• 2015
  • US
  • 1h 39min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Francis Daley/Jonathan M Goldstein
  • Written by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein
  • Cast: Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth, Charlie Day
  • UK release: 13 November 2015

Rusty Griswold (Helms), the now-grown son of the repeatedly-vacationing Griswold clan, is determined to show his family a good time. Broad but refreshing reboot of the franchise, with plenty of solid laughs, especially from Applegate as Rusty's wife Debbie, although there's too much reliance on crude language.

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The Griswolds are back for this solidly funny reboot / sequel, with Ed Helms

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