The Griswolds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays in countries where they CAN speak the language...Written by
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When the thief takes the Griswalds' picture in front of the fountain in Paris, Ellen holds up the Paris brochure. The flag on the brochure is green, white, and orange, the colors of the Irish flag. See more »
The opening credits are stamped on various parts of passports, including the passport photos of the cast. See more »
Another alternate take was of Rusty and the girl he meets in Germany. In the theatrical/video version, as they kiss, she unbuttons her uniform and Rusty stares at her breasts which we see. The alternate was her unbuttoning it and having a bra on. This take is on all U.S television versions of the film today. N.B. The UK broadcast version is uncut. See more »
Not as good as the first, not as bad as they say...
Although it's not as good as the first film, this sequel isn't as terrible as I've heard people say. There are some very funny moments and this is Chevy Chase's best screen role. The only thing that's ever really bothered me about the Vacation films is that the Griswold's children are always played by different actors. Maybe I'm being picky, but I like continuity once in a while. There is a nice cameo from Eric Idle that was very funny and I liked the spoof of The Sound Of Music. Worth a watch.
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