Dubbed the voice of a generation, John Hughes lives on as the voice of a generation. No matter if you’re a Baby Boomer, a Gen X-er, or a millennial, there is a good chance that John Hughes holds a place in your heart somewhere. Wether it’s in one of the characters from The Breakfast Club you relate to or enjoy the slapstick antics of Home Alone, John Hughes carries a legacy in his films and writings.
John Hughes was known not only for his directing, but his writing. Here is a collection of his scripts, including a few feature screenplays that were never made.
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)
The Griswold family’s cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
Sixteen Candles (1984)
A girl’s “sweet” sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
The Breakfast Club (1984)
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Career Opportunities (1991)
Two complete opposites are locked in a Target together, but the pair soon learns they have a lot in common. Little do they know that two petty criminals are on the lam and looking for a place to hide.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Curly Sue (1991)
A homeless man and his young companion, who survive by conning people, meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.