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Vacation movie quotes reboot the classic National Lampoon's Vacation film series with a new, modern installment following one family's road trip to Walley World. The comedy was written and directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein using the premise of the 1983 movie for inspiration. With Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo reprising their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold, Vacation opened in theaters on July 29, 2015.

In Vacation, Griswold son Rusty (Ed Helms) is now an adult with a wife and family of his own. He dreams about taking his family, including wife Debbie (Christina Applegate) and sons James (Skyler Gisondo) and Kevin (Steele Stebbins) on a cross-country road trip to the Walley World amusement park, just like the trip he took 30 years earlier in the original film.

So Rusty packs up the family in a fancy new, albeit odd foreign, car and they set off on vacation. Of course the hijinks, odd meetings with new characters and laughs follow, including when they visit Rusty's sister, Audrey (Leslie Mann), and her quite open husband, Stone Crandall (Chris Hemsworth).

Vacation cameos include those form Charlie Day, Ron Livingston, Norman Reedus, Keegan-Michael Key, Regina Hall, Nick Kroll, Michael Pena, Colin Hanks and many others as the film opens alongside the likes of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Pixels, Southpaw, and Ant-Man.
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Stella, Do You Like School?


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James Griswold: Sheila, Sheila, do you like school this year?
Sheila Peterson: It's okay.
Kevin Griswold: 'So, do you like school this year?' That's seriously what you sound like. Just shut up.

Youngest son Kevin never spares any opportunity to pick on older brother James and this interaction, when the family has dinner with the Peterson family, is no exception.
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You Must Be the Fung Family


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Chad: Hi, folks! You must be the Fung family.
Debbie Griswold: Huh?
Chad: I'm just messing with you. Look at that guy's face. He's like, 'Fungs?'
Kevin Griswold: Stop talking to me.

When the Griswolds arrive to do some whitewater rafting, guide Chad makes a (bad) joke to get them started with some levity. Youngest son Kevin is not amused.
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We're Driving to Walley World


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Rusty Griswold: This family is in a rut. We gotta shake things up. We're driving to Walley World.
Debbie Griswold: What?
Rusty Griswold: My trip to Walley World as a kid was the best time I ever had.
Debbie Griswold: You want to redo your vacation from 30 years ago?
Rusty Griswold: We're not redoing anything.
James Griswold: I've never even heard of the original Vacation.
Rusty Griswold: Doesn't matter! The new Vacation will stand on its own.

Rusty explains to his family why he wants to take them on a cross-country road trip to an aging theme park. Son James points out that he's never heard of the original film, to which father Rusty explains doesn't matter as this will stand alone. How meta.
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Family is the Most Important Thing


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Audrey Griswold-Crandall: What kind of asshole would drive his family cross country?
Rusty Griswold: Audrey, dad wanted us to be close and that's all I want for my family.
Stone Crandall: Family is the most important thing there is.

Rusty's sister, Audrey, mocks Rusty for taking his family to Walley World, just like they went as kids with their folks. Audrey's hubby, Stone, chimes in and things get awkward fast.