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Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation

Mr. Hobbs' (James Stewart) dream vacation is radically altered into a nightmarish family reunion, courtesy of a sentimental notion from Mrs. Hobbs (Maureen O'Hara). Now a large gathering of relatives is trapped under one dilapidated roof while tempers and temperatures rise. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 15 Jun 1962
Video Release: 08 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Edward Streeter, who penned the novel this film is based upon, also authored of the book that inspired the film Father of the Bride. Another 1960’s family comedy, Yours, Mine and Ours, depicts the madness and mayhem that often ensue when trying to raise a large clan.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

Release Date: 8 April 2014

Twilight Times releases Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (Blu-ray) on April 8, 2014. Special features of this Limited Edition (3,000 Units) include:

-  Isolated Score Track / Movietone News / Original Theatrical Trailer

- Extensive Julie Kirgo liner notes and film art packaged with the Blu-ray disc.

DVD Release Date: 6 September 2005 This Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment vacation packs very little luggage in the bonus features department—only a couple of movie trailers and some promos for other DVD releases. Audio tracks are available in English, Spanish and French, with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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