National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$71,319,526
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$11,750,203
1,744 theaters
Release DateDec 1, 1989
Running Time1 hr 37 min
GenresComedy
In Release396 days/56 weeks
Widest Release1,950 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 1-3
Post-Thanksgiving
2$11,750,203-1,744-$6,737$11,750,2031
Dec 8-102$9,299,450-20.9%1,744-$5,332$24,074,4642
Dec 15-171$7,233,119-22.2%1,950+206$3,709$33,643,0863
Dec 22-25
Christmas long wknd
1$7,007,789-1,950-$3,593$44,112,377-
Dec 29-Jan 1, 1990
New Year's long wknd
5$8,090,947-1,901-$4,256$57,789,938-
Jan 5-710$3,326,878-1,846-$1,802$62,481,9136
Jan 12-1416$2,006,333-39.7%1,482-364$1,353$65,159,8177
Jan 19-2115$1,152,212-42.6%1,052-430$1,095$66,877,8008
Jan 26-285$4,097,708+255.6%---$71,319,5269