One of the funniest movies of all time, National Lampoon’s Vacation tells the story of a sloppy middle-class man’s quest to provide his family with the ultimate family vacation. Complete with a number of laughable diversions along the way and a great cast providing a host of hilarious supporting characters, Vacation is a cult comedy classic. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo make the perfect married couple comedy duo with a gag that’s just magical, and the comic script is well written with a sequence of endless laughs…

When Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) decides to take his family from Chicago on a trip to Wally World, his wife Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), along with kids Rusty (Anthony Michael Hall) and Audrey (Dana Barron), try to talk him out of it. . they should fly But Clark intends to take the new “family trucker” (a new lemon he recently bought) on a cross-country trip to “see America” ‚Äč‚Äčalong the way. Clark wins the argument and the family embarks on an infamous and unforgettable jaunt through the Fruited Plain. With an uninterrupted series of disasters, beginning in the driveway, the Griswold family struggles to deal with hubcap thieves, their cousin Eddie, vibrating hotel beds, a dead aunt, a tortured dog, and Clark’s insistence on see the world’s largest garbage heap. dirt.

When the Griswolds finally reach the final destination of Wally World, Clark and Rusty run to the entrance to the background music of “Chariots of Fire”. But to Clark’s dismay, Wally World’s notable moose character informs them that Wally World is closed for repairs. Flying out of control and intent on giving his family the best vacation of his life, Clark buys a gun and sneaks into the park. By forcing a security guard (John Candy) to take his family on several rides at gunpoint, Clark unleashes a massive display of police authority on behalf of the local SWAT team…

With hilarious supporting appearances from Randy Quaid, John Candy, and supermodel Christie Brinkley (a blonde Ferrari driver whose crush on Clark threatens to break up the Griswold marriage), National Lampoon’s Vacation is the quintessential comedy classic. If you are one of the few people on earth who has managed to miss this one, I definitely recommend going out and renting it right now. Rated R (by 1983 standards; minus brief nudity, today it would be rated PG), Vacation is a movie you can feel comfortable watching with your kids. After all, I saw it when I was five years old, and it turned out well for me! Due to its status as a cult comedy classic, as well as its endless laughs, National Lampoon’s Vacation is definitely a must-see movie. Do not miss it…

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