Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want ... See full summary »
All that Neal Page wants to do is to get home for Thanksgiving. His flight has been cancelled due to bad weather, so he decides on other means of transport. As well as bad luck, Neal is blessed with the presence of Del Griffith, shower curtain ring salesman and all-around blabbermouth who is never short of advice, conversation, bad jokes, or company. And when he decides that he is going the same direction as Neal.... Written by
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The exterior of their aircraft in flight is a reuse of the 707 flying through the storm from the movie Airplane! (1980). See more »
Early in the movie, a BMW stops before running over Neil. When it drives off, it is a Lincoln. See more »
[at breakfast Neal finds his wallet empty and gives Del a mean look]
You know goddamn well what!
I'm sorry I don't
I had over 700 dollars in here.
I didn't touch your dough Neal. I'm a lot of things but I'm not a thief.
Well you went into my stuff last night right?
I didn't take your money! and I don't care for the accusation.
Well I had over 700 dollars in here and you went into my wallet for pizza. Just maybe when you went into my stuff you had to...
[Places his wallet on the table]
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As the title Planes, Trains & Automobiles scroll across the screen, we hear the sound of them at the same time. See more »
Martin & Candy make for a unique odd couple; hysterically funny holiday comedy
PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES (1987) **** Steve Martin, John Candy, William Windom, Edie McClurg, Laila Robins, Kevin Bacon (cameo). One of my all time favorite comedies. Side-splittingly hilarious film by writer-director John Hughes about uptight advertising salesman Neal Page (Martin in a versatile comic turn) faced with many pitfalls in reluctantly traveling with obnoxious yet well-meaning shower curtain-ring salesman Del Griffith (Candy in arguably his best role) offering assistance and resulting in setback. Great scenes all around in this first-rate buddy road flick. Candy is bittersweet with his " I like me" moment but the best moments are him going down a highway the wrong way with two oncoming semis and Martin's priceless apoplectic moment at a car rental saying the "F" word 18 times (yes I counted! in fact I watched this video at least once a week for two years at college with my roommates laughing helplessly).
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