ABC Film Challenge – Sequels – H – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – Movie Review
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Writer: Genndy Tartakovsky, Michael McCullers (Screenplay)
Cast (Voice Talents)
- Adam Sandler (Hustle)
- Andy Samberg (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping)
- Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers)
- Kevin James (Becky)
- Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs)
Plot: Count Dracula and company participate in a cruise for sea-loving monsters. Unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family.
Runtime: 1 Hour 37 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation starts as Dracula is starting to feel lonely, his daughter Mavis has started her own family. His friends have also moved on with partners too, they suggest he tries dating again.
The group of monsters decide to take a monster cruise to help Dracula. Who instantly falls in love with the captain Ericka. Unaware of her connections to the man that has been hunting him for centuries.
Verdict on Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a family-friendly animation movie. Following up on the previous two movies, seeing the monsters trying to move on with their lives. Dracula wants to be happy after raising his daughter who has her own family. Along with mixing this side of the story, with the endless battles with the Van Helsings.
This will keep the usual harmless fun along the way, getting to have a laugh at the monster’s expensive. Instead of taking everything too seriously, as most monster movies do. The idea that the biggest enemy has come back to eliminate Dracula, is a nice touch. Additionally, it helps continue the idea that family can work together, and ideas can change.
Adam Sandler continues to grow his dark universe better than the studio that failed miserably with ‘The Mummy’ in 2017. This will offer up the laughs needed and makes it a fun experience for the family.
Where to Watch: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is available to stream through Sky.
Final Thoughts – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a fun addition to the franchise.