Search results for "John Hughes"


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Uncle Buck (1989) RT 64% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1998

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  John Candy  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Amy Madigan  •  Jean Louisa Kelly

Curly Sue (1991) RT 14% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Alisan Porter  •  Kelly Lynch  •  John Getz

She's Having a Baby (1988) RT 34% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) RT 94% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  John Candy  •  Laila Robins  •  Michael McKean

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) RT 81% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Charismatic teen Ferris Bueller plays hooky in Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alan Ruck  •  Mia Sara  •  Jeffrey Jones

Weird Science (1985) RT 56% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Kelly LeBrock  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Bill Paxton

The Breakfast Club (1985) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Judd Nelson  •  Molly Ringwald

Sixteen Candles (1984) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

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 ...  (more)

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

What I Have Written (1996)

This intellectual, witty Australian drama offers an intriguingly sophisticated look into adultery. Too say too much about this plot would give away the secrets and surprises ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Martin Jacobs  •  Gillian Jones  •  Jacek Koman  •  Angie Milliken

Angel's Dance (1999) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A young hitman is asked to prove himself by killing an innocent woman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  David L. Corley
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Sheryl Lee  •  Kyle Chandler  •  Frank John Hughes




Catch Me If You Can (2002) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is a cunning con man -- posing as a doctor, lawyer and pilot all before turning 21. He's also a deft forger, and his work attracts the attention of FBI ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Walken  •  Martin Sheen

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jake Newsome
CAST:  Indiana Evans  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Denise Richards  •  Frank John Hughes

Leave (2011) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Henry Harper is a successful novelist who has it all. But after surviving a recent trauma he finds himself haunted by a dream that terrifies him. Convinced that the only way ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Celestino
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Ron Livingston  •  Vinessa Shaw  •  Rick Gomez

The Path to 9/11 (2006)

The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Michael Benyaer  •  Nabil Elouahabi  •  Mido Hamada

Bad Boys (1995) RT 43% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Téa Leoni  •  Tchéky Karyo

Happy Hell Night (1992) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Aug 2004

25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Owens
CAST:  Nick Gregory  •  Laura Carney  •  Darren McGavin  •  Charles Cragin

Layin' Low (1996) RT Audience 40%

Layin' Low is a 1996 film directed by Danny Leiner and stars Jeremy Piven.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Danny Leiner
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Frank John Hughes  •  Edie Falco  •  Louise Lasser

Yonkers Joe (2008) RT 55% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2009

Yonkers Joe tells the story of a dice hustler whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Celestino
CAST:  Chazz Palminteri  •  Christine Lahti  •  Tom Guiry  •  Michael Lerner

That Sinking Feeling (1980) RT Audience 60%

Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that stainless steel sinks are worth a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Robert Buchanan  •  Billy Greenlees  •  John Hughes  •  John Gordon Sinclair

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