The Great Outdoors

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The Great Outdoors

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The Great Outdoors

Release Date: June 17, 1988

Year    :   1988
Slogan    :   «The wildlife is wild, but his brother-in-law in unbearable.»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures, Hughes Entertainment
Director    :   Howard Deutch
Producers    :   Arne Schmidt, John Hughes, Charles Newirth, Judith Weiner, Tom Jacobson, Stephen Lim, Elena Spiotta
Writers    :   John Hughes
RunTime    :   91 mins.
Budget    :   24000000
Revenue    :   43455230

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.

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