Sixteen Candles
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Trivia: John Cusack's real-life sister, Joan Cusack, is wearing a neck brace on the bus at the beginning of the film.

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Trivia: Molly Ringwald's real-life sister, Beth Ringwald, appears in the film as Patty Baker, the girl being carried out of the coat room just before Samantha attempted to talk to Jake.

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Trivia: Director John Hughes, wrote this script in two days.

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Trivia: Jake's Licence plate reads "21850" (February 18, 1950), which is director John Hughes' birthday.

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Trivia: This film marked the directorial debut of John Hughes.

Other mistake: The chunk of hair that Ted has in the car is in a ponytail, and much longer than the hair cut off in the door.

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Long Duk Dong: No more yankie my wankie. The Donger need food.

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Question: The girl that plays Caroline - was that a wig she wore?

Answer: Yes. It's a wig. Haviland Morris is a redhead.

Ray

Ok thank you.

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