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The Great Outdoors



The Great Outdoors
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PG,1hr 31min
June 17, 1988
Universal Pictures
Synopsis: In the John Hughes-scripted The Great Outdoors, John Candy stars as Chet Ripley, an oafish paterfamilias who takes his family on a vacation at a lakeside resort. Their enjoyment is seriously compromised when brother-in-law Roman Craig (Dan Aykroyd) shows up with his wife and kiddies. The rest of the film is an ongoing war between Ripley's carefree aggregation and Craig's obnoxiously prissy brood, and making things worse, a driving rainstorm forces both families to remain under one roof well-past ... Full Synopsis
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Roman Craig
Chet Ripley
Connie Ripley
Kate Craig
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