The Great Outdoors

85
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1988
  • Running time: 91 min
The unannounced arrival of obnoxious relatives turns a Chicago family's idyllic country vacation into a nightmare. Weak script is aided by fine cast!
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The unannounced arrival of obnoxious relatives turns a Chicago family's idyllic country vacation into a nightmare. Weak script is aided by fine cast!

Original Release

06/17/1988

US Release

06/17/1988

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Cast

Directors

Howard Deutch

Writers

John Hughes

Cast

John Candy Chet Ripley
Dan Aykroyd Roman Craig
Annette Bening Kate Craig
Stephanie Faracy Connie Ripley
Chris Young Buck Ripley
Ian Michael Giatti Ben Ripley
Hilary Gordon Cara Craig
Rebecca Gordon Mara Craig
Robert Prosky Wally
Zoaunne LeRoy Juanita
Lucy Deakins Cammie
Nancy Lenehan Waitress
Lewis Arquette Herm
Bart the Bear The Bald-Headed Bear / The Bald-Headed Bear (Jody)
John Bloom Jimbo
Britt Leach Reg
Cliff Bemis Boat Yard Owner
Paul Hansen Hot Dog Vendor
Debra Lee Ortega Dancing Biker Girl
Sierra Somerville Girl in Arcade

Producers

John Hughes Executive Producer
Tom Jacobson Executive Producer
Arne Schmidt Producer
Stephen Lim Producer
Elena Spiotta Producer

Editors

Seth Flaum, William D. Gordean, Tom Rolf

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