National Lampoon's Vacation

1983

Harold Ramis
Director
Warner Brothers
Studio

The first of four comedy features with the Griswold family. In this one the family are on their way to Walley World.One of the more quotable comedies of the 80s, thanks in large part to great performances from Quaid, Coca and Candy.

For the other three films in the series starring Chevy Chase see also: National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), National Lampoon's Vegas Vacation (1997)


National Lampoon's Vacation
29th July 1983
Cinema




1.85:1

National Lampoon's Vacation
29th July 1997
DVD




1.33:1




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Chevy Chase
Clark W. Griswold
Beverly D'Angelo
Ellen Griswold
Imogene Coca
Aunt Edna
Randy Quaid
Cousin Eddie
Anthony Michael Hall
Rusty Griswold
Dana Barron
Audrey Griswold
Eddie Bracken
Roy Walley
Brian Doyle-Murray
Kamp Komfort Clerk
Miriam Flynn
Cousin Catherine
James Keach
Motorcycle Cop
Eugene Levy
Car Salesman (Ed)
Frank McRae
Grover
John Candy
Russ Lasky
Christie Brinkley
Girl in Ferrari
Jane Krakowski
Cousin Vicki
John P. Navin Jr.
Cousin Dale
(as John Navin)
Nathan Cook
Man Giving Directions
Christopher Jackson
Pimp
Mickey Jones
Mechanic
John Diehl
Assistant Mechanic
Jeannie Dimter Barton
Dodge City Cashier
Randy Lowell
'Wyatt Earp'
(as Randolph Dreyfuss)
Virgil Wyaco II
Indian
Gerry Black
Davenport
James Staley
Motel Desk Clerk
Adelaide Wilder
Car Hop
Tessa Richarde
Motel Guest
Fritz Ford
Neighbor
Eric Stacey, Jr.
Neighbor
Scott Perry
SWAT Leader
Dennis Freeman
Policeman
[actually Head of Security]
Michael Talbott
Cowboy
[scene apparently deleted]
John Craigmile
Camel Rider
[scene apparently deleted]
Tony Epper
Trucker (Near Hit & Run Victim)
(uncredited)
Unknown
Dodge City Bartender
Unknown
Eddie Jr.
Violet Ramis
Daisy Mabel
(uncredited)
Unknown
Baby
Lorenzo Salviati
Bar Piano Player
(uncredited)
Harold Ramis
Voice: Marty Moose
(uncredited)
Harold Ramis
Voice: Policeman Speaking to Walley
(uncredited)
Popeye the Dog
Dinky
(uncredited)
Gateway Arch
Itself

Dave Wright: Screencaps & Notes