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Directed by Harold Ramis, "Vacation" (also known as "American Vacation", "National Lampoon's Vacation", "Schrillen Vier auf Achse, Die") is an Adventure/Comedy film, released on July 29 of 1983 in the USA . Chevy Chase is starring, alongside Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid, Anthony Michael Hall and Dana Barron.

Every summer Chevy Chase takes his family on a little trip. This year he went too far.

Who is the director of "Vacation":

Vacation was directed by Harold Ramis, an American writer, actor, director, and producer.

Before making Vacation, Harold Ramis had directed Caddyshack, released in 1980. Since, he directed Club Paradise, released in 1986, Groundhog Day (1993), Stuart Saves His Family (1995), Analyze This (1999), Bedazzled (2000), and The Ice Harvest (2005).

When was "Vacation" released:

Vacation was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 29, 1983. Also released on Friday, July 29, 1983 have been Krull (dir. Peter Yates) and Pauline la plage (dir. Eric Rohmer). This was thirty-six (36) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, October 20, 1983 in the United Kingdom; Friday, June 08, 1984 in Germany; Thursday, December 15, 1983 in Australia and on Saturday, June 16, 1984 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Vacation":

At the casting of Vacation we find Chevy Chase, previously seen in Modern Problems (1981) and Under the Rainbow (1981); Beverly D'Angelo (Paternity (1981), Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)); Imogene Coca (Rabbit Test (1978), Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963)) [ more... ]

  • Miriam Flynn and Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Brian Doyle-Murray have all also be seen in Christmas Vacation, released in 1989.
  • Chevy Chase, Brian Doyle-Murray and John Candy also appeared in Nothing But Trouble, released in 1991.
  • Chevy Chase and Mickey Jones also worked together in The Couch Trip, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "Vacation":


Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase), wanting to spend more time with his wife Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo) and children Rusty (Anthony Michael Hall) and Audrey (Dana Barron), decides to lead the family on a cross-country expedition from Chicago to the Los Angeles amusement park Walley World, billed as "America's Favorite Family Fun Park". Ellen wants to fly, but Clark insists on driving, so he can bond with his family. In preparation, he has ordered a new "sports wagon" for the trip, but the dealer [...]

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