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TammyMelissa McCarthy stars as the titular anti-hero who loses her job and husband before deciding to hit the road with her hard-cursing, booze-swilling grandmother. Susan Sarandon, Dan Aykroyd and Mark Duplass co-star; Ben Falcone directs. Read our review here.
With the Fourth of July upon us, many will be setting out on road trips to celebrate with friends and family, or enjoy some spectacular fireworks. But if you want the joys of a roadtrip without the hassle, you can just marathon these on-the-road comedies.
Tommy Boy (1995) Chris Farley stars as the eponymous screw-up of this buddy comedy. Tommy is a well-intentioned but reckless party animal. But when his dad's business is as risk, he must man up and save the company. Helping him on this seemingly impossible task is a snarky business associate played by (who else?) David Spade. Peter Segal directs.
The Muppet Movie (1979) For something more family friendly, revisit this beloved Muppet classic. A sort of origin story for Kermit the Frog and company, this charming road movie details how they all came together, uniting in the quest to make it big in Hollywood. Life's like a movie, write your own ending…James Frawley directs.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) Steve Martin and John Candy star in this outrageous comedy as an odd couple stuck together as they scramble to make it home for Thanksgiving. Martin plays an uptight family man, while Candy portrays a friendly but aggravating new acquaintance he just can't shake. Laila Robins, Michael McKean and Dylan Baker co-star; John Hughes directs.
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