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Planes, Trains and Automobiles
What he really wanted was to spend Thanksgiving with his family. What he got was three days with the turkey.
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
I really hate this film.....
BECAUSE EVERY TIME I SEE IT, IT MAKES ME SO HAPPY AND THEN I WANT TO DANCE, BOOGIE WOOGIE, DO SOMERSAULTS AND BACKFLIPS, POP AND LOCK AND EVEN A TWIRL AND A FAME JUMP OR TWO BUT I CAN'T BECAUSE I'M BUILT LIKE AN ELEPHANT AND HAVE THE MOTOR SKILLS OF A PREGNANT HIPPO!!!!
And I really, really miss John Candy....
The Jerk and Uncle Buck as the oldest looking teenagers to ever star in a John Hughes coming-of-age-road-trip film. A taxi race with Kevin fuckin' Bacon. The first time you see John Candy's facial expressions. A bitchy flight attendant. A semi-boring sounding Ben Stein. Shower-curtain-rings are fuckin' cool. A million bucks short of being a millionaire. Hypoallergenic pillows. Extreme-sinus-cleaning. Waking up next to Del. Those aren't fuckin' pillows! A broken train. A yabba dabba doo bus ride. The invisible automobile. The fuckin' rental-car counter. You're fucked! An autographed Daryl Strawberry earring. Being grabbed by your dick. Precious moments don't come back. Almost hitting a deer. A car-honking contest. You're going the wrong fuckin' way! Two dollars and a Casio watch. A melted speedometer. Del knows a lot of fuckers. Realizing family is everything. Funny as fuck. Steve Martin is gold. John Candy is fuckin' hilarious. Fuck, I miss him. RIP Mr. Candy. RIP Mr. Hughes.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles is classic John Hughes: The 80's soundtrack plastered over every scene, the risible and preposterously entertaining scenarios and of course, the introduction of sentimentalism that inconsistently succeeds. Hughes's distinguishable style is never seamless, but he sure knows how to fabricate an enjoyable jaunt, even if that jaunt is disjointed in its execution.
Neal Page has one modest wish for the thanksgiving holidays; to see his family. To do this he must catch a plane; seemingly simple task. However, as the title indicates, problems arise and he will have to board some trains and automobiles too. Indeed, he is not alone on this distressing expedition -- Del Griffith, a scruffy but munificent chap offers a hand and…
John Hughes' "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" finds the director leaving behind his typically youthful characters and focusing on a new breed of comic ne'er-do-well: the adult business man. Combining road trip comedy with odd couple shenanigans, '80s gloss, and a note of absurdity, Hughes' observation of Murphy's Law taking its toll on the aformentioned adult is a rich, layered, and wholly lovable piece of work.
"Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" is built around one man's attempt to get home for the Thanksgiving holiday and his consistent predicament of bumping into a bumbling yet kind Midwest salesman. Anything that could go wrong does as the two schlep hilariously toward Chicago from New York. The story is universal, the comedy is textured, and…
"If I wanted a joke, I'd follow you into the john and watch you take a leak".
Heartfelt, relateable and hysterically funny, Planes, Trains & Automobiles is a film I keep returning to, often when I'm down in the dumps as it holds a very curative effect.
The magical fusion of physical + situational humor, performed by two of the most brilliant comedic geniuses who have ever walked the planet, worked wonders this time too.
Top notch laugh riots are still being made in this day and age, but I doubt we'll ever have the pleasure of one as perfect as this one again.
I mean, Jonah Hill and his likes are funny n' all, but they're no John Candy.
''I've never seen a guy get picked up by his testicles before. Lucky for you that cop passed by when he did, or you'd be lifting your snutz to tie your shoes.''
Well wasn't this quite the delight!
Now I see what all the fuss about Steve Martin and John Candy is; comic timing balanced with genuine emotion. Both play brilliantly off each other through scene after scene of comic gold, seasoned with a big dash of Candy heart. Assured Direction from Hughes goes a long way too.
The hire car abuse scene I will never forget, nor the tears in candy's eyes as Martin tears him down in the hotel room (despite the ham-fisted manipulative score being skewered into the mix - totally unnecessary!). The soundtrack dates it a little, but the scenario's are timeless.
A great night in!
''Planes, Trains and Automobiles'' is a really warm comedy with some laughable moments.
Steve Martin and John Candy (God Rest In Peace his soul) had great chemistry.
When it's THANKSGIVING time sit with your family and watch this ''Plains, Trains and Automobiles''.
I'm the real article—what you see is what you get.
I would have killed John Candy in his sleep.
one of the first movies i ever saw that said "fuck." i have seen it a few times since then and i like it but it's a comedy so i can't really give it that good of a score
A heartfelt and hilarious buddy comedy with fantastic chemistry between Steve Martin and John Candy.
The scene where they do the double take of the burning car is so dumb but sooooo funny.
Planes,Trains And Automobiles has a variety of emotions,it is a successful comedy,it explains every thing well and leaves an important message for everyone.
In this movie,there are a lot of emotions used in it.The emotions are frustration,anger,happiness,sadness and shock.About in every scene there is an emotion from each character. Above all the movies I have seen,this is prob's the movie with the most used emotions in it.Without the emotions,the movie wouldn't be as good,it would be good and all,but not as good with all the emotions in it.So,the emotions were one of the important parts of the movie.
After all the crappy comedy films I've seen,comes along a comedy film that made me have hope that there are still some…
we watch this Every Single Thanksgiving i swear to god
As I mentioned in my review of "Uncle Buck", I consider John Candy to be a film equivalent of a "guardian angel", as whenever you watch most of the films he was in, regardless of your mood, it's a good enough guarantee that he'll leave a lasting impression on you, by either cheering you up or especially in the case of this film, he'll manage to both uplift you with his sincerity, yet break your heart with the tragedy seeping beneath his surface, very rarely can a so called comedian be capable of doing such a thing.
While they worked as a duo pairing, Steve Martin might be billed as the lead actor of the film, yet the real star…
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P.S.: Jackie Chan movies with Shu Qi or Ziyi Zhang in the role.