The Great Outdoors Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 4071

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 104

Theatrical Release Date: 06/17/1988

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Howard Deutch

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

Plot: 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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Rating of
2.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/06/2011

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

Rating of
2/4

sapien - wrote on 02/18/2009

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

Rating of
3/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/04/2007

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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