Watch Deleted Movie Clip From ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
Fans of director John Hughes’ movies note one of the favorites around the Thanksgiving holiday season is the ’80s classic comedy,” Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.”
We often throw out quotes from the movie all year round. Back home, this movie has become a Thanksgiving tradition to watch after dinner. Even though the movie was a mild box office success – it grossed $45 million on a $15 million film budget. If you have never seen the movie, let’s give you a cliffnote version.
The Storyline Of The Movie
A Chicago advertising man played by Steve Martin, must struggle to travel home from New York for Thanksgiving, with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman played by the late John Candy, as his only companion. The movie has a bunch of great cameo appearances and Hollywood’s best help make this movie even better. Yes, the movie even has Kevin Bacon.
How Long Was The Movie At First?
Steve Martin and John Candy, the road trip comedy had a nearly four-hour runtime at one point. 2022 marked the film’s 35th anniversary. A 35th-anniversary DVD and Blu-ray was released to celebrate. Featuring over an hour of previously unseen footage for those who purchase it. The late director John Hughes said the movie was based on his own real-life experience that happened to him. When John was an advertising copywriter I set out from New York to Chicago on Thanksgiving weekend and after a five-day delay, ended up in Phoenix, Arizona, via Wichita, Kansas.
Audiences Loved The Movie
The great thing that people come away from the movie is how they are reminded of someone they know from the movie in real life. We all have that one friend that reminds us of John Candy’s character Del Griffith or The Counter clerk at the Rent-a-Car desk. The movie is very relatable.
For The Big Fans Of The Movie
Here’s a special look at the recently discovered deleted scenes courtesy of the Hughes family & Paramount. Put together, written, presented & compiled by Joe Ramoni and Hats Off Entertainment. See the deleted scene below! Check out the link to his YouTube video by clicking here.