Movies like The Addams Family 1991

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The Addams Family (1991)
 6.9
 114K
The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very well to the strange family. Can the doctor carry out her evil plans and take over the Addams Family's fortune?
Style: gothic, humorous, not serious, macabre, dark humor, dark, stylized, light, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, supernatural ability, halloween, parents and children, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family relations, family, accountant, mischievous children, supernatural, family problems, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, childhood, small town, loan shark, uncle, comics, fantasy world, vampire, fish out of water, opposites attract, inheritance, butler ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

Most similar movies to The Addams Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, melancholic and entertaining films with plots about dialogue, disorder, mentor, catastrophe, family, adaptation and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Addams Family: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988), Beetlejuice (1988), Matilda (1996), Death Becomes Her (1992), The Witches (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, macabre, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, eccentric family, baby, uncle, femme fatale, farce, halloween, parody, family life, sibling relationship, danger, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When her great aunt dies famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town to Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house a witches cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream ...
Style: humorous, gothic, sexy, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, demons, hostess, fish out of water, goofy hero, nothing goes right, witch, small town, supernatural ability, witchcraft, female protagonist, inheritance ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Addams Family Reunion (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives. Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of a cure is to find a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, butler, family gatherings, family, hotel, family life, family relations, disorder, mistaken identity, danger, youth, family problems ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 228K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, offbeat, dark humor, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, goth, teenage girl, surrealism, giant snake, minister, skeleton, child bride, possession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: eccentric family, supernatural ability, parents and children, family life, couple relations, family tradition, marriage, sitcom, small town, butler, siblings relations, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 109K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, eccentric family, young heroes, teachers and students, child abuse, school, supernatural ability, telekinesis, disorder, adventure, family disapproval, elementary school ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, cynical, satirical ...
Plot: love triangle, afterlife, immortality, rivalry, vengeance, zombie, couple relations, death, jealousy, supernatural, obsession, magic ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2020s, future
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 31K
The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, gothic, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mouse, hotel, adventure, wizards and magicians, witch, good versus evil, chocolate, young heroes, secret identity, supernatural, heroic mission, magic ...
Time: 1990s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 227K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, eccentric family, supernatural, magic ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 91K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, fantasy world, misfit, heavy metal, hell, devil, love affair, sibling relationship, disorder, family relations, stupidity, brothers ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, opposites attract, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, intrigue, blended family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 257K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dishonesty, farce, introspection, workaholic, birthday, family problems, family relations, father son relationship, lawyer, fish out of water, parenthood, liar ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 79K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: humorous, light, fairy tale, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: halloween, witch, wizards and magicians, supernatural, magic, resurrection, teenage life, vengeance, immortality, danger, potion, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1700s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 105K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, friendship, afterlife, supernatural, family, danger, friends, halloween, mischievous children, palaces castles and temples, friends who live together ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: gothic, humorous, not serious, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, supernatural, reincarnation, family vacation, family, family relations, disorder, estate, workaholic, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 9K
The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: sorcerer, parody, supernatural ability, castle, magician, duel, raven, good versus evil, haunted by the past, presumed dead, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, scary
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, small town, zombie, ghost, afterlife, factory, family, danger, supernatural, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, small town life ...
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 61K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: touching, humorous, fairy tale, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, witch, parents and children, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, family, single father, children, danger, bully, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Wicked Stepmother (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: spell, fictional game show, hair, beach, tiger, dog, vegetarian, cat, dysfunctional family, private investigator, witch, chain smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, farce, radio, murder, parody, ghost, mischievous children, monster, magician, fight, magic, lightning ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: mask, baby, superhero, mischievous children, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, intrigue, misfit, mythology, family, adventure ...
Place: pakistan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, mischievous children, supernatural ability, follow your dream, parents and children, child as adult, vengeance, cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, romance, love, supernatural ability, couple relations, butcher, clairvoyant, husband, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, inheritance, family, birds, animal life, family relations, parents and children, animal training, life turned upside down, penguins, bonding, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 1981, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, usa, antarctica, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, betrayal, self discovery, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they're both ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, woman in danger, couples, single parent, siblings relations, horror for children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mockingbird Lane (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: vampire, werewolf, parents and children, supernatural, eccentric family, estate, freak, family relations, suburbs, mind control, dragon, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 179K
What Women Want (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, cynical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, workplace romance, love and romance, supernatural ability, women, battle of the sexes, telepathy, manipulations, fall in love, misogyny, advertising executive, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Maid to Order (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: maid, cinderella story, fairy godmother, party, parents and children, friendship, coming of age, fish out of water, self discovery, single parent, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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