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, light, realistic, clever and entertaining films and TV shows about / with eccentric family, family relations, family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, culture clash, disorder, mentor, dialogue and adaptation plots mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as eccentric family: The Addams Family (1964), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Matilda (1996), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), Meet the Robinsons (2007), Addams Family Values (1993), The Proposal (2009), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Nicholas on Holiday (2014), 8 Women (2002).

List of eccentric family movies

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
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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: 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
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 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
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, not serious, entertaining, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, family relations, friendship, eccentric family, high school, magic, family, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: time travel, family, time machine, adventure, eccentric family, orphan, friendship, master villain, adoption, escapades, inventor, sent to the past ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada, usa
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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, 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
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 6.7
 269K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boss and employee, unlikely couple, workplace romance, opposites attract, love and romance, initially antagonists, obnoxious boss, couple relations, eccentric family, power relations, proposal, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
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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: witty, humorous, talky, dark humor, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, terminal illness, eccentric family, depression, child prodigy, reconciliation, divorce, parents and children, family conflict, nervous breakdown, forgiveness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family relations, eccentric family, youth, hotel, parents and children, beach, friends, disorder, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
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 7.1
 27K
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, humorous, satirical, talky, not serious ...
Plot: estate, crime, maid, family secret, murder, christmas, mistress, seduction, suicide, eccentric family, who done it, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, argentina
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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, humorous, not serious, macabre, dark humor ...
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 ...
Time: 90s, 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: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, marriage, family relations, eccentric family, meet the parents, family feud, comedy of errors, adoption, family gatherings, reunion, dysfunctional family, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 33K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, sitcom, living with parents, eccentric family, responsibility, immature, parenthood, single parent, twentysomething life, lifestyle change, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.7
 328K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, dark humor, witty, not serious, biting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, neighbor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, housewife, small town, mischievous children, eccentric family, elementary school, goofy hero, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: usa
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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
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 8.2
 280K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anthropomorphism, social satire, small town, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, dog, boy genius, goofy hero, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: goofy hero, snow, parents and children, eccentric family, family, adventure, save the day, bomb, danger, heroic mission, sarcasm, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
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 3.3
 70K
Jack and Jill (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Sadelstein, a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, family, eccentric family, looking for love, celebration, life turned upside down, misfit, actor playing female role, brother sister relationship, quibbling, cruise, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.3
 12K
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: greed, inheritance, vandalism, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, cons and scams, grandfather, money, wealth, bowling, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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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
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 8.1
 13K
Schitt's Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing ...
Style: not serious, humorous, ironic, situational comedy, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: small town, eccentric family, life turned upside down, sitcom, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, class differences, brother sister relationship, bankruptcy, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, unlikely couple, family, prejudice, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding preparations and rituals, xenophobia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
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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, offbeat
Plot: vampire, werewolf, parents and children, supernatural, eccentric family, estate, freak, family relations, suburbs, mind control, dragon, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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 7.5
 14K
Dinosaurs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TV's, fridges, microwaves, and every modern convenience.
Style: humorous, situational comedy, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, puppets, eccentric family, parents and children, animal life, family relations, mischievous children, workplace situations, everyday life, boss and employee, society, disorder ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 90s
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 6.4
 189K
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, single parent, free spirited, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Family Weekend (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: parents and children, eccentric family, hostages, family problems, confined, family relations, suburbs, teenage life, confinement indoors, unsupportive parent, youth, punishment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 55K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, gross out humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, sitcom, family business, parents and children, siblings relations, romance, menu, sibling relationship, eccentric family, workplace, chef, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, nomad, single parent, teenage life, parents and children, social differences, eccentric family, family relations, self discovery, sex aid, sex, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, sarcasm, secrets, british, death, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Instructions Not Included (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, custody, eccentric family, grownups, new job, responsibility, character change, single father, parenthood, child care, childhood, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico, latin america
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