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Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

Planes, Trains & Automobiles
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Steve Martin Steve Martin
Neal Page
John Candy John Candy
Del Griffith
Laila Robins Laila Robins
Susan Page
Michael McKean Michael McKean
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John Hughes John Hughes
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8 years, 9 months ago at Aug 31 14:12
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I never actually appreciated this film until I was a teenager. I can't remember why but I didn't hold it in high regard until I was about 14 when I watched the most ancient of VHS's.

Its Thanksgiving and Neal Page (Steve Martin) an uptight, judgemental advertising exec needs to get home cross country to his family. He manages to hit a low on luck and every attempt to get home is foi... read more

A good movie

4 years, 9 months ago at Aug 20 8:32
2 votes
After watching so many disappointing flicks starring Steve Martin, I kind of lost faith in the guy. Fortunately, this time, I was pleasantly surprised. Indeed, I really liked it and I especially enjoyed the beginning in the conference room and the race for the taxi. Later on, there is some great chemistry between John Candy and Steve Martin and loads of good jokes along the road. It may not be a m... read more

Humorous and affecting

5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 3 8:51
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"As much fun as I've had on this little journey, I'm sure one day I'll look back on it and laugh."

Planes, Trains & Automobiles represented a unique and unpredictable cinematic undertaking for prolific filmmaker John Hughes. After all, prior to this 1987 feature, Hughes was renowned for his contributions to the '80s teen movie genre. Unlike other filmmakers who made teen flicks, Hug... read more
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Release date: 25 November 1987
UPC: 097363203643
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