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1987 comedy written and directed by John Hughes and starring Steve Martin and John Candy.

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How did Neal pay for the train?

Near the end of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, when he's reached Chicago, Neal boards a train. Since his money was stolen and all of his credit cards had burned up, how did he pay?
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How did Neal realize they were going the wrong way?

When Del is driving the wrong way and the couple in the other car is trying to make them aware, Neal looks at the side of the road and sees some snow and then realizes that in fact they are going the ...
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Why did the cab dispatcher pick up Neal by his testicles?

In Planes, Trains and Automobiles, when Neal falls down and Del gets out of his car and tells the cab dispatcher to pick him up and he'll move his car, why did he pick up Neal by his testicles?
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What's the link between "Due Date" and "Planes, Trains & Automobiles"?

I know that their plots only resemble each other but they also have a few similar scenes. Was this resemblance only in the degree of an homage or did the director, producer, writers or any other ...
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