National Lampoon's Vacation - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

National Lampoon's Vacation Reviews

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 26, 2005
sublimely silly
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 16, 2004
Funny Griswold adventures. Don't forget Aunt Edna's dog!
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The result is a confident humor and throwaway style that helps sustain the laughs -- of which there are quite a few.
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal
September 18, 2003
Chevy Chase is hilarious as the dad obsessed with having a good time.
Full Review| Original Score: B
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
August 8, 2003
Every bit as fun as you remember.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Greg Muskewitz
eFilmCritic.com
July 10, 2003
Gimmick-y, sitcom-type fun.
| Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
May 20, 2003
Agreeable star comedy.
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com
March 21, 2003
The first and the best, only rivaled by CHRISTMAS VACATION. Revel in the days when Chase was funny!
| Original Score: 4/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
September 17, 2002
Do you remember when Chevy Chase was funny? Yeah, (sigh), me too.
| Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
August 4, 2002
Oh, is this a guilty pleasure. It's also the first R rated movie featuring nudity that I was allowed to see at the theater, which may have something to do with my fond memories of the picture.
| Original Score: 4/5
Robert Levin
Critic's Notebook
May 2, 2009
| Original Score: 2/5
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
November 24, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
October 23, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 22, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
Film Threat
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
April 2, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
February 11, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
June 16, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
October 9, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 29, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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