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Addams Family Values (1993)

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A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

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On any day of the week, you could expect a newborn baby to be nurtured and loved by his older sister. Except, of course, if it's Wednesday. Pubert is the latest addition to the Addams family and, to prevent sibling rivalry escalating to fratricide, Wednesday and Pugsley are shipped off to summer camp and a nanny is hired. Debby Jellinsky is great with wrinkling baldies, which makes her the perfect nanny for Pubert and the unlikely wife of Uncle Fester. The question is..."Is she grave-digging or gold-digging?" Written by Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>

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The Family Just Got A Little Stranger. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for macabre humor | See all certifications »

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19 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

£932,222 (UK) (10 December 1993)

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£6,342,043 (UK) (4 February 1994)
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Trivia

Nathan Lane has a cameo as a police officer in this movie. He would later go on to portray Gomez Addams in the 2010 Broadway musical version of "The Addams Family." See more »

Goofs

When Gomez goes to the police station to report his brother Fester being held captive by his wife Debbie, the Desk Officer (Nathan Lane) has Sergeant stripes on his uniform sleeves, but a patrolman's badge (silver) on his shirt. While Sergeants wear gold badges in many Dept's, not all Dept's do. In many small communities, only command officers (lieutenants, captains, chiefs) wear gold badges. See more »

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[first lines]
Wednesday: [giving a funeral to a cat in a shoe-box] Come, sorrow; we welcome thee. Let us join in grief, rejoice in despair, and honor the fortunate dead.
Grandma: Dearly beloved...
Wednesday: [the cat mews and Wednesday shakes the box] Shh! Quiet!
Grandma: [starts piling dirt on the box]
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Follows The Addams Family (1991) See more »

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An improvement on the original film
19 October 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Almost everybody who was in the original "The Addams Family" returns to reprise their roles in this sequel which is actually better than the first film. The laughs come at a faster and better pace and Joan Cusack makes a delightfully sinister villain who masquerades as a nanny, marries Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd), and wants to get her hands on the Addams Family riches. It's up too all of the Addams along with new arrival Baby Pubert to stop her. Thing and Cousin Itt are also along for the ride once again.


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