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National  Lampoon's Vacation

Six Days Seven Nights


National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

National Lampoon's Vacation DVD cover

This cult comedy classic hardly requires my personal review, as virtually every comedy buff in the nation has seen it (at least once).  While I am generally not a fan of “screwball comedies,” and gross-out humor in particular, Vacation is firmly grounded in the almost guaranteed foibles of a family vacation, that most everyone who has “been there” will identify with. (full review)




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