Vacation

What could go wrong?


Vacation
An attempted reboot of the National Lampoon's ''Vacation'' series, this film picks up with the new generation. Following in his father's footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold surprises his wife and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America's ''favorite family fun park,'' Walley World. What could possibly go wrong?

99 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language).
Adventure, Comedy.
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Credits

Cast
Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Mann, Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo
Director
John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein
ScreenplayJonathan M. Goldsteinm, John Francis Daley, using characters by John Hughes
MusicMark Mothersbaugh
CinematographyBarry Peterson
EditingJamie Gross
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2015
Produced byBenderSpink, David Dobkin Productions, New Line Cinema

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageStrong impact, frequent, sexual, glamorised
NudityLow impact, brief, infrequent, non-sexual
SexNone
ViolenceMild to moderate impact, brief, infrequent in a comic context without bloodletting.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyLow impact frequent use of Jesus Christ and Holy (s*** ? - Ed) as an expression/exclamation.
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
2
Music (Inappropriate)
5
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
17 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
1
Violence
3
Sex
4
Language
5
Consumerism
3
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconEen van die swakste flieks van 2015.
0
Cape Times
Steohen Farber quote iconA gross family holiday flick filled with tasteless zingers.
5
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconI can't imagine sitting through it again, even if stuck in a car on a cross-country road trip.
8
Metacritic.com
33 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
143 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconBorrowing a basic storyline from the film that inspired it but forgetting the charm, wit, and heart, Vacation is yet another nostalgia-driven retread that misses the mark.
5
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
9
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconOccasionally funny but mostly crude, rude, and forgettable.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
83 users
12
Rottentomatoes users
28306 users
12
Internet
9942 Netizens quote iconFunny!
13

Average .. 38%

8

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