Planes, Trains and Automobiles | Chicago Reader

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Steve Martin and John Candy, mismatched traveling companions on their way home for Thanksgiving, experience "Murphy's Law of American transportation" in this 1987 comedy by John Hughes. Pretty dispensable, though it has one of the best homosexual-panic gags I've ever seen.

Credits

Director:

  • John Hughes

Cast:

  • Steve Martin
  • John Candy
  • Laila Robins
  • Michael McKean
  • Kevin Bacon
  • Dylan Baker
  • William Windom
  • Edie McClurg

Writer:

  • John Hughes

Producers:

  • Bill Brown
  • Michael Chinich
  • John Hughes
  • Neil Machlis

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