Comedy, Crime, Drama

Retro Film Series presents

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles & Dirty Rotten Soundrels

  • Fri, Nov 15
    • 7:00pm - Cinema One
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John Hughes’ PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
(1987, R, 93 min)

Neal Page (Steve Martin) is an advertising executive who just wants to fly home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family. But all Neal gets is misery. Misery named Del Griffith (John Candy), a loud mouthed, but nevertheless loveable, salesman who leads Neal on a cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps Neal from tasting his turkey.

Followed by:

Frank Oz’s DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
(1988, PG, 110 min)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are competing con artists who cross paths in the south of France and soon realize the Riviera isn’t big enough for the both of them. They agree to a loser-leaves-town wager over the fortunes of a naive American soap heiress (Glenne Headly), which leads to a hilarious battle of wits that will decide who is the greatest scoundrel of all!