National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Reviews

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October 25, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Sequence after sequence seems to contain all the necessary material, to be well on the way toward a payoff, and then it somehow doesn't work.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 13, 2001
One of the great unanswered questions in Hollywood is how Chevy Chase still gets work.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
November 20, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 3, 2003
...a roller-coaster ride of hilarity, poignancy, vulgarity, and just plain dumbness.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
May 11, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 9, 2003
There never, ever should've been more than one of these movies.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 17, 2001
As always the visual gags are more prevalent then the verbal ones, and are lit up in neon so you can't miss them.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
Many of those episodic moments, particularly in the film's first half, are hilarious. But as picture goes along there are far too many dry spells.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 20, 2003
The new film does little more than reintroduce these familiar characters (with new actors playing the children, who would otherwise be college age by now) and let them get on one another's nerves in earnest.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
June 6, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
August 8, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
November 7, 2011
[A] fairly perfect blend... of cartoon violence and mayhem and the pleasant lightness of a Christmas movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 25, 2009
John Hughes wrote the screenplay for this silly, warm little guilty pleasure that nails most of the trials and tribulations of spending the holidays with family.
November 27, 2007
Solid family fare with plenty of yocks.
September 26, 2003
the last funny installment of the series
| Original Score: 3.5/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Christmas Vacation never quite reaches the levels of suburban-angst rage that other Vacation movies do, but it does have its moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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