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John Hughes dies

John Hughes, director of monster 80s comedy classics like Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Weird Science (Kelly Le Brock anyone? Yes indeed.) has died after suffering a heart attack.

The former Hollywood hit-maker, who also directed and produced Brat Pack classics like The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink, collapsed while out walking in Manhattan. He was 59 years old. To celebrate his comedy talent, take a look at this clip from Planes, Trains and Automobiles, probably his finest work.

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