National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik Run Time: 97 min. Release Year: 1989
Starring: Beverly D'Angelo, Chevy Chase, John Randolph, Johnny Galecki, Juliette Lewis
It’s Christmastime, 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.