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Summary A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Directed By: John Hughes

Written By: John Hughes

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
72
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 64 User Ratings
7.9
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Summary A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Directed By: John Hughes

Written By: John Hughes

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Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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64% Positive
14 Reviews
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8 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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64% Positive
14 Reviews
36% Mixed
8 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 64 User Ratings
7.9
86% Positive
55 Ratings
13% Mixed
8 Ratings
2% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 64 User Ratings
7.9
86% Positive
55 Ratings
13% Mixed
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2% Negative
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Production Company Paramount Pictures, Hughes Entertainment
Release Date Nov 25, 1987
Duration 1 h 33 m
Rating TV-PG
Tagline Steve Martin had no reason to panic...until John Candy came along.
American Comedy Awards, USA
1 Nomination