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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

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PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
John Hughes
1987 • 92 Minutes • 1.85:1 • United States
Color • English • Paramount

Cast:  Steve Martin, John Candy
Screenplay:  John Hughes
Producer:  John Hughes


- Del... Why did you kiss my ear?  - Why are you holding my hand?  - Where's your other hand?  - Between two pillows...  - Those aren't pillows!

When the name John Hughes is mentioned, instant association with high school coming-of-age tales like The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles come to mind.  But Hughes was more versatile than keeping himself confined to the restraints of high school dramedy.  He was also capable of scripting hilarious, and at times moving, tales of adulthood.  This is the case of Planes, Trains and Automobiles... an essential Thanksgiving classic.

Neal Page is a marketing executive that's trying to get home to Chicago in time for Thanksgiving dinner.  Unfortunately, fate conspires against him throwing bad weather, cancelled flights and broken down trains in his pa…

50 Years of James Bond: The Movie

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In celebration of 50 years of James Bond and the release of Skyfall, this video has been released stitching together all 22 James Bond films into one 2 hour movie using 5 minutes of each movie.  It’s more seamless than it sounds and ultra cool. Check it out.