PG-13 | | Comedy
This is one of three films released in 1989 to feature an animated title sequence. The others being Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) and Troop Beverly Hills (1989).
Mr. Frank Shirley:
I have never been treated like this in my life.
Ellen: I'm sorry. This is our family's first kidnapping.
When Clark cuts down his own pine tree in the front yard, the way the tree fell through the neighbor's window implied the tree was in the rear yard.
The opening credits feature a cartoon of Santa delivering the Griswold family's Christmas presents while also getting electrocuted, hit by bricks, setting his pants on fire, falling into the snow and being chased by a rolling snowman head
The UK PG Blu Ray version has the uncut Danny Kaye line.
$11,750,203 3 December 1989
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