Released Date
November 25, 1987
Distributor
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$49,530,280 + $0 = $49,530,280
63

Kevin Bacon

as Taxi Racer

1950-1994

John Candy

as Del Griffith

76

Steve Martin

as Neal Page

41

Matthew Lawrence

as Neal Page, Jr.

81

Larry Hankin

as Doobie

74

Michael McKean

as State Trooper

70

Edie McClurg

as Car Rental Agent

62

Dylan Baker

as Owen

1914-2010

Bill Erwin

as Man on Plane

44

Olivia Burnette

as Marti Page

62

Laila Robins

as Susan Page

About Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

About

Neal Page, a high-strung marketing executive, is attempting to go home for Thanksgiving and everything goes wrong, including meeting the overly-optimistic, talkative, and clumsy shower curtain ring salesman who joins him. 

Trivia

John Hughes wrote, produced, and directed the film. The movie was filmed in and around Illinois.