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Vacation (2015)

Review by CJ

Vacation

Director:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein

Starring:
Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins

Other notable appearances:
Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Chris Hemsworth, a prosthetic penis in Chris Hemsworth’s underwear, Leslie Mann, Ron Livingston, Keegan-Michael Key, Regina Hall, Michael Peña, Charlie Day, Norman Reedus, Seal

Running time:
99 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
We’re the Millers, The Hangover, Horrible Bosses

 

When Rusty Griswold (Helms) discovers his wife (Applegate) and sons (Gisondo and Stebbins) are sick of their usual vacation to a cabin in the woods, he decides to recreate a trip from his childhood. The Griswolds are going to Walley World! … Again!

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We’re the Millers (2013)

Review by CJ

We're The Millers

Director:
Rawson Marshall Thurber

Starring:
Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter

Other notable appearances:
Ed Helms

Running time:
110 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Hangover (2009), Horrible Bosses (2011), The Change-Up (2011)

 

David Clark (Sudeikis) is a small time drug dealer who, thanks to being robbed, owes his boss Brad Gurdlinger (Helms) a lot of money that he doesn’t have. As it happens, Brad has a “smidge” of marijuana he needs shipped into the US from Mexico. He gives David the task of moving the shipment to make up for the money he owes. To appear less conspicuous, David puts together the “Millers”, a fake family he plans on travelling with comprised of stripper Rose (Aniston), dweeby virgin Kenny (Poulter) and sassy runaway Casey (Roberts).

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