Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles
Directed By John Hughes
Written By John Hughes
Cast Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Anthony Michael Hall
Produced By Hilton A. Green, Ned Tanen, Michelle Manning
Film Editing By Edward Warschillka
Cinematography By Bobby Byrne
Music By Ira Newborn

United States



Release Date

May 4, 1984


93 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Universal Pictures

Budget $6,500,000
Gross $23,686,027



  • Molly Ringwald as Samantha "Sam" Baker
  • Justin Henry as Mike Baker
  • Michael Schoeffling as Jake Ryan
  • Anthony Michael Hall as Ted
  • Gedde Watanabe as Long Duk Dong
  • Haviland Morris as Caroline Mulford
  • Paul Dooley as Jim Baker
  • Carlin Glynn as Brenda Baker
  • Blanche Baker as Ginny Baker
  • Edward Andrews as Grandpa Howard Baker
  • Billie Bird as Grandma Dorothy Baker
  • Carole Cook as Grandma Helen
  • Max Showalter as Grandpa Fred
  • Liane Alexandra Curtis as Randy
  • John Cusack as Bryce
  • Darren Harris as Cliff
  • Deborah Pollack as Marlene
  • Joan Cusack as Geek Girl
  • John Kapelos as Rudy Ryszczyk
  • Jami Gertz as Robin
  • Brian Doyle-Murray as Reverend
  • Zelda Rubinstein as Organist



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