National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,319,546Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 1st, 1989 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: November 18th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Franchise: National Lampoon's Vacation
Keywords: Christmas, Family Vacations
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/12/01 2 $11,750,203   1,744 $6,738   $11,750,203 3
1989/12/08 2 $9,499,450 -19% 1,744 $5,447   $24,274,464 10
1989/12/15 1 $7,233,119 -24% 1,950 $3,709   $33,643,086 17
1989/12/22 1 $7,007,789 -3% 1,950 $3,594   $44,112,377 24
1989/12/29 5 $8,090,947 +15% 1,901 $4,256   $57,789,938 31
1990/01/05 8 $3,326,878 -59% 1,846 $1,802   $62,481,913 38

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/10/200618271,439 365,630$4,068,871$5,470,433473
11/11/20072862,971 1,050,391$943,935$15,735,000521
12/9/200730123,411 1,640,241$1,849,931$23,835,387525
11/15/20091767,089 2,222,009$841,296$31,322,365626
11/29/200925191,049 2,413,058$1,862,728$33,185,093628
12/6/20091798,923-48% 2,511,981$1,146,923$34,332,016629
12/13/200920158,205+60% 2,670,186$1,756,740$36,088,756630
12/27/200925131,655 2,816,889$1,307,242$37,551,203632
12/19/201020160,085 3,047,819$1,659,841$39,973,792683
12/4/201114122,416 3,205,628$1,064,028$41,444,411733
12/11/201114109,075-11% 3,314,703$926,101$42,370,513734
12/18/201117128,739+18% 3,443,442$1,160,312$43,530,824735
11/11/20122147,046 3,551,610$420,732$44,512,605782
11/18/20121646,833n/c3,598,443$449,925$44,962,530783
12/2/20127245,770 3,845,761$2,316,923$47,294,180785
12/9/20129148,595-40% 3,994,356$1,372,631$48,666,811786
12/16/201212152,532+3% 4,146,888$1,292,922$49,959,734787
12/23/201220132,320-13% 4,279,208$1,270,179$51,229,913788
11/24/20131730,111 4,383,307$245,835$52,283,340836
12/15/201314118,560 4,531,773$1,163,607$53,724,955839

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/13/20091717,217 35,172$537,701$1,122,263630
11/11/2012197,010 328,896$70,100$9,526,698782
12/9/20121737,269 430,505$372,688$10,542,792786
12/16/20121652,450+41% 482,955$524,497$11,067,289787
12/23/20122058,482+12% 541,437$3,136,373$14,203,662788

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Cast

Diane Ladd    Nora Griswold
Randy Quaid    Cousin Eddie
Chevy Chase    Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr.
Juliette Lewis    Audrey Griswold
Beverly D'Angelo    Ellen Griswold
Brian Doyle-Murray    Mr. Frank Shirley
Julia Louis-Dreyfus    Margo Chester
Doris Roberts    Frances
E.G. Marshall    Art Smith
William Hickey    Uncle Lewis

Production and Technical Credits

Sound Editor    Victoria Sampson
Sound Editor    Dan Hegeman