PG | | Comedy
An overworked air-traffic controller takes his family on a beach vacation but is soon beset by series of mishaps.
The make and model of the Chester family car (which trailered a U-Haul), was a creme-top, brown-body 1979 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Luxury sedan.
Do you have a dustpan or something?
Dan Gardner: You can just leave it sir.
Jack Chester: Good idea, because you might have a guest this summer and they have a dog and this is excellent stuff.
After kicking out the guy watching the "Smurfs", the cigarettes on the bed change positions between shots while the dog is laying in bed next to them.
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 (USA) (11 August 1985)