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Based on 24 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Nearly a scene-for-scene rip-off of "National Lampoon's Summer Vacation" -- where the only substantive change from the original is a reversed travel route. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Too bad first-time director Christopher Erskin, who cut his teeth on music videos and commercials, took so many predictable turns on this Vacation. show more

  • 38
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Apart from Williams' presence, director Christopher Erskin's feature debut isn't worth the price of submission. It's not a road trip; it's a road trap. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    I'd like to believe I could watch ­Cedric the Entertainer all day long. The tedious comedy Johnson Family Vacation puts a strain on that theory. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Mild in both humor and impact, this well-cast comedy should provide welcome diversion during the holidays for audiences looking for a somewhat lighter experience than the crucifixion of Christ or the massacre at the Alamo. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie itself is genial and unfocused and tired. show more

  • 38
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Boring, mediocre movie. show more

  • 38
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    If laughs are the currency of any comedy, then this one pays minimum wage and, worse, makes you work damn hard even for that pittance. show more

  • 38
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Lame. show more

  • 25
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    You won't see a single joke here you haven't encountered before, all in funnier forms. show more

  • August 16, 2010 Diego45469
    Report This User

    It was a funny and interesting movie.

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