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.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $27,000,000.00

Revenue $71,320,000.00

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Release Information

  • December 1, 1989
    PG-13, Theatrical



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