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The Addams Family (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 22 November 1991 (USA)
Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Uncle Fester Addams / Gordon Craven
Abigail Craven / Dr. Greta Pinder-Schloss
Judge Womack
Tony Azito ...
Digit Addams
Douglas Brian Martin ...


The Addams step out of Charles Addams' cartoons. They live with all of the trappings of the macabre (including a detached hand for a servant) and are quite wealthy. Added to this mix is a crooked accountant and his loan shark and a plot to slip in the shark's son into the family as their long lost Uncle Fester. Can the false Fester find his way into the vault before he is discovered? Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Creepy. Kooky. Spooky. Ooky. See more »


Comedy | Fantasy


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Release Date:

22 November 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los locos Addams  »

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Box Office


$38,000,000 (estimated)


$113,502,246 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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A billboard for Tombstone Pizza can be seen behind Lurch when he tries the "lemonade" made by Wednesday and Pugsley. See more »


Lurch burns the wooden Indian outside the motel by breathing fire on to it. In later scenes, the Indian is restored. See more »


Dr. Pinderschloss: [after the party in Fester's honour] Gordon, I don't understand this. Let me get this clear. Have you been having a good time?
Uncle Fester: [jubilant] Yes, I have! It was marvelous. I sang up a storm! And I danced 'till I dropped! The Mamushka!
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An amusing film from the popular TV series "The Addams Family"
28 November 2003 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"The Adams Family" is a very funny film that is very under rated. With a great all star cast you get just what you expect, a great comedy. The TV show was already funny enough, and then the movie came and I was on the floor laughing. It's fun to see a happy dysfunctional family. No, I'm not talking about "The Osbornes". All the characters are great and you really get into it. If you can tell me that you honestly did not get one laugh from this film, there is something very wrong with you. Because it is a very funny film. I would recommend this to anyone. It's a good watch on any day.


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