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Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R
93 min | Comedy

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Director
Producer
Composer
Ira Newborn (music score)
Cinematographer
Donald Peterman (as Don Peterman)
Production Designer
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$ 30,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,009,482
Gross (USA)
$ 49,530,280
Gross (World)
$ 49,530,280
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Release date
Nov 25, 1987 (United States)

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Martin Ferrero
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Larry Hankin
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Matthew Lawrence
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Edie McClurg
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George Petrie
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Gary Riley
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John Randolph Jones
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7.6 / 10 | 105,545 votes