Sixteen Candles

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Synopsis

A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Cast

  • Molly Ringwald
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Michael Schoeffling
  • Paul Dooley
  • Justin Henry
  • Gedde Watanabe
  • Blanche Baker
  • Carlin Glynn
  • Edward Andrews
  • Billie Bird

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Metacritic

63

Screenwriter John Hughes, making his directing debut, is at his best when he empathizes with the sensitivity in the ugly-duckling Ringwald and Hall characters. [04 May 1984]

Metacritic review by Jay Carr
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
50

There are individual sequences alternately amusing and touching. [08 May 1984]

Metacritic review by Jay Scott
Jay Scott
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
88

The best teenage comedy since last year's Risky Business.

Metacritic review by Gene Siskel
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune