National Lampoon's European Vacation
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)

Despite the many adventures they suffered in National Lampoon's Vacation, the Griswold family decides to take another crack at having fun. This time, the doltish clan heads across the Atlantic for a whirlwind vacation after winning a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 2, 2002
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Graceless and only intermittently lit up by lunacy and satire.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

I see London, I see France, I see Chevy do a dumb dance. [Blu-ray]

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Probably the worst of the series. Still provides a few laughs.

Janet Maslin
New York Times

While it's very much a retread, it succeeds in following up the first film's humor with more in a similar vein.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Not as funny as the first, but has its moments

Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

The lowest point on Chevy Chase's career.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Awkward and unamusing and ridiculous in the bad way.

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Fred Topel
About.com

Another great Vacation movie. Typical dumb tourist antics in Eurpoe, and it still works.

Larry Carroll
Countingdown.com

Personally, it's my favorite out of the four Vacation films. Many people don't agree with me, however.


Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
"European Vacation" is the sequel that you always fear will happen from any great film, and this is no exception. After winning a family trip to… More
Phil Hubbs
Solid stuff, very funny in places but very dumb in others. Its hella dated though haha again Chase is making it happen here, the strip club, the German beer… More
Alex roy
European Vacation manages to be a mediocre comedy to a great film by basically recycling ideas explored in the first film and watering them down and in the… More
Martin Sahlin
I can't seem to understand why this would be funny...
Chris Weber
The Griswolds are back, and this time they set their sights on Europe after winning a family feud-style game show. Chevy and Beverly are back, but this time… More
Mike S
Say what you will about Chevy Chase, but I've always enjoyed his style of humor. At least as it comes to his "Vacation" comedies, which I can… More