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Planes, Trains And Automobiles

Featuring: Steve Martin, John Candy & Laila Robbins

Format: DVD | Rating: 15 years & over

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  Quality!

| | See all Brad6969's reviews (1)

This is one of the funniest films of all time. A must buy, those who havent seen it, you definetly are missing out. Everybody Ive spoken too loves it! RIP John Candy

  Classic Comedy

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John Candy and Steve Martin are brilliantly hilarious in this classic 80's comedy. You'll be laughing throughout, and it'll have you smiling til the end. The two actors work well together and their personalities and humour just bounces off each other to achieve a great performance. Brilliantly acted and directed, and a definite must watch for any John Candy/comedy/80's movie fan.

  CLASSIC LAUGH OUT LOUD COMEDY

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This film is one of my all time favourites, Steve Martin is great as the marketing salesman on a nightmare journey home for thannksgiving. John Candy steals the show as the bumbling shower curtain ring salesman tagging along for the ride (at Martin's expense!!!). Classic 80's, classic John Hughes, a feel good movie that has brilliant comedy moments. A MUST WATCH!!!

  A Must See Film ...

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No drama in this review .... just watch it.
Laugh, feel good, feel bad ... and feel good again. One of the classic 80's films.

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  YOU HAVE TO BUY THIS FILM

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Neal page (steve martin) is a city business man who just wants to get home for thanks giving , but thing's pop up to hinder his best efforts then his path crosses with del griffith (john candy ) and the road trip really starts . This is the funniest comedy that i have ever seen , it is a must for anyones collection

  YOU HAVE TO BUY THIS FILM

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Neal page (steve martin) is a city business man who just wants to get home for thanks giving , but thing's pop up to hinder his best efforts then his path crosses with del griffith (john candy ) and the road trip really starts . This is the funniest comedy that i have ever seen , it is a must for anyones collection

  BY ROAD, BY AIR, BY RAIL

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John Hughes fantastic road trip movie sees a slightly snobby and well-off advertising executive (played by Steve Martin) forced to team up with the loud, slightly annoying but always humorous shower curtain ring salesman (played by the brilliant John Candy) in order for them both to get home before the Thanksgiving holiday, yet getting home is proving more difficult than they imagined.

John Hughes brilliant script provides us with many laugh-out-loud moments and plenty of slapstick that will leave your sides hurting, while the performances of both Martin and Candy are outstanding, especially the latter who easily steals the show as the annoying but funny and lovable travelling salesman. What makes this film stand out above the rest though as well as making it a perfect classic is the sad but somewhat happy ending which totally changes the tone of the film (but not in a bad way) and pieces everything the viewer has seen throughout the movie together to explain what this film has actually been all about, and while it is enough for you to shed a tear or too the message is not over done to the extent that it is forced at you. It does provide a powerful message and certainly makes you think.

As many have said, and I would agree with them here, this is undoubtedly one of both Steve Martins and the great John Candys best performances as well as some of John Hughes better work. I would also go as far as to say its the best road trip movie I have seen and one of the best comedies of the eighties, that has never been matched by simular modern day equivalents. In all; Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a fantastically funny movie about family and friendship (amongst other things), that does have a sad and thought-provoking underlying message that is made all the better by a fantastic script and some outstanding acting.

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  THO'S ARN'T PILLOWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Simply outstanding, by far the best performances by martin & candy. R.i.p. The lengendary john hughes. Sadly missed x.

  One of the best ever!

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A must see for anyone who even remotely enjoys movies. Countless laughs, especially the car rental scene!!!