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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

PG-13
97 min | Comedy

The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Director
Jeremiah S. Chechik (as Jeremiah Chechik)
Cinematographer
Thomas E. Ackerman (as Thomas Ackerman)
Editors
Gerald B. Greenberg (as Jerry Greenberg) | Michael A. Stevenson (as Michael Stevenson)
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Box Office
Budget
$ 27,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 11,750,203
Gross (USA)
$ 71,319,526
Gross (World)
$ 71,319,526
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Release date
Dec 1, 1989 (United States)

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31 cast members
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John Randolph
Clark, Sr. Clark, Sr.   See fewer
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Doris Roberts
Francis Francis   See fewer
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Randy Quaid
Cousin Eddie Johnson Cousin Eddie Johnson   See fewer
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Miriam Flynn
Cousin Catherine Johnson Cousin Catherine Johnson   See fewer
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Ellen Latzen
Ruby Sue (as Ellen Hamilton Latzen) Ruby Sue (as Ellen Hamilton Latzen)   See fewer
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Mae Questel
Bethany Bethany   See fewer
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Nicholas Guest
Todd Chester Todd Chester   See fewer
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Margo Chester Margo Chester   See fewer
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Keith MacKechnie
Delivery Boy Delivery Boy   See fewer
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Brian Doyle-Murray
Frank Shirley (as Brian Doyle Murray) Frank Shirley (as Brian Doyle Murray)   See fewer
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Natalija Nogulich
Mrs. Shirley (as Natalia Nogulich) Mrs. Shirley (as Natalia Nogulich)   See fewer
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Tony Epper
Bozo #1 Bozo #1   See fewer
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Billy Hank Hooker
Bozo #2 (as Hank Hooker) Bozo #2 (as Hank Hooker)   See fewer
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Alexander Folk
Swat Officer Swat Officer   See fewer
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Michael Kaufman
Young Executive Young Executive   See fewer
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Doug Llewelyn
Parade Announcer (voice) Parade Announcer (voice)   See fewer
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Devin Bailey
Clark (age 9) (uncredited) Clark (age 9) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Foti Jr.
SWAT Team Sargeant (uncredited) SWAT Team Sargeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Traci Kochendorfer
Downtown Shopper (uncredited) Downtown Shopper (uncredited)   See fewer
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53

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7.6 / 10 | 127,476 votes