Ed Helms plays Rusty Griswold, now all grown up, married to Christina Applegate, and with two boys of his own. He suffers from feelings of inadequacy because, well, in some ways he’s pretty inadequate. To try to bring his dysfunctional family back together, he piles them into the worst rental car ever (seriously, worse than the family truckster) and sets out on a cross-country trip to Walley World, echoing his memory of his vacation with his family long past (RE: National Lampoon’s Vacation).
This Next Generation movie doesn’t miss many opportunities to remind us of that original film which is sometimes good, sometimes really really bad. Listen to Beau, Sarah and Chris give their take on it.