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Top Ten John Hughes Films

Top Ten John Hughes Films

My John Hughes week as part of #Johnuary has come to a close. I’ve extremely enjoyed watching and rewatching a big chunk of John Hughes’ work. I’ve not managed to watch everything but I picked the ones that I felt were the biggest hitters and…

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

The next John Hughes movie that I’m watching for #Johnuary is Some Kind of Wonderful. To be honest I had chosen to skip this one, as I had to limit how many movies I could fit into the time I had, and this was the…

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Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street

The next John Hughes film I watched for #Johnuary was Miracle on 34th Street. We were watching this anyway for Christmas and as John Hughes wrote the screenplay and produced it I thought I should write a quick post for Johnuary on it. To be…

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Curly Sue

Curly Sue

The penultimate movie that we review for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Curly Sue. this is one that I had seen before as my wife is a big fan of it. It’s another one that is written, directed and produced by Hughes. I’ve seen…

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Home Alone

Home Alone

We now move on, in the month of #Johnuary, to what I believe is John Hughes’ biggest financial success of all his movies, Home Alone. I believe it was the third highest grossing movie of all time, when it was released. It has grossed $476.7…

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Uncle Buck

Uncle Buck

Next up for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Uncle Buck. I’d never seen this one before and didn’t really know what to expect, but if John Candy’s involved I’m always excited. This is yet another one that is written, directed and produced by Hughes….

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The next John Hughes film that we look at for #Johnuary is Planes, Trains and Automobiles. This is a film that gets referenced a lot in popular culture, particularly its title, and there a lot of classic moments in it. I’d seen this a few…

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Now, as we continue #Johnuary, we come to one of John Hughes’ behemoths. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. This was written, directed and co-produced by Hughes. I know a lot of you will be stunned at how I hadn’t seen a lot of Hughes’ other work,…

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Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

Up next for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Pretty in Pink. This falls into the category of Hughes films I haven’t seen before. This one was written by Hughes and he co-produced it but he didn’t direct it. Here are my real time thoughts…

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Weird Science

Weird Science

The next movie I watched for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Weird Science. This is one that I have seen several times over the years although I probably hadn’t seen it for about 15 years. I had very good memories of it so I…

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