Sixteen Candles Trailer & Clips


Sixteen Candles full movie is released on May 04, 1984. Watch Sixteen Candles online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $23,686,027. Sixteen Candles is directed by John Hughes and created by John Hughes with Molly Ringwald and Justin Henry. Sixteen Candles is available online on Starz Roku Premium Channel and Starz.

Samantha's life is going downhill fast. The 16-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 is getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her birthday. Add to all this two sets of horrendously embarrassing grandparents, a foreign-exchange student named Long Duk Dong, and behold the makings of a hilarious journey into young-womanhood.

As know as:

But 16 Hiyeeti, Szesnaście świeczek, Šešiolika žvakučiu, Kuusteist küünalt, '16. Doğum Günüm'

Release Date:

May 04, 1984

Release Date (Streaming):

Sep 16, 2008


United States



Stream Service:

MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Universal Pictures

Production Companies:

Universal Pictures, Channel Productions

Gross worldwide:



This is Samantha Baker and today is her 16th birthday. The problem is, nobody remembers., 16 Candles. And you're invited to the party., Turning sixteen isn't easy, when you've fallen in love...for the first time., It's the time of your life that may last a lifetime., When you're just sixteen anything can happen!


Neil Jillett
The Age (Australia)
Its Middle American cast of plastic females and self-regarding males look and behave like delegates to a Republican convention. The slight plot is strung out on a series of gross jokes.
by rottentomatoes, May 03, 2022
Kevin Maher
Times (UK)
Watch with compassion.
by rottentomatoes, Jul 22, 2019
Variety Staff
There's also a darkly handsome high school heartbreak kid (Michael Schoeffling), a merciful brisk pace, some quick humor (visual and verbal), and a solid music track.
by rottentomatoes, Jul 18, 2007

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