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Vacation (2015)

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Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to "Walley World" in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.

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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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Sheila Peterson (as E'myri Crutchfield)
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Storyline

Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, an adult Rusty Griswold takes his wife and two sons on a cross-country road trip to Walley World. Needless to say, things don't go quite as planned.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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What could go wrong?

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content and language throughout, and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 July 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vacaciones  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$31,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,681,108, 2 August 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,884,188

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$104,884,188
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Anthony Michael Hall, Ethan Embry, and Johnny Galecki were offered to reprise their role as Rusty Griswold for this film before Ed Helms was eventually cast. Will Ferrell was also briefly considered for the role. See more »

Goofs

When the Griswolds are eating with Audrey and Stone, a cow in the background constantly disappears and reappears. See more »

Quotes

Stone Crandall: You can make hot water come out of the cold faucet.
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Crazy Credits

In both the opening and closing credits, vacation photos are showed that are partially obscured. Whatever is covering part of the photo is moved away, usually revealing a humorous twist. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Duel (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Just To Be Alive
Written by Doug Davis
Performed by Christopher Blue
Courtesy of Fervor Records
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Enjoy it for what it is!
29 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

If you have discerning tastes, don't see this movie. If you need escapism from the daily grind and are not in the mood to over-think anything, this is a good movie for you. It's true; it is crude, much cruder than the original. Most comedies today are just that.

The people responsible for this movie were not thinking lets win an Oscar, they were thinking lets make people laugh. According to the theater I was in, it worked. We were all laughing. I wish it had been longer with more situations, but I enjoyed what I saw.

I recommend not taking your teen to see it. Let them wait till they're 17, not because they are too young, but as a mom it was really awkward.

I will say this about Chevy Chase, he will always be Clark, but keep in mind people age and put on weight. I say so what! The man is funny as hell! This movie will not hold up to the original, don't see it without seeing the original; you won't get the jokes.


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