National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Poster

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 1997

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 Chechik

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Hughes Entertainment

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