Johnson Family Vacation Synopsis
An annual cross-country trip turns disastrous for a feuding family on their way to a reunion.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
I'd like to believe I could watch ­Cedric the Entertainer all day long. The tedious comedy Johnson Family Vacation puts a strain on...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Mild in both humor and impact, this well-cast comedy should provide welcome diversion during the holidays for audiences looking for a...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie itself is genial and unfocused and tired.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Too bad first-time director Christopher Erskin, who cut his teeth on music videos and commercials, took so many predictable turns on this...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Strands Cedric the Entertainer behind the wheel and forces him to motor a collection of laugh-and-learn wacky situations by sheer force of...
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
If laughs are the currency of any comedy, then this one pays minimum wage and, worse, makes you work damn hard even for that pittance.
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38

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Lame.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Boring, mediocre movie.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Apart from Williams' presence, director Christopher Erskin's feature debut isn't worth the price of submission. It's not a road trip; it's...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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Nearly a scene-for-scene rip-off of "National Lampoon's Summer Vacation" -- where the only substantive change from the original is a...
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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 15 & under This charmless movie not for children.
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