The Great Outdoors Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Candy, Dan Aykroyd

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Chet, the big loveable lug, is taking his family to a lakeside house for what he hopes will be a fun family vacation of fishing, boating, swimming and enjoying nature. He certainly does not expect his annoying brother-in-law, Roman, to show up with his wife and strange twin daughters. Roman likes to make Chet look like a fool, especially in front of the kids, and Chet's patience is tested throughout. Though not the funniest comedy, The Great Outdoors is still entertaining, and offers a few memorable scenes John Candy ingesting an enormous steak, and of course, the monstrous bear who stalks the woods and meets an unusual fate in Chet's hands.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   vacation or seeing foreign culture How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing

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