John Hughes Movie Marathon

John Hughes Movie Marathon

John Hughes Movie Marathon

John Hughes Movie Marathon

John Hughes Movie Marathon

TIFF Next Wave - Public Programme

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TIFF Next Wave salutes the king of the '80s teen movie with this special marathon screening of five Hughes classics.

Films in John Hughes Movie Marathon

    • Some Kind of Wonderful
    • Howard Deutch
    • A high school misfit (Mary Stuart Masterson) is forced to confront her romantic feelings for her longtime best friend (Eric Stoltz) when he gets a shot with the school's most popular girl, in this gender-flipped answer to writer-producer John Hughes' previous hit Pretty in Pink.

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    • Pretty in Pink
    • Howard Deutch
    • Molly Ringwald became an '80s icon as the star of this affecting portrait of young lovers struggling against class boundaries.

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    • The Breakfast Club
    • John Hughes
    • A stellar young cast — Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and the immortal Anthony Michael Hall — star in John Hughes' teen-movie milestone.

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    • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    • John Hughes
    • Matthew Broderick became a teen icon as the smooth-talking, class-skipping high school operator in John Hughes' comedy classic.

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    • Sixteen Candles
    • John Hughes
    • Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall were launched to teen-movie stardom by John Hughes' wildly irreverent directorial debut.

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The 1980s was the unquestioned Golden Age of teen movies, and writer-director-producer John Hughes' spectacularly successful run of instant classics were not only the greatest examples of the genre — moving effortlessly from the wildly irreverent to the touchingly empathetic, they seemed to sum up the teenage experience itself. (Not to mention the fact that, the odd Wang Chung or Night Ranger song aside, the soundtracks were almost totally rad.) TIFF Next Wave is proud to present this special marathon screening of five perennial favourites from the Hughes canon.