PG | | Comedy
An overworked air-traffic controller takes his family on a beach vacation but is soon beset by series of mishaps.
This was not the first time that actors John Candy, John Larroquette and Lois Hamilton (the woman who played the Chesters' next door neighbor - and kept showing everyone her newly implanted breasts) have worked on a film together. They all appear in the comedy Stripes (1981).
I just made some fresh lemonade. Why don't you come on over and have some?
Jack Chester: Oh, no.
Vicki: Oh, come on!
Jack Chester: No. I wouldn't want to impose.
Vicki: Impose! What are neighbors for? Come on.
During the middle of the movie when Jack is shown sleeping his hangover off after a night of drinking with Scully, he has an earring in his right ear. However, during the final scene when Jack's boat (the barnacle) is passing Mr Pellet's boat we see a close up of Jacks face in which his earring is in his left ear.
Pictures of the family are shown during end credits
There are many scenes that were cut from the movie that mostly dealt with the development of John Candy's character and the family before the vacation. There is about 5 minutes snipped out of the first 15-20 min of the film. They include:
$5,754,259 11 August 1985