'Vacation' launches with $1.2 million in Tuesday pre-shows

'Vacation' launches with $1.2 million in Tuesday pre-shows

The comedy “Vacation" kicked off its box office trip with a solid $1.2 million in early Tuesday night showings. The Warner Bros. New Line Cinema film is expected to open with a solid $25 million to $34 million over the five-day period, according to people familiar with pre-release audience surveys. It will go up against "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation," the latest installment in Paramount Pictures' action franchise," this weekend. "Vacation" is written and directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis, co-writers of the popular summer 2011 comedy “Horrible Bosses.” It follows the next generation of the...