Tag: John Hughes

National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985) 6.2

National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

The Griswolds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have...

Beethoven’s Treasure Tail (2014) (V) 4.6

Beethoven’s Treasure Tail (2014) (V)

Get ready to howl with laughter in this all-new family comedy starring America's favorite St. Bernard, the one and only Beethoven! After a doggone disaster of a movie shoot, the big-hearted pooch and his trainer, Eddie (...

Beethoven (1992) 5.7

Beethoven (1992)

The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of ...

Beethoven’s 2nd (1993) 4.9

Beethoven’s 2nd (1993)

Beethoven is back, and this time, he's bringing the kids. It's the further adventures of the Newton family and their lovable, lumbering pal, Beethoven. In this second "symphony" of the Beethoven saga, our hero meets Miss...

Vacation (2015) 6.1

Vacation (2015)

Trying to bond his family together and relive his childhood memories, Rusty Griswold takes his family to Walley World, an amusement park. On the way they face challenges, overcoming fears, and troubles with mischievous p...

Savage Islands-1983 6.2

Savage Islands-1983

It's the late nineteenth century in the South Pacific. Bully Hayes considers himself a pirate with morals and standards, and while he has never flown the skull and crossbones, he has dealt in illegal trade, albeit never ...

Beethoven’s 3rd-2000 4.1

Beethoven’s 3rd-2000

The Newton family from the first two Beethoven movies are on vacation in Europe, but do plan to join a Newton family reunion, and to make sure one of their family members definitely makes it, they ship him to travel to t...

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation-1989 7.6

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation-1989

It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious f...

Curly Sue-1991 5.9

Curly Sue-1991

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey El...

Home Alone: The Holiday Heist-2012 3.5

Home Alone: The Holiday Heist-2012

Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified, and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents get stranded across town, and Fi...

Beethoven’s 4th-2001 4.1

Beethoven’s 4th-2001

The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.::Ash...

Some Kind of Wonderful-1987 7.1

Some Kind of Wonderful-1987

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old boyfriend, who is from the ric...

Career Opportunities-1991 5.9

Career Opportunities-1991

Jim is the dorky son of a local cement contractor who lives at home and has no direction. Josie is the gorgeous daughter of a wealthy businessman who dreams of leaving town. When Jim is locked inside a Target store on hi...

Flubber-1997 5.3

Flubber-1997

Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent-minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the pres...

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York-1992 6.7

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York-1992

Kevin McCallister is back. But this time he's in New York City with enough cash and credit cards to turn the Big Apple into his very own playground. But Kevin won't be alone for long. The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and...

Dennis the Menace-1993 5.6

Dennis the Menace-1993

Everyone's favorite kid from the comics is back. When his parents have to go out of town, he stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to...

Dutch-1991 6.5

Dutch-1991

Working-class good guy Dutch Dooley is the current boyfriend of a wealthy, snobbish tycoon's ex-wife. Volunteering to drive the woman's son home for Thanksgiving to Chicago from his boarding school in Georgia, little doe...

Sixteen Candles-1984 7.1

Sixteen Candles-1984

Samantha's life is going downhill fast. The sixteen-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, and the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister's getting married, and with all the excitement the...

Drillbit Taylor-2008 5.7

Drillbit Taylor-2008

Homeless veteran Bob 'Drillbit' Taylor manages to enjoy life anyhow and even saves some cash for his dream, an 'all-paid' move to Alaska, even if that may take many years. His dream comes within reach when clever nerd Wa...

Pretty in Pink-1986 6.8

Pretty in Pink-1986

Teenager Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy at school, Blane. He's one of t...

National Lampoon’s Vacation-1983 7.4

National Lampoon’s Vacation-1983

The Griswold family are on a quest. A quest to a Walley World theme park for a family vacation, but things aren't going to go exactly as planned, especially when Clark Griswold is losing all thought towards a mysterious ...

Weird Science-1985 6.6

Weird Science-1985

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing cr...

Home Alone 3-1997 4.4

Home Alone 3-1997

Four high-tech industrial spies, Beaupre, Alice, Jernigan and Unger, steal a top-secret microchip, and, to fool customs, hide it in a remote-control toy car. Through a baggage mix-up at the airport, grumpy old Mrs.Hess g...

The Breakfast Club-1985 7.9

The Breakfast Club-1985

Beyond being in the same class at Shermer High School in Shermer, Illinois, Claire Standish, Andrew Clark, John Bender, Brian Johnson and Allison Reynolds have little in common, and with the exception of Claire and Andre...

Home Alone-1990 7.6

Home Alone-1990

It is Christmas time and the McCallister family is preparing for a vacation in Paris, France. But the youngest in the family named Kevin got into a scuffle with his older brother Buzz and was sent to his room which is on...

Uncle Buck-1989 7

Uncle Buck-1989

As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban lif...

She’s Having a Baby-1988 5.9

She’s Having a Baby-1988

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly wan...

101 Dalmatians-1996 5.7

101 Dalmatians-1996

After a wild chase in the bustling streets of London, the struggling computer game author, Roger, and his male Dalmatian pet, Pongo--by a welcome twist of fate--are dragged into St. James Park and meet with the charming ...

Mr. Mom-1983 6.5

Mr. Mom-1983

The family man Jack Butler is happily married and lives with his beloved wife Caroline Butler and their children Alex, Kenny and Megan in a suburb of Detroit. Jack is an engineer that works in an automobile factory with ...

Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House-2002 2.6

Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House-2002

Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains...

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off-1986 7.8

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off-1986

High school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he's developed an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. He talks his friend Cameron into taking his father's prized Ferrari and with his girlfrie...

Planes, Trains & Automobiles-1987 7.6

Planes, Trains & Automobiles-1987

All that Neal Page wants to do is to get home for Thanksgiving. His flight has been cancelled due to bad weather, so he decides on other means of transport. As well as bad luck, Neal is blessed with the presence of Del G...

The Great Outdoors-1988 6.7

The Great Outdoors-1988

Nostalgic about the good old days in the honeymoon cabin, the patriarch Chet and the Ripley family set off to the idyllic woods of Wisconsin for the summer vacation. However, their plans for a peaceful family bonding in ...

Baby’s Day Out-1994 6.1

Baby’s Day Out-1994

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is ...

Maid in Manhattan-2002 5.2

Maid in Manhattan-2002

Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, a hands...