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National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,400,000Details
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  5. Video Sales
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,616 $49,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,462 $49,400,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 405 $49,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 561 $49,400,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 257 $49,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 344 $49,400,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 26th, 1985 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: July 28th, 1998 by Warner Home Video, released as National Lampoons European Vacation
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Franchise: National Lampoon's Vacation
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Keywords: Family Vacations, Road Trip
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 956 $511,067 Sep 20, 1985 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,093 $648,166 Sep 13, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,209 $947,345 Sep 6, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,134 $1,778,527 Aug 30, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,640 $1,737,909 Aug 23, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,708 $2,731,969 Aug 16, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,717 $4,308,386 Aug 9, 1985 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,516 $7,365,477 Aug 2, 1985 10
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 382 $12,329,627 Jul 26, 1985 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,503 $12,329,627 Jul 26, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,879 1,546 Jul 26, 1985 3

Cast

Robbie Coltrane    Man in the Bathroom
   Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr.
Beverly D'Angelo    Ellen Griswold
Eric Idle    Bike Rider
Dana Hill    Audrey Griswold
Jason Lively    Russell 'Rusty' Griswold
John Astin    Kent Winkdale
Mel Smith    Hotel Manager

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/07/26 1 $12,329,627   1,546 $7,975   $12,329,627 3
1985/08/02 2 $7,365,477 -40% 1,546 $4,764   $27,368,115 10
1985/08/09 4 $4,308,386 -42% 1,547 $2,785   $35,719,129 17
1985/08/16 7 $2,731,969 -37% 1,350 $2,024   $40,721,691 24
1985/08/23 8 $1,737,909 -36% 1,082 $1,606   $43,911,105 31
1985/08/30 11 $1,778,527 +2% 994 $1,789   $46,485,198 38
1985/09/06 13 $947,345 -47% 855 $1,108   $47,727,631 45
1985/09/13 14 $648,166 -32% 747 $868   $48,645,843 52
1985/09/20 15 $511,067 -21% 599 $853   $49,364,621 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/07/26 1 $20,002,638   1,546 $12,938   $20,002,638 7
1985/08/02 2 $11,408,105 -43% 1,546 $7,379   $31,410,743 14
1985/08/09 4 $6,578,979 -42% 1,547 $4,253   $37,989,722 21
1985/08/16 7 $4,183,474 -36% 1,350 $3,099   $42,173,196 28
1985/08/23 9 $2,533,475 -39% 1,082 $2,341   $44,706,671 35
1985/08/30 12 $2,073,615 -18% 994 $2,086   $46,780,286 42
1985/09/06 12 $1,217,391 -41% 855 $1,424   $47,997,677 49
1985/09/13 14 $855,877 -30% 747 $1,146   $48,853,554 56