So something about the death of director John Hughes really feels like the end of an era for us Gen X’ers. I mean, the man’s movies pretty much defined “cool” for most of us, and I can still personally quote entire scenes from Sixteen Candles and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. So I started thinking about other movies that significantly contributed to my ideas of what teen life could (or should) be. I limited myself to movies that were released before I graduated from high school (1989). Here are my top ten, in no particular order:
What’s on your list?