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The Addams Family Reviews

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January 2, 2011
Dark comedy with macabre humor for teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 16, 2010
Deliciously sick and delightfully cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 16, 2010
A twisted treat.
July 7, 2010
They're creepy and they're predictable? Mysterious and rather tame?
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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August 16, 2007
Ooky the Addamses may be, subversive they ain't; it plays like a paean to the nuclear family.
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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May 3, 2007
Despite inspired casting and nifty visual trappings, the eagerly awaited Addams Family figures as a major disappointment.
December 23, 2006
Funny feature film version of the classic TV show, and just as ghoulishly hilarious.
| Original Score: 5/5
October 25, 2006
The plot is a threadbare thing indeed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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June 24, 2006
Ooky the Addamses may be, subversive they ain't; it plays like a paean to the nuclear family.
June 12, 2005
Basically plotless, this big-screen transfer of the cult TV series has some good vignettes and some good performances by Anjelica Huston, Christina Ricci and others.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 29, 2005
creepy and funny
| Original Score: 3/5
April 22, 2005
Great translation of the classic television series.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 7, 2004
I suppose there's a certain kooky charm, but talk about dated...
| Original Score: 2/5
May 20, 2003
The film's aimlessness and repetitiveness eventually become draining.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 6, 2003
Close but no banana; except sublime Raul Julia
| Original Score: 2/5
March 23, 2003
The quality of humor varies from very black to very silly.
Full Review | Original Score: C
November 30, 2002
Still Sonnenfeld's best film.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 13, 2002
Has just enough dark comedy to make it memorable.
| Original Score: 3/5
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