John Hughes


Born
in Lansing, Michigan, The United States
February 18, 1950

Died
August 06, 2009

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John Hughes, Jr. was an American film director, producer and writer. He made some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s, including National Lampoon's Vacation; Ferris Bueller's Day Off; Weird Science; The Breakfast Club; Some Kind of Wonderful; Sixteen Candles; Pretty in Pink; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; Uncle Buck; Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

Hughes is best known for his pioneering romantic comedies that featured realistic portrayals of teenagers, most of which were set and filmed in the Chicago area (where Hughes lived for most of his life).
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Average rating: 4.21 · 1,726 ratings · 71 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Breakfast Club

4.56 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Baby's Day Out

3.97 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1994
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Sixteen Candles Script

4.74 avg rating — 19 ratings
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Vacation '58

3.86 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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Christmas '59

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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National Lampoon's Class Re...

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1982
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How To Write Audio And Vide...

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Home Alone

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4.18 avg rating — 1,038 ratings — published 1990
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National Lampoon Sunday New...

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4.53 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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“Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.”
John Hughes