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John Hughes
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Date of Birth: Feb 18, 1950

Country: USA

Biography: John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Home Alone (1990) and The Breakfast Club (1985). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. (IMDb)

Total Titles at Criticker: 35 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (34) | Director (8) | Actor (3)
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Teen spirit: Les ados à Hollywood (2009)
Documentary about teen movies in Hollywood
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Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully. (imdb)
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Beethoven
Sara Newton and Beethoven spends summer with Freddy Kablinski in Quicksilver, a weird town. (imdb)
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Home Alone 4 (2002)
Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two movies, partners up with a new criminal named Vera to hit Natalie's mansion. (imdb)
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Marisa Ventura (Lopez) is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall (Fiennes), a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx. (imdb)
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Beethoven
Richard Newton and his family are taking his Brother's dog Beethoven across America with them to a family reunion, while carrying a computer code in a DVD which two computer hacker's are after.
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Reach the Rock (1998)
Two school kids who are best friends are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other that he can't swim across the river and "Reach The Rock". The friend takes the bet and drowns halfway towards the rock... (imdb)
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Flubber (1997)
Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his wedding twice, and on the afternoon of his third wedding, Professor Brainard creates flubber, which allows objects to fly through the air. I looks like rubber, so he calls it flubber. This film is based on the 1961 Disney classic, "The Absent-Minded Professor. (imdb)
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Home Alone 3 (1997)
Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed. (imdb)
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101 Dalmatians (1996)
A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion. (imdb)
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Baby
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion... (imdb)
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Beethoven
Beethoven the St. Bernard dog becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dog-napped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate. (imdb)
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Dennis the Menace (1993)
Dennis, everyone's favorite kid from the comics is back. When his parents have to go out of town, he stays with Mr and Mrs Wilson... (imdb)
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Kevin McCallister is back. But this time he's in New York City with enough cash and credit cards to turn the Big Apple into his very own playground. But Kevin won't be alone for long. The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are bound for New York too, plotting a huge holiday heist...
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Beethoven (1992)
A slobbering St Bernard dog becomes the center of attention for a loving family but its vet secretly wants to kill him.
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Dutch (1991)
To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid. (imdb)
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Career Opportunities (1991)
Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave home... (imdb)
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Curly Sue (1991)
Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal... (imdb)
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Home Alone (1990)
An eight year-old, who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas, has to defend his home against idiotic burglars. (imdb)
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Uncle Buck (1989)
Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister (imdb)
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Christmas Vacation (1989)
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (imdb)
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She
Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality... (imdb)
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in. (imdb)
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Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Think everyone over 17 has forgotten what it's like to be 16? John Hughes hasn't. Now Hughes delivers another funny, savvy, crowd-pleasing look at adolescence in this story about high school misfit Keith (Stoltz), who falls so head-over-heels for the senior class siren Amanda Jones (Thompson) that he's blind to the charms of his beautiful and devoted best pal Watts (Masterson). (Paramount)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
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Ferris Bueller
Ferris Bueller. Larger than life. Blessed with a magical sense of serendipity. He's a model for all those who take themselves too seriously. A guy who knows the value of a day off. Ferris Bueller's Day Off chronicles the events in the day of a rather magical young man, Ferris (Broderick). One spring day, toward the end of his senior year, Ferris gives into an overwhelming urge to cut school and head for downtown Chicago with his girl (Sara) and his best friend (Ruck) (Paramount)
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Pretty in Pink (1986)
Andie (Ringwald) is a high school girl from the wrong side of town. Blaine (McCarthy) is the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure. (Paramount)
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European Vacation (1985)
The Griswalds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues. (imdb)
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
It's the weekend, and five students have weekend detention. There's a jock, a princess, a misfit, a nerd, and a lout. Not much in common, except for having to give up their day, sit in the school library, and write an essay for the principal. Being from such widely different backgrounds and having such completely different personalities, it's inevitable that some frictions and shenanigans develop. Especially when the principal leaves the room... (imdb)
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Weird Science (1985)
Two nerdish boys attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that (imdb)
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Sixteen Candles (1984)
A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible. (imdb)
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Nate and Hayes (1983)
A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day.
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Mr. Mom (1983)
Jack and Caroline are a couple struggling to make ends meet. When Jack loses his job, they agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. (imdb)
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Vacation (1983)
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the WallyWorld theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (imdb)
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Class Reunion (1982)
Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party (imdb)
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