When Clark Griswold puts his mind to something, we soon realize he hasn't got one. Still, nothing stops him when the vacation bug hits. This time, he's chosen Las Vegas, the new family entertainment capital of America! Chevy Chase returns as bubbly, bumbling Clark in Vegas Vacation, a jokers-are-wild laugh fest including two other stars from past Vacations. Beverly D'Angelo is back as wife Ellen, doting on the guy she calls "Sparky," and Randy Quaid again delights as grubby goof ball Cousin Eddie. Ethan Embry (That Thing You Do!) and screen-debuting Marisol Nichols are Griswold teens who love the round-the-clock nightlife - as long as they don't share it with Mom and Dad! From Seigfried and Roy's extravaganza to a Hoover Dam tour, from cruising to losing (Wallace Shawn as a shifty blackjack dealer) to amorous crooning (Wayne Newton falls for Ellen): watch Clark try to keep family and wallet together!Written by
This was Chevy Chase's second most successful film of the 1990's at the North American box office after Man of the House (1995). Nonetheless, with a domestic gross of $36 million this was also the lowest grossing of the original Vacation films. See more »
When Clarke is driving the hijacked tour bus through the wall at Wayne Newton's house, you can see damage to the front of the van before it crashes through the wall. See more »
The original is obviously the best one.
European & Christmas ones have some funny moments.
But on the whole this movie is funny & great.
Rusty as mister Papageorgio (?) and the escapades with Clark and cousin Eddie are hilarious.
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