“Christmas Vacation” 1989 comedy film “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik, the movie is the third installment in the National Lampoon’s Vacation film series. It stars Chevy Chase as Clark Griswold, Beverly D’Angelo as Ellen Griswold, and Randy Quaid as Cousin Eddie.
The film follows the Griswold family’s attempts to create the perfect Christmas, with Clark determined to have a memorable and joyful holiday season. However, as is characteristic of the Vacation series, things don’t go as planned, leading to a series of comedic and chaotic events.
The plot involves Clark’s ambitious plan to host a big family Christmas, complete with elaborate decorations and festive activities. However, his dreams are continually thwarted by a variety of mishaps, including issues with the Christmas tree, problematic relatives, and the unexpected arrival of Cousin Eddie.
“Christmas Vacation” has become a holiday classic, beloved for its humor and its portrayal of the challenges and joys that often come with the Christmas season. The film is known for its quotable lines, memorable characters, and slapstick comedy.