Planes, Trains and Automobiles poster


An irritable marketing executive, Neal Page, is heading home to Chicago for Thanksgiving when a number of delays force him to travel with a well meaning but overbearing shower ring curtain salesman, Del Griffith.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1987-11-26

Runtime 93 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $50m


TMDB 7.2


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gingergirl455 shared a tip "Yes. Both John and Steve are adorable and I love this movie."

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katie_fear shared a tip "Hilarious"

scott_squires shared a tip "One of the funnest movies"

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g_kost shared a tip "Kind,warm,funny,classy. Great comedy."

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michelle_reno_4459 shared a tip "Steve and John...hilarious"

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mama_chef shared a tip "It is definitely a classic. Martin & Candy are two of the greatest comedic actors to ever do it 🙂"

charles_worlinsky shared a tip "Classic"

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shinebox_gallagher shared a tip "Great heartfelt family movie. Only R because of some swearing"

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jrm shared a tip "8/10. Another John Candy classic. Fine viewing for the entire family."

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waiting.for.vienna shared a tip "great comedy and also set during Christmas 🎄"

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ntassoni shared a tip "Funny and sad. Movie. Classic."

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rick_mcmichael shared a tip "Funny movie with two great comedic actors at top of their game. Great chemistry between them. Movie also has a lot of heart."

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sara_stasi shared a tip "All time favorite #comedy"

sls shared a tip "Great movie"

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marcie_8538 shared a tip "It’s good fun and one of my favorites! The ultimate holiday movie!"

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ryan_marsh_3340 shared a tip "Those aren’t pillows!!"

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bill_williams_905 shared a tip "Great movie"

marsha_lewis_9628 shared a tip "Heartwarming, tender, hilarious"

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jim_ryan_2771 shared a tip "Highly recommend. Hilarious. An extremely funny pair."

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shelli_boyer_freebo shared a tip "A classic for sure"

kim_pinion shared a tip "Classic."

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emilia_heintz shared a tip "One of the best comedy classics ever, a holiday tradition."

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troy_pennock shared a tip "Steve Martin and John Candyn...I wish they made more movies together"

brian_johnston shared a tip "Best Thanksgiving movie ever. Ok, it may be the ONLY Thanksgiving movie, but nevertheless..."

ann_whisenhunt shared a tip "Hilarious! Can't go wrong with Steve Martin & John Candy."

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chad_mitchell_3628 shared a tip "Super movie, and maybe the only Thanksgiving movie."

jae_lo shared a tip "All time Thanksgiving holiday classic. Funny and touching. Absolutely recommend"

izabela_smith shared a tip "Awesome"

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aniko_tr shared a tip "Classic!"

joe_dunsmore shared a tip "One of the best movie ever... great ending"

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octavious_jackson shared a tip "Two legends at their finest, lots of laughs..."

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navin_chandradat shared a tip "Perfect pre Christmas Thanksgiving movie!"

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MovieManKev shared a tip "Beet Thanksgiving comedy ever"

alisa_trotter shared a tip "A family favorite. We ALL laugh until we cry EVERY TIME we watch it! Gotta love Owen, Gus's son! :-)"

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micaela_grogan shared a tip "Hilarious"

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denise_himes shared a tip "Love john candy in this"

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alexander_shirjang shared a tip "Classic John Candy"

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chris_sims_436 shared a tip "One of the funniest movies I have ever seen. Rewatch it every Thanksgiving!"

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allison_campbell shared a tip "This is actually my favorite Christmas movie! I can quote quite a few lines from it lol."

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lindsey_baker_4068 shared a tip "The ride in the van with a Polka band."

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william_mcnamara shared a tip "Martin Candy"

david_broderick shared a tip "What could be funnier I mean there are funny movies but this is just a funny movie"

brenda_8185 shared a tip "Hands down a classic."

tom_kowalyk shared a tip "Our go to Thanksgiving movie. Steve Martin and John Candy at there best. Absolutely hilarious!"

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lucy_gillette shared a tip "Absolutely hysterical movie."

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kimberly_mills shared a tip "It’s fun, especially if you’re in a Steve Martin nostalgic kinda mood :)"

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ryan_mann_2193 shared a tip "One of my favorite comedies. John Candy and Steve Martin work so well together."

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anakin_arroway shared a tip "Great, my favorite John Candy movie so far"

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