John Hughes (1950-2009)
583 7.1 7.41. Vacation (1983)
1096 7 7.22. Sixteen Candles (1984)
My first look at Molly Ringwald... I was in love from day one.
2887 7.7 7.93. The Breakfast Club (1985)
I cannot say enough about this ensemble cast. The emergence of the Brat Pack.
419 5.7 64. European Vacation (1985)
Not my favorite "Vacation" movie, but a classic nonetheless.
925 6.3 6.65. Weird Science (1985)
I wish I had the ability to create Kelly LeBrock out of a doll.
918 6.8 6.76. Pretty in Pink (1986)
Amazing ensemble (McCarthy, Ringwald, Cryer, Spader), great soundtrack, and a story that struck home.
2683 7.6 7.97. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
This movie, like so many on this list, will never age for me. I cannot tell you how many times I have watched it.
254 7 7.18. Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
This is actually one of my wife's favorites... mine too in all honesty. Gotta love Watts!
890 7 7.69. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
Steve Martin and John Candy... what else needs to be said.
128 5.8 5.810. She's Having a Baby (1988)
Any soon-to-be first time parent should watch this classic.
770 6.3 6.911. Uncle Buck (1989)
Not one of my favorites, but I've always loved John Candy, may he rest in peace as well.
856 6.8 7.512. Christmas Vacation (1989)
Not a Christmas has gone by since 1989 that I have not watched this film.
6064 6.7 7.413. Home Alone (1990)
Although this movie came out in 1990, during my freshman year in college, I simply could not leave it off of my list. I loved the film then and I still enjoy it today... especially watching it with my two boys and listening to them laugh until they cry.
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