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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Did You Know?
A poster for the movie Footloose (1984) is seen in the movie theater lobby, while at the same time Jennifer (Kerri Green
') is listening to the song "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins
on her radio. See more
During the middle of the movie when Jack is shown sleeping his hangover off after a night of drinking with Scully, he has an earring in his right ear. However, during the final scene when Jack's boat (the barnacle) is passing Mr Pellet's boat we see a close up of Jacks face in which his earring is in his left ear. See more
This place sucks!
Where did you learn that?
I told her never to say things suck.
Referenced in Remote Control
Written by Jimmy Buffett
, Mike Utley
& Will Jennings
Performed by Jimmy Buffett
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more