Just recently Scooby Doo fans and animation finatics alike unotocitably celebrated the 20th anniversary of 1998 film Scooby Doo on Zombie Island on September 22, 2018.

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Released in '98, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island is arguably one of the greatest franchise films of all time. As the 1st direct-to-video film in the Scooby-Doo universe. Since then, the franchise has been continued through a series of various types of movie releases.



The film is credited for the revival of the Scooby Doo franchise as a whole. During the late '80s, reruns of previous Scooby shows aired in rotation as Hannah-Barbera productions created television movies: Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987), Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988), and Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (1988). However, every project released from the franchise saw minimum interest from the public until the release 'Zombie Island'.



Dedicated to the loving memory of, Don Messick - the original voice of Scooby-Doo who died nearly a year before the film's release,
Sales for the film exceeded the studio's expectations upon it's release.

The film will remain a staple in direct-to-video movie history as it's legacy in pop culture will be carried throughout the decades from present to infinity.