The Addams Family Reviews

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November 10, 2019
captures the family's droll humor with just the right mixture of morbidity and genuine care
October 13, 2019
Lets the bizarre rhythms of the cast move us from gag to gag with a stately slowness that keeps a fundamentally slapstick-driven film from ever feeling too busy or rushed.
October 11, 2019
A late Halloween treat giftwrapped for Christmas, The Addams Family does not live up to its packaging.
October 5, 2019
Intermittently amusing.
May 11, 2019
First-time filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld has infused The Addams Family with a gleefully broad visual sensibility that remains a highlight from start to finish...
September 12, 2018
The movie keeps the spirit of the original series intact while making it a little more twisted for contemporary viewers.
September 12, 2018
A witty family comedy that has enough sly humour to keep adults chuckling throughout.
September 12, 2018
There's a plenitude of witty lines...and a top-drawer cast...that adroitly negotiates the delicate line between playing camp and character.
July 19, 2018
Contrivances hand a little heavy but for the most part The Addams Family is highly enjoyable.
January 2, 2011
Dark comedy with macabre humor for teens.
July 16, 2010
Deliciously sick and delightfully cast.
July 16, 2010
A twisted treat.
July 7, 2010
They're creepy and they're predictable? Mysterious and rather tame?
August 21, 2008
May 3, 2007
An extended collection of one-liners and not much more.
May 3, 2007
Cinematographer-turned-director Barry Sonnenfeld and screenwriters Larry Wilson and Caroline Thompson haven't solved the problem of how to construct a film around a one-joke concept.
Top Critic
May 3, 2007
Despite inspired casting and nifty visual trappings, the eagerly awaited Addams Family figures as a major disappointment.
January 19, 2007
December 23, 2006
Funny feature film version of the classic TV show, and just as ghoulishly hilarious.
October 25, 2006
The plot is a threadbare thing indeed.
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