Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to regain his pride and family's respect. Written by
John Candy is about to face the most devastating experience known to man... the family vacation.
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The Bob made famous from Big Chuck & Hoolihan makes two brief appearances in the film. See more
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[Discussing the ocean
She'll make ya rich, or she'll feed ya to the fishes. If she wants you to dance, sonny boy, you've got to follow her lead.
Didn't I read that on your bathroom wall?
Yes. And it's as true today as when I hung it there.
'Love Boat' Theme
Written by Charles Fox
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