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National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)

PG-13
95 min | Adventure, Comedy

The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues.
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Writers
John Hughes (screenplay) (story) | Robert Klane (screenplay)
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Cinematographer
Robert Paynter (as Bob Paynter)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Robert Cartwright (as Bob Cartwright)
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Budget
$ 17,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 12,329,627
Gross (USA)
$ 49,400,000
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Release date
Jul 26, 1985 (United States)

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Chevy Chase
Clark Griswold Clark Griswold   See fewer
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Beverly D'Angelo
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Tricia Lange
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6.2 / 10 | 49,650 votes