Released Date
May 4, 1984
Distributor
Universal Pictures
Genre
Romance
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$23,686,027 + $0 = $23,686,027
53

Molly Ringwald

as Samantha Baker

53

Anthony Michael Hall

as Ted

59

Joan Cusack

as Geek Girl

55

John Cusack

as Bryce

61

Michael Schoeffling

as Jake Ryan

93

Paul Dooley

as Jim Baker

50

Justin Henry

as Mike Baker

66

Gedde Watanabe

as Long Duk Dong

62

Haviland Morris

as Caroline Mulford

65

John Kapelos

as Rudy Ryszczyk

81

Carlin Glynn

as Brenda Baker

About Sixteen Candles

A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

About

The John Hughes film follows a young lady on her sixteenth birthday which is being overshadowed by her sister's wedding. The teen is in love with an older senior and never notices the boy who has always paid her attention. 

Trivia

Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall were both sixteen years-old when the movie was released. The film marks John Hughes' directorial debut.