Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987): FYC

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

See the plot, cast, facts, and script from the 1987 classic written by John Hughes.

Here's what we have on the feature film, "Planes, Trains & Automobiles". And, you can also read and download the official screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.


"Planes, Trains & Automobiles" Plot Summary.

Neal Page is an advertising executive who just wants to fly home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family. But all Neal Page gets is misery. Misery named Del Griffith - a loud mouthed, but nevertheless loveable, salesman who leads Neal on a cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps Neal from tasting his turkey.

Steve Martin (Neal) and John Candy (Del) are absolutely wonderful as two guys with a knack for making the worst of a bad situation. If it's painful, funny, or just plain crazy, it happens to Neal and Del in Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Every traveler's nightmare in a comedy-come-true!

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Notable Cast
Steve Martin Steve Martin ... Neal Page
John Candy John Candy ... Del Griffith
Laila Robins Laila Robins ... Susan Page
Michael McKean Michael McKean ... State Trooper
Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon ... Taxi Racer
Dylan Baker Dylan Baker ... Owen
Carol Bruce Carol Bruce ... Joy
Olivia Burnette Olivia Burnette ... Marti
Diana Douglas Diana Douglas ... Peg
Martin Ferrero Martin Ferrero ... Second Motel Clerk
Larry Hankin Larry Hankin ... Doobie
Richard Herd Richard Herd ... Walt
Susan Kellermann Susan Kellermann ... Waitress
Matthew Lawrence. Matthew Lawrence ... Little Neal
Edie McClurg Edie McClurg ... Car Rental Agent
George Petrie George Petrie ... Martin
Gary Riley Gary Riley ... Motel Thief
Charles Tyner Charles Tyner ... Gus
Susan Isaacs Susan Isaacs ... Marie


John HughesJohn Hughes...Screenplay

Box Office Data

(1987) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$7,009,482
Gross (US & Canada)...$49,530,280
Gross (World)...$49,530,280


The Planes Trains and Automobiles movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos ... IMDb
Box Office ... IMDb Pro
Poster ... Official Site
Studio ... Paramount

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