- 1 hr 27 min
Summer Rental stars John Candy as a vacationing family man who yearns to have the vacation of a lifetime. He and the kin settle into a beach rental home. There, they collectively discover that life on the beach can have its moments of both pleasure and pain. The movie culminates in a boat race between his family and a trash-talking local who has a few tricks up his sleeve. As the two competitors hit the water, viewers can easily see that the race serves as a symbol for a man's courage and his drive to earn his family's respect.