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John Hughes

Director, Actor

That Sinking FeelingThat Sinking Feeling (1979) Recommended
Dir. Bill Forsyth
Feat. John Hughes
The Bill Forsyth (LOCAL HERO) ‘touch’ for gentle, ironic comedy, is fully evident in this first feature. Chronicling a small–scale…
Sixteen CandlesSixteen Candles (1984) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall
Molly Ringwald became a star in this first of John Hughes' hip and eminently enjoyable movies about adolescence in the 1980s.
Breakfast Club, TheBreakfast Club, The (1985) Recommended
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall
Five teenagers do detention together in this John Hughes classic.
Ferris Bueller's Day OffFerris Bueller's Day Off (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Matthew Broderick
Probably the teen comedy of the '80s, with Matthew Broderick as the crafty 17–year–old Ferris who skips school to takes his friends on a…
Pretty in PinkPretty in Pink (1986) Recommended
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton
Molly Ringwald faces some tricky teenage dilemmas in John Hughes' quintessentially '80s rite–of–passage.
Weird ScienceWeird Science (1986)
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly Le Brock, Bill Paxton
Two computer nerds generate their fantasy woman in the form of Kelly Le Brock. Innocuous teen fun.
Planes, Trains and AutomobilesPlanes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) Recommended
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Steve Martin, John Candy
Well–matched comic coupling Steve Martin and John Candy go astray in the Midwest transport system. Reliably funny "mature" comedy is a pleasant…
She's Having a BabyShe's Having a Baby (1988)
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin
Another John Hughes hit in which young Kevin Bacon and Elizabeth McGovern embark on marriage and parenthood.
Uncle BuckUncle Buck (1989)
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. John Candy, Amy Madigan
John Candy plays a loathsome uncle with a heart of gold left in charge of his brother's kids for the weekend.
Curly SueCurly Sue (1991)
Dir. John Hughes
Feat. James Belushi, Alisan Porter, Kelly Lynch
James Belushi and nine–year old adopted daughter Alisan Porter are luckless scam–artists who finally get lucky in Chicago, conning/wooing…

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