The Addams Family Reviews

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.
July 7, 2010
They're creepy and they're predictable? Mysterious and rather tame?
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
October 10, 2005
March 25, 2005
October 7, 2004
I suppose there's a certain kooky charm, but talk about dated...
November 20, 2003
May 20, 2003
The film's aimlessness and repetitiveness eventually become draining.
April 6, 2003
Close but no banana; except sublime Raul Julia
March 23, 2003
The quality of humor varies from very black to very silly.
July 30, 2002
January 1, 2000
There are a lot of little smiles in The Addams Family, and many chuckles and grins, but they don't add up to much.
January 1, 2000
An otherwise very funny scene featuring Thing amounts to an extended ad for Federal Express, and the rap beats from Hammer's new album boom from passing cars in several scenes -- nothing will date this movie faster.