National Lampoon's Vacation

Movies, Comedy

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Accompanied by their children (Dana Barron, Anthony Michael Hall), Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) and his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), are driving from Illinois to a California amusement park. As Clark increasingly fixates on a beautiful woman driving a sports car, the Griswolds deal with car problems and the death of a family member. They reach Los Angeles, but, when Clark worries that the trip is being derailed again, he acts impulsively to get his family to the park.

Release details

Release date:
Friday July 29 1983
98 mins

Cast and crew

Harold Ramis
John Hughes
Chevy Chase
Beverly D'Angelo
Imogene Coca
Randy Quaid
Anthony Michael Hall
Dana Barron
John Candy
Eddie Bracken