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Planes, Trains And Automobiles (1987)

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Planes, Trains And Automorbiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a 1987 classic movie starring John Candy and Steve Martin

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Let’s go back to 1987

ABOUT THE MOVIE
Another great movie by John Hughes with scenes filmed right here in the Chicago area.

Easily excitable Neal Page (Steve Martin) is somewhat of a control freak. Trying to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife (Laila Robins) and kids, his flight is rerouted to a distant city in Kansas because of a freak snowstorm, and his sanity begins to fray. Worse yet, he is forced to bunk up with talkative Del Griffith (John Candy), whom he finds extremely annoying. Together they must overcome the insanity of holiday travel to reach their intended destination.

The movie’s budget was 30 million dollars. The film grossed almost 50 million dollars at the box office. Since its release, it’s become a holiday classic movie for the holidays on networks around the world.

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