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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Helms ... Rusty Griswold
Christina Applegate ... Debbie Griswold
Skyler Gisondo ... James Griswold
Steele Stebbins ... Kevin Griswold
Chris Hemsworth ... Stone Crandall
Leslie Mann ... Audrey Crandall
Chevy Chase ... Clark Griswold
Beverly D'Angelo ... Ellen Griswold
Charlie Day ... Chad
Catherine Missal ... Adena
Ron Livingston ... Ethan
Norman Reedus ... Trucker
Keegan-Michael Key ... Jack Peterson
Regina Hall ... Nancy Peterson
Emyri Crutchfield ... Sheila Peterson (as E'myri Crutchfield)
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Storyline

Trying to bond his family together and relive his childhood memories, Rusty Griswold takes his family to Walley World, an amusement park. On the way they face challenges, overcoming fears, and troubles with mischievous people. When his family admits that they never wanted to go, he starts to think his family thinks he's a loser. Will they make it to Walley World or will the family separate?

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Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

When Ed Helms is looking through old family photos, images of all the other films are shown, including the old "Rustys". See more »

Goofs

Kevin complains that he will miss the first week of wrestling practice when the family goes on vacation Memorial Day weekend. Regularly scheduled wrestling seasons go from mid November until mid March for high school and January until March for middle school. Any club wrestling would have started much earlier than Memorial Day weekend as well. See more »

Quotes

Rusty Griswold: I just wanted to sing Seal with my family like normal people.
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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 »


Soundtracks

Summer Breeze
Written by Jim Seals (as Jimmy Seals) and Dash Crofts
Performed by Seals & Crofts
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Hilarious Fun!
16 December 2018 | by doncronkSee all my reviews

This isn't a movie for children, obviously since it's rated r, so the idiots saying don't take your kids to see it should be ignored entirely. Things change in the world, movies and television shows aren't going to be the same as they were 30 years ago. Either adapt with the times or stay home and watch something on VHS. It's clearly just a movie so a 10 year old cursing doesn't have to be taken so damn seriously. Ed Helms and Christina Appelgate are great together and I enjoyed their chemistry. They played on a lot of the memorable moments from the originals but also created their own and succeeded in entertaining my friends and I. I always loved the Vacation movies and I still do. This one is definitely a modern take on those movies but like I said it still pays homage to the ones that came before it. If you take movies that seriously then yes don't see it because no one cares if you were offended by a film consisting of fictional characters and events. Otherwise if you're not a snowflake then definitely give this a try!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vacation See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$31,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,681,108, 2 August 2015

Gross USA:

$58,884,188

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$107,228,221
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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