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Vegas Vacation (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $36,470,465Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 14th, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: May 21st, 2013 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG for sensuality, language and thematic elements
Franchise: National Lampoon's Vacation
National Lampoon
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Keywords: Family Vacations
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 16th Weekend 1,325 $29,168 May 30, 1997 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 783 $138,646 May 23, 1997 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 909 $141,392 May 16, 1997 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 592 $298,450 May 9, 1997 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 504 $413,833 May 2, 1997 80
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,890 $35,797 Apr 18, 1997 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,984 $52,057 Apr 11, 1997 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,365 $147,422 Apr 4, 1997 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,231 $272,667 Mar 28, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,848 $773,936 Mar 21, 1997 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,737 $1,573,032 Mar 14, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,894 $2,386,903 Mar 7, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,602 $4,558,084 Feb 28, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,728 $6,549,243 Feb 21, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic February Weekend 194 $12,837,927 Feb 14, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,429 $12,837,927 Feb 14, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,171 2,054 Feb 14, 1997 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,043 $36,470,465 Feb 14, 1997 0

Cast

Randy Quaid    Cousin Eddie
   Clark W. Griswold
Ethan Embry    Rusty Griswold
Beverly D'Angelo    Ellen Priscilla Ruth Smith Griswold
Wallace Shawn    Marty
Larry Hankin    Preacher
Julia Sweeney    Mirage Reception Person
Julio Oscar Mechoso    Limo Driver
Sid Caesar    Mr. Ellis

Production and Technical Credits

Sound Effects Editor    Dan Hegeman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/02/14 4 $12,837,927   2,054 $6,250   $12,837,927 3
1997/02/21 5 $6,549,243 -49% 2,070 $3,164   $21,279,992 10
1997/02/28 7 $4,558,084 -30% 2,070 $2,202   $27,252,589 17
1997/03/07 9 $2,386,903 -48% 1,873 $1,274   $30,607,818 24
1997/03/14 15 $1,573,032 -34% 1,534 $1,025   $32,901,588 31
1997/03/21 18 $773,936 -51% 1,102 $702   $34,107,889 38
1997/03/28 28 $272,667 -65% 540 $505   $34,651,936 45
1997/04/04 37 $147,422 -46% 267 $552   $34,916,305 52
1997/04/11 52 $52,057 -65% 92 $566   $35,001,584 59
1997/04/18 57 $35,797 -31% 80 $447   $35,047,243 66
1997/05/02 17 $413,833   621 $666   $35,490,292 80
1997/05/09 15 $298,450 -28% 487 $613   $35,919,290 87
1997/05/16 27 $141,392 -53% 348 $406   $36,164,939 94
1997/05/23 31 $138,646 -2% 175 $792   $36,373,431 101
1997/05/30 55 $29,168 -79% 48 $608   $36,429,528 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/02/14 4 $14,730,749   2,054 $7,172   $14,730,749 7
1997/02/21 5 $7,963,756 -46% 2,070 $3,847   $22,694,505 14
1997/02/28 7 $5,526,410 -31% 2,070 $2,670   $28,220,915 21
1997/03/07 9 $3,107,641 -44% 1,873 $1,659   $31,328,556 28
1997/03/14 15 $2,005,397 -35% 1,534 $1,307   $33,333,953 35
1997/03/21 20 $1,045,316 -48% 1,102 $949   $34,379,269 42
1997/03/28 29 $389,614 -63% 540 $722   $34,768,883 49
1997/04/04 39 $180,644 -54% 267 $677   $34,949,527 56
1997/04/11 52 $61,919 -66% 92 $673   $35,011,446 63
1997/05/02 16 $544,381   621 $877   $35,620,840 84
1997/05/09 15 $402,707 -26% 487 $827   $36,023,547 91
1997/05/16 26 $211,238 -48% 348 $607   $36,234,785 98
1997/05/23 32 $165,575 -22% 175 $946   $36,400,360 105