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Planes, Trains and Automobiles [Widescreen]

Format: DVD     Release Date: 11/21/2000
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Were it not for its profanity-laden opening scenes, John Hughes' Planes, Trains and Automobiles might have been suitable family entertainment: certainly it's heaps less violent and mean-spirited than Hughes' Home Alone. En route to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family, easily annoyed businessman Neal Page (Steve Martin) finds his first-class plane ticket has been demoted to coach, and he must share his flight with obnoxious salesman Del Griffith (John Candy). A sudden snowstorm in Chicago forces the plane to land in Wichita. Unable to find a room in any of the four-star hotels, Neal is compelled to accept Del's invitation to share his accommodations in a cheapo-sleazo motel. Driven to distraction by Del's annoying personal habits, the ungrateful Neal lets forth with a stream of verbal abuse. That's when Del delivers the anticipated (but always welcome) "I don't judge, why should you?"-type speech so common to John Hughes flicks. The shamefaced Neal tries to make up to Del, but there's a bumpy time ahead as the mismatched pair make their way back to Chicago, first in a balky train, then by way of a refrigerator truck. We know from the outset that the oil-and-water Neal and Del will be bosom companions by the end of Planes, Trains and Automobiles, but it's still a fun ride. The best bit: a half-asleep Del thinking that he's got his hand tucked between two pillows -- until his bedmate, Neal, bellows "Those aren't pillows!" ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Side #1

0. Scene Selection
1. Gotta Go [2:41]
2. Taxi Chase [4:27]
3. Blabbermouth [5:02]
4. Snow Job [2:49]
5. Dooby's Taxiola [2:27]
6. Room for Two [2:39]
7. Pillow Talk [7:41]
8. Back In Baby's Arms [4:24]
9. A Real Tropper [3:33]
10. Derailed [3:30]
11. Busted [2:25]
12. Rings [1:24]
13. Splitting Up [2:21]
14. Stranded [4:11]
15. A Helping Hand [1:31]
16. On The Road [4:15]
17. Doin' The Mess Around [1:32]
18. Stuck Behind The Wheel [2:12]
19. Going The Wrong Way [2:33]
20. Hot Seat [4:57]
21. Money To Burn [2:47]
22. Good Combo [5:36]
23. Not Fit For The Road [3:32]
24. Cold Cargo [1:44]
25. Happy Holidays [4:18]
26. Coming Home [2:14]
27. End Credits [5:26]
  • Format: DVD
  • Release Date: November 21, 2000
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Region: 1
  • Studio: Paramount
  • Length: 92 minutes
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Format: Wide Screen Enhanced (16x9)
  • Discs: 1
  • Language: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • UPC: 097363203643
  • Product ID: 1537611
  • Genre: Comedy

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