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Like, the writer, for example! The "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" screenplay is written by John Hughes. The version we'd like you to consider is his final shooting draft, dated June 23, 1987. The WGA ranks this John Hughes classic as #36 on its "101 Funniest Screenplays" list.
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A businessman trying to get home for Thanksgiving runs into numerous disasters, including being stuck with an uncouth, unshakable traveling companion.
When I'm dead and buried all I'll count for is a couple million shower curtain that haven't fallen down. That's some legacy, huh?
PG. 114 : SCENE 157
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Like many people from my "era", I grew up watching John Hughes movies. When I'm asked to pick a favourite, I struggle to come up with just one. "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" is often the first to come to mind -- so I often preface my answer with, "Well, I kinda like them all, but..."
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