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?
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
Can I have your honest opinion about something?
[lifts bikini top
What do you think of these? Well, how do they look?
References City for Conquest
Written by Harold Faltermeyer See more