84 %
93 % Certified Fresh
$ 61 Million

National Lampoons Vacation is a 1983 English-language Adventure Comedy motion picture written by John Hughes and directed by Harold Ramis and produced by Matty Simmons. The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much arduous than they ever anticipated. National lampoons vacation features Chevy Chase in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Beverly D'angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid, John Candy, Christie Brinkley and Anthony Michael Hall. The screenplay is written by John Hughes which is inspired from Vacation '58 by John Hughes. The music was composed by Ralph Burns. Cinematography was done by Victor J. Kemper and editing by Pembroke J. Herring. The movie has a running time of 98 minutes. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The film made a box office gross of $61 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Warner Bros.

Release Date 29 JUL 1983
Run Time 1 HOUR 38 MINUTES



Adventure , Comedy

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