The Addams Family 3D (2019)

The Addams Family 3D (2019)

The Addams Family 3D (2019)

Oscar Issac and Charlize Theron voice Gomez and Morticia Addams in this modern animated version of the spooky family.

Forced to live in a bland suburban area, daughter Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz) befriends a girl from the neighbourhood—only for it to lead to a wild conflict with the conformist locals disgusted with the Addams family's... unique... way of life.

2019Rating: PG, Mild themes and animated violence105 minsUSA
AnimatedComedyKids & Family3DBlockbuster
Director:
Greg Tiernan ('Sausage Party', TV's 'Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!')Conrad Vernon ('Sausage Party', 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted', 'Shrek 2')
Writer:
Matt LiebermanPamela Pettler
Cast:
Oscar IsaacChloë Grace MoretzAllison JanneyNick KrollCharlize TheronBette MidlerFinn Wolfhard

Reviews & comments

Stuff

Stuff

press

Throw in a fantastic vocal cast that includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Allison Janney, Bette Midler and, hilariously, Snoop Dogg as the hirsute cousin It, and the result is a terrific way to temporarily escape festive season madness.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Universal Pictures’ modestly grim and surprisingly sweet reboot of The Addams Family stands out across a slew of family-friendly movies like a goth student in a school class photo.

The Times

The Times

press

If it ultimately feels a bit thin - more stylish pastiche than full-blooded reanimation - it should still distract your little terrors for an hour and a half.

3.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/oct/25/the-addams-family-review-animation

2.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Its celebration of misunderstood outsiderdom is too generic to amount to much more than a bargain-basement 'Despicable Me'.

2.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Matt Lieberman's nearly laugh-free script prefers to rehash Charles Addams' old one-liners or offer terrible updates.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The appeal of this "Addams Family," which doesn't break the mold, is simply to spend some more time in this gently spooky world, a gateway for budding creepsters and goths.

Variety

Variety

press

"The Addams Family" has a rote plot built out of bits and pieces from a lot of other animated films that had nothing to do with lumbering eight-foot-tall butlers or posh mistresses of the house who look like spindly vampiric cadavers.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

If this installment lays on the moral (all families are freaky in their own ways) a bit thick, it has just enough wit and weirdness to honour its source material.

Stuff

Stuff

press

Throw in a fantastic vocal cast that includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Allison Janney, Bette Midler and, hilariously, Snoop Dogg as the hirsute cousin It, and the result is a terrific way to temporarily escape festive season madness.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Universal Pictures’ modestly grim and surprisingly sweet reboot of The Addams Family stands out across a slew of family-friendly movies like a goth student in a school class photo.

The Times

The Times

press

If it ultimately feels a bit thin - more stylish pastiche than full-blooded reanimation - it should still distract your little terrors for an hour and a half.

3.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/oct/25/the-addams-family-review-animation

2.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Its celebration of misunderstood outsiderdom is too generic to amount to much more than a bargain-basement 'Despicable Me'.

2.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Matt Lieberman's nearly laugh-free script prefers to rehash Charles Addams' old one-liners or offer terrible updates.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The appeal of this "Addams Family," which doesn't break the mold, is simply to spend some more time in this gently spooky world, a gateway for budding creepsters and goths.

Variety

Variety

press

"The Addams Family" has a rote plot built out of bits and pieces from a lot of other animated films that had nothing to do with lumbering eight-foot-tall butlers or posh mistresses of the house who look like spindly vampiric cadavers.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

If this installment lays on the moral (all families are freaky in their own ways) a bit thick, it has just enough wit and weirdness to honour its source material.

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