European Vacation, National Lampoon's

Lists: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Slapstick comedy

Brief Synopsis: "The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays in countries where they CAN speak the language."

Overall Ranking: 3187 (Rank from 1985: # 18)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 20%
Burnt 20%


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    CinemaVisitor Erik75
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    People Involved

  • Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold)
  • Beverly DAngelo (Ellen Griswold)
  • Dana Hill (Audrey Griswold)
  • Jason Lively (Russell Rusty Griswold)
  • Mel Smith (Hotel Manager)
  • William Zabka (Jack)
  • Amy Heckerling (Director)
  • John Hughes (Director)