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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), Matt Lieberman (story by) | 4 more credits »
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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 mansion in New Jersey surrounded by a marsh and hidden by a fog in the top of a mountain to raise a family. Thirteen years later, Gomes is teaching his son Pugslay the saber tradition of the Addams family while Wednesday is questioning her mother about the world outside the mansion gate. Meanwhile a community is raised by Margaux Needler, who is the responsible for the sales of the house, and the marsh is drained. When she sees the old mansion on the neighborhood, she decides to get rid of the Addams Family. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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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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Trivia

Thing is a left hand in this version. Unlike previous incarnations when he was usually right. (Save for the 1960s series when he would sometimes change back and forth). See more »

Quotes

Morticia Addams: [Wednesday doesn't come home after her first day of school] It's late.
Gomez Addams: Wednesday can take care of herself.
Morticia Addams: It's not Wednesday I'm worried about, it's all the others. We may have to provide an alibi.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a montage of Addams Family portraits. See more »

Connections

References April Fool's Day (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Green Onions
Written by Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr. (as Al Jackson), Booker T. Jones & Lewie Steinberg (as Lew Steinberg)
Performed by Larry Goldings
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User Reviews

A solid modernization.
16 October 2019 | by DarwinskidSee all my reviews

Not sure what movie the majority of the critics have seen, for I saw a fairly entertaining reimagining of everyone's favorite family of ghouls that was not only very funny but also had a surprising amount of heart to it. It is not a great, but it is solid enough and the casting for the Addams proves to be brilliantly selected.


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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:

$100,044,905

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$203,044,905
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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