How Well Do You Know John Hughes’ Films?

John Hughes helped define a generation with his quirky style of filmmaking. Do you think you know you know his films well? Take this quiz and find out!
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John Hughes earned his first screenwriting credit on what film?
The Breakfast Club
Pretty in Pink
Animal House
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In what state do many of John Hughes' films take place?
Minnesota
Illinois
New York
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Which film was John Hughes' directorial debut?
Sixteen Candles
The Breakfast Club
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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Which was John Hughes highest grossing film?
Pretty in Pink
The Breakfast Club
Home Alone
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Which of these stars was not a member of the famous Brat Pack?
John Cryer
Molly Ringwald
Ally Sheedy
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What year did Ferris Bueller's Day Off premiere?
1986
1985
1988
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Who starred as the character Jake Ryan in the hit movie "Sixteen Candles?"
Michael Schoeffling
Justin Henry
Anthony Michael Hall
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"Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" starred which two famous comedians?
Steve Martin and Chris Farley
John Candy and Alan Ruck
Steve Martin and John Candy
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Which movie follows two high school nerds and their attempt to create the perfect woman?
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Uncle Buck
Weird Science
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John Hughes is credited with writing "Home Alone," but who actually directed the film?
Chris Columbus
Daniel Stern
Steve Martin
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Who played Sloane Peterson in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off?"
Jennifer Gray
Cindy Pickett
Mia Sara
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What year did "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" premiere?
1989
1990
1995
Result
Uh-oh it appears as if you are a John Hughes' movie amateur. The only remedy for this predicament is to pop some popcorn and settle in for a movie marathon!

C+, Movie Amateur

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Great job! You've seen quite a few of John Hughes' films and it shows. You've got a great grasp on your Hughes trivia.

B+, Hughes Handy

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Whoa there, you are a movie virtuoso! You must like the films of John Hughes (who doesn't) because you've got a vast and impressive knowledge on his work. Well done!

A+, Movie Virtuoso

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1
John Hughes earned his first screenwriting credit on what film?
The Breakfast Club
Pretty in Pink
Animal House
2
In what state do many of John Hughes' films take place?
Minnesota
Illinois
New York
3
Which film was John Hughes' directorial debut?
Sixteen Candles
The Breakfast Club
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
4
Which was John Hughes highest grossing film?
Pretty in Pink
The Breakfast Club
Home Alone
5
Which of these stars was not a member of the famous Brat Pack?
John Cryer
Molly Ringwald
Ally Sheedy
6
What year did Ferris Bueller's Day Off premiere?
1986
1985
1988
7
Who starred as the character Jake Ryan in the hit movie "Sixteen Candles?"
Michael Schoeffling
Justin Henry
Anthony Michael Hall
8
"Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" starred which two famous comedians?
Steve Martin and Chris Farley
John Candy and Alan Ruck
Steve Martin and John Candy
9
Which movie follows two high school nerds and their attempt to create the perfect woman?
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Uncle Buck
Weird Science
10
John Hughes is credited with writing "Home Alone," but who actually directed the film?
Chris Columbus
Daniel Stern
Steve Martin
11
Who played Sloane Peterson in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off?"
Jennifer Gray
Cindy Pickett
Mia Sara
12
What year did "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" premiere?
1989
1990
1995