Ed Helms and Christina Applegate star in the sequel-slash-reboot of writer/director John Hughes’ classic comedy ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ (1983) that starred Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo. Watch the movie trailers. See the photos and posters below! In the new film, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to Walley World.
Release Date: October 9, 2015
Studio: New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Screenwriter: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Cast: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Mann, Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Charlie Day, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Elizabeth Gillies, Regina Hall, Keegan-Michael Key
Running Time: 1 hr. 39 min.
MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content and language throughout, and brief graphic nudity.
Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Christina Applegate), and their two sons James (Skyler Gisondo) and Kevin (Steele Stebbins) with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold from the classic “Vacation” comedies.