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Planes, trains and automobiles  Cover Image DVD DVD

Planes, trains and automobiles / Paramount Pictures presents ; written, produced and directed by John Hughes.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781415749739
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: "Those aren't pillows!" edition.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Publisher and publishing date may vary.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Getting there is half the fun: The story of Planes, trains and automobiles -- John Hughes for adults -- A tribute to John Candy -- Deleted scene "Airplane food" -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; Spanish mono -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Don Peterman ; editor, Paul Hirsch ; music, Ira Newborn.
Participant or Performer Note:
Steve Martin, John Candy, Kevin Bacon, Laila Robins, Michael McKean.
Summary, etc.:
An uptight businessman faces disaster after disaster as he tries to get back home in time for his family's Thanksgiving dinner, and along the way is joined by an insane traveling salesman that will not leave him alone.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16:9) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), mono (Spanish).
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Travel > Drama.
Interpersonal relations > Drama.
Thanksgiving Day > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Screwball comedy films.
Video recordings.

Available copies

  • 8 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Jefferson County.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Jefferson County Library-Arnold DVD F PLANES (Text) 30000024839411 Videos Checked out 02/18/2023
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