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The Addams Family (2019)

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The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams' friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.

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Matt Lieberman (screenplay by), Charles Addams (based on characters created by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oscar Isaac ... Gomez Addams (voice)
Charlize Theron ... Morticia Addams (voice)
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Wednesday Addams (voice)
Finn Wolfhard ... Pugsley Addams (voice)
Nick Kroll ... Uncle Fester (voice)
Snoop Dogg ... It (voice)
Bette Midler ... Grandma (voice)
Allison Janney ... Margaux Needler (voice)
Martin Short ... Grandpa Frump (voice)
Catherine O'Hara ... Grandma Frump (voice)
Tituss Burgess ... Glenn (voice)
Jenifer Lewis ... Great Auntie Sloom (voice)
Elsie Fisher ... Parker (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Lurch / Priest / Spirit of the House / Dr. Flambe (voice)
Aimee Garcia ... Denise (voice)
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Storyline

The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams' friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Think your family is weird? Think again.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for macabre and suggestive humor, and some action. | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Site | See more »

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Addams Family See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,300,007, 13 October 2019

Gross USA:

$96,445,012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$179,945,012
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Runtime:

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Irrelevantly, this is Oscar Isaac and Nick Kroll's first collaboration since Operation Finale (2018), one whole, entire year earlier. See more »

Quotes

Wednesday Addams: [to her octopus] Socrates, 8 tentacles, 9 lives.
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Crazy Credits

At the start of the closing credits is an animated version of the The Addams Family (1964) opening credits, with Thing providing lyrics to sing along to. See more »

Connections

References Titanic (1997) See more »

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I Like It Like That
Written by Tony Pabon & Manny Rodriguez
Performed by Las Cabecitas
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Entertaining
12 October 2019 | by rcyoung-02426See all my reviews

I have been a big fan of the Addams Family since I saw the first movie, and looked forward to seeing this on the big screen.

The movie was OK. It was an entertaining hour and a half, but it does not inspire repeated viewing. It actually seems more appropriate as a movie pilot for a new children's show than it does for a movie.

The people who created this obviously had a lot of love for the property, and seemed to have fun with it, which translates well to the screen. But coupled with the thin plot and less than stellar design, there is a lot to be desired.

One bright spot was the first 10 minutes, which served as a sort of an origin story for the clan. I really wish that they had gone that route instead of the by the numbers route they chose for their final product.


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