Sixteen Candles

When you're just sixteen anything can happen!

Sixteen Candles (1984)


A teenage girl deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.

Director: John Hughes
Writer: John Hughes

Sixteen Candles Vodly
Vodly Score: 6.8/10 from 1378 votes
Release Date: 1984-05-04
Status: Released
Run time: 93 min / 1:33
Budget: $6,500,000
Revenue: $23,686,027
Production Company : Universal Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Molly Ringwald
as Samantha 'Sam' Baker
Justin Henry
as Mike Baker
Michael Schoeffling
as Jake Ryan
Haviland Morris
as Caroline Mulford
Gedde Watanabe
as Long Duk Dong
Anthony Michael Hall
as Geek 'Farmer Ted'
Paul Dooley
as Jim Baker
Carlin Glynn
as Brenda Baker
Blanche Baker
as Ginny Baker
Edward Andrews
as Howard Baker
Billie Bird
as Dorthy Baker
Carole Cook
as Grandma Helen
Max Showalter
as Grandpa Fred
Liane Curtis
as Randy
John Cusack
as Bryce
Darren Harris
as Cliff
Debbie Pollack
as Lumberjack (as Deborah Pollack)
Ross Berkson
as Ray Gun Geek #1
Jonathan Chapin
as Jimmy Montrose
Joan Cusack
as Geek Girl #1
Brian Doyle-Murray
as Reverend
Bekka Eaton
as Female D.J.
Pamela Elser
as Shower Double (as Paula Elser)
Steven Farber
as Ray Gun Geek #2
Jami Gertz
as Robin
John Kapelos
as Rudy
Marge Kotlisky
as Irene
Tony Longo
as Rock
Steve Monarque
as Jock
Bill Orsi
as Bruno
Beth Ringwald
as Patty
Zelda Rubinstein
as Organist
Dennis Vero
as Bus Driver
Elaine Wilkes
as Tracy
Frank Howard
as Freshman


Production Jackie Burch Casting
Camera Bobby Byrne Director of Photography
Editing Edward Warschilka Editor
Writing John Hughes Screenplay
Directing John Hughes Director
Sound Ira Newborn Music

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