Eccentric family movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant eccentric family movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty and light films and TV shows about / with eccentric family, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship and dark humor plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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eccentric family movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as eccentric family: The Addams Family (1964), Addams Family Values (1993), Dark Shadows (2012), The Addams Family (1991), Knives Out (2019), Grey Gardens (2009), Matilda (1996), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Mockingbird Lane (2012).

List of eccentric family movies

The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, dark fantasy, sitcom, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, family life, supernatural ability, butler, goth, parents and children, family tradition, family relations, couple relations, satire, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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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, parody, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, halloween, goth, nanny, farce, femme fatale, baby, uncle, family in danger, family life, family problems, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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 6.2
 254K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, dark fantasy, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, witch, immortality, dark humor, curse, old house, estate, old mansion, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 19th century, 1770s ...
Place: new england, maine, usa, liverpool, england
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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 ...
Style: gothic, macabre, humorous, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, fantasy world, family relations, parents and children, accountant, dysfunctional family, mischievous children, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.9
 515K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, mansion, eccentric family, whodunit, private detective, murder, mystery killer, murder investigation, suspect, inheritance, crime ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
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 7.4
 10K
Grey Gardens (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: eccentric family, eviction, family relations, family life, elderly, parents and children, oldtimer, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, poverty, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.9
 137K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: school, child abuse, telekinesis, eccentric family, young heroes, adventure, teachers and students, supernatural ability, parents and children, little girl, child prodigy, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996 on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its "T.G.I.F." line-up. The show stars Melissa Joan ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, eccentric family, supernatural ability, cat, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, friendship, magic, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentricity, depression, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: werewolf, eccentric family, vampire, dragon, supernatural, imaginary, parents and children, family relations, freak, suburbs, estate, mind control ...
Place: usa
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The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, odd, mad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, eccentric family, family, family life, friends, anthropomorphic animal, teenage life, social relations, cat, family relations, suburban life, youth ...
Time: 2010s
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The New Addams Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New Addams Family is an American-Canadian sitcom that aired from October 1998 to August 1999 and aired on YTV in Canada and Fox Family in the United States. It was produced by Shavick Entertainment and Saban Entertainment as a new version of the ...
Style: gothic, humorous, not serious, sitcom, dark ...
Audience: horror for children, teens
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, dark humor, dysfunctional family, parents and children, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, butler, disorder, cons and scams, mansion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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The Addams Family (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plot unknown
Style: gothic, macabre, funny, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: eccentric family, goth, halloween, family relations, dark humor, family, eccentricity, mischievous children, strange person, butler, old dark house, unconventional family ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
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Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, farce, nurse, family disapproval, jewish, father in law son in law relationship, culture clash, uptight character, engaged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.1
 1K
Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: english countryside, eccentric family, master and servant, butler, family relations, lord, castle, british humour, estate, power relations, siblings relations, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe
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 6.2
 5K
Mental (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, suburbs, satire, hitchhiker, family life, siblings relations, youth, strong female presence, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.7
 21K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, high society, manipulations, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
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Vampire Sisters (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Keeping secrets can be difficult, especially when you’re a twelve-year-old half-vampire moving from Transylvania to a new life in Germany. Going to school, making new friends and fitting in — it’s all tough when you can’t just be yourself. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: vampire, friendship, youth, first love, friends, female vampire, superhuman powers, imaginary, supernatural, eccentric family, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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 8.6
 375K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, odd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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 8.0
 36K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for ...
Style: not serious, sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, living with parents, eccentric family, youth, disorder, responsibility, parents and children, parenthood, immature, lifestyle change, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 381K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, family life, marriage, everyday life, generation gap, parents and children, adolescence, gay father, gay, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, step parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, los angeles, california
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, prodigy, parents and children, social satire, dark humor, teenage life, dysfunctional family, youth, suburban life, family life, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 24K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, sarcasm, loner, teenage life, high school life, intelligence, family relations, best friends, school, adolescence, everyday life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family feud, marriage, eccentric family, adoption, comedy of errors, meet the parents, reunion, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: large family, family, mischievous children, family relations, siblings relations, family life, blended family, parents and children, opposites attract, eccentric family, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
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 7.3
 7K
Mr. Pickles (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.
Style: bloody, not serious, offbeat, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vicious, dark humor, satanic ritual, cartoon dog, pets, small town, satire, small town life, family life, eccentric family, heavy metal, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 312K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, parody, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, social satire, family relations, small town, parents and children, eccentric family, satire, talking animals, goofy hero, adolescence, dog, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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 5.9
 6K
Mum & Dad (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, brutal, realistic, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: held captive, woman in danger, torture, murder, family relations, sexploitation, eccentric family, psychopath, serial killer, moral dilemma, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london
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 6.3
 15K
Greedy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, bowling, disorder, greed, family gatherings, inheritance, vandalism, psychological manipulation, cons and scams, parents and children, grandfather ...
Time: 90s
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 7.8
 13K
The Munsters (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. It stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. The series was a satire of both traditional monster movies ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, werewolf, family, family relations, monster, dragon, clergy, imaginary, supernatural, deadly, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
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