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Vacation Friends

August 27, 2021
1hr 43min
Status: released

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Vacation Friends Movie Details:

Movie NameVacation Friends
Country United States
Language English
Release DateAugust 27, 2021
Running Time1hr 43min
Age ratingR
CastJohn Cena
Lil Rel Howery
Yvonne Orji
Meredith Hagner
Robert Wisdom
Lynn Whitfield
Andrew Bachelor
Directed by Clay Tarver
Written byTom Mullen
Tim Mullen
Clay Tarver
Jonathan Goldstein
John Francis Daley
Produced byTodd Garner
Timothy M. Bourne
Cinematography by Tim Suhrstedt
Edited by Evan Henke
Music byRolfe Kent
Production Company20th Century Studios
Broken Road Productions
Distributor Hulu (United States)
Disney+ (International)

Vacation Friends Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Lil Rel Howery as Marcus
  • Yvonne Orji as Emily
  • John Cena as Ron
  • Meredith Hagner as Kyla
  • Robert Wisdom as Harold
  • Lynn Whitfield as Suzanne
  • Andrew Bachelor as Gabe
  • Tawny Newsome as Brooke
  • Barry Rothbart as Darren
  • Kamal Bolden as Bennet
  • Anna Maria Horsford as Nancy
  • Carlos Santos as Maurillio


A couple meets up with another couple while on vacation in Mexico, but their friendship takes an awkward turn when they get back home.

About Vacation Friends Movie:

  • The movie was announced for the first time in 2005 with Nicolas Cage and Will Smith in the lead roles; when it was delayed several times, both stars dropped out.
  • Principal photography began in Georgia in March 2020. However, production was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Production resumed in September 2020 and concluded in October 2020.
  • In March 2014, it was announced Chris Pratt and Anna Faris were set to star in the film, with Steve Pink set to direct from a screenplay by Tom and Tim Mullen, and 20th Century Fox distributing.
  • Vacation Friends was released on in the United States on August 27, 2021, via Hulu. The film received mixed reviews from critics. A sequel titled Vacation Friends 2 was released on August 25, 2023.