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Vacation Review

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  • 2.0

    out of 100

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Variety Scott Foundas

    Key to the success of the Vacation movies was their underlying sweetness — the sense that, for all their foibles, the Griswolds were a surprisingly functional lot. Families looked up at the screen and saw a version of themselves reflected back. Look at the new Vacation and all that stares back is a great comic void.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper

    I’m all for bawdy, politically incorrect, wildly inappropriate humor — when there are consistent and genuine laughs to be mined from the material. This stuff just sits there like a steaming pile of stuff you walk around.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Stephen Farber

    The filmmakers’ unsubtle style is responsible for killing many of the jokes. But they do succeed with several of the performers.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Ed Helms, a Hangover veteran, is a perfect choice to take over the reins from Chase.

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