What is John Hughes known for?

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John Wilden Hughes Jr.
Most of Hughes's work is set in the Chicago metropolitan area. He is best known for his coming-of-age teen comedy films which often combined magic realism with honest depictions of suburban teenage life.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what did John Hughes die of?

Heart attack

Also, what is the best John Hughes movie? Here are his 10 best.

  • SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL (1987)
  • WEIRD SCIENCE (1985)
  • HOME ALONE (1990)
  • NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION (1983)
  • FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF (1986)
  • SIXTEEN CANDLES (1984)
  • PRETTY IN PINK (1986)
  • MR.

In this way, why did John Hughes stop making movies?

From MPTVImages.com. John Hughes never stopped writing. He was notorious for this trait, especially in the 1980s, when he churned out screenplays faster than Hollywood could make them into movies.

What college did John Hughes go to?

The University of Arizona

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Who wrote the movie Home Alone?

John Hughes

Who wrote Sixteen Candles?

John Hughes

Is John Hughes in Home Alone?

Home Alone is a 1990 American comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, and Catherine O'Hara.

Which came first Sixteen Candles or Breakfast Club?

Film
Year Title
1984 Sixteen Candles
1985 The Breakfast Club
European Vacation
Weird Science

Where was pretty in pink set?

Pretty In Pink | 1986
This seems such an archetypal John Hughes movie that it's easy to forget it was actually directed by Howard Deutch, until you remember that none of it was filmed in Chicago. Nominally set in the Windy City's northwestern suburb, 'Elgin, Illinois', the film was made entirely around Los Angeles.

Who wrote Home Alone 2?

John Hughes

How much did Home Alone 2 make?


Filming for Home Alone 2 took place from December 1991 to May 1992 in Chicago and New York City, including at the Rockefeller Center and the original World Trade Center. The film grossed over $173 million in revenue in the United States and $359 million worldwide against a budget of $28 million.

Where is home alone set?

All of the film was shot in the Chicago area.
Though the main plot point is that that McCallister family is in Paris while Kevin's back home in Illinois, the production was shot entirely within the Chicago area. The scenes supposedly set at Paris-Orly Airport were actually shot at O'Hare International Airport.

Who wrote Breakfast Club?

John Hughes

How much has home alone made?

Home Alone is one of the most beloved Christmas films and one of the highest-grossing comedies of all time, raking in more than $476 million at the worldwide box office.

Who died from the Breakfast Club?

After costar Luke Perry (who played ex-husband Fred Andrews) died and the character was killed off at the start of season four, Mary Andrews decided to stay in Riverdale for a bit longer to be Archie's guardian.

Where was she's having a baby filmed?

The film was shot in Winnetka, IL and Evanston, IL from September 1986 to December 1986. However, several scenes were shot directly in the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. Most of John Hughes's films either take place in Chicago, in the suburbs of Chicago, or are about people going to or coming from Chicago.

What happened to Buzz Home Alone?

Devin has reached the ripe old age of 41, and you'll be glad to hear he's still in the acting game. Since his starring role as bullying teenage brother Buzz in both Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, he's landed parts in Law & Order: SVU, and R.I.P.D, which also starred Ryan Reynolds.