Overview

It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going knowing that his Christmas bonus is due soon.

  1. Jeremiah S. Chechik

    Director

  2. John Hughes

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chevy Chase

    Chevy Chase

    Clark Griswold

  2. Beverly D'Angelo

    Beverly D'Angelo

    Ellen Smith Griswold

  3. Randy Quaid

    Randy Quaid

    Cousin Eddie

  4. Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis

    Audry Griswold

  5. Johnny Galecki

    Johnny Galecki

    Russel 'Rusty' Griswold

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Status Released

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  • December 1, 1989
    PG-13
    Theatrical

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    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $27,000,000.00

Revenue $71,319,546.00

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