Unconventional family movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unconventional family movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, offbeat, psychotronic, gothic, scary and weird films and TV shows about / with unconventional family, family relations, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, satire, family and dark humor plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unconventional family: The Addams Family 2 (2021), The Addams Family (2019), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Addams Family (1991), Deadtime Stories (1986), Macabre (2009), Two Heads Creek (2019), Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985), Dead Shack (2017), The Bunker (2015).

List of unconventional family movies

The Addams Family 2 (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters. Sequel to the 2019 animated film, 'The Addams Family'.
Style: funny, 3d animation, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: eccentric family, eccentricity, life & death, unconventional family, halloween, family life, parents and children, family, kids and family, supernatural, male female relationship, adventure ...
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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, humorous, funny, psychotronic, mystical ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, family relations, dark humor, goth, eccentric family, family, mansion, paranormal, eccentricity, strange person, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
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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, siblings relations, dark humor, forbidden love, writers, parents and children, incest, deadpan, uptight character, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, funny, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, fantasy world, family, childhood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Deadtime Stories (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.
Style: scary, fairy tale, macabre, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: witch, werewolf, supernatural, transformation, serial killer, multiple storylines, monster, resurrection, loss of virginity, magic, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital ...
Time: 80s, 90s
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 6.4
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Macabre (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Macabre, international title for Rumah Dara (Indonesian title), and in Singapore titled Darah) is an Indonesian horror/slasher film in 2010. The movie tells about a group who attempt to escape from a house that owned by mysterious lady named Dara ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, murder, violence, deathtrap, struggle for survival, rivalry, survival, serial killer, ghost, body horror, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Two Heads Creek (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A timid butcher and his drama queen twin sister quit the hostile confines of post- Brexit Britain and adventure to Australia in search of their birth mother, but the seemingly tolerant townsfolk are hiding a dark, meaty secret.
Style: suspense, humorous, captivating, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: animal sex, cockroach, secret, survival, fish out of water, family secret, trapped, murder, adoption, dysfunctional family, rivalry, conspiracy ...
Place: australia
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, chimpanzee, boarding school, school, disfigurement, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, munich germany, alps
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 5.5
 3K
Dead Shack (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a weekend getaway at a rundown cabin in the woods, Jason, a cautious teen, his crude best friend Colin and his fearless older sister Summer are forced to work together, grow up and save their hard-partying parents from their predatory neighbor ...
Style: suspense, captivating, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: zombie, forest, weekend, undead, family, survival, eaten alive, fight, secret, friendship, camping, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
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 6.1
 2K
The Bunker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A student moves in with a family that lives in an underground house in the middle of the forest, far from civilization. His hopes of peace and quiet are soon shattered, when it becomes apparent that both the parents and their son have a screw loose.
Style: surreal, semi serious, atmospheric, funny, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, father son relationship, teacher student relationship, bunker, dark humor, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family problems, prodigy, parents and children, mental disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, central europe
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 6.8
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Summerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When teacher Simon arrives in a small, secluded village to take over the local school, he is surprised to discover that his predecessor has disappeared without a trace - and that nobody seems too concerned about it. As Simon probes deeper into the ...
Style: slasher, surprise ending
Plot: incest, disease, island, disappearance, brother sister incest, incestuous relationship, mystery, discovery, small village, teacher, countryside, runner ...
Place: australia
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Meet the Applegates (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: humorous, parody, satirical, surreal, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: satire, cocoon, rain forest, praying mantis, dysfunctional family, insect, monster, male nudity, jungle, nudity (full frontal - brief), addiction, ecology ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, ohio, usa, rio de janeiro
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 6.9
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Lost Soul (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon become obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.
Style: gothic, slasher, surprise ending
Plot: children, female nudity, exploitation, psychiatry, female psychopath, uncle nephew relationship, locked room, family secret, drawing, teenage boy, nude model, engineer ...
Place: venice, italy
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The Addams Family (1992)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Addams Family is an American animated series based on the eponymous comic strip characters and the second Addams Family Cartoon. It ran from September 12, 1992 to November 6, 1993 on ABC and was produced by Hanna-Barbera. The series' ...
Style: gothic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: eccentric family, haunted house, mischievous children, parents and children, husband wife relationship, master and servant, supernatural ability, goth, fantasy world, love, teenage girl, eccentricity ...
Time: 90s
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The Munsters' Revenge (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film begins with the Munster family making a visit to the wax museum. They take a picture of themselves standing next to their wax replicas. When the family leaves, the statues in the museum mysteriously come to life and begin wreaking havoc ...
Style: psychotronic, sitcom
Plot: halloween, monster, love, wax museum, frankenstein, unconventional family, family relations, eccentricity, robot, halloween party, vampire, eccentric family ...
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The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The made for television movie Munster's Scary Little Christmas, created three decades after the demise of the original series, concerns son Eddie missing his home in Transylvania. Soon the entire family bands together to teach the young boy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, christmas horror, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, vampire, eccentric family, family relations, redemption, family gatherings, introspection, when the parents are away, road not taken, couples, wizards and magicians, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
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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: goth, eccentric family, halloween, nanny, farce, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, youth, parenthood, camp, sarcasm, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hawaii
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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, stylized, macabre, scary ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: halloween, family relations, dark humor, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, butler, interracial romance, mistaken identity, family life, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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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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The Munsters Today (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Munsters Today is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from 1988 to 1991. The series served as a sequel to the 1960s sitcom The Munsters.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, offbeat, reboot
Audience: horror for children
Plot: satire, halloween, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, parents and children, experiment gone awry, suburbs, suburban life, fish out of water, family, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Addams Family (1973)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Addams Family is an animated adaptation of the Charles Addams cartoons produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1973. Many of the original actor's from the 1960"s television series returned in voice-over roles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, family problems, disorder, power relations, dysfunctional family, family in danger, cons and scams, supernatural ability, mischievous children, supernatural, master and servant ...
Time: 70s
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Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, coming of age, gay erotica, rejection, friendship, first gay sexual experience, gay lead character, gay sex, bisexuality, gay athlete ...
Place: central europe
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 5.7
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Get Your Stuff (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a difficult foster child needs a home, a gay couple is thrown into parenthood.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: gay, adoption, gay parent, youth, family life, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, custody, addiction, family problems, orphan, gay adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, beverly hills, san francisco
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To the Stars by Hard Ways (1981)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A Star-ship discovers a dead alien space craft. All the humanoid crew are dead except for one woman. When revived she remembers nothing of the accident which crippled the space craft, and is brought back to earth to be studied.
Plot: alien planet, alien, distopia, artificial intelligence, surrealism, space travel, humanoid alien, survivor, dna, death of family, bigotry, ecology ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: ussr
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 7.8
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Wang Fam (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A family of aswang attempt to transition into a living a more normal, less monstrous life.
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, scary, surprise ending
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, vampire, dysfunctional family, girl, family relations, unconventional family, nerd, neighbor, onion
Place: the philippines
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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, scary ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural, satire, cult, goth, living with parents, society, supernatural ability, family life, haunted house, couple relations ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
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Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The original TV Addams Family members prepare for Halloween.
Plot: halloween, monster, eccentric family, eccentricity, unconventional family, satire, uncle, dysfunctional family, burglar, halloween party, robbery, scarecrow ...
Time: 70s
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Back When We Were Grownups (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 53-year-old widow believes she's turned into the wrong person in this bittersweet tale based on Anne Tyler's best-seller. Beck's (Blythe Danner) plate is full: She runs a catering business and cares for her large family, but feels ...
Plot: wedding, doctor, unhappiness, adopted son, dating, breast feeding, marriage ceremony, graduation, handyman, family dinner, breakup, muslim ...
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How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as a servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But the house is to be demolished. They have to stop it. ...
Style: folk tale, absurd, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: new love, farce, dark humor, morgue, strangulation, missing wife, bossy wife, bossy woman, police officer, murder, czech german relations, bus ...
Place: prague, central europe
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 7.8
 15K
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, gothic, scary, not serious, witty ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: vampire, frankenstein, monster, eccentric family, supernatural, halloween, family, satire, love, ancient, tv show, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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