R | | Comedy
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
The film is included on Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" list.
You know everything is not an anecdote. You have to discriminate. You choose things that are funny or mildly amusing or interesting. You're a miracle! Your stories have NONE of that. They're not even amusing ACCIDENTALLY! "Honey, I'd like you to ...
When traveling by car, Del adjusts his passenger seat via power controls while complaining about the position. Later when he is driving, he catches his parka on the controls but now they are manual controls.
As the title Planes, Trains & Automobiles scroll across the screen, we hear the sound of them at the same time.
Some network TV versions include an alternate version of the scene where Neil confronts the car rental lady. This version (which has presumably been reshot) removes all the four-letter words from the scene.
$7,009,482 (USA) (20 December 1987)