Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed is a 2004 American live-action/computer-animated family horror comedy film based on the animated television series franchise Scooby-Doo. It is the second installment in the Scooby-Doo live-action film series and a stand-alone sequel to 2002's Scooby-Doo, and was directed by Raja Gosnell, written by James Gunn and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film stars Freddie Prinze Jr. , Sarah Michelle Gellar, Linda Cardellini, Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Tim Blake Nelson, Peter Boyle and Alicia Silverstone, with Neil Fanning reprising his role as the voice of Scooby-Doo. The film was released on March 26, 2004. It received mainly negative reviews and failed to meet studio projections, earning $181. 5 million from a $25 million budget. Its poor reception resulted in a planned third film being canceled.