Christmas Vacation

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a 1989 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It is the third installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series.

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Franchise Age

Origin:
1989
Age (years):
34

Nostalgia Factor

Someone who was age 5-15 at franchise origin is now:
39
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49
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Search Volume

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Amazon:
17000
Google:
225000
YouTube:
13000

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"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" is a beloved holiday classic that has been warming the hearts of audiences since its release in 1989. Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik and written by John Hughes, the film follows the Griswold family as they prepare for Christmas and all the chaos that comes with it.

Starring Chevy Chase as the bumbling but lovable patriarch Clark Griswold, "Christmas Vacation" is a raucous and hilarious exploration of the highs and lows of the holiday season. From failed attempts to hang Christmas lights to disastrous family gatherings, the film captures the relatable struggles and joys of the season with an irreverent and comedic touch.

But beyond its comedic moments, "Christmas Vacation" is a heartwarming story about family, love, and the importance of coming together during the holidays. With a stellar supporting cast that includes Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, and Juliette Lewis, the film has become a staple of holiday movie-watching and a testament to the enduring power of the Christmas spirit.