National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Movie Review Summary

Actors: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

In this christmas comedy the Griswold's invite several family members over for christmas. Of course chaos ensues. The father wants everything to be perfect for christmas, but everything keeps messing up. As time goes by the father realizes the true meaning of christmas.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

The third installment in the National Lampoon vacation series, finds the Griswolds celebrating Christmas with other family members coming from elsewhere. When Clark finds out that he won't receive a holiday bonus, he loses his mind. Clark also plugs too many lights in the house, and sets the tree on fire. And the movie ends with the whole family singing The Star-Spangled Banner. This is a deserving, if a little crazy, holiday classic.
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Script Analysis of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   holiday comedy How much humor v. drama    -   Lot of humor, but significant serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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