Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action!
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This article lists all the films and television specials based on Monster High, an American fashion doll and media franchise created by Garret Sander, illustrated by Kellee Riley and Glen Hanson and launched by Mattel on June 11, 2010.

These films and television specials were broadcast on Nickelodeon in the United States and released on home video formats by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment until 2017. In 2015, Mattel rebooted the franchise with the release of an origin story film special titled Welcome to Monster High , using updated animation modules and technologies, which released the following year. On February 23, 2021, Mattel, through its television division announced a second relaunch with an animated TV series and a live-action musical film based on the franchise, which will be released on both Nickelodeon and Paramount+in the United States in October 2022.

First-generation (2D) films (2010–2011)

Animation for the films/specials below were provided by WildBrain Entertainment with additional animation provided by Top Drawn Animation.

No. in series Title Director Writer(s) Runtime Release date
Broadcast date (Nick)
1 Monster High: New Ghoul at School Audu Paden & Eric Radomski Anne D. Bernstein, Audu Paden, Lauren Rose & Ira Singerman 23m October 30, 2010
2 Monster High: Fright On! Audu Paden, Alfred Gimeno & Vic Dal Chele Mike Montesano & Ted Zizik 46m October 30, 2011 (Nick)

First-generation (3D) films (2012–2016)

Animation for this generation was produced by Nerd Corps Entertainment until 2016 and the Vancouver studio subsidiary of DHX Media thereafter for the last 2 films due to DHX s acquisition of Nerd Corps.

No. in series Title Director Writer(s) Runtime Release date
Broadcast date (Nick)
3 Monster High: Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love? Steve Sacks & Dustin Mckenzie Ted Zizik & Mike Montesano 46m February 12, 2012 (Nick)
February 5, 2013 (DVD pack)
4 Monster High: Escape from Skull Shores Steve Ball & Andrew Duncan Mike Montesano & Ted Zizik 46m April 13, 2012 (Nick)
5 Monster High: Friday Night Frights Dustin Mckenzie 46m July 13, 2012
February 5, 2013 (DVD/Blu-ray pack)
September 6, 2013 (Nick)
6 Monster High: Ghouls Rule Mike Fetterly & Steve Sacks Ted Zizik & Mike Montesano 71m October 9, 2012 (DVD/Blu-ray)
October 26, 2012 (Nick)
7 Monster High: Scaris: City of Frights Dustin Mckenzie Mike Montesano & Ted Zizik 61m March 3, 2013 (Nick)
8 Monster High: 13 Wishes Steve Saches, Andrew Duncan & Audu Paden 73m October 8, 2013 (DVD/Blu-ray)
October 25, 2013 (Nick)
9 Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! William Lau & Sylvain Blais Audu Paden & Dan Serafin 73m March 25, 2014 (DVD/Blu-ray)
April 18, 2014 (Nick)
4th direct-to-DVD release
10 Monster High: Freaky Fusion William Lau & Sylvain Blais Keith Wagner 73m September 30, 2014 (DVD)
October 24, 2014 (Nick)
11 Monster High: Haunted Dan Fraga & William Lau Keith Wagner 75m March 24, 2015 (DVD)
April 17, 2015 (Nick)
12 Monster High: Boo York, Boo York William Lau Keith Wagner 71m September 29, 2015 (DVD)
October 25, 2015 (Nick)
13 Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef William Lau & Jun Falkenstein Nina Bargiel & Shane Amsterdam 71m March 8, 2016 (Digital HD)
March 22, 2016 (DVDBlu-ray combo pack)

Second-generation films (2016–2017)

In 2016, the series was rebooted with updated character designs, origin stories and upgraded animation modules and technologies. Animation provisions for this generation were taken over by a United Kingdom-based animation studio known as Flaunt Productions/Studios .

No. in series Title Director(s) Writer(s) Runtime Release date
Broadcast date (Nick)
14 Welcome to Monster High Stephen Donnelly & Olly Reid Dana Starfield, Shane Amsterdam & Stephen Donnelly 73m August 27, 2016 (screening, DVD) According to sources, this is the last production after Barbie: Spy Squad to be released under the Mattel Playground Productions banner before the absorption into Mattel Creations (now Mattel Television).
15 Monster High: Electrified Avgousta Zourelidi, Jun Falkenstein & René Veilleux Keith Wagner 71m March 28, 2017 (DVD)
April 13, 2017 (Nick)

Third-generation films (2022–present)

On February 23, 2021, Mattel, through its television division, announced an animated TV series and a live-action musical film based on the franchise.

No. in series Title Director(s) Writer(s) Runtime Release date
Broadcast date (Nick)
16 Monster High: The Movie Todd Holland Jenny Jaffe, Greg Erb and Jason Oremland TBA October 6, 2022 TBA

Cancelled films

No. in series Title Director(s) Writer(s) Runtime Release date Notes
N/A Untitled live-action Monster High film (Universal version) Ari Sandel Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz N/A October 7, 2016 (cancelled) Nothing was heard about it since its announcement.
N/A Monster High: Feary Tale N/A N/A N/A Late 2016 (cancelled) Cancelled due to Ever After High s cancellation and reboot of Monster High. Storyboards uploaded to YouTube titled Monster High: The Lost Movie.

Year 2014
ReleaseDate 2014-03-25
RuntimeMins 73
RuntimeStr 1h 13min
Plot When Draculaura is led to believe she’s the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is no…
Directors William Lau, Sylvain Blais
Writers Audu Paden, Dan Serafin
Stars Kate Higgins, Salli Saffioti, Debi Derryberry
Produced by Margaret M. Dean,Audu Paden,Lauren Rose,Kyrsti Schwarz,Ira Singerman,David Voss
Production Management Jennifer Lynne Anderson,Kim Williams
Art Department Jason Gauthier,Garrett Sander,Mark Sonntag
Sound Department Fanny Riguidel,Stefan Seslija
Visual Effects by Adam Bull,Mike Hsu
Animation Department Bernie Anderson,Lawrence See-Lok Lai,Curtis Richardson-Smith,Harrison Wang
Music Department Steven Argila
Additional Crew Lyan Bruce,Lily Crawford,Dan Fraga,Shant Hamayan,Eric Hardie,Kiyomi Haverly,Kara Heermann,Sue Ho,Ed Horasz,Amelia Hurd,Heather Lazarus,PJ Lewis,Erin Lustig,Rosita Medina,Barb Meyer,Allison Miller,Audu Paden,Garrett Sander,Rebecca Shipman,Bonnie Steele,Natalie Villegas,Emily Yakashiro
Genres Animation
Companies Mattel Playground Productions, Nerd Corps Entertainment
Countries USA
Languages English
ContentRating TV-Y7
ImDbRating 6.5
ImDbRatingVotes 758
Keywords vampire,hollywood,werewolf,female protagonist,vampire girl