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The Lesser-Known Gems Of John Hughes

Filmmaker John Hughes died six years ago and left behind a surprisingly broad legacy. Here are some movies you may not know he wrote.

By Samantha Crook | August 6, 2015

Filmmaker John Hughes died six years ago.

He gave us some greats.

"I took a shower washing every body part with actual soap, including all of my major crevices, ... which I never did before but sort of enjoyed," said Macaulay Culkin's character in 20th Century Fox Film Corp.'s "Home Alone."

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"Classic," said Justin Henry's character in Universal Pictures' "Sixteen Candles."

In his honor, here are some of his lesser-known gems. 

"Baby's Day Out": A baby escapes and chills with a gorilla.

"Just Visiting": Time travel gone wrong. Think dragons and Christina Applegate.

"Flubber": A nutty professor makes some unruly Jell-O. Hilarity ensues.

"Oh boy," said Robin Williams' character in Buena Vista Pictures' "Flubber."

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