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(1991) (Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston) (PG-13)

Alcohol/Drugs Mild
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Mild
Gun/Weapons Moderate
Imitative Behavior Extreme
Jump Scenes None
Music (Scary/Tense) Heavy
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Mild
Sex/Nudity Moderate
Smoking Mild
Tense Family Scenes Mild
Topics to Talk About Mild
Violence Moderate

Comedy: The gothic family originally created by Charles Addams for the pages of The New Yorker contends with their scheming lawyer who wants to bilk them out of their riches in order to pay off equally scheming mother-and-daughter loan sharks.
A gated, foreboding mansion is the happy home of the Addams family: Matriarch Morticia (ANJELICA HUSTON), her lusty, passionate husband Gomez (RAUL JULIA), their children Wednesday (CHRISTINA RICCI) and Pugsley (JIMMY WORKMAN), and a relative in Morticia's mother (JUDY MALINA). There's also their butler, the Frankenstein monster-like Lurch (CAREL STRUYCKEN).

They pay no mind to their lifestyle or how it's perceived by those who encounter them. Their love for the horrific, the crazy, and the maligned is just as normal to them, as a knitting hobby would be to an enthusiast. However, Gomez is tortured with guilt by how he and his brother Fester parted on bad terms, motivated by jealousy. The Addams' lawyer, Tully (DAN HEDAYA), knows this and sees it as an opportunity to remove the Addams' fortune from their mansion in order to pay off his financier/loan shark, Abigail Craven (ELIZABETH WILSON), who has come to collect and is not pleased that he's unable to deliver. With her is her son Gordon (CHRISTOPHER LLOYD), who, according to Tully, looks just like Gomez's long-lost brother and could be the key to getting that desired fortune.

Older kids interested in macabre humor will want to see it, as will fans of anyone in the cast or the old TV show.
No official reason is given, but it's most likely for macabre humor, violence and sexually related material.

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