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Summer Rental (1985)

PG
87 min | Comedy

An overworked air-traffic controller takes his family on a beach vacation but is soon beset by series of mishaps.
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$ 5,754,259
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$ 24,689,703
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Release date
Aug 9, 1985 (United States)

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John Candy
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Karen Austin
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Kerri Green
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Joey Lawrence
Bobby Chester Bobby Chester   See fewer
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Richard Crenna
Al Pellet Al Pellet   See fewer
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Rip Torn
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John Larroquette
Don Moore Don Moore   See fewer
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Francis X. McCarthy
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Harry Yorku
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Dick Anthony Williams
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Bob Wells
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Saundra Dunson-Franks
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Elyn Swofford
Boat Rental Agent Boat Rental Agent   See fewer
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Cyndi Vicino
Mother Mother   See fewer
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Daughter Daughter   See fewer
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Robert Starr
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Barbara Wells
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Dolores Starling
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Jerry Previch
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Colin Male
Sailboat Repairman Sailboat Repairman   See fewer
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Christian Chicles
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Father Father   See fewer
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Jack C. Woods
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Kirk Alderman
Beach Patron (uncredited) Beach Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Cohn
Surfer Guy (uncredited) Surfer Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Randy Herman
Life Guard (uncredited) Life Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 11,742 votes