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, macabre, humorous, not serious, dark humor, dark, stylized, light, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, supernatural ability, parents and children, accountant, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, mischievous children, supernatural, family, family problems, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, inheritance, butler, opposites attract, fish out of water, childhood, loan shark, uncle, small town, comics, fantasy world, vampire ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

Most similar movies to The Addams Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, offbeat and semi serious films with plots about disorder, family, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation, dialogue and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Addams Family: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988), When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001), Dark Shadows (2012), Death Becomes Her (1992), Matilda (1996). 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, femme fatale, halloween, baby, uncle, farce, power relations, parody, danger, family in danger, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ 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, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, butler, family gatherings, family, mistaken identity, family life, disorder, family problems, supernatural, danger, youth, family relations ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ 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: gothic, humorous, sexy, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, demons, hostess, fish out of water, goofy hero, nothing goes right, witch, small town, lynching, inheritance, magic, witchcraft ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, small town, horror for children, zombie, factory, supernatural, disorder, small town life, deadly, mischievous children, family, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, werewolf, vengeance, eccentric family, curse, supernatural, lost love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 70s, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: eccentric family, family life, dark fantasy, supernatural ability, family tradition, parents and children, butler, couple relations, marriage, sitcom, siblings relations, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cynical, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: afterlife, love triangle, immortality, rivalry, vengeance, zombie, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, jealousy, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2020s, future
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, teachers and students, eccentric family, young heroes, school, supernatural ability, elementary school, disorder, telekinesis, child abuse, adventure, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, parents and children, freak, eccentric family, dragon, family relations, suburbs, estate, mind control, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mouse, hotel, good versus evil, adventure, witch, chocolate, wizards and magicians, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, magic, coven ...
Time: 1990s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, farce, dysfunctional family, couples, family relations, ghost, nothing goes right, love and romance, radio, misfit, mental illness, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: hell, fish out of water, fantasy world, misfit, heavy metal, devil, love affair, sibling relationship, family relations, disorder, stupidity, end of the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: magic, rescue, spell, scam, allergy, miniaturization, dysfunctional family, vegetarian, hair, chain smoking, fictional game show, beach ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, romance, love, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, true love, clairvoyant, magic, couples, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, humorous, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: sorcerer, parody, presumed dead, haunted by the past, good versus evil, magician, duel, raven, castle, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 6K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adult as child, parents and children, family, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, mischievous children, prank, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, antarctica
⇓ 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, reincarnation, magic, supernatural, family vacation, workaholic, family relations, disorder, estate, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, witch, parents and children, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, single father, family, bully, children, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, vengeance, imaginary, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, mischievous children, love and romance, follow your dream ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: mischievous children, baby, mask, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, superhero, misfit, intrigue, parents and children, mythology, family, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 40K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, obsession, casino, farce, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
It All Came True (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach him about love and commitment. The film was later ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, talky, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, ghost, haunted house, looking for love, opposites attract, love and romance, couple relations, romance, disorder, family relations, couples, supernatural ability ...
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, maid, coming of age, fish out of water, self discovery, friendship, fairy godmother, party, parents and children, romance, single parent, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, eccentric family, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, false accusation, danger, disorder, buddies, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 12K
Once Bitten (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark wants to lose his virginity, but his girlfriend wants to wait. Unfortunately for both of them, a 400-year-old vampire Countess needs to turn a virgin into a vampire before Halloween in order to preserve her own youthful appearance, and when she ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, stalking, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, vampire human love, youth, teenage love, coming of age, gory, teenage life, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: feel good, humorous, romantic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, workplace romance, women, supernatural ability, psychic, battle of the sexes, manipulations, fall in love, telepathy, sexism, advertising executive ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: horror for children, vampire, parents and children, family relations, youth, woman in danger, couples, disorder, mischievous children, family, single parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 154K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, womanizer, couple relations, life turned upside down, fish out of water, buddies, lawyer, switching roles, disorder, love and romance, friends, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 90K
Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wish come true, femme fatale, destiny, devil, nothing goes right, fish out of water, deal with the devil, curses spells and rituals, pact with the devil, basketball, romance, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 6K
Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, airport, friendship, hopes, self discovery, danger, dishonesty, disorder, suburbs, on the run, love and romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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