Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Movie review by Lori Silberman Brauner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Funny comedy about a holiday travel nightmare has profanity.

R 1987 92 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 21 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 85 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Great film! The Language is actually pretty tame, aside from the infamous f-word rant. (Therefore it’s a soft R)

In my humble opinion, This is the best John Hughes movie that isn’t Home Alone! :)

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 10+

Nothing Bad

I really hate the fact that this movie is rated R. By 1987 standards, it should've been PG.

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