John Hughes nailed the 1980s with his high school films "Sixteen Candles", "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Brat-packed with great actors, his movies made teens everywhere feel like it was okay to be a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess or a criminal. But how much do you know about this influential writer/director's life and other films?
Question 1 of 20
One of John Hughes' first jobs was writing for which magazine?
Question 2 of 20
Which movie spun off John's first screenwriting credit?
Question 3 of 20
What fictional city is home to many of Hughes' films?
Question 4 of 20
Many of John's movies are named after what type of creative work?
Question 5 of 20
Which band's songs are often sung by characters in his movies?
Question 6 of 20
Which movie was John Hughes' directorial debut?
Question 7 of 20
John Hughes had a special pen pal for a couple of years. Who was it?
Question 8 of 20
What was his highest grossing movie?
Question 9 of 20
John Hughes made many box office hits. Which of these films goes down on his record as a financial flop?
Question 10 of 20
What was John Hughes' pen name?
Question 11 of 20
Which film is a documentary about Hughes' life?
Question 12 of 20
The premiere episode of which sitcom was dedicated to John Hughes?
Question 13 of 20
What did John Hughes use to record his thoughts and ideas?
Question 14 of 20
When did John Hughes meet his wife, Nancy?
Question 15 of 20
Which of these stars was NOT in the Brat Pack?
Question 16 of 20
Which John Hughes film was ranked No. 1 in Entertainment Weekly's list of the 50 Best High School Movies?
Question 17 of 20
In what year did John Hughes die from a heart attack?
Question 18 of 20
Though John Hughes set many of movies in the suburbs of Illinois, where was he born?
Question 19 of 20
Which one of Hughes' film stars shares his birthday?
Question 20 of 20