Works By John Hughes

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1.
Delta House (1979 TV Series)
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The raucous exploits of Faber College's Delta House Fraternity in 1962. (30 mins.)
“ Writer on this short lived TV spinoff of Animal House. ” - comicman117
 
2.
Class Reunion (1982)
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Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor... (84 mins.)
Director: Michael Miller
“ Hughes first screenplay. ” - comicman117
 
3.
At Ease (1983 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
“ Hughes created this short lived TV series. ” - comicman117
 
4.
Mr. Mom (1983)
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After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce and he becomes a stay-at-home dad - a job he has no clue how to do. (91 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
 
5.
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
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The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
6.
Nate and Hayes (1983)
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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. (99 mins.)
 
7.
Sixteen Candles (1984)
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A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible. (93 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
8.
The Breakfast Club (1985)
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Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. (97 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
9.
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
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The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues. (95 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
10.
Weird Science (1985)
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Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. (94 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
11.
Pretty in Pink (1986)
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A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy. (96 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
 
12.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
13.
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
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When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith. (95 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
 
14.
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. (93 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
15.
She's Having a Baby (1988)
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Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality... (106 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
16.
The Great Outdoors (1988)
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A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
 
17.
Uncle Buck (1989)
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Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister. (100 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
18.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
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The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (97 mins.)
 
19.
Home Alone (1990)
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An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
20.
Career Opportunities (1991)
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Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave home... (83 mins.)
Director: Bryan Gordon
 
21.
Dutch (1991)
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To get to know his girlfriend's son, a working-class good guy volunteers to pick him up from a prep school - only to learn that her son isn't the nicest kid. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Faiman
 
22.
Curly Sue (1991)
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A homeless man and his young companion who survive by conning people meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her. (101 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ He started going downfall around this time. ” - comicman117
 
23.
Beethoven (1992)
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A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen. (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
24.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
25.
Dennis the Menace (1993)
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When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town. (94 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
 
26.
Baby's Day Out (1994)
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Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion... (99 mins.)
 
27.
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
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A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing. (114 mins.)
Director: Les Mayfield
 
28.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
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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. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
29.
Flubber (1997)
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An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance. (93 mins.)
Director: Les Mayfield
 
30.
Home Alone 3 (1997)
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Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fends off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed. (102 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
31.
Reach the Rock (1998)
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Two school kids who are best friends are drinking on the side of a river. One friend bets the other... (100 mins.)
Director: William Ryan
“ Nice change from those silly/crappy family films he was doing. ” - comicman117
 
32.
Just Visiting (2001)
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A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard... (88 mins.)
 
33.
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
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A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress. (105 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ Hughes only wrote the story. ” - comicman117
 
34.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
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Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully. (110 mins.)
Director: Steven Brill
“ Hughes wrote the original concept. ” - comicman117