Tagged: John Hughes

John Wilden Hughes Jr. (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He directed and/or scripted some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and early 1990s including the comedy National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), the coming-of-age comedy Sixteen Candles (1984), the teen sci-fi comedy Weird Science (1985), the coming-of-age comedy-drama The Breakfast Club (1985), the coming-of-age comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), the romantic comedy-drama Pretty in Pink (1986), the romance Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), the comedies Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) and Uncle Buck (1989), the Christmas family comedy Home Alone (1990) and its sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). Hughes was known for his work on teen movies and for helping launch the careers of numerous actors including Michael Keaton, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Bill Paxton, Matthew Broderick, Macaulay Culkin, and the Brat Pack group.

Breakfast Club 1985 Movie Poster

The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club Quote: “Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.” – Bender High School was a very different place for teenagers back in 1985. There...

Christmas Vacation 1989 Movie Poster

Christmas Vacation (1989)

Christmas Vacation Quote “Oh, the silent majesty of a winter’s morn… the clean, cool chill of the holiday air… an asshole in his bathrobe, emptying a chemical toilet into my...

Home Alone 1990 Movie Poster

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone Quote: “Is this toothbrush approved by the American Dental Association? ” — Kevin McCallister Home Alone is the perfect modern Christmas movie: full of gags, pranks and warm...