National Lampoon's Vacation 38 years old

Every summer Chevy Chase takes his family on a little trip. This year he went too far.

National Lampoon's Vacation

Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.

Credits

National Lampoon's Vacation Cast

Name Character
Anthony Michael Hall He was 15, now 54 years old as Rusty Griswold
Chevy Chase He was 39, now 78 years old as Clark Griswold
John Candy He was 32, 43 years old when he died as Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld
Jane Krakowski She was 14, now 53 years old as Cousin Vicki
Brian Doyle-Murray He was 37, now 76 years old as Kamp Komfort Clerk
Frank McRae He was 39, now 78 years old as Grover
Harold Ramis He was 38, 69 years old when he died as Car salesman (voice) (uncredited)
Eddie Bracken He was 68, 87 years old when he died as Roy Walley
Eugene Levy He was 36, now 75 years old as Car Salesman
Dana Barron She was 17, now 56 years old as Audrey Griswold
Imogene Coca She was 74, 92 years old when she died as Aunt Edna
Henry Gibson He was 47, 73 years old when he died as Hotel clerk (uncredited)
Mickey Jones He was 42, 76 years old when he died as Mechanic
James Keach He was 35, now 74 years old as Motorcycle Cop
John Diehl He was 33, now 72 years old as Assistant Mechanic
Miriam Flynn She was 32, now 71 years old as Cousin Catherine
Randy Quaid He was 32, now 71 years old as Cousin Eddie
John P. Navin, Jr. He was 15, now 53 years old as Cousin Dale
Randy Lowell as Wyatt Earp
Michael Talbott He was 28, now 67 years old as Cowboy
Christie Brinkley She was 29, now 68 years old as The Girl in the Ferrari
Beverly D'Angelo She was 31, now 70 years old as Ellen Griswold

National Lampoon's Vacation Crew

Name Department
Pembroke J. Herring as Editor. He was 53 (now 92) years old Editing
Victor J. Kemper as Director of Photography. He was 56 (now 95) years old Camera
Ralph Burns as Original Music Composer. He was 61 (79) years old when He died Sound
John Hughes as Screenplay. He was 33 (59) years old when He died Writing
Matty Simmons as Producer. Production
National Lampoon's Vacation poster
National Lampoon's Vacation (38 years)

Every summer Chevy Chase takes his family on a little trip. This year he went too far.

  • Release day: Thursday, July 28, 1983
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Budget: 15000000.00
  • Revenue: 61399552.00