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Hughes, John 1950-2009

Overview
Works: 260 works in 804 publications in 5 languages and 36,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Interviews  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Humor  Fantasy films  Popular music 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Production personnel, Scenarist, Author, Author of dialog, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Hughes
Publications by John Hughes
Publications by John Hughes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Hughes
Home alone by Chris Columbus( visu )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,301 libraries worldwide
When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin. He's left home alone overnight with two bumbling burglers trying to break in so he rigs a bewildering battery of boobytraps to welcome them
Ferris Bueller's day off by Matthew Broderick( visu )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,836 libraries worldwide
A high school student is determined to get a day off with his friends by outwitting his principal
The breakfast club by Emilio Estevez( visu )
43 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,821 libraries worldwide
Five high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems
Christmas vacation ( visu )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,350 libraries worldwide
It's Christmastime for the Griswolds. There are 25,000 lights on the rooftop, an exploding turkey on the table, and a dozen or so guests
Home alone 2 lost in New York by Macaulay Culkin( visu )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,144 libraries worldwide
"Kevin McCallister is ... ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. ... The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget"--Container
Sixteen candles by Molly Ringwald( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
It's Sam's sweet sixteen birthday and no one in her family remembers the important occasion. She's an average teen who endures creepy freshmen, spoiled siblings, confused parents and the beautiful blonde who stands between her and the boy of her dreams
Planes, trains & automobiles by John Hughes( visu )
29 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
Neal Page (Martin) wants to fly home to spend Thanksgiving with his family. Del Griffith (Candy) leads Page on a hilarious, cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps him from tasting his turkey
Miracle on 34th Street by Edmund Gwenn( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,730 libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
Flubber by Les Mayfield( visu )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
Brilliant but befuddled Professor Phillip Brainard is on the brink of inventing a revolutionary energy source and missing his wedding for the third time! He develops a miraculous elastic goo flubber that enables anything its applied to, to bounce super high and fast
101 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
Pretty in pink by Howard Deutch( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
Andie is a non-conformist from the wrong part of town, while Blane is a cute rich boy with the perfect pedigree. When he asks her to the prom, they must overcome obstacles set by both their friends and their enemies
Home alone 3 by Raja Gosnell( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
A band of international crooks hides a stolen military computer chip in a toy car, but an airport mix-up puts it in the hands of whiz-kid Alex Pruitt. When the criminals zero in on him, he sets an array of ambushes and booby traps
Uncle Buck ( visu )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
Comedy about an idle, good-natured bachelor who's left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis
Mr. Mom by Stan Dragoti( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
A young auto executive loses his job and his wife turns into a high-powered executive. At the start Jack Butler thinks he's "a regular Phil Donahue," but soon, dishes, diapers, and a man-eating vacuum cleaner have him singing a different tune. In the meantime, Caroline has come up with a pitch to salvage her ad agency's biggest account but she can't run fast enough from her persistent boss
Weird science ( visu )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Two nerdy best friends have the power to create the "perfect woman". Like a computer-generated fairy godmother, the two use their creation to learn about the pleasures and pitfalls of adolescences
Baby's day out ( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Baby Bink is kidnapped by three men posing as photographers. While his wealthy parents frantically search for him, the three crooks have their hands full keeping up with their infant charge
The great outdoors ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Some kind of wonderful ( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
A high school misfit is so head-over-heels for the senior class siren that he's blind to the charms of his devoted best pal
European vacation by Amy Heckerling( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
The all-American Clark family wins a deluxe European vacation tour. Ecstatic Mr. Clark (who seems to have O.D.'d on "Father Knows Best" reruns) plans a getaway jammed with forced family togetherness, two weeks sure to become a treasure trove of golden Griswald memories. For the Griswalds, it's typical holiday road havoc
Vacation ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing: total disaster!
 
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controlled identity Dantes, Edmond, 1950-2009

Dantes, Edmond
Dantès, Edmond 1950-2009
Hughes, John Wilden
ヒューズ, ジョン
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