John Hughes Movies

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In Film
  • National Lampoon's Class Reunion

    National Lampoon's Class Reunion
    When the Lizzie Borden class of ‘72 showed up for their reunion. They thought the only problem they would have would be whose life has turned out better then theirs. Until another alumni who were scarred by a senior prank that the class did in ’72 shows up to reunion with a prank for them that is to die for literally. (image from IMDb)
  • Mr. Mom

    Mr. Mom
    When a hard working husband becomes a harried housewife, and his wife becomes a high powered executive, the result is sheer comedic chaos.(source Yahoo Movies) (Image from wikapedia)
  • National Lampoon Vacation

    National Lampoon Vacation
    The Griswold family set out in high spirits, ready to spend their vacation driving from Chicago to Walley World on the West Coast. But the trip soon falls apart, with mishaps and bad luck at every turn. When they finally arrive at Walley World, and the park is closed for maintenance, Clark Griswold snaps. He takes a Walley World security guard hostage, in one last attempt to deliver on his promise to his family of a Walley World vacation. ( Discription and image from yahoo)
  • Nate and Hayes

    Nate and Hayes
    A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day. A notorious buccaneer and a young reverend team up against the villainous ruler of a cutthroat gang.(source yahoo) (picture wikapedia)
  • Sixteen Candles

    Sixteen Candles
    A lonely girl turns sweet sixteen but no one in her entire family remembers the momentous occasion.(source Yahoo) (picture wikapedia)
  • The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club
    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 they thought.(source IMDb) (picture wikapedia)
  • National Lampoon's European Vacation

    National Lampoon's European Vacation
    The Griswalds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues. (source IMDb) (picture wikapedia)
  • Weird Science

    Weird Science
    Two nerdish boys attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.(source IMDb) (picture wikapedia)
  • Pretty in Pink

    Pretty in Pink
    A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy. ( source IMDB) (picture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretty_in_Pink)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that.(IMDB) (picture wikapedia)
  • Some Kind of Wonderful

    Some Kind of Wonderful
    A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old boyfriend, who is from the rich section of town, is unable to let go of her, and plans to get back at Keith. (IMDB)
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.(IMDb) (photo wikapedia)
  • She's Having a Baby

    She's Having a Baby
    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 they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is? Things certainly aren't helped by Jake's friend Davis, who always seems to turn up just in time to put a spanner in the works. (IMDB)
  • The Great Outdoors

    The Great Outdoors
    A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in.(IMDB) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Uncle Buck

    Uncle Buck
    Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.(IMDb) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
    The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.(IIMDb) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Home Alone

    Home Alone
    An 8-year-old boy, who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas, has to defend his home against idiotic burglars.(IMDB) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Career Opportunities

    Career Opportunities
    Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave home, but is disorientated. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room, and awakes to find that she is locked in the store overnight with the janitor, Jim, the town "no hoper" and liar. (IMDB) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Only the Lonely

    Only the Lonely
    A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.(IMDb) (Picture Wikapedia)
  • Dutch

    Dutch
    To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid. ( IIMDb) (Photo Wikapedia
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  • Curly Sue

    Curly Sue
    A homeless man and his young companion who survive by conning people meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her. ( IMDb) (photo Wikapedia)
  • Beethoven

    Beethoven
    A slobbering St Bernard dog becomes the center of attention for a loving family but its vet secretly wants to kill him.
    (IIMDb) (Photo Wikapedia )
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
    One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (IMDb) (photo Wikapedia )
  • Dennis the Menace

    Dennis the Menace
    Dennis, everyone's favorite kid from the comics is back. When his parents have to go out of town, he stays with Mr and Mrs Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr Wilson crazy. But Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief he bumps into.
    (IIMDb) (Photo Wikapedia )
  • Baby's Day Out

    Baby's Day Out
    Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnapers.
    (IMDb) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Miracle on 34th Street

    Miracle on 34th Street
    A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn't expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing,
    (IMDB)
  • 101 Dalmatians

    101 Dalmatians
    A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.(IIMDb)
  • Flubber

    Flubber
    An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance. (IMDb) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Home Alone 3

    Home Alone 3
    Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.(IIMDb) (Photo Wikapedia)
  • Reach the Rock

    Reach the Rock
    Two school kids who are best friends are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other that he can't swim across the river and "Reach The Rock".
    (IMDb)
  • Just Visiting

    Just Visiting
    A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly learns what this new century is like. However, he still needs to get back to the 12th century to deal with the witch, so he starts looking for a wizard.(IMDb)
  • New Port South

    New Port South
    A group of teenagers wish to rebel against the administrators and teachers (the system) in their suburban Chicago high school called New Port South. ( IMDb)
  • Maid in Manhattan

    Maid in Manhattan
    A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress. (IMDb)
  • Drillbit Taylor

    Drillbit Taylor
    Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully.(IMDb)