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European Vacation
Directed by:
Amy Heckerling

Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively, John Astin and Paul Bartel, "European Vacation" (also known as "Hilfe, die Amis kommen", "Ma guarda un po' 'sti americani", "National Lampoon's European Vacation") is a Comedy film directed by Amy Heckerling, released on July 26 of 1985 in the USA.

For over two thousand years, Europe has survived many great disasters. Now for the real test. Chevy Chase & his family are coming from America!

Who directed "European Vacation":

European Vacation was directed by Amy Heckerling, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before directing European Vacation, Amy Heckerling had directed Johnny Dangerously, released in 1984, Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). Since, he directed Look Who's Talking, released in 1989, Look Who's Talking Too (1990), Clueless (1995), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Loser (2000), and I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007).

What was the release date of "European Vacation":

European Vacation was first released in the United States on Friday, July 26, 1985. Also released on Friday, July 26, 1985 have been The Heavenly Kid (dir. Cary Medoway), Kiss of the Spider Woman (dir. Hector Babenco), Pee-wee's Big Adventure (dir. Tim Burton), and La Chèvre (dir. Francis Veber). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on March, 1987 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, July 03, 1986 in Germany and on Thursday, January 02, 1986 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "European Vacation":

At the casting of European Vacation we find Chevy Chase, previously seen in Fletch (1985) and Deal of the Century (1983); Beverly D'Angelo (Finders Keepers (1984), Vacation (1983)); Dana Hill (Cross Creek (1983), Shoot the Moon (1982)) [ more... ]

  • Beverly D'Angelo and Chevy Chase also worked together in Vacation, released in 1983.
  • Paul Bartel and Beverly D'Angelo also appeared in The Pope Must Die, released in 1991.
  • Chevy Chase and Paul Bartel can be seen in Caddyshack II, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "European Vacation":

The film's plot is another family misadventure, full of over-the-top slapstick. Chase and D'Angelo again portray the married couple Clark and Ellen Griswold, living in suburban Chicago with two children, Rusty and Audrey. The family competes in a game show called "Pig in a Poke" (based on Family Feud, but with the families wearing pig costumes) and wins an all-expenses-paid trip to Europe, flying Pan Am Airways. In a whirlwind tour of western Europe, chaos of all sorts ensues. Their fleabag London hotel [...]

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