Sixteen Candles (1984)

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  • 16 Candles Alternative

Synopsis

Comedy drama. American teenager Samantha is despondent that her entire family has forgetten her sixteenth birthday, so caught up are they in the wedding of her sister the next day. Samantha has a crush on classmate Jake Ryan, and she wrongly thinks he has no interest in her. Matters are not helped by a party that evening at school, at which much mayhem breaks out, nor by the chaotic wedding day itself.

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