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The Addams Family (1991)

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

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writers:

Charles Addams (characters), Caroline Thompson | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anjelica Huston ... Morticia Addams
Raul Julia ... Gomez Addams
Christopher Lloyd ... Uncle Fester Addams / Gordon Craven
Dan Hedaya ... Tully Alford
Elizabeth Wilson ... Abigail Craven / Dr. Greta Pinder-Schloss
Judith Malina ... Granny
Carel Struycken ... Lurch
Dana Ivey ... Margaret Alford
Paul Benedict ... Judge Womack
Christina Ricci ... Wednesday Addams
Jimmy Workman ... Pugsley Addams
Christopher Hart ... Thing
John Franklin ... Cousin It
Tony Azito Tony Azito ... Digit Addams
Douglas Brian Martin Douglas Brian Martin ... Dexter Addams
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

22 November 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Addams Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$113,502,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$191,502,426
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mercedes McNab, who played the Girl Scout selling her cookies, played Amanda Buckman in Addams Family Values (1993). See more »

Goofs

When the golf ball lands in Judge's cereal bowl, his face and pajama top are covered in milk. As he steps outside onto his front porch to yell at Gomez, there's pieces of cereal stuck his face and chest and the milk has dried up on his face and pajama top. On top of that, when the ball splashes into the bowl, the milk covers much of his pajama top and when he steps outside, only a small portion of the front is soaked near his neck. See more »

Quotes

Morticia: [to Pugsley and Wednesday] Dead Man's Curve.
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Alternate Versions

The McDonald's release version omits a scene in which Lurch attempts to sell vacuum cleaners when the family is forced to leave their house. See more »

Connections

Edited into Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

This Is The Way We Roll
Written by M.C. Hammer (as Hammer) and Felton Pilate (as Pilate)
Performed by M.C. Hammer
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Great movie!
9 March 2003 | by Movie NuttballSee all my reviews

This film is very good.The late,great Raul Julia,Anjelica Huston,and Christopher Lloyd performed well.Even though there is a sequel this film is one of a kind.In My opinion this is a good dark comedy for everybody!


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