This Thanksgiving, give thanks for all the ways to watch Planes, trains and cars. The groundbreaking John Hughes Christmas classic stars Steve Martin and John Candy as two ill-fated travelers trying to get home in time for Thanksgiving: badly injured family man Neal Page (Martin) and lovable blabbermouth salesman Del Griffith (Candy). Arriving in time for the film’s 35th anniversary, Planes, trains and cars is now available to own for the first time in 4K UHD with all the trimmings, including over 75 minutes of never-before-seen extended and deleted scenes recently unearthed by the Hughes estate.
Read on for everything you need to know about where to stream Planes, trains and cars and how to watch the movie for free in time for Thanksgiving.
Planes, trains and cars is now available to stream on Paramount+, the Paramount+ Amazon Prime Video Channel, AMC+, the AMC+ Amazon Prime Video Channel, FuboTV, SpectrumTV and Pluto TV.
The film is also available to rent ($2.99) or purchase ($9.99) digitally on Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies, the Microsoft Store, YouTube, Vudu, DIRECTV, Redbox, AMC Theaters on Demand, and Apple TV+ .
Where to stream Planes, trains and cars free
Planes, trains and cars streams on-demand for subscribers to Paramount+, AMC+, FuboTV, and Pluto TV. New subscribers can try a free trial of Paramount Plus to look Planes, trains and cars free in their first week. After a 7-day free trial, Paramount+ subscriptions start at $4.99/month (Essential with limited ads) or $9.99/month (Premium with no ads except live TV and a few shows).
To look Planes, trains and cars free with no subscription, tune into the free streaming service Pluto TV to stream without any payment or passwords.
Where can I look Planes, trains and cars Deleted scenes?
The new Planes, trains and cars 4K release, released November 22 by Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment, includes a “Lost Luggage” Blu-ray bonus disc featuring a collection of never-before-seen extended and deleted scenes recently discovered in the archives of writer, producer and director John Hughes . According to the disc version, “The low picture and sound quality of this material is due to the age and format of the VHS tapes on which the scenes were found.”
Planes, trains and cars deleted scenes include:
- Waiting to board (Extended)
- Saddle mates (Extended)
- Airplane food (Deleted)
- Dooby’s Taxiola (Extended)
- Edelen’s Braidwood Inn – Part 1 (Extended)
- Edelen’s Braidwood Inn – Part 2 (Extended)
- Broke at breakfast (Extended)
- 99 Bottles of Beer in the Bus (Deleted)
- The El Rancho Motel (Extended)
- The Oshkonoggin Cheese Truck (Extended)
In Planes, trains and carsNeal Page (Steve Martin) is a bit of a control freak. He tries to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife (Laila Robins) and kids, but his flight is diverted to a distant Kansas city because of a freak. blizzard, and his sanity begins to fray. Even worse, he is forced to co-sleep with the talkative Del Griffith (John Candy), whom he finds extremely annoying. Together they must overcome the frenzy of vacation travel to reach their intended destination.