Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

Movie Summary

Easily excitable Neal Page is somewhat of a control freak. Trying to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife and kids, his flight is rerouted to a distant city in Kansas because of a freak snowstorm, and his sanity begins to fray. Worse yet, he is forced to bunk up with talkative Del Griffith, whom he finds extremely annoying. Together they must overcome the insanity of holiday travel to reach their intended destination.

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2021 Dates, Times, and Channels

12/01/21 – 11:30am on AMC
12/03/21 – 10:00am on AMC
12/03/21 – 8:00pm on AMC
12/17/21 – 4:00pm on AMC
12/18/21 – 8:30am on AMC
12/22/21 – 12:01am on AMC
12/22/21 – 11:15am on AMC

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the AMC Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

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Cast Includes

Steve Martin (Neal Page), John Candy (Del Griffith), Laila Robins (Susan Page), Kevin Bacon (Taxi Racer), Dylan Baker (Owen), Carol Bruce (Joy), Olivia Burnette (Marti), Diana Douglas (Peg), Larry Hankin (Doobie), Richard Herd (Walt)

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