Vacation

Synopsis: The Griswold family are on a quest. A quest to a Walley World theme park for a family vacation, but things aren't going to go exactly as planned, especially when Clark Griswold is losing all thought towards a mysterious blonde in a red Ferrari.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Director(s): Harold Ramis
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
 
IMDB:
7.4
Metacritic:
55
Rotten Tomatoes:
93%
R
Year:
1983
98 min
2,432 Views


in the mornings and evenings...

...and a few hours on the weekends.

Someday I'll wake up and realize

my babies have grown up!

And then what?

I just thought it would be

easier to fly.

Nothing that is worthwhile

is easy, Ellen.

We know that.

Kids?

Do you want to see the trip plan?

Not now, we're playing a game!

Okay, shut off the video games.

Come on, Russ. Shut it off.

I know you'll enjoy this. I've worked

out the whole trip on the computer...

...so that we get the maximum amount

of fun time at Walley World...

...without missing any

of the good stuff along the way.

Here we go! There's us.

And there's Walley World!

Now, let's just take a look at Day One.

Shall we?

Honey, come on in!

We're going to do Day One!

Okay, now, there's the Family Truckster

as we leave Chicago.

Rusty, please, do not eat the Truckster!

Russ, do you mind? I'm trying to work

this out here on the computer.

Okay, Audrey. Thank you, Audrey.

That's just great.

Look out, Dad, here I come.

All right, that's enough, Russ.

Okay, now,

I think we're moving further...

Good shot, Audrey.

Dad, I forgot. Why aren't we flying?

Because getting there is half the fun!

You know that!

I turned off the water,

the stove, the heat and the air.

Locked the door and notified the police.

Stopped the newspapers.

I called to get the grass cut.

Did I put the timers

on the living room lights?

Don't forget the mail...

So long!

Drive careful now, Clark!

Watch those freeways!

Good-bye!

I know I've forgotten something.

Walley World, here we come!

"Mockingbird, tell me, everybody

"Have you heard?

"He's gonna buy me...

"A mockingbird

"And if that mockingbird don't sing

"He's gonna buy me a diamond ring

"And if that diamond ring don't shine

"He's surely gonna break

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