't even realized that he was depressed until after they met Ericka.
      11. More on Drac's struggles on being a single father. Clearly, he went out of his way to make sure that Mavis was safe and happy. Still, he admitted to Ericka that being a single dad was not easy meaning that there must had been some tense moments between them due to Mavis growing up and increasingly wanting to see the outside world. Unknown to her, there were probably lot of times that he probably was questioning if he was making the right choice.
      I like Mavis and she is a good person. But like many teenagers, she think she know better than her parent and because of that she can be a bit preachy to him at times. Both of her parents lived a hard life where monsters were more focused on surviving rather than fairness and fun. They wanted a better life for her. Even long after Martha's death, Drac kept that promise. Mavis really owns her dad everything. Her safety, happiness and even her young family. However, because of lack of experiences, she really got little idea on how lucky she really is. I don't want her to start disliking humans because there are good humans out there like Johnny. But have her kinda takes a step back and really think to herself, oh, so that is why dad acted in this way in the past and maybe I wasn't always being fair to him. Being a true adult is when one person fully realizes/recognizes their parents' sacrifices for you and despite being a young mother, Mavis haven't fully reached to that yet.

    • Joshua Gonzalez
      Joshua Gonzalez 3 months ago

      Yup, flanderization at it’s finest..
      (smh ;

  • Chuck
    Chuck 3 months ago +1

    Honestly, I have no problem with the series, probably the family side of me that enjoys it, what can I say?

  • Jared Griffiths
    Jared Griffiths 4 months ago +1

    I've seen it now and I actually really enjoyed it.

  • Ghottie
    Ghottie 3 months ago +1

    I actually kinda liked the movie, the animation is nice and crisp, and it's a fun kid's movie. I watched it with my younger sister and she loved it. I think you may be reaching a tad, but all due respect to you all the same. I don't review movies, you do, so I may be missing something.

  • Atomic
    Atomic 4 months ago +1

    it woulda been cool for this movie to have a darker theme like Johnny realizing his wife will outlive him, which is why he wants to turn into a monster or somethin

  • Kasidi
    Kasidi 4 months ago +688

    Yknow, they really missed out on the opportunity to turn Johnny into a vampire. It could of showed how jhonny and Dracula get a better look into eachothers lives. But also it would make more sense because his wife and kid are vampires? I honestly thought we were gonna have a movie dedicated to him being a vampire because he'll die before seeing his kid grow up and he can't grow old with Mavis

    • The Fat Piranha Plant
      The Fat Piranha Plant 4 months ago +4

      @et37 Thanks!

    • et37
      et37 4 months ago +5

      @The Fat Piranha Plant bruh how was that not done instead holy shit.

    • The Fat Piranha Plant
      The Fat Piranha Plant 4 months ago +14

      Idea: Have Drac decide to stay human so Johnny and Mavis can grow old together and he can grow old with his wife

    • Real GM M
      Real GM M 4 months ago +12

      @ki stephen
      It would be better if that would be the closing remarks, they also could've made the 3d animated made Hotel to see what we're going for in their future in the end as we move on to life and as well as theirs

    • ki stephen
      ki stephen 4 months ago +36

      @Real GM M wow that sounds amazing and like an actual plot