* {{Celebrity Voice Actor}}: With Creator/{{Adam Sandler}} playing as the owner of Hotel Transylvania, {{Dracula}}. Others include:
** SelenaGomez as Dracula's daughter Mavis
** [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Andy]] [[TheLonelyIsland Samberg]] as Jonathan the human
** [[Series/TheKingOfQueens Kevin James]] as [[FrankensteinsMonster Frank]]
** [[Series/TheNanny Fran Drescher]] as [[Film/BrideOfFrankenstein Eunice]]
** [[WesternAnimation/TheCritic Jon Lovitz]] as [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Quasimodo]]
** Music/CeeLoGreen as [[{{Mummy}} Murray the Mummy]]
** Creator/SteveBuscemi as [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Wayne the Werewolf]]
** [[Main/WetHotAmericanSummer Molly]] [[SaturdayNightLive Shannon]] as [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Wanda the Werewolf]]
** Creator/DavidSpade as [[InvisibleMan Griffin the Invisible Man]]
* DuelingMovies: It had to compete with two other animated horror movies of 2012; ''WesternAnimation/ParaNorman'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Frankenweenie}}''. More directly ''Frankenweenie'', since it came out a week after this movie.
* HeyItsThatGuy: [[{{Devo}} Mark]] [[MarkMothersbaugh Mothersbaugh]] wrote the soundtrack.
* HeyItsThatVoice: See CelebrityVoiceActor above.
** In the Japanese version, [[Creator/KoichiYamadera Spike Spiegel]] is Dracula.
* RealLifeRelative: Not only does Creator/AdamSandler voice {{Dracula}} but wife [[BigDaddy Jacqueline]] [[EightCrazyNights "Jackie Titone"]] [[JustGoWithIt Sandler]] voices Martha, [[TheLostLenore Drac's wife]] and their daughter [[BedtimeStories Sadie]] voices not only Winnie (the werewolves' only daughter) but also young Mavis.
* TheOtherMarty: MileyCyrus was originally cast to voice Mavis, but she left the project to concentrate on her music, and was replaced with SelenaGomez.
** CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: [[PassingTheTorch Very likely Miley recommended Selena herself, which if true]] [[FandomRivalry would debunk the idea of a rivalry between the two]].
* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: The film was first pitched in 2002, started development in 2006, and went through 5 other directors before Genndy was brought. He was given the task of rewriting, redesigning the characters, and re-supervising the animation all in under a year. When he was made director, the film finally started to come together and was given a release date in 2012.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Jonathan was intended at one point to be the last descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, which would have created a even bigger conflict between him and Dracula. It is not known when this plot point was dropped.