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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation: 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Holiday Movie

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation: 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Holiday Movie
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When absolutely nothing goes according to plan while you are celebrating the holiday season with your family, it is very upsetting. When absolutely nothing goes according to plan when Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) is celebrating the holiday season with his family, in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacationit is uproariously funny.

Believe it or not, there were actually a number of things that did not quite go as planned for the cast and crew while filming the 1989 comedy (which has since become one of the most popular Christmas movies of all time), such as who was was supposed to direct the film at first. Let’s start our round up of behind-the-scenes facts about the making of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation with that intriguing reveal.

Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone.

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Chris Columbus Was Originally Hired To Direct Christmas Vacation

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