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Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
Not Rated – 93 min – Adventure | Comedy | Drama
Overall Rating
Average Critic Score
943 of 192,059 Movie All Time
119 of 12,799 1980s
15 of 4,129 1987
136 of 4,658 Adventure All Time
162 of 37,061 Comedy All Time
486 of 38,950 Drama All Time
Ratings and rankings are based on number of movies, review scores, awards & other criteria.

All that Neal Page wants to do is to get home for Thanksgiving. His flight has been cancelled due to bad weather, so he decides on other means of transport. As well as bad luck, Neal is blessed with the presence of Del Griffith, Shower Curtain Ring

Chicago Sun-Times (Roger Ebert)

The letters in the title of "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" roar across the screen like a streamliner, and the movie itself has the same confidence. The movie tells the story of two ...read the complete Planes, Trains & Automobiles review at Chicago Sun-Times (Roger Ebert)

filmcritic.com (Pete Croatto)

In 1987 John Hughes took a huge risk. The man who had spent three years profiling the lives of teenagers did the unthinkable: He wrote and directed two movies featuring adults: She’s Having a Baby and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. She’s ...read the complete Planes, Trains & Automobiles review at filmcritic.com (Pete Croatto)

Movie Gazette (Gary Panton)

A touching and rewarding road trip, super-glued together with some brilliantly-written comedy and a magnificent spark between Messrs Martin and Candy. ...read the complete Planes, Trains & Automobiles review at Movie Gazette (Gary Panton)

A comedy Classic! by John Lindsey "John"

Neal Page (Steve Martin) is your typical business man who just had a meeting in New York City, he wants to get home before Thanksgiven to see his... read more »

Likely John Hughes' Best by Loren Hall

Perhaps my most watched DVD, because it continues to return laughs every time. Career-topping performances by two great comedic actors, ranging from... read more »

Pardon My French but THIS IS THE BEST DAMN MOVIE I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!! by melbrooksjew "melbrooksjew"

Well first I will tell you the movie plot then i will share my three cents about what i think about the film. Movie Plot: Steve Martin plays the... read more »