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, funny, realistic and light films and TV shows about / with eccentric family, family relations, dysfunctional family, family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, satire, husband wife relationship and brother sister relationship 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), Dark Shadows (2012), Knives Out (2019), The Addams Family (1991), Addams Family Values (1993), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Matilda (1996), Grey Gardens (2009), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), 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, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural, goth, satire, cult, supernatural ability, family life, couple relations, living with parents, society, family tradition ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
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 6.2
 266K
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, gothic horror, melancholic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, witch, eccentric family, immortality, dark humor, old mansion, supernatural, curse, estate, vampire human love, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: 18th century, year 1972, 70s, 20th century, 1770s ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england, liverpool
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 7.9
 603K
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: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, witty, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, mansion, murder, eccentric family, mystery killer, large family, private detective, crimes, death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
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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, light, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, supernatural, fantasy world, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family, childhood ...
Time: 90s
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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, funny, parody, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, eccentric family, goth, nanny, farce, dysfunctional family, youth, parenthood, camp, sarcasm, dark humor, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hawaii
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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, funny, talky, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentricity, eccentric family, incest, depression, divorce, dark humor, terminal illness, parents and children, siblings relations, uptight character, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.9
 149K
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: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, touching, psychological ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, mischievous children, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, parents and children, children, telekinesis, adoption, teachers and students, child prodigy, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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, compassionate, depressing, melancholic ...
Plot: eccentric family, mother daughter relationship, eccentricity, depression, betrayal, eviction, family relations, family life, elderly, oldtimer, parents and children, women ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, california, usa
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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, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, cat, magic, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, witchcraft, teenage girl, wizards and magicians, female protagonist, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, 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, stylized, humorous, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: werewolf, eccentric family, vampire, parents and children, dragon, supernatural, family relations, freak, suburbs, failed pilot, old mansion, mind control ...
Place: usa
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The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany
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, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family life, friends, eccentric family, friendship, buddies, family, teacher, talking animals, social relations, anthropomorphic animal, youth, suburban life ...
Time: 2010s
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The Addams Family (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plot unknown
Style: gothic, funny, humorous, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, eccentric family, goth, family relations, dark humor, family, mansion, eccentricity, butler, strange person, mischievous children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019
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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, ridiculous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, meet the parents, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, father in law son in law relationship, wedding, family, farce, jewish, family bonds, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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 8.1
 25K
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: clever, witty, cynical, adult animation, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sarcasm, social misfits, loner, antisocial behavior, high school life, teenage life, everyday life, adolescence, school, intelligence, society, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 7.0
 32K
8 Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eight women gather to celebrate Christmas in a snowbound cottage, only to find the family patriarch dead with a knife in his back. Trapped in the house, every woman becomes a suspect, each having her own motive and secret.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, satirical, talky, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, lesbian, estate, eccentric family, french, multiple suspects, murder, who done it, maid, women, mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, argentina, paris france, europe
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 6.9
 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, witty, captivating ...
Plot: english countryside, eccentric family, master and servant, lord, butler, family relations, castle, estate, bbc, power relations, pig, aristocrat ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe
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 6.1
 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, entertaining, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, mental illness, dysfunctional family, hitchhiker, nanny, satire, suburbs, family life, youth, siblings relations, strong female presence, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, teens, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, supernatural, family relations, dark humor, dysfunctional family, parents and children, supernatural ability, youth, butler, occult, halloween, satire ...
Time: 90s
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 8.5
 419K
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, funny, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, gay, family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, adolescence, family, couple relations, eccentric family, blended family, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, southern california, usa, los angeles
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: family, large family, mischievous children, family relations, blended family, siblings relations, parents and children, children, family life, opposites attract, eccentric family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, san francisco
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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, exciting, entertaining, light, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, friends, youth, friendship, female vampire, first love, superhuman powers, eccentric family, magic spell, sister sister relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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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: humorous, entertaining, feel good, funny, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, marriage, adoption, farce, family relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, family reunited, parents and children, family feud, in-laws, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 38K
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family life, babies and infants, eccentric family, disorder, youth, living with parents, parents and children, responsibility, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, stupidity, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.7
 399K
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: adult animation, humorous, sitcom, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, social satire, satire, suburbs, goofy hero, family relations, society, eccentric family, parents and children, housewife, small town ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, touching, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: magic, witch, high school, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, teenage girl, teenager, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, aunt niece relationship, teenage life, teenage witch ...
Time: 90s
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 6.6
 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, sexy, stylized, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high society, family relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, parents and children, love and romance, meet the parents, mind game, manipulation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, future
Place: england, london, europe, france, britain
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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, sitcom, realistic, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, siblings relations, prodigy, dark humor, family relations, suburbs, teenage life, suburban life, youth, social satire, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 5.6
 16K
Wedding Daze (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, couple relations, proposal, fall in love, hopes, couples, eccentric family, marriage proposal, love and romance, romance, arrest, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
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 7.6
 49K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, family life, family values, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, family, youth, couple relations, parenthood, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.2
 331K
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: adult animation, cynical, humorous, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dark humor, social satire, eccentric family, dog, family relations, parents and children, small town, adolescence, goofy hero, anthropomorphism, satire, family life ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2020s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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