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  • Sixteen Candles (1984)
  • PG
    93 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Director
John Hughes (directed by)
Producer
Hilton A. Green (produced by)
Composer
Ira Newborn (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Director
Jackie Burch (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
May 4, 1984 (United States)

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50 cast members
Name Known for
Molly Ringwald
Samantha Samantha   See fewer
Justin Henry
Mike Baker Mike Baker   See fewer
Haviland Morris
Caroline Caroline   See fewer
Gedde Watanabe
Long Duk Dong Long Duk Dong   See fewer
Paul Dooley
Jim Baker Jim Baker   See fewer
Carlin Glynn
Brenda Baker Brenda Baker   See fewer
Billie Bird
Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
Debbie Pollack
Lumberjack (as Deborah Pollack) Lumberjack (as Deborah Pollack)   See fewer
Ross Berkson
Ray Gun Geek #1 Ray Gun Geek #1   See fewer
Jonathan Chapin
Jimmy Montrose Jimmy Montrose   See fewer
Joan Cusack
Geek Girl #1 Geek Girl #1   See fewer
Brian Doyle-Murray
Reverend Reverend   See fewer
Bekka Eaton
Female D.J. Female D.J.   See fewer
Paula Elser
Shower Double Shower Double   See fewer
Steven Farber
Ray Gun Geek #2 Ray Gun Geek #2   See fewer
Jami Gertz
Robin Robin   See fewer
Frank Howard
Freshman Freshman   See fewer
Bill Orsi
Bruno Bruno   See fewer
Zelda Rubinstein
Organist Organist   See fewer
Dennis Vero
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
Agnes Belushi
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Elizabeth Cox
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Sven Granlund
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
Andy Hirsch
Boy with Coronet (uncredited) Boy with Coronet (uncredited)   See fewer
James Huffman
Student in Crowd (uncredited) Student in Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephan Meyers
Geek at Dance (uncredited) Geek at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Minkoff
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
New York City Breakers
Student Breakers (uncredited) Student Breakers (uncredited)   See fewer
Erika Pearson
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Powerful Pexster
Student Breaker (uncredited) Student Breaker (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Pressel
Newspaper Delivery Man (uncredited) Newspaper Delivery Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Adam Rifkin
Head Nerd (uncredited) Head Nerd (uncredited)   See fewer
Jennifer Scott
Wall Flower (uncredited) Wall Flower (uncredited)   See fewer
James Vallo
Bandie (uncredited) Bandie (uncredited)   See fewer
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