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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

PG-13| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark's employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

Cast: Chevy Chase , Beverly D'Angelo , Randy Quaid , Diane Ladd , John Randolph , E.G. Marshall , Doris Roberts , Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

Release Date: December 1st, 1989|1 hr. 37 min.

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'Christmas Vacation': Chevy Chase, Randy Quaid and Beverly D'Angelo On Set in 1989 (VIDEO)

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Since its release on Dec. 1, 1989, 'Christmas Vacation' has become a holiday staple -- and not just because Mavis Staples sang the now-classic title track. (Try the veal?) Starring Chevy Chase (before...

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