Five Nights at the Spa 4: Kooky Carnevil (2021)
R | 2h 46min | Animation, Comedy, Horror | 14 May 2021 (USA)
Kaia, Lydia and Meredith Bortz free-roam in an evil carnival to win games against Allie Indian and Alexandra and Ainsley.
Directors, Producers and Writers
Directors and Writers: Robert Schwentke, Taylor Sheridan
Producers: David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Seth MacFarlane, Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock, Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips
Dakota Johnson, Landry Bender, Lauren Taylor (see full cast below)
Robot Hell on Earth Team
Cast overview, first billed only:
- Dakota Johnson-...-Meredith and Ainsley Bortz and Allie Indian
- Landry Bender-...-Kaia Bortz
- Lauren Taylor-...-Lydia Bortz
- Amy Poehler-...-Alexandra Bortz
Written by Robert Schwentke and Taylor Sheridan
Genres: Animation | Comedy | Horror | Mystery | Romance | Thriller
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated R for strong sexual content including scenes of assault, graphic nudity, language and some violence and terror - all involving females | See all certifications >>
Parents Guide: View content advisory >>
14 May 2021 (USA, theatrical release)
24 August 2021 (USA, home release)
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (presents)
- Columbia Pictures (presents)
- New Line Cinema (presents)
- Skydance Media (presents)
- Fuzzy Door Productions (in association with)
- Montecito Picture Company, The (in association with)
- Joint Effort (in association with)
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (USA)
- Columbia Pictures (UK)
- Warner Bros. (Worldwide except US and UK)
- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (DVD) (US and UK) (2021)
- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Blu-Ray) (US and UK) (2021)
- Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (DVD) (Worldwide except US and UK) (2021)
- Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (Blu-Ray) (Worldwide except US and UK) (2021)
- The film was originally scheduled for release on October 23, 2020 so that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media would release it with Snake Eyes (2021) and that New Line Cinema would release it with Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021).
- On September 17, 2020, the film was pushed back six months to April 2, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- On October 2, 2020, the film was pushed back two months to June 25 with No Time to Die (2021) taking its previous spot.
- On October 6, 2020, the film was pushed back three months to September 17 with Meredith's New Jerseyan Life: Video Chatting with Zachary taking its previous spot.
- On December 3, 2020, it was announced that the film alongside other films by Warner Bros. Pictures releasing in 2021 would be released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max on the same day of their release.
- On January 22, 2021, the film was pushed back three months to December 17.
- On March 4, 2021, the film was moved back up to its original September 17 release date, switching places with Robot Hell Refreshments: Chapter 10.
- On March 17, 2021, the film was moved up four months to May 14 so that New Line Cinema would release it with Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021).
- The title is a reference to The Simpsons arcade game, Kooky Carnival.
- This is the first main Five Nights at the Spa film where the antagonists don't wear eye bandannas and bathrobes or bikinis. Instead, they wear a visor that shoots lasers out of their eyes, Alexandra and Allie wear a sweater, sweatpants and boots and Ainsley wears a daredevil outfit and roller skates while all three wear gloves as they did in second and third main films.
- This is also the first main film to not be rated TV-14-LV on TV, rather having a TV-14-LS rating instead.
- The film takes over the fourth main film role from Five Nights at the Spa: The Warehouse Time Forgot, which was pulled from the release schedule and cancelled on July 16, 2020 and revived as a second reboot film on November 19.
- The film was originally going to be distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the US, Paramount Pictures in the UK and Warner Bros. Pictures internationally and produced by New Line Cinema, Skydance Media, Fuzzy Door Productions, The Montecito Picture Company and Joint Effort.