National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

ages 13+ | 80 % Say It's Worth Your Time

As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark's employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

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Genre: Comedy


Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Producer: John Hughes, Matty Simmons, Daniel Grodnik, William S. Beasley, Tom Jacobson, Mauri Gayton, Ramey Ward

Cast: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Randy Quaid, Brian Doyle-Murray, Diane Ladd, Doris Roberts, John Randolph, Johnny Galecki, Miriam Flynn, E.G. Marshall, Nicholas Guest, Juliette Lewis, Mae Questel, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, William Hickey

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  • (Male)

    ages 13+ | Worth Your Time

    This goes down as a Christmas Classic!! It's hilarious and I could watch it every year.

    It does have some profanity that is mainly used for humor. It does its job but it's profanity to be aware of nonetheless.

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  • (Male)

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    My favorite Christmas movie of all-time and probably in my top 10 favorite movies of all-time. This movie is so quotable, I find myself quoting it like once a week and that's not only during Christmas time. This movie displays the classic Chevy Chase who all used to love. It was written by John Hughes, who also wrote Home Alone and most of the funny 80s movies. I feel like this movie gets me in the holiday season mood more than anything else. It is hilarious!

    There is things in this movie that are not suitable for kids. There is one R-rated curse word along with a lot of other language and some content that is not kid friendly. If you can catch it edited on TV than I recommend letting most the Family watch it.

  • (Male)

    ages 13+ | Worth Your Time

    Classic Christmas movie. This one is owned and watched every year. Full of funny clips that will get every age group laughing. There are a few great one liners that you will be quoting all year.

  • (Female)

    ages 13+ | Worth Your Time

    I hadn't watched this movie for years, but decided to this last Christmas season with my siblings. My brother and I laughed throughout almost the entire movie, I had forgotten how funny it was! However, I had also forgot about the amount of profanity that is there throughout the movie. I still enjoyed it fully and will most likely watch it again next Christmas season, but that's something for parents to watch out for.

Okfor ages12+