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Sixteen Candles

Want to watch 'Sixteen Candles' on your TV, phone, or tablet? Discovering a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the John Hughes-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to do right by you.

Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription options - along with the availability of 'Sixteen Candles' on each platform. Now, before we get into the fundamentals of how you can watch 'Sixteen Candles' right now, here are some specifics about the Universal Pictures 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 collated reviews from 11 experienced critics.

Want to know 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."

'Sixteen Candles' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, Amazon.com, Cinemax, VUDU, and YouTube .