Top Ten Songs From John Hughes Movies

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We thought it would be easy to pick our top ten favorite songs from John Hughes movies, but it wasn’t easy at all.

Here’s our list.

What does yours look like?

1. “Positively Lost Me” – The Rave-Ups – Pretty in Pink

2. “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” – Simple Minds – The Breakfast Club

3. “Pretty in Pink” – The Psychedelic Furs – Pretty in Pink

4. “Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want” – The Smiths – Pretty in Pink

5. “If You Leave” – OMD – Pretty in Pink

6. “Shellshock” – New Order – Pretty in Pink

7. “Twist and Shout” – The Beatles – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

8. “I Go Crazy” – Flesh for Lulu – Some Kind of Wonderful

9. “Bring on the Dancing Horses” – Echo & The Bunnymen – Pretty in Pink

10. “Oh Yeah” – Yello – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 

 

 

 

  • M6

    My personal TTSFJHM:

    1. Don’t You Forget About Me – Simple Minds – The Breakfast Club
    2. Turn To The Sky – The March Violets – Some Kind Of Wonderful
    3. Pretty In Pink – The Psychedelic Furs – Pretty In Pink/Some Kind Of Wonderful
    4. Thieves Like Us – New Order – Pretty In Pink
    5. Positively Lost Me – The Rave-Ups – Pretty In Pink
    6. Eighties – Killing Joke – Weird Science
    7. Fire In The Twilight – Wang Chung – The Breakfast Club
    8. The Shyest Time – The Apartments – Some Kind Of Wonderful
    9. Desire – Gene Loves Jezebel – She’s Having A Baby
    10. Turning Japanese – The Vapors – Sixteen Candles

  • Kim Krausgrill Himmelberg

    All truly great. Personal additions would be This Woman’s Work by Kate Bush in She’s Having a Baby & (guilty pleasure but pleasure none the less) Thompson Twins If You Where Here from 16 Candles.