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The Great Outdoors (1988) Movie Information

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Howard Deutch


Dan Aykroyd
John Candy
Stephanie Faracy
Annette Bening
Chris Young
Ian Giatti





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A Chicago man is hoping a stay in the wilderness will help bring his less-than-excited family closer together. But when his in-laws drop by, his plans for a peaceful, relaxing vacation get thrown out the window. -- Chris Kavan

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Snoogans 11/06/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Candy and Aykroyd do their usual thing, which makes this a decent comedy.

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If it wasn't for John Candy, this movie would suck.

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Chris Kavan 08/04/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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I'm pretty sure I wore out the video tape I had of this because I watched it so many times growing up. While my tastes have changed, I still think this is a great family comedy with many memorable moments (the Old 96er!)

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