Catch the Animated Comedy on DIRECTV CINEMA®

AT&T* is giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive look at “Monster Family,” based on the best-selling novel by David Safier. Directed by German filmmaker Holger Tappe (“Animals United”), the family adventure is voiced by an all-star cast, including Emily Watson (“Everest”), Jason Isaacs (“Harry Potter), Nick Frost (“Shaun of the Dead”), Jessica Brown Findlay (“Downton Abbey”), Celia Imrie (“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”) and Catherine Tate (“Doctor Who”).

Watch it now exclusively on DIRECTV CINEMA before it arrives in theaters Feb. 9.

The plot

The Wishbone family is far from happy. With a struggling bookshop, an overworked husband and 2 misunderstood teenagers, Emma (Emily Watson) is at her wit’s end trying to be the perfect mom. After dragging her family to a costume party on Halloween night, they are cursed by an evil witch and transformed into a Vampire, Mummy, Werewolf and Frankenstein’s monster. Now Emma will fight to keep her Monster Family together and uncover the secret of their curse… eventually leading them to the Prince of Darkness himself, Dracula (Jason Isaacs)!

Tune in

“‘Monster Family’ is a dazzling mix of fun and fright,” said Hanny Patel, vice president, AT&T Video Marketing. “Tappe delivers a beautifully animated film full of laughs and adventure for the family. Our customers can tune in to ‘Monster Family’ a month before it hits theaters.”

“Monster Family” will be available for 72-hour rental. View it in:

  • 1080p HD (Blu-ray format) for $10.99.
  • Standard-definition (SD) for $9.99.

DIRECTV CINEMA is a premium pay-per-view service. It brings exclusive access to select new releases before they hit theaters. For more information, go to

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