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The Great Outdoors (1988)


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Title: The Great Outdoors (1988)

Tagline: The wildlife is wild, but his brother-in-law in unbearable.

Genre: Comedy

Director: Howard Deutch

Cast: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy, Annette Bening, Chris Young, Lucy Deakins, Robert Prosky, Ian Giatti, Hilary Gordon, Rebecca Gordon, Zoaunne LeRoy, Nancy Lenehan, John Bloom, Lewis Arquette, Britt Leach, Cliff Bemis, Paul Hansen, Debra Lee Ortega, Sierra Somerville, Christine Spiotta, Chris Bass, Shirley Harris, Christopher Kinsman, Andy Prosky, Brian Healy, Bart The Bear, Raleigh Bond

Release: 1988-06-17

Runtime: 91

Plot: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman Craig, his wife, Kate, and the couple's two daughters. As the excursion wears on, the Ripleys find themselves at odds with the stuffy Craig family.
The Great Outdoors (1988)


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