Planes, Trains and Automobiles R

What he really wanted was to spend Thanksgiving with his family. What he got was three days with the turkey.
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DVD Details

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: October 10, 2017
  • Originally Released: 2018
  • Label: Paramount

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 182,827
Mainstream audiences should readily identify with the series of tribulations and woes that befall the Everyman Martin in this good-natured, albeit predictable comedy. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Nov 29, 2018
It is, of course, always a pleasure to watch Martin's steam-gauge face register his rising internal pressures and to witness his exquisitely expressed blowoffs. But Candy offers even more insinuating delights. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Nov 21, 2008
Essentially, it's the stars' keenly observed nuances of character that make this comedy amiable enough. Full Review
Time Out
Feb 9, 2006
...It is perfectly cast and soundly constructed, and all else flows naturally...
Chicago Sun-Times
Nov 12, 2000
...An effective nightmarish comedy....Steve Martin and John Candy repeatedly recall a contemporary Laurel & Hardy...
Variety
Nov 25, 1987
Rating: 4/4 -- One of the funniest films ever made... Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
Dec 30, 2012
Rating: 8/10 -- A hilarious and poignant film that would prove to be particularly relevant in the upcoming years. Full Review
PopMatters
Nov 14, 2017

Product Description:

All Neal Page (Steve Martin) wants to do is make it home from a business trip in New York City and spend Thanksgiving with his family in Chicago. Instead, he finds himself rerouted from New York's La Guardia Airport to Wichita, Kansas. With no other options, Neal decides to share a room in a fleabag hotel with Del Griffith (John Candy), a shower-curtain-ring salesman and fellow stranded traveler. Although Neal finds Del to be a buffoon, he just can't seem to get away from him. To make matters worse, all their efforts to get back to Chicago fail as trains break down and rental cars catch on fire. Along the way they encounter crazy cabbies, redneck truck drivers, and oversexed bus passengers. John Hughes's (SIXTEEN CANDLES, THE BREAKFAST CLUB) first film to feature adults after his success with teen films features fine performances from Martin and Candy. Kevin Bacon, who appeared in Hughes's next film, SHE'S HAVING A BABY, makes a small but humorous appearance, as does Edie McClurg, known for her role as the high school secretary in FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF.

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  • UPC: 032429305251
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