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Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 19 November 1993 (USA)
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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When an adorable baby boy is added to the Addams household, Wednesday and Pugsley do not hate the baby, they just aren't necessarily excited about his existence. Ok, yeah they do hate the baby. So Wednesday and Pugsley must get rid of the new addition one way or another. Meanwhile a new nanny is added to the household who overtakes Fester. The Addams must stop the nanny, but how?

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Creepier. Kookier. Spookier. Ookier. 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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Addams Family 2  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,117,545 (USA) (21 November 1993)

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$48,919,043 (USA)
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Trivia

Mercedes McNab (Amanda Buckman) appeared in The Addams Family (1991) as a Girl Scout. See more »

Goofs

When baby Pubert is put on the block, his bonnet begins to fall off as Pugsley slides him up. In the next shot, his bonnet is tied firmly on his head. See more »

Quotes

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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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Spoofed in The Fairly OddParents: Baby Face/Mr. Right (2004) See more »

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La Marseillaise
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Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
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Ricci rules
3 November 2001 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a film with several excellent performances, but that of Christina "Wednesday" Ricci is near perfect. The reluctant smile outside the "harmony hut" is Oscar material. And Christina as Pocahantas is the very definition of "cute".

Of the others, Joan Cusack also stands out. I doubt anyone else could play the part of "the black widow" quite as well, with just the right mix of sleaze and slapstick. Her deranged laughter alone is worth half the rental fee.

It may not be a classic but it is solid entertainment, with few if any weak passages. Go and see it!


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