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Don't You Forget About Me (2009)

A group of young filmmakers have one goal in mind: to track down and interview the great writer/director John Hughes, responsible for many of the classic teen films that marked a whole ... See full summary »

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Matt Sadowski (as Matt Austin), Matt Sadowski
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Cast

Credited cast:
David Anderle David Anderle ... Himself
Mike Bender Mike Bender ... Himself
Jackie Burch Jackie Burch ... Herself
Scott Coffey ... Himself
Sean Covel ... Himself
Howard Deutch ... Himself
Roger Ebert ... Himself
Richard Elfman ... Himself
Jennifer Gibgot Jennifer Gibgot ... Herself
Andrew Gunn ... Himself
Justin Henry ... Himself
John Kapelos ... Himself
Jim Kerr ... Himself
Kelly LeBrock ... Herself
Andrew McCarthy ... Himself
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Storyline

A group of young filmmakers have one goal in mind: to track down and interview the great writer/director John Hughes, responsible for many of the classic teen films that marked a whole generation even today such as The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller Day-Off and Sixteen Candles. The documentary features testimonies from many actors who worked with Hughes, revealing what was special about his films and the way they conquered audiences through the years. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood. In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him.


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Canada

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English

Release Date:

13 July 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Не забывайте меня See more »

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The movie lists Richard Elfman as the lead singer of Oingo Boingo. Richard was the creator of the performance troupe "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo", the previous incarnation of the band Oingo Boingo. He is the brother to Oingo Boingo front man Danny Elfman and not a part of the musical group the resulted from his original concept. See more »

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Kevin Smith: He was a master, y'know, at what he did.
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a review over "Don't You Forget About Me''
3 April 2011 | by christian-carrionSee all my reviews

Critics attack this movie like a dog attacks a piece of steak. But, i'm here to say that this movie was rather good. A documentary of Jon Hughes that was long over due, made by some amateurs. Amateurs. that doesn't mean the movie is going to be grade A material. But it was put together nicely, clips, pictures, interviews. so most the interviews didn't have the biggest actors, but they weren't gonna waste there time searching for interviews from actors when the movie is about JON HUGHES. It is also about a few kids trying to get an interview, thats the plot, and the movie also had a good number of actor and director interviews, who talk about Jon Hughes, his feelings, his actions, friends, family. It reaches the teen crowd to urge them to watch his movies, and compare them to these new teen movies, to see what is better. Kutos to these kids who tried to get an interview, the movie wasn't perfect, but it wasn't boring. it keeps minds interested, and hopeful.


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