Sixteen Candles (1984) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Samantha's life is going downhill fast. The sixteen-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, and the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister's getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her birthday! Add all this to a pair of horrendously embarrassing grandparents, a foreign exchange student named Long Duk Dong, and we have the makings of a hilarious journey into young womanhood.

    - Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>
  • A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com


Awkward high school sophomore Samantha "Sam" Baker (Molly Ringwald) struggles to get through the day of her 16th birthday...

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