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The Addams Family (1991)

Anjelica Huston , Raul Julia , Barry Sonnenfeld  |  PG-13 |  DVD
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  • Actors: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya, Elizabeth Wilson
  • Directors: Barry Sonnenfeld
  • Writers: Caroline Thompson, Charles Addams, Larry Wilson
  • Producers: Bonnie Arnold, Graham Place, Jack Cummins, Paul Rosenberg
  • Format: Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Paramount Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: February 22, 2000
  • Run Time: 99 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (228 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: 6305744742
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #396,312 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Addams Family" on IMDb

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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A triumphant return for the Addams family December 12, 1999
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A treat for all fans of the popular sixties sitcom. This new cast (all but John Astin who played Gomez are now deceased) featuring Angelica Huston, Christopher Lloyd, and the late Raul Julia do the film and the Addams characters great justice. As the song says: "They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're all together hooky, the Addams family." It's very funny entertainment not just for Halloween, but all year long!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie! October 24, 2006
After so many years, "The Addams Family" is still one of the best comedies of all time. You can't watch this movie and not laugh, there are so many things are that just really that funny. The stunts and effects of the film are amazing. From small things like the fire on the candle painting of Uncle Fester going out to Thing walking around, this movie is really a feast for the eyes and was ahead of it's time in many areas.

Raul Julia and Anjelica Huston made this movie really work because their chemistry works so well on screen. You can see the character's emotions brilliantly portrayed by these two talanted actors. But not forgetting the rest, Christopher Lloyd was made a great Fester. This is a movie that has to be seen if you haven't.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Addams Family June 2, 2010
Years ago, Fester Adams (Christopher Lloyd) left on a trip to the Bermuda Triangle. Since then the Addams family has not seen him. After many years of holding seance's, Fester finally comes home to his brother's family (Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, Christina Ricci, and Jimmy Workman), accompanied by a Dr. Greta Pinder-Schloss (Elizabeth Wilson) who supposedly found him washed up in the Bermuda Triangle, but might be looking for more than to reunite a family.

As a general rule, adaptations of old TV shows suck. I'm not trying to be mean, but there are only a few that I actually like, such as: Dukes of Hazzard (guilty pleasure), Get Smart, Starsky and Hutch, and The Addams Family. Of these, The Addams Family is currently my favorite movie based on a TV show, and considering I never really cared for the show (sorry, but The Munsters were more fun to watch as a TV show) and Get Smart is still one of my favorite TV shows of all time, that's saying a lot.

What makes The Addams Family so much fun is the playful nature of the movie mixed with a lot of dark humor. First time director Barry Sonnenfeld (who went on to direct both Men In Black movies and Get Shorty as well as produce the TV show Pushing Daisies) almost makes this feel as though it could be a more comical Tim Burton film, but still remains faithful to the show with throwing fun facts from the show into the mix. The face of the matter is: this movie is just overall fun to watch more than anything else.

The acting also helps in this case. In my opinion, after The Addams Family Values there can be no future Addams Family movies because Raul Julia is dead, and no on will ever play Gomez the way that I think he should be played. Anjelica Huston has never been more beautiful or played a character as sexy as Morticia.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Movie April 17, 2004
By dylan
This is a real Tim Burton style comedy, even though he had nothing what so ever to do with this movie. See this, you'll like it.
A Short and Crappy Review by dylan.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Altogether Ooky February 14, 2006
A recent re-run of the Addams Family movies on cable convinced me. They have now wormed their way into my permanent DVD collection. (if you'll pardon the pun.)

Why? It's one of the few occasions when the modern movie revival of a TV series is actually better than the original.

The casting and performances are exquisite. The male actors chew the scenery, and they do it wonderfully, especially in the case of Raoul Julia. But the women steal the show with their--pardon the pun again--deadpan delivery.

Anjelica Huston was born for the role of Morticia--and has since made something of a specialty of macabre women, playing the villainess in Roald Dahl's "The Witches", a British kids' film. And even as a child, Christina Ricci proves that she has creepy down to a fine art.

I was a little disappointed in Lurch, though. Perfect physical casting, but the actor (whom I suspect doesn't speak English as his native language) was never given the opportunity for Ted Cassidy's notorious double-takes from the TV series. Or those curious noisdes Lurch made, which were kind of a cross between a groan, a moan, an uh-huh, or a yeah, maybe. Call me an Addams purist, but never did I hear him say the famous "Yes, Mr. Addams".

Thing makes up for it, in part. Freed from his box, he is the source of sight gags galore. Though I do kind of miss the cleverness of where Thing popped up in the TV series...

By the way, Ted Cassidy (who played Lurch in the TV series) had such big, gracious hands that he also played Thing. In scenes where they appeared together, apparently Thing was a hand in. Gosh, that's the third pun for which I need to apologise...
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars So much fun, just like the show! October 18, 2003
I wouldn't have bet that anyone could pull it off. The original series had such a unique and whimsical voice, I assumed that a movie maker would either overplay the feel of the film or just miss the point entirely.
But Barry Sonnenfeld gets it! And the cast is top-notch. Christina Ricci is more menacing than words can express. The late Raul Julia nails the character of Gomez.
Wonderful in its humor and its overall feel, this one is a keeper to enjoy over and over again.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Blu Ray version, OUTSTANDING!
What a wonderfully slick/sick, funny, killer version of the Addam's family! Just finished spinning the newly released blu ray. Read more
Published 22 hours ago by Greg Horn
5.0 out of 5 stars The Addams Family Movie is really good it is wonderful to see it out...
The Addams Family Movie is really good it is wonderful to see it out on Blu ray I remember seeing this film in the theatersI used to watch it many timesRaul Julia who plays Gomez... Read more
Published 2 days ago by luke emanuel
1.0 out of 5 stars Amazon prime instant video SUCKS!!
Never got a chance to watch!!! Amazon prime sucks is all i have yo say!! They charge your card $101 dollars for a year of service then when you actually find a movie you like you... Read more
Published 6 days ago by Laryssa Morgan
5.0 out of 5 stars great for kids and adults
My kid loves this movie!
Published 10 days ago by Andrea
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
not as fun as the original..but not too bad.
Published 16 days ago by Joseph Jacobs
5.0 out of 5 stars the addams family is one of the best movies out there because the...
The addams family is one awesome comedy i mean it's on tv a lot. It stars Christopher Lloyd has uncle fester and Raul Julia has Gomez it's about how the fester gets lost in the... Read more
Published 26 days ago by thomas henry
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Miss them
Published 27 days ago by E Mirassou
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Not worth watching.
Published 1 month ago by Lee R. Herterich
5.0 out of 5 stars Holds up well over time.
Rented this to watch with my oldest the other day and was pleasantly surprised to see how well it's held up over time. Read more
Published 1 month ago by C. Aleo
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Loved it.
Published 1 month ago by kittycat
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