The Great Outdoors

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

Scripted by the extraordinarily prolific John Hughes, directed by Howard Deutch (Hughes's collaborator on PRETTY IN PINK and SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL), and starring John Candy and Dan Aykroyd, this disappointing comedy should have been much funnier given the talent of those involved. Candy, a genial Chicago auto parts salesman, takes his family to Peck's...read more

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The Great Outdoors - Official Trailer
00:35 — 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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An obnoxious loudmouth ruins his mild-mannered brother-in-law's summer vacation by barging in on his remote mountain cabin getaway.

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Scripted by the extraordinarily prolific John Hughes, directed by Howard Deutch (Hughes's collaborator on PRETTY IN PINK and SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL), and starring John Candy and Dan Aykroyd, this disappointing comedy should have been much funnier given the… (more)

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