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Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003)

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Movie 20 December 2003
A holiday to the South Pacific turns awry, when Cousin Eddie's family and a tour guide are shipwrecked on an island.

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Santa Claus Security Guard
Trish Suhr ...
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Though Eddie's fired right at Christmastime, his boss sends him and his family on a South Pacific vacation, hoping Eddie won't sue him after being bitten by a lab monkey. When the Tuttle family winds up trapped on a tropical island, however, Eddie manages to provide for everyone and prove himself a real man. Written by samjjones

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What could go wrong in paradise? Just about anything!

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After Eddie loses his nuclear testing job, during his "poor me" scene in the living room, he looks behind him at the dog laying on the loveseat with two throw pillows. Immediately afterward, Eddie flops himself down on the same loveseat but it is empty and a purple blanket has appeared and is hanging over the back of it. The throw pillows have vanished and the dog is lying on the floor under the Christmas tree in the other room. See more »

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[Eddie looks out his window while sitting in an airplane]
Edward 'Eddie' Johnson: Hey, Third. All those people down there look like ants.
Clark 'Third' Johnson: [looks out the window] Dad, those *are* ants. We haven't taken off yet.
Edward 'Eddie' Johnson: You mean... we're gonna go higher?
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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Vegas Vacation (2014) See more »

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Doesn't live up to it's title.
27 November 2004 | by (Mansfield, CT USA) – See all my reviews

I just watched National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2 on DVD, hoping to see something at least close to the original, great holiday comedy, 'Christmas Vacation'. I saw nothing of the kind. You can tell right from the start that this movie just wasn't going to measure up. It's too bad it has a title that links it to the original Christmas Vacation. It's really kind of sad. The film can't stand on it's own merits. I think too many people will view this film on the strength of the title and it does not come close to that level of comedy. Other than the title, there is very little connecting the movie to the original 'Christmas Vacation' and even less of a connection to Christmas at all. The comedy is very simplistic and the plot poor. Children might find some humor here but most adults would only get a chuckle here and there. This movie is a flop. Don't waste your time with it.


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