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The Great Outdoors

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6.7/10
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71/100
Comedy Rated: 7+ (PG)19881h 31mOn: Free Services Tags: Friendship Holiday Animal 
Country: America

It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman Craig, his wife, Kate, and the couple's two daughters. As the excursion wears on, the Ripleys find themselves at odds with the stuffy Craig family.The Great Outdoors featuring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy is free on Peacock, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a comedy movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (38,845 votes) and was not well received by critics.

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Available to watch free online (Peacock).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#5,535 Ranked Movie

#160 Ranked in Holiday Movies

#271 Ranked in Feel-good Movies

#1797 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Great Outdoors has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (38,845 votes) and was not well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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