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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation synopsis

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.

similar movies

  • National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)

  • Home for the Holidays (1995)

  • Scrooged (1988)

  • Jingle All the Way (1996)

  • Vegas Vacation (1997)

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