Monday-ish Movie Meme – John Hughes

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This week’s movie topic is all about John Hughes…
This week’s topic is all about the films of the late John Hughes. Admit it. Once upon a time (in your life), you were bitten by the John Hughes bug. I haven’t seen all of his movies, but those I saw still beat those chick flicks running around these days. Show how much you love John Hughes’ movies by answering this:
John Hughes… How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

Being a gal of the 80’s I couldn’t pass this one up – even if I’m late!

1.Planes, Trains, & Automobiles (1987).  He wrote, directed, and produced.

waking up after sharing the same bed on the motel]
Neal: Del… Why did you kiss my ear?
Del: Why are you holding my hand?
Neal: [frowns] Where’s your other hand?
Del: Between two pillows…
Neal: Those aren’t pillows!

2.The Breakfast Club (1985). He wrote & directed.  Iconic movie with music that always takes me back to the 80’s!

3.Sixteen Candles (1984). Wrote & Directed.


Pretty in Pink (1986).  Wrote screenplay.  I love this movie and soundtrack.

5.Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)  Wrote screenplay.  I’ve included a few bookish quotes from the movie.

Keith Nelson: You can’t tell a book by its cover.
Watts: No, but you can tell how much it’s gonna cost you.
Keith Nelson: Wow, I never knew you were so deep.
Watts: You want shallow, call Amanda Jones.

Watts: It must be a drag to be a slave to the male sex drive.
Keith: It’s not just sex.
Watts: Oh, you want to start a book club with her?

I’m limiting myself to 5 or this post would be way too long!  Do you have a favorite John Hughes movie?

18 thoughts on “Monday-ish Movie Meme – John Hughes

  1. I still love Sixteen Candles! Watch it everytime its on. Other favorites are Ferris Buller’s Day Off, Uncle Buck, my boys love the Home Alone movies. I think my brother knows all the lines from The Breakfast Club.

  2. Hi, Stacy!

    I love all of these movies and you totally took me back to my childhood. That scene from PTA is my favorite, by the way. Hilarious! I recently saw a preview for a new movie with Robert Downey Jr. that smacks of PTA. But nothing can match the original.

    1. I think I saw that same preview. There was a dog? Thought it looked funny. I love PTA and it never gets old. I love this scene and the car rental scene the most.

  3. He was a major impact on my teens! I loved this scene and Ducky is just perfect!!! We watch Planes, Trains, and Automobiles every Thanksgiving..quite the tradition F-bombs and all…that scene at the car rental just makes me holler. I miss John Candy!

    1. I totally love that scene and really most of the others. My favorite John Candy movie and I just love Steve Martin.

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