Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes and starring comedy greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious classic follows a businessman who is struggling to get home for Thanksgiving, but burdened by one travel mishap after another, as well as the company of an annoying traveling salesman.
CELEBRATING ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY, JOHN HUGHES' COMEDY CLASSIC COMES IN FOR A LANDING IN HIGH DEFINITION
Arriving November 6, 2012, Blu-ray(TM) Features More Than an Hour of Bonus Material, Including an In-Depth Look at the Work and Legacy of John Hughes
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Arriving just in time for Thanksgiving on November 6, 2012, the hilarious fan-favorite Planes Trains & Automobiles celebrates its 25th anniversary with a Blu-ray release from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes and starring comedy greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious classic follows a businessman (Martin) who is struggling to get home for Thanksgiving, but burdened by one travel mishap after another, as well as the company of an annoying traveling salesman (Candy). Filled with outrageously funny situations and a generous helping of warmth, the film also features appearances by Michael McKean, Edie McClurg and Kevin Bacon.
The Planes Trains & Automobiles Blu-ray features an in-depth retrospective on John Hughes' career that includes interviews with those who worked with him and explores his indelible impact as a writer and filmmaker. Additional features include "Getting There is Half the Fun: The Story of Planes, Trains And Automobiles", "John Hughes For Adults", a tribute to John Candy and a deleted scene.
Planes Trains & Automobiles Blu-ray Planes Trains & Automobiles Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish 2.0 Mono Dolby Digital and Portuguese Mono Dolby Digital with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. Bonus features are presented in standard definition except where noted:
* John Hughes: Life Moves Pretty Fast (HD)
* John Hughes: The Voice of a Generation
* Heartbreak and Triumph: The Legacy of John Hughes
* 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" (HD)
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Planes Trains & Automobiles Blu-ray
Street Date: November 6, 2012
Suggested retail price: $19.99 U.S.
Runtime: 92 minutes
U.S. Rating: R
Canadian Rating: PG