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Planes, Trains and Automobiles – New 4K release with Bonus Disc

Paramount in the USA and UK have announced a new 4K UHD release of the classic John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes, the celebrated comedy PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES comes in for a landing on 4K Ultra HD for the first time ever on November 22, 2022, from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Originally released on November 25, 1987, the film celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. Starring comedy greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious film has become a beloved holiday classic.

Newly remastered on 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision™ and HDR-10, this classic looks better than ever and is packaged with a bonus “LOST LUGGAGE” Blu-ray Disc™ containing over an hour of never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes that were recently discovered in the archives of writer, producer and director John Hughes. The newly uncovered footage offers a unique glimpse into the filmmaking and editing process and features 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 of 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 Automobiles
  • 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

The release also includes access to a Digital copy of the film. No news yet of a standard 1080p Blu-Ray release.


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