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Want to behold the glory that is 'Sixteen Candles' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the John Hughes-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.

We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'Sixteen Candles' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'Sixteen Candles' right now, here are some details about the comedy flick.

Released 1984, 'Sixteen Candles' stars Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, Paul Dooley. The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 30 min, and received a score of 61 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from 11 respected critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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."

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