Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Neal Page (Steve Martin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) is trying to get home for Thanksgiving. When a blizzard and a series of unfortunate events land him with the obnoxious Del Griffith (John Candy, Uncle Buck) as a travelling companion, things go from bad to worse.

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Man versus technology has been one of the staples of screen comedy since the earliest silent days, and Hughes makes the most of the format here.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Too often, the audience has as much reason as Del and Neal do to wonder where, if anywhere, they are going.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The movies that last, the ones we return to, don't always have lofty themes or Byzantine complexities. Sometimes they last because they are arrows straight to the heart.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A warm, mature offering from Hughes, with Martin's restraint a perfect counterpoint to Candy's enormous (and enormously amusing) fooling around.

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