National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Yule crack up.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)


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.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik
Writer: John Hughes

Release Date: 1989-12-01
Status: Released
Run time: 97 min / 1:37
Budget: $27,000,000
Revenue: $71,319,546
Production Companies : Hughes Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Chevy Chase
Clark Griswold
Beverly D'Angelo
Ellen Smith Griswold
Randy Quaid
Cousin Eddie
Juliette Lewis
Audry Griswold
Johnny Galecki
Russel 'Rusty' Griswold
John Randolph
Clark Wilhelm Griswold Sr.
Diane Ladd
Nora Griswold
E.G. Marshall
Art Smith
Doris Roberts
Frances Smith
Cody Burger
Cousin Rocky
Ellen Hamilton Latzen
Cousin Ruby Sue
William Hickey
Uncle Lewis
Mae Questel
Aunt Bethany
Miriam Flynn
Cousin Catherine
Sam McMurray
Nicholas Guest
Todd Chester
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Margo Chester
Brian Doyle-Murray
Mr. Frank Shirley
Natalija Nogulich
Mrs. Helen Shirley
Nicolette Scorsese
Devin Bailey
Young Clark Griswold Jr.
Jeremy Roberts
Alexander Folk
Keith MacKechnie
Delivery Boy


Directing Jeremiah S. Chechik Director
Writing John Hughes Screenplay
Production John Hughes Producer
Production Tom Jacobson Producer
Sound Angelo Badalamenti Original Music Composer
Camera Thomas E. Ackerman Director of Photography
Editing Gerald B. Greenberg Editor
Editing Michael A. Stevenson Editor

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