Hughes, John 1950-2009
Most widely held works about John Hughes
Most widely held works by John Hughes
Ferris Bueller's day off ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,651 libraries worldwide
A high school student is determined to get a day off with his friends in Chicago by outwitting his principal.
Home alone ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,535 libraries worldwide
When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!
Miracle on 34th Street ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
In this new version of the 1947 classic film, a little girl meets a department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing.
Planes, trains and automobiles ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,254 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.
Sixteen candles ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,241 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.
Christmas vacation ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Christmas is the perfect season for Clark Griswold and his family. Clark's a disaster waiting to happen. You have to see it to believe it. There are 25,000 lights on the Griswold rooftop. An exploding turkey. And a house full of relatives.
Home alone 2 lost in New York ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Kevin McCallister is ready to turn the Big Apple into his own playground. The notorious Wet Bandits, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are plotting a huge holiday heist in New York. Kevin's ready to welcome them with a battery of booby traps that the bumbling bandits will never forget.
The breakfast club ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
They are five high school students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday morning detention together in their school library. At 7 a.m. they had nothing to say to each other, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls and become good friends.
101 Dalmatians ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,135 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
A poor girl falls in love with a rich guy, and it angers both their families and their friends.
Flubber ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 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 it's applied to, to bounce super high and fast.
Uncle Buck ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend.
The breakfast club ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 784 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.
Mr. Mom ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Michael Keaton plays a harried househusband and Teri Garr a rising business executive who encounter one problem after another.
Home alone 3 ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 709 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.
Baby's day out ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Baby Bink is out on the town for a day, visiting wondrous places and seeing fantastic sights. The only problem is, he is traveling alone!
National Lampoon's Christmas vacation ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 679 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.
101 dalmatians ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
In their small London flat, Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy, along with their human pets Roger and Anita, are overjoyed by the arrival of their litter of 15 puppies. But when the spotted-fur-loving Cruella De Vil and her clumsy cohorts, Jasper and Horace, dognap the litter along with every other Dalmatian pup in London, it will be up to Pongo and Perdy to rally the town's animals to aid in the puppies' rescue. Now the puppies have to outwit their captors and bring on a final showdown with Cruella.
Home alone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
An eight-year-old boy is left home alone on Christmas, and has to defend his home against two bumbling burglars.
Weird science ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 578 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.
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Dantès, Edmond 1950-2009
Multiple languages (22)
No Linguistic content (3)