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 movie in the USA was originally classified with a PG-13 rating but after cuts done during further editing were made the film was then re-classified with a PG rating. See more
(at around 21 mins) When the Gardener family comes to the house in the middle of the night, Jack Chester shows him the receipt for 415 Beach Road. The house turns out to be 415 Beach Lane. An Honest mistake, but how did the Chester family get into the house without the correct key? It's unlikely that the houses were keyed alike. See more
Where's Angus with that sail? There's only two more shopping days left.
He's searching the entire coast for it. I'm sure he'll find it.
How can you be so sure?
If he don't, I'll kill him.
Written by Jimmy Buffett
, Mike Utley
& Will Jennings
Performed by Jimmy Buffett
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more