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One of the most important filmmakers of the twentieth century  to release such popular films such as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and The Breakfast Club was someone by the name of John Hughes. Born February 18 in 1950, he sadly died 11 years ago due to a heart attack. Brought up in Michigan, John Hughes started off by creating jokes for already famous comedians. He then began to capture the interest of adolescents in the 1980’s with his work. Movies such as The Breakfast Club; Sixteen Candles; Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Plane, Trains, and Automobiles; and Home Alone gained a huge amount of popularity over time. These movies usually ended in a good way but not without a struggle along the way. One of John Hughes most popular film’s, titled The Breakfast club takes place in a school library setting as the main 5 students are tasked with learning and understanding each other. Understanding their dislikes for teachers, parents, as well as going through the peer pressure of their respective social groups. This film highly resembles Hughes’ work as it reaches toward the best of society with all different types of popular culture which explains why the movie takes place in a library, with the students surrounded by art, books, and statues. Hughes was very well known as being the king of highschool movies. All of his work dealt with teenagers and the issues they dealt with. Ferris BuellerFerris Buellers was one of Hughes’ first comedies, and it is the most original movie about high school that has ever been made. There wasn’t a movie like it before it was made, and since many attempts have been made to recapture what Ferris Buellers brought to the table. Unfortunately, that is impossible. A big part of Ferris Bueller’s magic was the originality of Hughes’ vision. He looked at teenagers and high school life from a completely new perspective. Hughes created a world where everything worked out for the hero, and everyone can identify with that.