National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) – IMDb


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Storyline

The Griswold family are on a quest. A quest to a Walley World theme park for a family vacation, but things aren’t going to go exactly as planned, especially when Clark Griswold is losing all thought towards a mysterious blonde in a red Ferrari.
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Taglines:

Every summer Chevy Chase takes his family on a little trip. This year he went too far.




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Details

Release Date:

29 July 1983 (USA)

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000
(estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,333,358,
31 July 1983

Gross USA:

$61,399,552

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,399,552


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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Widely regarded as the best of the National Lampoon comedies. See more »


Goofs

In several frontal shots of the Griswolds driving along, there is no windshield on their car. See more »


Quotes

Ellen Griswold:
Lord, we loved this woman with all our heart.

Audrey Griswold:
Let’s not overdo it, mom.

Ellen Griswold:
Shut up.

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Crazy Credits

In the credits the title of the Ramones song “Blitzkrieg Bop” is misspelled as “Blitzkreig Bop” See more »


Alternate Versions

Some prints play different music during Christie Brinkley’s scenes. See more »


Connections

Spoofed in American Dad!: The Scarlet Getter (2011)

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Soundtracks

Little Boy Sweet
Written by Peter Ivers and Franne Golde
Performed by June Pointer
Courtesy of Planet Records
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