Don't You Forget about Me! What's the best John Hughes movie?

Discussion in 'Movies and Television' started by Autovolt 127, Jun 12, 2011.

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Best John Hughes Movie?

  1. Sixteen Candles

    2.7%
  2. The Breakfast Club

    27.0%
  3. Weird Science

    10.8%
  4. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    27.0%
  5. Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    8.1%
  6. Uncle Buck

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Home Alone

    5.4%
  8. Other

    2.7%
  9. All of them, He's the best director ever!

    8.1%
  10. None

    8.1%
  1. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    After watching "Don't you forget about me" (a documentry about film makers who want to find John Hughes, it has some interviews with people greatley influenced and fans of his work such as Roger Ebert, Richard Roeper, Kevin Smith, Molly Ringwald and Hot Rod himself Judd Nelson)

    Okay so it got me thinking what was the best movie the late John Hughes directed and or wrote.......

    For me personally It's Ferris Bueller's Day off because of the whole battle that Mr.Rooney has with busting Ferris and failing miserably that and the whole mad dash home at the end of the movie. :lol 




    So what's your favourite John Hughes movie?
     
  2. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Absolutely love Home Alone, Ferris Bueller, The Breakfast Club, and Weird Science.

    But if I had to pick just one it'd be Ferris....SAVE FERRIS!
     
  3. Hiraga

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    Tough choice between Ferris and Breakfast Club, but ultimately I chose Breakfast Club.
    I'm not a huge fan of Weird Science myself, but that's probably just me.
     
  4. McBradders

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    Ferris Beuller.
     
  5. ErbFan28

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    I went with Ferris Bueller's Day Off, although Home Alone is a great movie too
     
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    Went with Ferris, but it was a tough choice between that and The Breakfast Club.
     
  7. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    Breakfast Club.
     
  8. smkspy

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    PLanes, Trains, and Automobiles. "You're messing with the wrong guy!!!!"
     
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    Only one on that list I've seen is Home Alone, but it wasn't that great, so I voted for "None".
     
  10. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Breakfast Club
     
  11. Red Alert

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    Anyone who doesn't vote for Chet has a severe behavioral disorder.
     
  12. MegaPrime33

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    All of them. Can't pick just one.
     
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    I have a soft spot for the Great Outdoors myself. Hughes' writing in that was brilliant. I still LOL at the racoons.
     
  14. AutoBobby

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    I have to go with Ferris Bueller's Day Off,it's a classic.I love all of his movies except for The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles(was never a fan of Molly Ringwald).
     
  15. Brave Magnus

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    I voted for "Mejor Solo Que Mal Acompañado" (Planes, trains and automobiles). that movie is brilliant from beginning to the end. XD Kevin Bacon cameo ftw! XD John Candy dresses as the devil. The whole F word scene. "You are going on the wrong way!" XD. "Those arent pillows!!!" XD
    I am laughing just from loose scenes. XD And its very touching too.
     
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    While 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' is a total classic, being about the ultimate day off for a high school kid, I ultimately chose 'The Breakfast Club'
     
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    Now while I LOVE Ferris, I have to go with this one too. I adore this movie. I have a huge soft spot for anything John Candy!
    YouTube - ‪Planes.Trains.and.Automobiles.airport scene‬‏

    Lips and assholes!
     
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    The Breakfast Club, or Home Alone.
     
  19. Brandon

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    Hard to pick just one. My three favorites are Ferris, Breakfast Club and Weird Science. Just great stuff.
     

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