Sixteen Candles (1984)

Samantha's life is going downhill fast. She has a crush on the most popular boy in school, but the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister's getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her sixteenth birthday!

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 86% / Audience 85%

8/10

Rated PG 1 hr 33 mins

GENRES
Comedy
DIRECTION
John Hughes
CAST
Molly Ringwald  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  John Cusack  •  Gedde Watanabe

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