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Sixteen Candles

Friday, April 19, 2013  >  7 p.m.

Saturday, April 20, 2013  >  2 p.m. + 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 21, 2013  >  2 p.m.

Woodland Theater of Davies Center

Samantha Baker (Molly Ringwald) is about to turn Sweet Sixteen — and no one in her family even remembers because her spoiled older sister (Blanche Baker) is having her wedding the following day. An average teen, Samantha has to endure creepy freshmen, confused parents and the popular blonde on campus who stands between her and the boy of her dreams. John Hughes’ coming-of-age romantic comedy costars Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, John Cusack and Justin Henry.

"This is a fresh and cheerful movie with a goofy sense of humor and a good ear for how teenagers talk. It doesn’t hate its characters or condescend to them, the way a lot of teenage movies do; instead, it goes for human comedy and finds it in the everyday lives of the kids in its story." — Robert Ebert

Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate

Admission is free at the door with a Blugold Card or an International Film Society membership. Community members may buy an individual IFS membership for $4; a family membership costs $10. The annual memberships are available at the Service Center, 715-836-3727, in Davies Center’s east lobby.


United States 1984
93 minutes
Rated PG
Directed by John Hughes


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