John Hughes, the iconic '80s filmmaker who brought us cult classics like The Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, and Pretty in Pink, died August 6, 2009. He died after suffering a heart attack in New York at 59. Hughes is credited with bringing the Brat Pack to fame in the '80s. He's largely responsible for bringing actors like Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall to the spotlight. His first big hit movie was National Lampoon's Vacation in 1983.In 1994, Hughes retired from the spotlight and...Read Full Story
Molly Ringwald at the 2010 Oscars. (Getty)Director John Hughes was remembered at the 2010 Academy Awards Sunday night when Matthew Broderick and Molly Ringwald took the stage to introduce a montage of clips from Hughes' most popular movies. Following the montage, Matthew and Molly were joined onstage by a bevy of other well-known actors who got their starts working with the iconic director. Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Macauley Culkin and John Cryer joined the two before everyone offered...Read Full Story
John Hughes was remembered during the 82nd Annual Academy Awards on March 7th, 2010. Molly Ringwald and Matthew Broderick presented the honors. Hughes wrote, directed and produced many hit movies in the 1980's and 1990's.Below is a list of John Hughes movies. John wrote flicks such as 'Mr Mom' and 'Ferris Buellers Day Off'. He directed 'Sixteen Candles' and 'The Breakfast Club'. He also produced several films.John Hughes as Writer Delta House (1979) (TV series)National Lampoon's Class...Read Full Story
John Hughes, Jr. (February 18, 1950 - August 6, 2009) was a director known best for iconic 1980s movies such as "Sixteen Candles," and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."