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Sixteen Candles (1984)

PG
93 min | Comedy, Romance

A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
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$ 6,500,000
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$ 4,461,520
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$ 23,686,027
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May 4, 1984 (United States)

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7.1 / 10 | 88,529 votes