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Addams Family Values [1993] (1 disc)

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Director:Barry Sonnenfeld
Writer:Paul Rudnick
Composer:Marc Shaiman
Length:99 minutes
(1 hour 39 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Suggested Event Use:Halloween
Sorting Category:Dark Comedy
IMDB Rating:6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:74%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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  • Family
  • Romance
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Synopsis: Uncle Fester gets married while Wednesday and Pugsly get sent off to summer camp and Morticia gives birth to a wonderfully mustachioed infant.


Reaction: A bit more cohesive and directed than the earlier outing and still a lot of fun.


Personal Rating: 7/10


Highlights
"I believe they own ..."
"Gomez, don't."
"...a Buick!"

Select Cast and Crew
Barry Sonnenfeld => Director / Mr. Glicker
Paul Rudnick => Writer
Marc Shaiman => Composer
Charles Addams => Original Cartoons
Anjelica Huston => Morticia Addams
Camille Saviola => Concetta
Carel Struycken => Lurch
Carol Hankins => Dementia
Carol Kane => Grandma
Chris Ellis => Moving Man
Christina Ricci => Wednesday Addams
Christine Baranski => Becky Martin-Granger
Christopher Hart => Thing
Christopher Lloyd => Uncle Fester Addams
Cynthia Nixon => Heather
Dana Ivey => Margaret Addams
David Hyde Pierce => Delivery Room Doctor
David Krumholtz => Joel Glicker
Harriet Sansom Harris => Ellen Buckman
Ian Abercrombie => Driver
Jimmy Workman => Pugsley Addams
Joan Cusack => Debbie Jellinsky
John Franklin => Cousin Itt
Julie Halston => Mrs. Glicker
Kaitlyn Hooper => Pubert Addams
Kristen Hooper => Pubert Addams
Mercedes McNab => Amanda Buckman
Monet Mazur => Flirting Woman
Nathan Lane => Desk Sergeant
Peter Graves => Host
Peter MacNicol => Gary Granger
Raul Julia => Gomez Addams
Sam McMurray => Don Buckman
Tony Shalhoub => Jorge

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • The book that Joel Glicker is holding when he enters the Harmony Hut only for it to be taken away is Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time.
  • In the TV series, [The Addams Family], Fester is Morticia's uncle. In the films, however, Fester is Gomez's brother.
  • David Krumholtz's character says at one point he has every card for his Serial Killer Card Collections "except Jack the Ripper and that Zodiac Guy." [?] Jack the Ripper and [?] The Zodiac Killer are the real world's most famous uncaught serial killers.
  • The baby's name, Pubert, was the name originally suggested (and rejected) for Pugsley by Charles Addams when he was asked by the producers of [The Addams Family] to name the hitherto unnamed characters in his cartoons.
  • The character of Pubert Addams (a boy) was played by two twin girls, Kaitlyn Hooper and Kristen Hooper.
  • Carol Kane, who plays Grandmama, is almost a year younger than Anjelica Huston, who plays her daughter, Morticia Addams.