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25+ Best Sixteen Candles Quotes From The Classic Teen Rom-Com

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The movie 'Sixteen Candles' was released in 1984.

This movie is directed by John Hughes and is considered one of Hughes' popular works. It stars Molly Ringwald in the lead, along with Michael Schoeffling, Anthony Michael Hall, and Haviland Morris among others.

The movie is about the embarrassment a 16 year old Samantha Baker, played by Molly Ringwald, faces on her birthday in school on account of her parents ignoring her. Her troubles elevate when answers of a quiz got leaked in front of the entire school. There are stories of other characters, which are hilariously entertaining. For example, a guy named Jake, in search of a girlfriend, is a prominent character in the movie and has some great lines. Some movies and television shows instantly connect with the audience like 'Sixteen Candles'. Characters like Sam, Ted and the overall school life are very relatable. This shows John Hughes has done a great job in the accurate portrayal of teen life. The character of Jim Baker along with Molly Ringwald were loved by all. All these aspects have led to the film becoming a cult classic.

If you like this article about sixteen candles quotes, you may also want to check our other quotes articles such as 'The Breakfast Club' quotes and '80s movie quotes.

Best 'Sixteen Candles' Quotes

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Here are the best 'Sixteen Candles' movie quotes and quotes from sixteen candles.

1. "I really love Rudy. He is totally enamored of me. I mean, I've had men who've loved me before, but not for six months in a row."

- Ginny.

2. "Would it be possible for you to tell me if there is a Samantha Baker there and if so may I converse with her briefly?"

- Jake Ryan.

3. "The Geek: So, what's your story? I mean, you got a guy, or...?

Samantha: Yes, three big ones, so quit bugging me or I'll sic them all over your sorry face."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

4.  "I can’t believe this. They freakin' forgot my birthday."

- Samantha Baker.

5. "Grab a doughnut. It's small. It's brown. It's made of leather. It has my initials on it. And I believe... that's it."

- Brenda Baker.

6. "Would you stop feeling sorry for yourself? It’s bad for your complexion."

- Randy.

7. "Long Duk Dong: Very clever dinner. Appetizing food fit neatly into interesting round pie.

Mike Baker: It's a quiche.

Long Duk Dong: How do you spell?

Grandpa Fred: Well you don't spell it, son, you eat it."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

Funny 'Sixteen Candles' Quotes

Here are Jake Ryan 'Sixteen Candles' quotes and other great quotes from the movie. This section shows the humorous side of things. There are a lot of Samantha Baker quotes by Molly Ringwald.

8. "I loathe the bus. There has to be a more dignified mode of transportation."

- Samantha Baker.

9. "Donger's here for five hours, and he's got somebody. I live here my whole life, and I'm like a disease."

- Samantha Baker.

10. "I'll make a deal with you.  You let me keep these clothes of Sam, I'll let you take Caroline home. But you gotta make sure she gets home, you can't leave her in some parking lot. Okay?"

- Jake Ryan.

11. "Chronologically, you're a year older today. Physically, you're still fifteen... Hopeless."

- Samantha.

12. “Do you know how many times a week I go without lunch because some girl borrows my lunch money? Y'know, any halfway decent girl can rob me blind, because I'm too torqued up to say no.”

- Farmer Ted.

13. "Brenda Baker: Can you remember to turn off the stove in twenty minutes?

Samantha: I can remember lots of things."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

14. "The Geek: [as Caroline is slapping him awake] Dammit, Mom, I've got my headgear on!

Caroline: [annoyed] Will you wake up?

The Geek: [opens eyes] Where the hell am I?

Caroline: I'll, uh, tell you where you are, if you tell me who you are.

The Geek: I'm Farmer Ted."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

Famous 'Sixteen Candles' Quotes

If you believe it is the best quotes then they will eventually get famous one day. Here are some of the most famous quotes for you from the character of Molly Ringwald and many others.

15. “That's why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they'd call 'em something else.”

- Jim Baker.

16. "I want a serious girlfriend, somebody I can love and that's gonna love me back. Is that psycho?"

- Jake Ryan.

17. "Samantha Baker: This is Farmer Fred.

Geek: Ted.

Samantha Baker: Oh, I'm sorry, Farmer Ted.

Geek: I'm not really a farmer. I'm a freshman."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

18. "Lumberjack: So... What's your name?

Long Duk Dong: Dong.

Lumberjack: What's your first name?

Long Duk Dong: Long.

Lumberjack: What's your middle name?

Long Duk Dong: Duk."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

19. “ Jake: Thanks for coming over.

Samantha: Thanks for coming to get me.

Jake: Happy Birthday, Samantha. Make a wish.

Samantha: It already came true.”

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

20. "Caroline: Who's he?

Jake: That's me.

Caroline: Who are you?

Jake: I'm him.

Caroline: Oh, okay."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

21. "Brenda Baker: Don't be a smart one.

Mike Baker: Okay, I'll be a stupid one."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

22. "Jake: I do independent study with her. I catch her lookin’ at me a lot. It’s kinda cool, the way she’s always lookin’ at me.

Jock: Maybe she’s retarded."

- 'Sixteen candles'.

23. "Long Duk Dong: How do you spell?

Grandpa Fred: Well you don’t spell it, son, you eat it.”

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

24. "The Geek: This is your car, Jake?

Jake: No, this is my dad's car. You said you can't drive a stick.

The Geek: This is a...! This is a Rolls Royce, Jake.

- 'Sixteen candles'.

25. “The Geek: Jake I don’t have a car.”

Jake: You can take mine.”

The Geek: Jake I don’t have a license.”

Jake: I trust you.”

- 'Sixteen candles'.

26. "The Geek: So? So? I heard the grill alone costs five grand on this. Five grand! Do you have five grand? I don't have five grand.

Jake: Then don't hit anything.

The Geek: Ha ha! Don't hit anything."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

27. "The Geek: Just answer me one question.

Samantha: Yes, you're a total drag.

The Geek: Ha ha ha. That's not the question."

- 'Sixteen Candles'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Sixteen Candles' quotes then why not take a look at weird science quotes, or ['Footloose' quotes].

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Written By
Srija Chanda

Sriya is a student studying for a Master's in Mass Communication at St. Xavier’s University, having completed her journalism degree. She has worked in PR and social media and participated in a youth parliament. Kolkatta-based Sriya likes reading books, watching movies, and traveling.

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