Screenwriters : John Hughes portrayal of teens?

John Hughes portrayal of teens?

Do you think John Hughes portrayed teenagers accurately in his films? (The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off etc.)

Re: John Hughes portrayal of teens?

As a matter of fact, people I've run across mostly seem to beat up on John Hughes for not doing so, but I think they've just forgotten what it's like to be a teenager. When you think the whole world revolves around you, and feel as though nobody understands you, and just want to fit in and have a good time. John Hughes' films have certain exaggerations and creative liberties in them, but I think he hit it spot-on. So what if his depictions are of social cliques? People seem to think that this is an inaccurate representation, but it is not. I think he did it very well.

Breakfast Club 10/10 stars
Ferris Bueller 10/10 stars
Sixteen Candles 8/10 stars
Pretty in Pink 8/10 stars

Great movies.

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