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Vacation (2015)

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Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to "Walley World" in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.

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Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, an adult Rusty Griswold takes his wife and two sons on a cross-country road trip to Walley World. Needless to say, things don't go quite as planned.

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Adventure | Comedy

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Rated R for crude and sexual content and language throughout, and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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29 July 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$31,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,681,108 (USA) (31 July 2015)

Gross:

$58,879,132 (USA) (23 October 2015)
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Trivia

Second Vacation movie without Randy Quaid's Cousin Eddie since he appeared in Christmas Vacation. See more »

Goofs

Holbrook, AZ, where the Griswolds stay when they decide to have sex at the Four Corners, is actually over 200 miles away. Much further than the distance required for a midnight jaunt. See more »

Quotes

James Griswold: I've never even heard of the original vacation.
Rusty Griswold: Doesn't matter. The new vacation will stand on its own.
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Crazy Credits

In both the opening and closing credits, vacation photos are showed that are partially obscured. Whatever is covering part of the photo is moved away, usually revealing a humorous twist. See more »

Connections

References National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) See more »

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11th Dimension
Written and Performed by Julian Casablancas
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Courtesy of Rough Trade Records Ltd
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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Enjoy it for what it is!
29 July 2015 | by (Wilmington, DE) – See all my reviews

If you have discerning tastes, don't see this movie. If you need escapism from the daily grind and are not in the mood to over-think anything, this is a good movie for you. It's true; it is crude, much cruder than the original. Most comedies today are just that.

The people responsible for this movie were not thinking lets win an Oscar, they were thinking lets make people laugh. According to the theater I was in, it worked. We were all laughing. I wish it had been longer with more situations, but I enjoyed what I saw.

I recommend not taking your teen to see it. Let them wait till they're 17, not because they are too young, but as a mom it was really awkward.

I will say this about Chevy Chase, he will always be Clark, but keep in mind people age and put on weight. I say so what! The man is funny as hell! This movie will not hold up to the original, don't see it without seeing the original; you won't get the jokes.


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