Sixteen Candles Poster

Release Date: 1984

DVD Release Date: May 6th, 1998

PG|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
With the occasion all but overshadowed by her sister's upcoming wedding, angst-ridden Samantha (Molly Ringwald) faces her 16th birthday with typical adolescent dread. Samantha pines for studly older boy Jake (Michael Schoeffling), but worries that her chastity will be a turnoff for the popular senior. Meanwhile, Samantha must constantly rebuff the affections of nerdy Ted (Anthony Michael Hall), the only boy in the school, unfortunately, who seems to take an interest in her.

Cast: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry, Gedde Watanabe, Blanche Baker, Carlin Glynn

Director: John Hughes

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Growing up, Sister, Family, Charming, Emotional, Temptation, Touching, 1980s, Love, Transformation

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