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National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

R
98 min | Adventure, Comedy

The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
Writer
John Hughes (screenplay) (short story "Vacation '58")
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Pembroke J. Herring (as Pem Herring)
Production Designer
Jack T. Collis (as Jack Collis)
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Budget
$ 15,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 8,333,358
Gross (USA)
$ 61,400,000
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Release date
Jul 29, 1983 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Chevy Chase
Clark Griswold Clark Griswold   See fewer
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Beverly D'Angelo
Ellen Griswold Ellen Griswold   See fewer
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Imogene Coca
Aunt Edna Aunt Edna   See fewer
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Randy Quaid
Cousin Eddie Cousin Eddie   See fewer
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Anthony Michael Hall
Rusty Griswold Rusty Griswold   See fewer
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Dana Barron
Audrey Griswold Audrey Griswold   See fewer
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Eddie Bracken
Roy Walley Roy Walley   See fewer
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Brian Doyle-Murray
Kamp Komfort Clerk Kamp Komfort Clerk   See fewer
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Miriam Flynn
Cousin Catherine Cousin Catherine   See fewer
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James Keach
Motorcycle Cop Motorcycle Cop   See fewer
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Eugene Levy
Car Salesman Car Salesman   See fewer
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Frank McRae
Grover Grover   See fewer
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John Candy
Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld   See fewer
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Christie Brinkley
The Girl in the Ferrari The Girl in the Ferrari   See fewer
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Jane Krakowski
Cousin Vicki Cousin Vicki   See fewer
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John P. Navin Jr.
Cousin Dale (as John Navin) Cousin Dale (as John Navin)   See fewer
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Nathan Cook
Man Giving Directions Man Giving Directions   See fewer
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Mickey Jones
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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John Diehl
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Jeannie Dimter Barton
Dodge City Cashier Dodge City Cashier   See fewer
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Randy Lowell
Wyatt Earp (as Randolph Dreyfuss) Wyatt Earp (as Randolph Dreyfuss)   See fewer
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Gerry Black
Davenport Davenport   See fewer
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James Staley
Motel Desk Clerk Motel Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Adelaide Wilder
Car Hop Car Hop   See fewer
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Tessa Richarde
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Fritz Ford
Neighbor Neighbor   See fewer
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Neighbor (as Eric Stacey Jr.) Neighbor (as Eric Stacey Jr.)   See fewer
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Scott Perry
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Dennis Freeman
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Michael Talbott
Cowboy (as Michael Talbot) Cowboy (as Michael Talbot)   See fewer
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Dinky (uncredited) Dinky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Gibson
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Don Pulford
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Harold Ramis
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Violet Ramis
Daisy Mabel (uncredited) Daisy Mabel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorenzo Salviati
Bar Piano Player (uncredited) Bar Piano Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 82,885 votes