Addams Family Values
Addams Family Values ★★½ 1993 (PG-13)
The creepy Addams' are back, but this time they leave the dark confines of the mansion to meet the “real” world. New baby Pubert causes homicidal jealousy in sibs Wednesday and Pugsley, causing Mom and Dad to hire a gold-digging, serial-killing nanny (Cusack) with designs on Uncle Fester to watch over the tot. A step above its predecessor, chock full of black humor, sub-plots, and one-liners. Cusack fits right in with an outrageously over the top performance and Ricci nearly steals the show again as the deadpan Wednesday. 93m/C VHS, DVD . Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack, Carol Kane, Christina Ricci, Jimmy Workman, Kaitlyn Hooper, Kristen Hooper, Carel Struycken, David Krumholtz, Christopher Hart, Dana Ivey, Peter MacNichol, Christine Baranski, Mercedes McNab; D: Barry Sonnenfeld; W: Paul Rudnick; M: Marc Shaiman. Golden Raspberries '93: Worst Song (“WHOOMP! There It Is”).