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The Great Outdoors 1988

  • 1988-06-17
  • 91 mins
  • Howard Deutch
  • John Hughes
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Holiday
The wildlife is wild, but his brother-in-law in unbearable.

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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