They're creepy, kooky and all together ookie, but that's what makes them so much fun to watch. After a successful run on television and as cartoons in "The New Yorker," Americans just couldn't wait for another visit with the lovably macabre Addams Family."The Addams Family" (1991) stars Raul Julia and Angelica Houston as passionate duo Gomez and Morticia. Christopher Lloyd plays long-lost Uncle Fester, who has returned home to claim his fortune. In "Addams Family Values" (1993), the clan welcomes their newest edition, Pubert, while Fester falls for black widow Joan Cusack. Despite the ghoulish surroundings, these are entertaining fare for the whole family.
The ghoulish clan made famous in Charles Addams' cartoons and the '60s TV show hit the big screen in these horrifically funny hit comedies. Has long-lost Uncle Fester come back after 20 years in the Bermuda Triangle, or is the bald stranger at the Addams door an impostor? Find out in "The Addams Family." Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Dan Hedaya and "Thing" star. And, the creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky brood is back in "Addams Family Values," a hilarious sequel that finds Gomez and Morticia welcoming Pubert, a new Addams, into the world; Uncle Fester getting hitched to a seductive, conniving nanny; and Wednesday and Pugsley disrupting a happy summer camp. With Julia, Huston, Lloyd, Ricci, and Joan Cusack. 193 min. total. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo Surround; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailers.