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Johnson Family Vacation (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 7 April 2004 (USA)
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AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their ... See full summary »

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Christopher Erskin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cedric the Entertainer ... Nate Johnson / Uncle Earl
Vanessa Williams ... Dorothy Johnson
Solange ... Nikki Johnson (as Solange Knowles)
Shad Moss ... D.J. Johnson (as Bow Wow)
Gabby Soleil Gabby Soleil ... Destiny Johnson
Shannon Elizabeth ... Chrishelle Rene Boudreau
Steve Harvey ... Mack Johnson
Aloma Wright ... Glorietta Johnson
Shari Headley ... Jacqueline
Jennifer Freeman ... Jill
Philip Bolden ... Mack, Jr. (as Philip Daniel Bolden)
Rodney Perry Rodney Perry ... Cousin Lump (as Rodney B. Perry)
Christopher B. Duncan ... Stan
Lorna Scott ... Gladys
Kevin P. Farley ... Stall Guy (as Kevin Farley)
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Storyline

AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly along for the ride are Nate's wife, who's only in it for the kids; their rapper-wannabe son; their teenage daughter who's fashioned herself as the next Lolita; and their youngest, whose imaginary dog Nate just can't seem to keep track of. Can the Johnsons survive each other and all the obstacles the road throws at them to make it to Caruthersville, Missouri? Can they find Missouri? Written by ivegot2act@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references, crude humor and brief drug material | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arrivano i Johnson See more »

Filming Locations:

Bakersfield, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,375,307, 11 April 2004

Gross USA:

$31,203,964

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,326,183
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Solange Knowles makes a reference to her sister Beyoncé during a cell phone conversation in her first scene of the movie. Her character's little sister in the movie is named "Destiny," an obvious reference to her sister's former group Destiny's Child. See more »

Goofs

When Stan shows up, as they're leaving, as Dorothy opens her car door you can see a cameraman reflected in the side mirror. See more »

Quotes

Nate Johnson: Nikki, this better be FTD, cuz this Russian tail is old enough to be yo' grandaddy
Nikki Johnson: Not mom's big daddy
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Connections

Spoofed in Johnson Family Gangbang (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me
Written by Ekundayo Paris and Nelson Pigford
Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The Johnson Family Vacation Is A Mega Hit
7 April 2004 | by fatsistahSee all my reviews

The Johnson Family Vacation is a mega hit. It is so refreshing that the BLACK Family is portrayed in a civilized manner. There are plenty of laughs throughout the movie without the use of profanity. I equate the movie to the Cosby Family, things happen and they get through it without lowering the image of the Black Family. What family doesn't have some dysfunctional events happen? Yes, that is what I am saying; we all can recount incidents in our family that can be related to the Johnson's. We have some big name stars in this film and we owe it to them, because they represent us, to fully support this movie. Please take your family and friends to see this movie this weekend. Let send them a message that we will stick together (Solidarity) in support of the work of our Brothers and Sisters.

SOLIDARITY NOW . SOLIDARITY FROM NOW ON!


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