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Movies Written By John Hughes

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This is a list of films written by John Hughes, screenwriter. This list of movies written by John Hughes is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These John Hughes screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased John Hughes films are not included on this list. John Hughes has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular John Hughes films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

List contains movies like Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Breakfast Club.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did John Hughes write?" and "How many movies did John Hughes write?"

This list includes almost all of John Hughes's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies John Hughes wrote in order to find out more about each individual John Hughes film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these John Hughes films. {#nodes}
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  • 101 Dalmatians

    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close
    101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed...  more

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  • Baby's Day Out

    Cynthia Nixon, Lara Flynn Boyle
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  • Beethoven

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny
    Beethoven is a 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant and starring Charles Grodin...  more

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  • Beethoven's 3rd

    Julia Sweeney, Judge Reinhold
    Beethoven's 3rd is the second sequel to the 1992 film, Beethoven. Additionally, this is the...  more
  • Career Opportunities

    Jennifer Connelly, John Candy
    Career Opportunities is a 1991 American romantic comedy film starring Frank Whaley in his...  more

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  • Curly Sue

    Steve Carell, Jim Belushi
    Curly Sue is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film and starred Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch...  more

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  • Dennis the Menace

    Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
    Dennis the Menace is a 1993 live-action American family film based on the Hank Ketcham comic...  more

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  • Dutch

    Ed O'Neill, JoBeth Williams
    Dutch is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Faiman and written by John...  more

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  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John...  more

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  • Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden
    Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les...  more

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  • Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci
    Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes...  more

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  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and...  more

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  • Home Alone 3

    Scarlett Johansson, Seth Smith
    Home Alone 3 is a 1997 American family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes. It is...  more

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  • Just Visiting

    Christina Applegate, Tara Reid
    Just Visiting is a 2001 comedy that is a remake of the French film Les Visiteurs, it also...  more
  • Miracle on 34th Street

    Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson
    Miracle on 34th Street is a 1994 American Christmas fantasy film written and produced by John...  more

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  • Mr. Mom

    Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd
    Mr. Mom is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by John Hughes...  more

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  • Nate and Hayes

    Tommy Lee Jones, Jenny Seagrove
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  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase
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    Chuck Berry, Michael Lerner
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    Chevy Chase, Anthony Michael Hall
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  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon
    Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a 1987 American comedy film written, produced and directed...  more

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  • Pretty in Pink

    James Spader, Gina Gershon
    Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in...  more

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  • Quest for Fire

    Everett McGill, Rae Dawn Chong
    The Quest for Fire is a 1911 Belgian novel by "J.-H. Rosny", the pseudonym of two brothers;...  more
  • Quest for Fire

    Ron Perlman, Rae Dawn Chong
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  • Reach the Rock

    Norman Reedus, Brooke Langton
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