10 Back-to-School Movies for Parents

Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles

Rated: PG

Year: 1984

Cast: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling

Poor Samantha. Turning 16 is no fun when your family has forgotten your birthday, your grandparents have moved into your room, you have a crush on an unattainable senior, and find yourself pursued by a geek.

What Parents Like: Um, would this be a good time to play "The Way We Were."

What Makes Our Inner Kid Squeal: John Hughes captures the embarrassing moments of adolescence really, really well.

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