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), Matt Lieberman (story 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

Gomez and Morticia Addams move to a derelict asylum in New Jersey, surrounded by a marsh and hidden by a fog at the top of a mountain, to raise a family. Thirteen years later, Gomez is teaching his son Pugsley the saber tradition of the Addams family while Wednesday is questioning her mother about the world outside the mansion gate. Meanwhile, TV host Margaux Needler is busy designing and building the planned community of Assimilation nearby. When the marsh is drained and the Addams home is revealed, Margaux decides to get rid of the Addams Family. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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They're creepy and they're kooky. Mysterious and spooky. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The character designs of the family are directly inspired from the Charles Addams comics, which portrayed them as more macabre and ghoulish for the sake of black comedy. Notably, Wednesday looks solemn, Pugsley is energetic, and Lurch has only one working eye. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, various characters refer to the Addams family members in the plural as "Addams." The correct plural is "Addamses." See more »

Quotes

Parker: You don't have a cell phone? That is so weird.
Wednesday Addams: I may not have a... cell-phone, but you don't have a crossbow, and I thought everybody did.
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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 »

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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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My Heart Will Go On
Written by James Horner & Will Jennings
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This is definitely a children's movie.
19 October 2019 | by themoviedoctorSee all my reviews

I am an avid fan of the Addams family, and rewatch their movies each Halloween season. When I saw there was to be an animated re-make, I pictured it to be a mixture of the timelessness of their previous films and the entertainment of The Nightmare Before Christmas - fun for the whole family. However, as a young adult, I was not in the least bit entertained. The story line was definitely created for children, depicting the importance of inclusion/acceptance and family bond. Which I'm sure is very important for the younger generations. Yet I just was unable to connect with my long-standing enthusiasm for the Addams family during this movie.


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Release Date:

11 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,300,007, 13 October 2019

Gross USA:

$100,723,831

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$203,761,873
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Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital (Dolby Amots+Vision)

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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