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National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Movie

Movie Review for National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Summary

Spend Christmas with the Griswold’s and laugh your head off in this 80s movie. The Griswold’s celebrate Christmas and try to pull off the celebration without a hitch.

National Lampoons Christmas Vacatio DVD

Plot

Clark Griswold (played by Chevy Chase) is trying to put together a traditional Christmas dinner for his family in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

After taking his wife, Ellen (played by Beverly D’Angelo), and two kids to the mountains to select the perfect tree, Clark’s plans for dinner with his family go awry in the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

Cast

Clark Griswold - Chevy Chase
Ellen Griswold - Beverly D'Angelo
Audrey Griswold - Juliette Lewis
Russell 'Rusty' Griswold - Johnny Galecki
Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Sr. - John Randolph
Nora Griswold - Dianne Ladd
Art Smith - E.G. Marshall
Frances Smith - Doris Roberts
Cousin Eddie Johnson - Randy Quaid
Cousin Catherine Johnson - Miriam Flynn
Cousin Rocky Johnson - Cody Burger
Cousin Ruby Sue Johnson - Ellen hamilton Latzen
Uncle Lewis - William Hickey
Aunt Bethany - Mae Questel
Bill - Sam McMurray

Trivia

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is based on a short story called “Christmas 59” written by John Hughes.

The house where the Griswold’s live in the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation was also used by a family in the Lethal Weapon movies.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie National Lampoons Christmas Vacation was released to theatres on 12/01/1989 by Warner Bros., and grossed $71,319,546 at the box office in the US.


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