Trains & Automobiles
Of Release: 1987
Date: December 31,
time: 92 minutes
Office Gross: $150,823,000
Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
"Planes, Trains and Automobiles" is the story of executive Neal
Page, desperately trying to
get home in time to spend the Thanksgiving holidays with his family. Along the way,
he encounters a number of
obstacles and is given support by a fellow traveler, who is a hapless, but
cheerful musician named, Del Griffith.
The well meaning Griffith seems to get Page into one funny and frustrating
mishap after another, resulting in slapstick comedy and embarrassment.
"Planes, Trains and Automobiles" contains the comedy characteristic of
many John Hughes films. However, this film is not particularly meaningful, just