Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Soundtrack



Best for kids who were too old to enjoy movie.

What parents need to know

Positive messages
Not applicable

Mention of the ?devil?s gun?.


Oblique sexual reference.


"Hell," "damn".

Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although the movie is fine for most grade-schoolers, this soundtrack is more appropriate for the middle school crowd.

What's the story?

SCOOBY DOO 2 falls into the category of motion picture soundtrack CDs that feature a disjointed mix of popular songs. There's no story or content theme in this grab bag of artists hot on today's pop scene or yanked from the past.

Is it any good?


The most objectionable lyrics from original versions are bleeped or faded. Messages range from dark to light. The Nirvana-inspired Harvey Danger's "Flagpole Sitta" laments "They cut off my legs now I'm an amputee ... I wanna pierce my tongue." The Earth Wind and Fire classic "Shining Star" updated by Ruben Studdard is uplifting.

The CD, including DVD, is marketed with a variety of cover art. While the one with ghoulish images might make a parent have second thoughts, the version with the clean-cut cast looks innocent enough for a younger child. The music inside each version is the same and not meant for young children.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the two versions of the CD cover art: One has a ghoulish cover, while the other has a more innocent-looking one with the clean-cut cast. Who are they marketing to with each cover?

Music details

Artist:Various Artists
Release date:March 23, 2004
Label:Warner Brothers
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Kid, 11 years old April 9, 2008
Teen, 16 years old Written bymother of 10 kids May 8, 2011

great for babies

my newborn loved the monsters.they were not scary:)
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Teen, 16 years old Written bybradley4846 September 4, 2010

Not Good for little kids

they try there best to censor it but they don't do a great job, you can easily tell what they say. They include a*s, d*mn (one w/ god (thts censored) The most innaproprite song is Flagpole Sitta
What other families should know
Too much swearing


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