Sixteen Candles
Release: May 04, 1984
Release: May 04, 1984

Samantha's life is going downhill fast. The fifteen-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, and the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister's getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her birthday! Add all this to a pair of horrendously embarrassing grandparents, a foreign exchange student named Long Duc Dong, and we have the makings of a hilarious journey into young womanhood.

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Nerds on school bus: "*imitates laser gun shots* ha ha. score. a direct hit."
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Grandpa: "Damn kids and their rock n roll"
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Dad: "We're eating at the Ricechex tonite"
Mom: "Rischex"
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Ling Duk Dong: "Lake! Big lake!"
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Caroline (to Farmer Ted): "Now we're both on The Pill!!!"
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Caroline: "I can name 20 guys who would kill to love me."
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Long Duk Dong: "OOOOOH Sexy girlfriend!!! Bon zie"
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Grandpa Howard: "What was his name? Well, what did he want?"
Grandma Dorothy: "...Sex"
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Grandma Helen: "Fred, leave her alone. You`ll make her tinkle."
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Long Duk Dong: "No more yanky my wanky... the donger needs food."
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Mike: "I just hope you burn the sheets and mattresses after he leaves."
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Samantha: "I can't believe I'm actually going to consume this school hamburger."
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Long Duk Dong: "AUTOMOBILE...?"
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Caroline: "Don't be such a poop."
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The Geek: "This information cannot leave this room. Ok? It would devastate my reputation as a dude."
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Samantha: "I can't believe my grandmother actually felt me up."
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The Geek: "I mean, not many girls in contemporary American society today would give their underwear to help a geek like me."
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Grandma Helen: "Oh Sam, let me take a look at you. Fred, she's gotten her boobies."
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Ginny: "I really love Rudy. He is totally enamored of me. I mean, I've had other men love me before, but not for six months in a row."
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Caroline: "I'll, uh, tell you where you are if you tell me who you are."
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Comments
10 years, 7 months ago
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    11 years, 8 months ago
    i rememeber this movie. when i was reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal small about 3 or 2 i never understood this movie lol
      11 years, 11 months ago
      o.k. thats a weird type of movie
        12 years, 2 months ago
        Great teen movie. "AUUTOOOMOBIIIIILLE????...Big LECK BIG LECK!" Best comedy scene ever!
          12 years, 2 months ago
          pop culture was not pop culture then. it was ......depressing.
            12 years, 10 months ago
            So has anyone seen a version of this on tv where a cut cafeteria scene is aired? It shows Sam going thru the lunch line with her girlfriend and then ditching her tray when she sees Jake eating in the cafeteria. It also shows Jake reading Sam's sex test he picked up off the floor from independent study. I can't find the DVD version with deleted scenes like this. Anyone know anything?
              13 years, 2 months ago
              i love this movie!!! i think it's so funny when sam's grandmother is like "oh look she's gotten her boobies" lol!!
                13 years, 4 months ago
                that better not happen to me on my sixteenth birthday!
                  13 years, 5 months ago
                  OMG I'm watchin this movie now!!!!Love it! =-)
                    13 years, 6 months ago
                    mm k, im a whole like 10-15 years younger than this movie, but this is my favorite movie!! 80s movies are better than ones now-theyre real.

                    yay, Jake Ryan!
                      13 years, 7 months ago
                      I catch it every time it comes on tv. My family calls me just to let me know its on.
                        13 years, 7 months ago
                        My daughter's name is Molly and my son's name is Jake so, I guess you could say this movie stuck with me :-)
                          13 years, 11 months ago
                          automobile!
                            14 years ago
                            I remember on this one message board I was on, somebody was supposedly talking positive about this movie, but then they said the final scene was cheesy. Yeah, way to compliment the movie.

                            What a douche that person was.

                            As for me, I enjoyed this movie a lot. I bought it when I myself was 16 and I liked it. It was on VHS with the changed music, but it was still funny. Gedde Watanabe made this movie with his performance as Long Duk Dong.

                            "What's happening, hot stuff?"
                              14 years, 1 month ago
                              Grandpa: Where is my automobile?
                              Long Duck Dong: (in the midst of hysterical drunken laughter) Automobile? SPshhhh! Spshhhh! Lake.

                              HEHEHEHE! Classic!
                                14 years, 4 months ago
                                long duc dong need to say more
                                  14 years, 5 months ago
                                  a classic! The part when the nerd asks for h3er underwear and then shows them to all the other nerdy male freshman is the best scene!
                                    15 years, 11 months ago
                                    We played this movie in Spanish class because of that one line. What is it again? "Where is my automobile?" then the dude's like, "AUTOMOVIL!!!!!!"
                                      16 years, 1 month ago
                                      What's sad is....girls wrote to Jake Ryan as if he were a real person...not a character in a movie. xDD
                                        16 years, 4 months ago
                                        Actually I had more of a thing for Anthony Michael Hall's character...sad really.

                                        But yeah I love this movie.
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