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Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles

Molly Ringwald
Director: John Hughes Cast: Molly Ringwald
Molly Ringwald
, Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall
, Michael Schoeffling
Michael Schoeffling
John Hughes


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On the eve of her sister's wedding, suburban teenager Samantha (Molly Ringwald) suffers silently as her family forgets her birthday. Even worse, some total dork (Anthony Michael Hall) keeps propositioning her with sophomoric innuendo when she really craves romantic attention from high-school hunk Jake (Michael Schoeffling). Moving from Samantha's family home as it's invaded by outre relatives to a high-school dance where nothing seems to go her way, this bittersweet teen comedy traces the hopes and disappointments of not only Samantha, but also a host of incidental but memorable characters, from a hapless Japanese exchange student to a prom queen and a posse of barely pubescent nerds. A climactic party scene at which these various strata of young America overcome their rigid hierarchies sets the stage for resolutions both tender and torrid.

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Product Details

Release Date: 04/14/2020
UPC: 0760137358084
Original Release: 1984
Source: Arrow Video
Time: 1:33:00
Sales rank: 154

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Molly Ringwald Samantha Baker
Anthony Michael Hall Geek
Michael Schoeffling Jake
Paul Dooley Jim Baker
Liane Alexandra Curtis Randy
Justin Henry Mike Baker
Haviland Morris Caroline
Gedde Watanabe Long Duk Dong
Billie Bird Dorothy
Edward Andrews Howard
Carole Cook Helen
Rick LeFevour Stunts
Beth Ringwald Patty
Carlin Glynn Brenda Baker
Blanche Baker Ginny
John Cusack Bryce
Darren Harris Cliff
Jonathan Chapin Jimmy Montrose
Joan Cusack Geek Girl No.1
Brian Doyle-Murray Reverend
Jami Gertz Robin
Frank Howard Freshman
Cinnamon Idles Sara
John Kapelos Rudy
Marge Kotlisky Irene
Tony Longo Bock
Steve Monarque Jock
Zelda Rubinstein Organist
Dennis Vero Bus Driver
Elaine Wilkes Tracy
Max Showalter Fred
Deborah Pollack Lumberjack

Technical Credits
John Hughes Director,Screenwriter
James Alexander Sound/Sound Designer
Newt Arnold Asst. Director
Bruce Bell Sound Editor
Jackie Burch Casting
Bobby Byrne Cinematographer
John W. Corso Production Designer
Drew Elisius Consultant/advisor
Hilton A. Green Producer
Edouard F. Henriques Makeup
Glenn Hoskinson Sound Editor
Jimmy Iovine Musical Direction/Supervision
Bob Johnston Sound Editor
Gary B. Kibbe Camera Operator
Rick LeFevour Stunts
Shannon Madill Stunts
Michelle Manning Associate Producer
Ira Newborn Score Composer
Mark A. Peterson Costumes/Costume Designer
Jennifer Polito Set Decoration/Design
Denise Schlom Costumes/Costume Designer
Bruce Stambler Sound Editor
Stray Cats Songwriter
Cheryl Ivy Sweendy Stunts
Ned Tanen Executive Producer
Edward Warschilka Editor
Kay H. Whipple Stunts
Michael Wilhoit Sound Editor
Mike Yuan Stunts

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