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, offbeat, not serious, realistic, dark humor and feel good films and TV shows about / with family relations, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, youth, disorder, family life and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as eccentric family: The Addams Family (1964), Dark Shadows (2012), Knives Out (2019), Addams Family Values (1993), The Addams Family (1991), The New Addams Family (1998), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), Matilda (1996), Mockingbird Lane (2012), Blandings (2013).

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, dark humor, not serious, offbeat, sitcom ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark fantasy, family life, supernatural ability, marriage, family tradition, parents and children, butler, couple relations, satire, supernatural, goth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 6.2
 243K
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 humor, humorous, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, vampire human love, old mansion, old house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1770s, year 1972 ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england, liverpool
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 7.9
 381K
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, eccentric family, mansion, investigation, murder investigation, private detective, murder, inheritance, house, crime, suspect, mystery killer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, new england
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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: eccentric family, halloween, goth, nanny, femme fatale, uncle, baby, farce, power relations, family problems, danger, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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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, dark humor, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, supernatural ability, fantasy world, family relations, parents and children, accountant, dysfunctional family, family, mischievous children, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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The New Addams Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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, dark humor, not serious, sitcom ...
Audience: horror for children, teens
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, youth, supernatural ability, supernatural, butler, disorder, cons and scams, model train, torture chamber ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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, not serious, humorous, sitcom, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.9
 124K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, school, telekinesis, parents and children, young heroes, teachers and students, adventure, eccentric family, supernatural ability, child prodigy, child abuse, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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, stylized, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: werewolf, vampire, eccentric family, supernatural, imaginary, parents and children, family relations, freak, dragon, suburbs, estate, mind control ...
Place: usa
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 7.0
 1K
Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, offbeat ...
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, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, suburbs, satire, hitchhiker, family life, siblings relations, youth, strong female presence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.4
 9K
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, money problems, family life, family relations, eviction, elderly, oldtimer, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
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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, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, redemption, depression, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.7
 20K
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, parents and children, high society, eccentric family, manipulations, mind game, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, manipulation, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
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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: family, siblings relations, large family, mischievous children, family life, family relations, parents and children, blended family, opposites attract, eccentric family, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
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 7.5
 44K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, adolescence, family, teenage boy, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.7
 356K
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: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, neighbor, couple relations, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 34K
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: not serious, sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, living with parents, disorder, eccentric family, responsibility, parents and children, immature, parenthood, lifestyle, twentysomething life, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 23K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, intelligence, teenage life, adolescence, loner, school, high school life, sarcasm, best friends, family relations, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 7.8
 12K
The Munsters (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: werewolf, eccentric family, vampire, family, family relations, dragon, monster, imaginary, hidden identity, deadly creature, misfit, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: 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: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, youth, hotel, parents and children, game, beach, friends, disorder, seaside ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france
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The Tuche Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone in the village of Bouzolles knows the Tuche family, who live by the philosophy "Man is not made to work." Despite their lack of money, they strive to be happy... that is, until their hand-to-mouth existence is turned on its head. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: social differences, lottery, life turned upside down, eccentric family, fish out of water, society, family life, culture clash, misfit, family relations, disorder, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, monaco, europe, cote d'azur ...
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Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family, family life, eccentric family, supernatural, parents and children, youth, family relations, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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Relative Strangers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: adoption, eccentric family, family life, odd couple, meet the parents, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, disorder, family problems, nothing goes right, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
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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, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, family outing, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, high school, teenager, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witch, supernatural ability, eccentric family, teenage life, secret, social relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 80K
Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, biting, serious ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, odd, power relations, isolation, punishment, explicit sex, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Wedding Crashers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, looking for sex, eccentric family, friends, cheating, buddies, fiance fiancee relationship, love at first sight, seduction, wedding party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, washington d.c., usa, salt lake city utah, denver colorado ...
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 7.1
 29K
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, surprise ending, feel good ...
Plot: estate, who done it, maid, murder, family relations, crime, suicide, dysfunctional family, christmas, eccentric family, multiple suspects, who to trust ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, paris france, argentina
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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, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, butler, mistaken identity, family life, disorder, family problems, danger, dysfunctional family, halloween, eccentricity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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 7.4
 484K
Juno (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, teenage life, love and romance, teenage pregnancy, teenager, coming of age, social relations, youth, adoption, parents and children, eccentric family, change of heart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
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