Sixteen Candles Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 937

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 303

Theatrical Release Date: 05/04/1984

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Romance

MPAA Rating: R

Director: John Hughes

Actors: Molly Ringwald, Justin Henry, Haviland Morris, Michael Schoeffling, Anthony Michael Hall, Blanche Baker

Plot: A sixteenth birthday party for a high school girl turns awry when everything goes wrong that can.

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Rating of
2/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/18/2019

Creepy, shallow, and annoying characters in a movie that's just not that funny and grueling to watch. "Sixteen Candles" hasn't aged nearly as well as "The Breakfast Club."

Rating of
2.5/4

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 01/01/2012

Samantha "Sam" Baker is obsessed with Jake Ryan. Sam and Ted talk about her adoration. Jake makes a bet with Ted. It is considered one of the best high school films because of its themes of maturity and crushes. The only reservations this reviewer had were the depiction of the Asian exchange student and usage of underwear to earn money. A few scenes may have been too childish, nevertheless the amazing soundtrack and Ringwald's performance are highlights of the film. Sixteen Candles is a decent romantic comedy and is not at par with the rest of the director's films.

Rating of
3.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/28/2011

Still fun and hilarious today. One of John Hughes's best.

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