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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.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Morticia Addams
... Gomez Addams
... Uncle Fester Addams / Gordon Craven
... Tully Alford
... Abigail Craven / Dr. Greta Pinder-Schloss
... Granny
... Lurch
... Margaret Alford
... Judge Womack
... Wednesday Addams
... Pugsley Addams
... Thing
... Cousin It
Tony Azito ... Digit Addams
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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Comedy | Fantasy

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22 November 1991 (USA)  »

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Los locos Addams  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$113,502,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$191,502,426
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This film is only one of two Paramount Pictures releases made in conjunction with another major studio, while the studio was owned by Paramount Communications (which renamed itself from Gulf + Western in 1989). The other was Alive (1993), a joint production with Touchstone Pictures (Disney). See more »

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When Wednesday and Pugsley are selling lemonade there is only one sign behind them, but when Morticia goes to talk to Fester, she walks by the same spot and the sign is moved and another is there with the original next to it. See more »

Quotes

Morticia: Don't torture yourself, Gomez. That's my job.
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References The King and I (1956) See more »

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Oh Sole Mio
Written by Eduardo Di Capua (as Edoardo Di Capua), Giovanni Capurro, and Alfredo Mazzucchi
Performed by Beniamino Gigli
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An amusing film from the popular TV series "The Addams Family"
28 November 2003 | by 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.

8/10


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