Special Movie Quote Friday: Honoring John Hughes
With the news of the passing of writer/director/producer John Hughes, GoreMaster.com is honoring his films with a special “Movie Quote Friday”. His films touched a generation of teens capturing the humor and drama of surviving those rough and fun years. Thanks for the wonderful laughter and may you rest in peace.
We couldn’t pick just one movie quote so we’ve listed serveral of our favorites. Please feel free to add some of your own in the comments space below!
Several director’s trademarks can be seen within Hughes’ films:
- Set in the fictional Shermer, Illinois, as represented by the North Shore suburbs of the Chicago metropolitan area.
- Characters breaking the fourth wall (acknowledging the audience).
- Additional scenes under and/or after the closing credits.
- A strong emphasis on pop songs and music cues.
Actors who have appeared in more than one Hughes production include John Candy, Edie McClurg, William Windom, John Ashton and Larry Hankin.
John Hughes Credits include:
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983):
Clark: I think you’re all f#%*ed in the head. We’re ten hours from the f#%*ing fun park and you want to bail out. Well I’ll tell you something. This is no longer a vacation. It’s a quest. It’s a quest for fun. I’m gonna have fun and you’re gonna have fun. We’re all gonna have so much f#%*ing fun we’ll need plastic surgeory to remove our godamn smiles. You’ll be whistling “Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah” out of you’re a**holes!
Sixteen Candles (1984)
The Geek: “Relax, would you? We have seventy dollars and a pair of girls underpants. We’re safe as kittens.”
Weird Science (1985)
Wyatt: It’s a joke Chet!
Chet: That’s not a joke, that’s a severe behavioral disorder. Those are women’s underpants! The next thing you know you’ll be wearing a bra on your head.
Chet: I’m sorry Wyatt, sorry for being such a sh*t to you all these years.
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