Sixteen Candles

This funny, unpretentious film marked writer John Hughes's first time out as a director. The premise is ordinary, but the film is distinguished by funny gags and excellent performances by Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall. Samantha (Ringwald) is a high-school sophomore about to turn 16, and her life is dominated by her love for Jake (Michael Schoeffling),...read more

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Sixteen Candles - Trailer
00:45 — An insecure Midwestern teen longs for Mr. Right while fending off the advances of the class clown.
Sixteen Candles - Official Trailer
02:48 — An insecure Midwestern teen longs for Mr. Right while fending off the advances of the class clown.
(Movie Clip) Am I Turning You On?
Heading home from school on the day of her forgotten birthday, Samantha (Molly Ringwald) has her first encounter with The Geek (Anthony Michael Hall), (more…)
(Movie Clip) Utterly Forgettable
Opening from writer-director John Hughes introducing the Baker family, young Justin Henry, bride Blanche Baker, Paul Dooley the dad and the star Molly (more…)
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01:17 — Teen angst abounds in this classic comedy written and directed by John Hughes. Samantha Baker's (Molly Ringwald) 16th birthday should be perfect and m (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This funny, unpretentious film marked writer John Hughes's first time out as a director. The premise is ordinary, but the film is distinguished by funny gags and excellent performances by Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall. Samantha (Ringwald) is a hi… (more)

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