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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Discover the plot, cast, awards and facts from the 1987 classic movie.

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.

93 min | Comedy, Drama

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 MartinSteve Martin...Neal Page
John CandyJohn Candy...Del Griffith
Laila RobinsLaila Robins...Susan Page
Michael McKeanMichael McKean...State Trooper
Kevin BaconKevin Bacon...Taxi Racer
Dylan BakerDylan Baker...Owen
Carol BruceCarol Bruce...Joy
Olivia BurnetteOlivia Burnette...Marti
Diana DouglasDiana Douglas...Peg
Martin FerreroMartin Ferrero...Second Motel Clerk
Larry HankinLarry Hankin...Doobie
Richard HerdRichard Herd...Walt
Susan KellermannSusan Kellermann...Waitress
Matthew Lawrence.Matthew Lawrence...Little Neal
Edie McClurgEdie McClurg...Car Rental Agent
George PetrieGeorge Petrie...Martin
Gary RileyGary Riley...Motel Thief
Charles TynerCharles Tyner...Gus
Susan IsaacsSusan 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


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


The Planes Trains and Automobiles movie poster

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