Planes, Trains and Cars Deleted Scene Makes a Death Threat (Exclusive)

In honor of his 35th birthday, the John Hughes holiday classic Planes, trains and cars moves to 4K Ultra HD and 4K Digital, bringing with it some never-before-seen expanded and deleted scenes. While stars Steve Martin and John Candy are integral to giving the film a lasting legacy, the adventure’s various supporting characters and memorable encounters also left a deep impression on audiences, with a new deleted scene featuring a extended encounter shows our heroes shared in a fateful taxi ride. Check out an exclusive look at the extended scene above and grab Planes, trains and cars on 4K Ultra HD and 4K Digital on November 22.

The film describes: “Steve Martin and John Candy star in this hysterical tale of missed trips. Neal Page (Martin) is an uptight advertising executive who tries to get his family to Chicago for Thanksgiving. When he is diverted to Wichita, Neal is reluctantly teams up with Del Griffith (Candy), an obnoxious but likeable salesman, to embark on a cross-country adventure filled with outrageously funny situations and a good dose of warmth.”

Per press release: “Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes, the celebrated comedy” Planes, trains and cars debuts on November 22 on 4K Ultra HD from Paramount Home Entertainment. Originally released on November 25, 1987, Planes, trains and cars is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. Starring comedic greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the tumultuous film has become a beloved holiday classic.

(Photo: Paramount Home Entertainment)

Newly remastered at 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision and HDR-10, Planes, trains and cars looks better than ever and is packaged with a bonus ‘Lost Luggage’ Blu-ray Disc featuring over an hour of never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes recently discovered in the archives of writer, producer and director John Hughes. The newly discovered footage offers a unique look into the filming and editing process and includes even more hilarious moments between Steve Martin and John Candy.”

In addition to the newly discovered footage, the bonus Blu-ray Disc also includes Dylan Baker’s original audition for the character Owen. The 4K Ultra HD Disc includes the feature film and the following legacy bonus content:

  • Getting there is half the fun: the story of Planes, trains and cars
  • John Hughes: Life Moves Pretty Fast (2-Part Documentary): “John Hughes: The Voice of a Generation”, “Heartbreak and Triumph: The Legacy of John Hughes”
  • John Hughes for adults
  • A tribute to John Candy

Planes, trains and cars coming to 4K Ultra HD and 4K Digital on November 22.

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