MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,173 this week

Addams Family Reunion (1998)

Video  -  Comedy | Family | Fantasy  -  22 September 1998 (USA)
3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 2,499 users  
Reviews: 44 user | 6 critic

The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 16 Jul 2011
 
a list of 1870 titles
created 07 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1486 titles
created 25 Apr 2012
 
a list of 96 titles
created 13 Mar 2013
 
a list of 1708 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Addams Family Reunion (Video 1998)

Addams Family Reunion (Video 1998) on IMDb 3.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Addams Family Reunion.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The New Addams Family (1998–1999)
Comedy | Family | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Basically an updated-for-the-90's version of the original Addams Family show. The family remains the same: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Granmama, Lurch, Thing, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Glenn Taranto, Ellie Harvie, Brody Smith
The Addams Family (1964–1966)
Comedy | Family | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family.

Stars: John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy
The Munsters (1964–1966)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A family of friendly monsters have misadventures never quite realising why people react to them so strangely.

Stars: Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo
Casper (1995)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by 3 mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Director: Brad Silberling
Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty
The Addams Family (1992–1995)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An animated series based on the 60's TV series and 90's movie of the same name. Gomez and Morticia Addams, along with their children Wednesday and Pugsley, are just an ordinary American ... See full summary »

Stars: John Astin, Nancy Linari, Debi Derryberry
Adam's Family (TV Series 2003)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Stars: Adam Curry, Patricia Paay, Christina Curry
Tutenstein (TV Series 2003)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

12-year-old Cleo's knowledge of Ancient Egypt is turned on its head when a bolt of lightning awakens the mummified body of child Pharaoh Tut-ankh-en-set-amun on display in a local museum. ... See full summary »

Stars: David Lodge, Lex Lang, Crystal Scales
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Nicole Fugere ...
...
...
...
...
Uncle Fester (as Pat Thomas)
...
...
...
...
...
Phillip Adams
...
Walter Adams
...
Dolores Adams
Heidi Lenhart ...
Melinda Adams (as Heidi Noelle Lenhart)
Edit

Storyline

Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a rare disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of curing them is to organise a family reunion, hoping that someone knows a home remedy. Unfortunately, due to a printing error, the family arrives at the reunion of an ordinary family named Adams (with one D). While Gomez and Morticia, oblivious to the mistake, search for a cure amongst a family divided by the wish to inherit; Pugsley and Wednesday are busy making new friends...explode; Uncle Fester and Thing search for a vicious Chihuahua that lives on human hair; and Lurch falls in love. Meanwhile, a couple going to the reunion are given the wrong address and end up at the Addams mansion where Granny and Cousin Itt are staying. No-one's life will ever be the same... Written by Sam Yeo <yosam2010@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Some families have all the fun. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for comic violence and morbid humor | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Addams Family 3  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

John Astin (the original Gomez) was offered the role of Grandpa Addams. See more »

Goofs

Miss Snooty Redhead brags to Wednesday that her people are relatives of the second U.S. president, John Quincy Adams. JQA was the sixth president; his father, John Adams, was the second president. See more »

Quotes

Gomez Addams: [leafing through the mail and reading off the sender's names on the "junk mail"] Let's see here... Publisher's Killing House... Tombs "R" Us... Hearse and Driver...
See more »

Connections

Follows The Addams Family (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltz from "Faust"
Performed by Wayne Hinton
Written by Charles Gounod
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Total and utter crap.
2 November 2013 | by (Bailey Downs!) – See all my reviews

Okay, where in the hell do I start? Okay the plot is about The Addams Family getting a letter in the mail about a family reunion and with Gomez's grandparents (who look more like his actual parents considering Tim Curry's age) acting all...normal, they decide to go and see if anyone has encountered the disease they're suffering from and if they could find a family cure but wouldn't you know it, this is the Adams family, a seemingly normal family who are all money grabbers and want the eldest member's inheritance. One member goes so far and actually poison's him. How will things go with the Addams Family there?

In the end, this should tell you whats wrong with the movie, there is not a single voice of reason. The extended rich family are so dysfunctional they make The Simpsons look like The Brady Bunch. Not only that but everyone in this film is so mean spirited that there is not a single like able character. I honestly think the director only saw snip its of the show on TV or something because any enjoyment out of the show is virtually non existent in this movie.

The jokes in this film don't work because as weird as the Addams family was in the show, they all loved each other and would help each other solve their own problems. Good thing in this movie that everyone could easily be perceived as a prick and the problem solving is done by a senile old man. Not only that but Gomez and Morticia's chemistry is actually non existent. I know it gets annoying every time I say "in the show" this or "in the show" that but...In the show they had a very erotic chemistry, in 20 minutes of the show, Gomez would passionately kiss Morticia repeatedly...in 50 minutes of this film, they exchange a kiss you'd expect from mother and son and...thats the height of their chemistry.

Now not only that but, I know I wont shut up about this, the people in this movie are so vindictive and basically, they're bastards, even the Addams Family which would also destroy any hope a potential fan would have for entering either the show or the other two films (which I haven't seen). This, of course, renders every single joke to being unfunny and downright in bad taste.

The acting is also crap. The only person that actually looked like he was trying to pull off the role he was in was Tim Curry and...I have to admit, some of his schtick is the only funny moments in the film and they're just little chuckles but they still count considering what else passes off as a joke in this film.

Overall this movie is crap, its a disrespect to the original show, its a disrespect to the Addams family name and the whole thing is just so mean spirited. There is not one aspect of this film that lives up to the show (not even the effects or the sets) if you want the Addams family, watch the other movies (that I haven't seen) or if not that, watch the show that has become a part of pop culture, don't rely on this p*ss stain of a film.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Tim Curry magicbullet86
Didn't make it through Starkiem_25
A bit of an embarrassment. TheLittleSongbird
Haylie Duff? chelliestacey
under rated... cheergirlusa911
is this considerd the 3rd one IronJames666
Discuss Addams Family Reunion (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?