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The Great Outdoors (1988)  link to The Great Outdoors on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 530

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IMDb Rating:
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6.6/10 (29342 votes)

Country: USA, 1h 31min

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Comedy

Director(s): Howard Deutch

Cast: Dan Aykroyd (as Roman Craig), John Candy (as Chet Ripley), Stephanie Faracy (as Connie Ripley), Annette Bening (as Kate Craig), Chris Young (as Buck Ripley)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: Big-hearted Chicago family man Chet has brought his family to a lakeside resort area, and although his wife and kids aren't quite as excited as he is, Chet has high hopes for the vacation. However, his optimism is sabotaged when his obnoxious brother-in-law Roman drops in unexpectedly, along with his snooty, strange family. Chet and his family try to stay open-minded, but they find it difficult to relax and enjoy themselves because of the constant annoyance of Roman's presence.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1