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Getaways Gone Wrong

Once in a while everyone needs some time away to relax and recharge. Sometimes these trips are awesome. And sometimes….well, they don’t quite go as planned. These movies might make you consider swapping your next getaway for a more staid staycation.

National Lampoon’s Vacation

Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don’t go exactly as planned.

Us

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

The Descent

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

L’Avventura

Claudia and Anna join Anna’s lover, Sandro, on a boat trip to a remote volcanic island. When Anna goes missing, a search is launched. In the meantime, Sandro and Claudia become involved in a romance despite Anna’s disappearance, though the relationship suffers from guilt and tension.

Deliverance

Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it’s turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they’ll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

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