97 minutes — PG, 35mm, Jeremiah S. Chechik, United States, 1989
The late, great John Hughes wrote this, the third Griswold family misadventure. This tinsel-trimmed installment finds Chevy Chase dreaming of using his year-end bonus to buy a swimming pool, and attempting to organize the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny f-ing Kaye. It doesn’t go so well.
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