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
Did You Know?
First of two consecutive films directed by comedy director Carl Reiner
that featured the word "Summer" in the title. The second would be Reiner's 1987 pic Summer School
(1987) made and released about two years after 1985's Summer Rental
(1985). Both movies were produced by the Paramount Pictures studio. See more
When the regatta race begins, the shots on the Barnacle change to Laurie asking Sandy: "Mommy can I play in the basement with Yorku"? The voice however is not of Laurie, but instead is Jennifer making a young child voice. 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.
References Uncommon Valor
Written by Jimmy Buffett
, Mike Utley
& Will Jennings
Performed by Jimmy Buffett
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more