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Planes, Trains & Automobiles


The Numbers Rating: 9.50 (4 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,230,280
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Theatrical Release: November 25th, 1987 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: July 22nd, 1997 by Paramount Home Video
Keywords: Travel Industry, Thanksgiving, Buddy Comedy, Road Trip, Surprise Twist, Non-Chronological, Widow/Widower
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

Steve Martin    Neal Page
John Candy    Del Griffith
Kevin Bacon    Taxi Racer
Larry Hankin    Doobie
Dylan Baker    Owen
Michael McKean    State Trooper
Susan Kellerman    Waitress
Edie McClurg    Car Rental Agent
Ben Stein    Wichita Airport Representative

Production and Technical Credits

Director    John Hughes
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/11/27 3 $7,009,482   1,118 $6,270   $10,131,242 5
1987/12/04 2 $5,069,770 -28% 1,118 $4,535   $17,050,728 12
1987/12/11 4 $3,698,739 -27% 1,578 $2,344   $22,220,620 19
1987/12/18 6 $2,638,790 -29% 1,610 $1,639   $26,099,453 26
1987/12/25 7 $4,029,708 +53% 1,684 $2,393   $31,933,063 33
1988/01/01 7 $4,024,857 n/c 1,684 $2,390   $39,074,006 40
1988/01/08 7 $2,659,500 -34% 1,571 $1,693   $42,783,481 47
1988/01/22 15 $919,122   898 $1,024   $46,444,520 61